Edward James

About me

Edward is a Review Editor for Historical Novels Review. He lives in Cheltenham where he retired after a varied career, including being an official of the EU Commission in Brussels and advising several governments on the reform of their social welfare systems. He has published 3 non-fiction books and so far one historical novel, ‘Freedom’s Pilgrim’ published on Amazon Kindle(see my blog)

From my website

2014 Christmas Blog Hop

The 2014 Blog Hop is now live.  Choose from the links below. 2014 Christmas Tour  

An Accidental Virgin

This is the title of a Christmas story you will find among the pages on this blog.  I assure that it is very family-friendly. It is  based on an incident when I first moved to Brussels to join the EU Commission and my wife and I were enrolling our children…

Auto de Fe

Today we recoil at the idea of public executions, but imagine a public holiday called to  celebrate a mass condemnation and sentencing of scores of prisoners, culminating in a series of executions by burning at the stake.  This was an Auto de Fe, an ‘Act of Faith’ organised by the…

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