Steven A. McKay
Author of “Wolf’s Head”, a new take on the Robin Hood legend set in Yorkshire in 1321.
I was born in 1977, near Glasgow in Scotland. I live in Old Kilpatrick with my wife and daughter.
Historical fiction is my favourite genre, but I also enjoy old science-fiction and some fantasy.
Bernard Cornwell’s King Arthur series was my biggest influence in writing “Wolf’s Head”, but I’ve also really enjoyed recent books by guys like Ben Kane, Anthony Riches, Douglas Jackson and Robert Low.
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Bernard Cornwell. Ben Kane. Jilly Cooper! I don’t really know why, but I haven’t made much of the fact I hired an editor to work on Wolf’s Head who had previously worked on best-selling books by the above authors. Ben Kane helped me find her and I was overjoyed to find…
The Pagan Lord is the seventh book in Cornwell’s Saxon series, and, finally, our hero Uhtred makes it back to his old home Bebbanburg. At last! I’ll begin by saying this author is one of my favourites, and this particular series has given me a lot of reading pleasure in…
I was writing the final scene in The Wolf and the Raven on Sunday, when my wife came home early with the two wee ones and put a spanner in the works. So…it’s NEARLY finished! Although, I’ll still have to edit it and do a fair bit of historical research…