Tom Williams

About me

After decades of producing business reports and non-fiction, I am finally writing the novels I always wanted to write. ‘The White Rajah’ (about James Brooke in Borneo) was published by JMS Books in 2010 and this was followed by ‘Cawnpore’ in 2012. A book based around the British invasion of Argentina in the Napoleonic Wars should be next.

From my website

Merry Christmas

We're definitely coming up to Christmas now and I guess it's Christmas card season. This may well be my last blog of the year, so a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you all.Round Robin letters seem to have become practically a Christmas institution, so here's mine. This…

In Defence of Historical Romance

Last week I posted about some books which, while well written and definitely a good choice for some people, really didn't appeal to me because of the genre they were written in. One of them was Crosscurrents by Jane Jackson. I actually wanted to be nice about this book because it…

“It is difference of opinion that makes horse races.” - Mark Twain

I have friends who will never read my books. Some come up with rather sweeping statements like ‘I don’t read fiction’ or ‘I don’t read historical fiction’ but others have specific problems. Some, for example, don’t like books with explicit violence in and I’m afraid that all my books have…

 
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