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


Next month, Accent are republishing my second novel, Cawnpore(originally published in the USA by JMS Books).I hope it’s able to reach more people with a publisher like Accent behind it. It’s the book I’m most proud of. When I came to edit it for the new edition, I think the…

Buenos Aires 1806

It's been a while since my last straightforwardly historical post, so I think it's time for another.The story in Burke in the Land of Silver is based around real historical events. James Burke was a British spy who almost certainly played a significant role in the British attack on Buenos Aires…

2014: a year in blog posts

Last year I made 62 posts on this blog. Google’s analytics are not entirely reliable, but they do give me an idea of which posts get most attention. In the past, I’ve been surprised at what has got read and what hasn’t. This is what has tickled readers’ interest this…

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