David Ebsworth

About me

Dave McCall writes historical fiction under the pen name David Ebsworth. His first novel, The Jacobites’ Apprentice, is published by SilverWood Books.

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Sixth Century Britain – the Hill Fort Walks: Part Two

My journeys to check out the locations I’ve used as settings for The Song-Sayer’s Lament took me next to Anglesey, which features strongly in the novel. There are some remarkable archaeological sites on the island, all worth a visit, and including: Aberlleiniog Castle (Llangoed); or the burial chambers at Porth…

Manchester Jacobites

It’s not easy to walk around Manchester and picture the place as it might have looked in 1745 – but it’s not impossible either. And I’ve done this Manchester Jacobites walk in a couple of different ways. The simple way is to stand in three different locations – the Victoria…

Coming soon! Dark Age Britain’s New Novel!

Well, it’s time to reveal the preferred cover design for The Song-Sayer’s Lament, David Ebsworth’s fifth novel, this one set in 6th Century Dark Age Britain. Here’s the cover…     And here’s the synopsis… In the Westerlands of those isles once named Britannia by the Empire and its vanished Legions,…

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