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 two historical novels, ‘Freedom’s Pilgrim’ published by Endeavour Press and ‘The Frozen Dream’ published by Silverwood Books.

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Five writers from Cheltenham Writers’ Forum were at the Suffolks Fayre in Cheltenham on Bank Holiday Sunday to sell our wares.  It poured with rain, helped along by a strong wind, so we didn’t have many sales.  However, we showed our faces and our books and we’ll be back in…

Freedom’s Pilgrim Returns

Freedom’s Pilgrim has had a publishing history almost as chequered as the adventures of its hero.  After being published on Amazon it was taken up by Endeavour Press only to be ‘unpublished’ when Endeavour went into liquidation.  Now it is back again on Amazon on KDP Select, meaning that it…

Roman Day and Happy Returns

Last week the members of Charlton Kings and Leckhampton local history societies had a Roman Day, which I organised on their behalf, visiting Chedworth Villa in the morning and going on to the Corinium Museum in Cirencester in the afternoon.  It was also the fortieth birthday of the Charlton Kings…

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