Nicky Moxey

About me

I’m a dyed-in-the-wool amateur historian/archaeologist, liable to be found any dry day field-walking or metal detecting, and on wet days, in an archive.
Reading a field like a book, line by line, century by century, gives me a deep feeling for the settings for my stories and novels. Taking a dry, partial framework for someone’s life from the archive and trying to animate it with context, meaning, and purpose fills me with pleasure.

From my website

Review – Irvine Stone’s “The Agony and the Ecstacy”

The Agony and the Ecstasy by Irving Stone My rating: 4 of 5 stars This book starts off slow, and the plot continues at this pace – it’s a pretty straightforward recounting of the major events in Michelangelo’s life, with some occasionally wooden reactions to them. What makes this book…

Doctor Her

Yup – what Katy said. Katyboo1's Weblog Unless you’ve been living under a rock you will know that today the BBC announced who the thirteenth Doctor Who will be. I had hoped for Sue Perkins with Idris Elba as her assistant, but frankly I think the rising libido of most…

Galley copy giveaway

I’ve got a copy of Wimer in the flesh to give away on Goodreads – or at least, a pristine galley copy! The contest runs from 12/7/17 to 12/8/17, and is available to the US, the UK, Canada and Australia. And if you’re not in those countries and REALLY want…

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