I am thrilled to announce the publication of my latest novel, Longbow Girl, on September 3rd.

This is a book for everyone who loves adventure, mystery,  bravery and history.

Longbow Girl is for children and young adults, though friends of mine who might like to but can no longer describe themselves as young adults, have read and loved it so I think it has an appeal to all ages.

It is about a young girl called Merry Owen and her adventures in the wild Welsh mountains.

It is published by the wonderful Chicken House Books, founded by the legendary Barry Cunningham, discoverer and publisher of Harry Potter whilst at Bloomsbury.  I am so lucky to have him and my brilliant editor, Rachel Leyshon who spotted this book in the wood piles, in my life.

Longbow Girl has been many years in the making.  You can read below (and see photos) about its history and how I lived out some of the plot many years ago, when I was a young girl, riding through the Welsh mountains on my pony Jacintha, and imagining….