FLORENCE

CHIVALRY

ACTION

ADVENTURE

EPIC HISTORICAL FICTION

Welcome to my website, this site is dedicated to the historical fiction that I've written over the years that focuses heavily on the Italian renaissance period and the Holy Roman Empire. 

Discover stories of brave knights and adventurous maidens who lived lives of danger and uncertainty but who transport us to a faraway time and place!

The stories I write have strong themes of good vs evil, as well as overcoming great perils against the odds. Themes of brother and sisterhood abound.

Giovanni Lascorza, a young knight of Florence and his aide, Otto Baldwinson live a life of adventure in the service of the great Medici family. In the direst of circumstances the lead book, The Tyrant of Siena, sees a great evil threaten the Republic of Florence, as a hidden power seeks its overthrow but can Giovanni and Otto save the city from certain doom?

DISCOVER ACTION AND ADVENTURE

THE TYRANT OF SIENA - BOOK 1

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The year is 1483 and the mighty Medici family rule Florence with an iron fist. A new and unseen evil however, has been hunting and lurking in the back streets of this ancient city and only a young knight, Giovanni Lascorza can stop it. With the help of his chief aide, Otto Baldwinson, the two adventurers find themselves drawn into a complex web of lies, subterfuge and deceit battling a monstrous evil that will not rest until Florence is destroyed!

THE OTTOMAN SCOURGE - BOOK 2

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The war with Siena ended in stalemate but now a new, more powerful threat has risen from the east and the spectre of death and destruction yet again hangs over Florence and her allies. Knight and hero of Florence, Giovanni Lascorza and his chief aide, Otto Baldwinson are forced to travel to Venice to trace the last known whereabouts of their friend Isabella, lest she suffer the wrath of a vengeful old enemy.

THE FIELD OF MIRACLES - BOOK 3

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In a world riven by invasion and treacherous deceit, Giovanni and Otto are back as the mighty French war machine invades northern Italy, and a loose alliance of Italian city states is formed to repel it.

LOYALTY AND DECEIT

THE HERETICS' HELLFIRE - BOOK 4

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The year is 1484 and a vile devilry is at the heart of the holy Church. In a complex web of deceit and lies, our two Florentine adventurers combine forces with the mysterious and dangerous Spanish inquisition, and step into the murky world of Roman politics. Surrounded by heretics and traitors they engage in a desperate struggle to save Pope Sixtus IV, and with him, the hopes of the powerful Medici family.

STORMBOAR

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The year is 1451 and the rival factions of the Holy Roman Empire are at constant war. No quarter is given and the innocent on all sides are massacred in their thousands. It is a time of war and savagery where the weak are but pawns in the games of kings.