10 July 2011 0 Comments

Reviews: MOZART’S LAST ARIA one for fans of crime and historical fiction

Two terrific reviews for my new novel MOZART’S LAST ARIA on UK fiction blogs. First, here’s something from the review on Novel Suggestions: The language, and political and religious backdrops that underpin the story work well to draw you in to the period setting of the late eighteenth century, and I also found the author’s […]

15 June 2011 0 Comments

Bookgeeks: MOZART’S LAST ARIA and writing music in a novel

I’ve a guest post on the UK book blog Bookgeeks today, about how I “wrote the music” for my new Mozart novel MOZART’S LAST ARIA. Here’s how the post starts: I’ve played music all my life, but I’m no musician. After my initial childhood music lessons I parted ways with the playing of classical music. […]