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The sequel has landed!

Thursday, 10 June 2021

Greetings Team Darwin!

Just a quick update for anyone who hasn't already heard - the sequel to Darwin's Soldiers (which you helped bring into the world) has been published today!

Survival Machines has landed.

After the ‘WHAT?’ of Darwin’s SoldiersSurvival Machines answers the ‘HOW?’ and provides more thrills along the way with our team and new characters.

Plus, if you haven't already…

Summer Reads

Friday, 19 June 2020

Team Darwin! I hope you’re all doing well and been making the most of the lockdown? Some new skills learnt maybe, like playing the ukulele, improving your flying karate kicks… or how to bounce a ping-pong ball off a set of upturned pans into a paper cup? Life skills.

During the lockdown, the editors have cracked on with the Darwin’s Soldiers sequel – Survival Machines – which will soon have its…

Discount Offer!

Friday, 29 November 2019

Unbound Books have a 15% off discount code this weekend, so grab yourself a copy of the Darwin's Soldiers sequel - Survival Machines!


Or, seeing as it's nearly Christmas, why not buy the Book Bundle as a present for the Sci-fi fan in your life?!

Happy Birthday and farewell

Thursday, 19 September 2019

Darwin’s Soldiers was published a year ago today! Woo-hoo!

Happy Birthday to the little fella who doesn’t seem a day over… well, I probably came up with the idea in 2004, so the book a moody teenager by now!

And, as promised, this will be my final Darwin’s Soldiers update. Sad times.

My first post was made 932 days ago - or two and a half years in planetary time – and what travels we’ve had…

Cover reveal, pub date and launch event

Friday, 24 August 2018

Team Darwin, the time has come to reveal… the Darwin’s Soldiers cover!

What do you think? If I saw this in a bookshop I would definitely pick it up!

The designer, Mark Ecob, has captured the feel of the novel perfectly (the green will make sense when you read the book) and I like to think someone who pledged for the poster has matching wallpaper.

And there’s more…

The publication date…

Day One in the Big Darwin Shed

Thursday, 2 March 2017

Thank you for pledging your support and for your help in bringing Darwin’s Soldiers to publication!

My shed at home has a brass ‘Captain’ plaque on the door and is full of rusty implements, but this shed is a more relaxed affair. Here we have a thick carpet on the floor and well-worn leather chairs to sink into while we chat and I answer your questions. Take your shoes off and relax.

So, introductions…

Publication date: September 2018
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