Wednesday, 17 January 2007


Kenneth Cameron, better knows as the author of the Gordon Kent thrillers has begun a new series co-written with his son Christian. MULCAHY'S WIDOW plus two other detective novels, will all be set in London between 1900 and 1903 and featuring an American with a somewhat chequered past and his valet, a retired British army sergeant, have been sold to Bill Massey at Orion UK).

The father and son team, the latter a military historian, and classicist will also write two novels set during the reign of Alexander the Great, about an exiled Athenian aristocrat who leads a small band of Greek mercenaries who join a group of Scythians led by a beautiful warrior princess, and eventually engage in battle with Alexander, again opttioned by Bill Massey at Orion, for publication beginning in 2008,

Cameron previously wrote Washington and Caesar which was Inspired by a little-known historical fact—that American slaves fought alongside the British in the Revolutionary War—this epic novel tells of a Mount Vernon slave who joins a Loyalist black regiment charged with defeating his former master on the battlefield.

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