My novels

Both covers

Abu Nuwas, the decadent, drunken poet, has a secret: he is a reluctant spy and assassin for the Caliph Harun al-Rashid. His adventures across the early mediaeval world are related by his loyal companion, Ismail the Storyteller.

Published by Dedalus Books.

“If you like your historical fiction full of action, intelligent and well researched, then you’ll be captivated” The Bookseller

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Education & Health

From 2016-2020 I worked as Senior Editor at beijingkids magazine. It’s a lifestyle magazine with a generally upbeat tone, aimed at international families living in China’s capital. However we occasionally tackled more serious issues. Click here to see some of the articles of which I am most proud.