Consultants don’t often make natural novelists; usually used to report writing!

But I’ve always had a real fascination for how communities live with occupiers and how they find a way forward – something as pertinent today with the ongoing troubles in Syria, Afghanistan, Libya, as it was in the second World War.

Under the Yew Tree is a love story about Joseph and Julia and their close knit farming community here, in Sussex, and how they get on with living their lives.

Ash Before Oak is the second novel in the trilogy about the residents of Watersham and tells the story about how the English Resistance defends themselves and the country against their occupiers.