August 3, 2016

My latest book, The Artist, was the result of an article I read about the late Lucian Freud, a British painter known, in the latter years of his life as a painter of nudes, both male and female. As far as the women he painted in the nude, most of them were more than eager to pose for him, regardless of the fact that Freud made no attempt to exaggerate or reflect their beauty. I am sure that both Kate Moss, the famous model, and Jerry Hall (the former wife of Mick Jagger) have seen far more beautiful images of themselves, and yet they jumped at the chance to be immortalised in oils. Nudity is powerful and we recognize this when we see the p...

July 29, 2016

My next novel, coming out under the name of JULIETTE BANKS, is a tale of love and lust between Theo, the rebellious son of a Viscount, who left his privileged background to pursue his chosen career as an artist and Lizzie, who made a bad marriage to Lionel, a man who mistreated her, and who then threw her out when she refused to sell her body on the streets for him. Here is a sample of the first chapter.


        Lizzie felt her leg becoming numb from lying in the same position for such a long time. Did she dare move it a tiny bit? Would Mr Harper, the artist, realize that she had moved? She could wait no longer and inched her...

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