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What if the past became your future?

The Crystal Palace Chronicles
Book I – Star of Nimrod

Join Joe on a rollercoaster adventure travelling back in time to the heyday of Victorian Crystal Palace.

Joe’s world is turned upside down when he discovers a shattered compass among the brambles where the Crystal Palace once stood and travels through time back to 1888.

With help from the creator of Sherlock Holmes, daredevil Blondin and the Queen of the Gypsies, Joe must foil dangerous diamond thieves to uncover dark secrets about the ‘People’s Palace’.  Standing on boundaries between worlds, it’s secrets are tied to the fate of Joe’s family.

The Crystal Palace Chronicles
Book II – Palace of Shadows

What can a teenage time traveller do when the past comes back to haunt him?

Joe just wants an easy life travelling back in time to hang out with his Victorian friends whenever he wants.  But his family’s past keeps on catching up with him.

In a race against time to save those he loves, can Joe keep his two worlds apart?  Does he even get to decide his own destiny?

A timeless adventure boasting a cast of unforgettable characters from Crystal Palace past, fusing history, mystery, fantasy and science fiction into a page-turning escapism that will grip young readers and the young at heart.

Coming November 2023; The Crystal Palace Chronicles Book III – Palace of Flames

Palace of Beasts


Get ready for adventure and join Winnie, Sam, Bertie and Elias as they team up to search for an elephant that has escaped from the Crystal Palace menagerie.


Racing through the dark streets of Sydenham, Penge and Beckenham, can they save Archie the elephant before he causes harm or falls victim to ruthless hunters seeking to claim his head as a trophy?

Inspried by a true story, PALACE OF BEASTS is set between Book I - Star of Nimrod and Book II - Palace of Shadows.  By signing up to my author newsletter you can get the FREE eBook (if you'd rather have a pdf email me at

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