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1965-1971: Worked in London office of Library of Congress, rising to Assistant Manager.
1965-1970: Co-editor of small press magazines Gothique and Stardock.
1966: Co-founder, Gothique Film Society.
1971-1973: Co-owner/Manager of London general/science fiction bookshop Bookends.
1973: MS reader for Penguin, Rider Books and Sphere Books. Research Assistant for Dennis Wheatley on Sphere's Dennis Wheatley's Library of the Occult (45 volumes). Contributing Editor, Fortean Times. Began four year tenure as Manager/Company Secretary of Dark They Were and Golden Eyed, London, at that time Europe's largest science fiction and comics store.
1976: First Manager of Forbidden Planet's London shop. Helped to establish and run the New York branch. Subsequently acted as a consultant for the company.
1981 Took up writing full-time, more or less, details of which can be found in the Bibliography section.
1981-1998: MS reader/advisor for Pan Books, Random House and the Carnell Literary Agency. From September 1995 to March 1998 acted as Advisory Editor for Little, Brown's science fiction imprint Orbit.

In addition to above, an experienced proof-reader, for clients including Croner Publications and Historical Publications, and have line-edited several books. Has taught courses in Creative Writing and Journalism for London's City University and Westminster Adult Education Institute. As a freelance copywriter, has contributed to several major advertising campaigns for agencies including Saatchi & Saatchi.

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Books (Sort by Title)[17 books listed]
 Misc VolumeYearRating
 Strange Invadersn/a19958/10
 Dark Skiesn/a19978/10
 Fade to Blackn/a19978/10

 Orcs: Bad Blood VolumeYearRating
 Weapons of Magical Destruction12008n/a
 Army of Shadows22009n/a

 Orcs: First Blood VolumeYearRating
 Bodyguard of Lightning119999/10
 Legion of Thunder219998/10
 Warriors of the Tempest320009/10

 Quicksilver Trilogy (UK titles for Dreamtime) VolumeYearRating
 Quicksilver Rising120039/10
 Quicksilver Zenith220047/10
 Quicksilver Twilight32006n/a

 The Dreamtime (US titles for Quicksilver) VolumeYearRating
 The Covenant Rising1200510/10
 The Righteous Blade22005n/a
 The Diamond Isle3n/an/a

 The Nightshade Chronicles VolumeYearRating
 Book of Shadows119968/10
 The Shadow of a Sorcerer219978/10
 A Gathering of Shadows319989/10
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