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February 2024 From the author’s desk…

6 February, 2024 in From the author's desk

Our children have returned to school, and was ever thus, but for a privileged few different… The Beaconsfield Special, a steam train with four carriages and three guard’s vans, was…

January 2024 From the author’s desk…

9 January, 2024 in From the author's desk

As our loved ones depart after the family Christmas festivities… As she was undressing, Ruth noticed the thin book where Naomi had left it open on her bedside table. She…

Bath & North East Somerset Libraries Festive Author Interview with Douglas Westcott

2 January, 2024 in News

https://bathneslibraries.wordpress.com/2023/12/09/festive-author-interview-with-douglas-westcott/  

DECEMBER 2023 From the author’s desk …

19 December, 2023 in From the author's desk

From the author’s desk … I was recently invited to Morland Road Library, and very much enjoyed giving a talk about writing and self-publishing. I would like to thank everyone…

November 2023 From the author’s desk…

7 November, 2023 in From the author's desk

The Jewish community in Bath prepares for the festival of Hanukkah in two weeks time, as it did all those years ago.   Scrubbed and brushed, Yann sat between Sebastian…

SEPTEMBER 2023 – From the author’s desk …

17 October, 2023 in From the author's desk

The politics of 1946… Marmaduke, the third Earl Lundy tapped his wine glass lightly with his spoon and the room dutifully hushed.     “It now gives me great pleasure to…

AUGUST 2023 From the author’s desk …

15 August, 2023 in From the author's desk

              The day the world changed forever, 10th August 1945. …After that Sebastian studiously avoided discussing Ruth’s personal life, but the subject of Yann…

JULY 2023 From the author’s desk …

18 July, 2023 in From the author's desk

Eighty years ago, a vision of things to come? …Bradshaw gazed appreciatively at it before he spoke.    “I must stress that this map is highly confidential, and because of…

Reviews

“Hard on the heels of ‘Go Swift and Far’ comes this hugely enjoyable sequel and another success for Westcott”

Jack Jenkins

“Douglas Westcott’s ability to take history and make it interesting, dynamic and personal makes An Unfolding Soul the most enjoyable of reads!”

Steve Travis – Mercer Island, Washington USA

‘I loved this book. Full of fascinating history, very exciting and I look forward to the sequel.’

Sarah Lewis

“A colourful and richly textured story worthy of this unique city”

Matthew H. Jacobs – Hampton, New Hampshire USA

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