Author Archives: Keith Melton - Green Lib Dem

About Keith Melton - Green Lib Dem

Retired English liberal environmentalist living in Nottinghamshire; spent six years in Brazil. Author of Historical Novel - Captain Cobbler: the Lincolnshire Uprising 1536. Active member of the Green Liberal Democrats - (pressure group in Liberal Democrats) - was Founding Chair of GLD in 1988

January 1519 – Henry Vlll plus 500 years

  Take a time travel trip back five hundred years with me to January 1519… Henry Vlll has been on the throne of England for nearly ten years. He is in the prime of life at 27 years of age … Continue reading

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An apology – and then the GOOD news

An apology – and then the GOOD news Please accept my apologies for misleading you with my premature price change notice for the UK sales of the Kindle version of my novel Captain Cobbler. The good news is that the … Continue reading

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Invite Captain Cobbler to your Christmas – super promotion, 99 cents only

Super promotion time – Captain Cobbler – for less than a dollar! Greetings to all for Xmas 2016. Give yourself a present!! I published my novel Captain Cobbler in 2013 and in order, now, to get the very largest readership … Continue reading

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Shakespeare and Richard lll

The article about Richard lll and Shakespeare is accessible by clicking on the PAGE heading under the picture above… or on this link below:- https://captaincobbler.wordpress.com/richard-lll-and-the-battle-of-bosworth/

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Re-reading childhood books

Re-reading childhood books Gosh we have changed. By Jove and lashings of ginger beer. (I just posted this on my blog but thought it might also sit here on the Captain Cobbler website too – so here it is) I … Continue reading

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I LIKE the Historical Novel Society!

I LIKE the Historical Novel Society! I just opened the May reviews of the Historical Novel Society today and discovered that they have now reviewed my debut novel “Captain Cobbler: the Lincolnshire Uprising 1536” and, WOW, they have done a … Continue reading

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Arthur and Catherine

Very soon after Catherine arrived in England she was married to Arthur, Prince of Wales, son of King Henry Vll….now read on…. Her wedding to Prince Arthur – a few days later – was no less theatrical but, considering it … Continue reading

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Historical novels in the Library?

This post is directed specifically at the Historians, Librarians and Archivists group and The Writer’s Group on LinkedIn to ask a question of expert group members. My novel was published on 1st October this year and although it is a … Continue reading

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Christmas music

Captain Cobbler would like to share a little Christmas Music with readers and potential readers which was linked to him by a modern cousin living in Vancouver Canada – it is sung by the Capilano University Choir – Enjoy!! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Almf_xlDm7A&feature=youtu.be

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Extracts from the novel

If you are visiting the website and wish to read a couple of brief excerpts from the novel – you can either click on “Falling from Grace”, under ‘Categories’  at the side or “Christmas 1535” on the picture above – … Continue reading

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