Events Justin gives author talks in libraries and to organisations such as the U3A, Probus, and Civic and Historical Associations.

He has appeared at Literary Festivals including Bristol, Weston-super-Mare and Exeter and gives interviews on the BBC, as well as US and Australian radio stations.

Justin regularly does book signings on high street stores, including WH Smith, Waterstones and indie bookshops.

He actively promotes his books with Blog Tours in the UK, US and India.

Forthcoming Events

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Author Interview

At 3 p.m. on 20th February 2024, I'll chat to the inimitable Fran Lewis on Blog Talk Radio about my latest novel, The Mark of the Salamander. ... MORE

Author Talk - Keynote Speech

From 10-11 a.m. on Saturday, February 24th, 2024, Justin is giving a talk, 'Tips and Tricks on How to Write Historical Fantasy.' ... MORE

Author Talk: The Limits of Empire

From 10.30 a.m. to 12 midday on Friday 1st March, Justin will give a talk 'The Limits of Empire.' ... MORE

Author Talk

From 1 - 2.30 p.m. on Friday 22nd March, Justin will give a talk 'The Limits of Empire.' ... MORE

Author Talk

From 7.30-8.30 p.m. on Friday 3rd May, Justin will give a talk 'The Limits of Empire'. ... MORE

Author Talk

From 10.30-11.30 a.m. on Wednesday 28th August 28th, Justin will give a talk 'Why Ancient Egypt is known as the Mother and Father of All Things' ... MORE

Author Talk

From 7.45-9.15 p.m. on Saturday 2nd November, Justin will give a talk 'Why Ancient Egypt is known as the Mother and Father of All Things' ... MORE

Past Events

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Author Talk

From 7.30-9 p.m. on Tuesday February 13th, Justin will give a talk 'Why Ancient Egypt is known as the Mother and Father of All Things' ... MORE

Author Talk

From 2 - 3.30 p.m. on Friday 2nd February, Justin will give a talk 'The Limits of Empire.' ... ... MORE

Blog Tour

From 21st - 31st January... The Mark of the Salamander is on a Blog Tour hosted by TLR Books in India. ... MORE

Author Interview

Justin chats to Anurupa on her IG site, Life_in_a_Bookshelf about his latest novel, The Mark of the Salamander. The interview was recorded live on 21.01.24. ... MORE

Author Interview on Australian Radio

Author Interview on Australia's Radio FM88 show "Dreaming the New Dream," broadcast live on 25.01.24. ... MORE

Blog Tour

Blog Tour for The Mark of the Salamander from 4th - 15th December 2023 ... MORE

Book Signing

From 10.30 a.m. - 3.30 p.m. on Saturday 23rd December, Justin will sign his books at WH Smith Redditch ... MORE

Book Signing

From 10.30 a.m. to 3.30 p.m. on Saturday 16th December, Justin will sign his books at WH Smith Solihull ... MORE

E4 Our Thing Radio - Guest Justin Newland

Justin chats to the inimitable Gunnar Alan Lindbloom on his "Our Thing" morning show on Radio Atlanta's 1010 "The King" ... MORE

New Book

Chuffed to announce the arrival on the shelves of my latest novel, The Mark of the Salamander. ... MORE

Book Signing and Author Meet and Greet

Author Interview with Kate Justice of BBC Radio Hereford and Worcester 0n 14.06.23 ... MORE

Author Talk

Justin will be giving a talk – Whatever Happened to the Great Enlightenment? – at Porlock Community Library, the Old School Centre, High Street, Porlock TN24 8NP from 2-3.30 p.m. on Thursday 11th May. ... MORE

Author Interview on MJ Radio

This is a recording of an interview on MJ Radio from March 2023, about my historical fiction novel, The Coronation. ... MORE

Author Talk

Local Author Visits Milverton and Fitzhead Society ... MORE

Book Signing and Author Meet and Greet

Somerset author, JUSTIN NEWLAND, will sign copies of his novel THE OLD DRAGON’S HEAD at WH Smith, 45, High Street, Wells BS5 2AE from 10 a.m. on Saturday 25th June. Featuring Mongols and Mandarins, THE OLD DRAGON’S HEAD is a tale of civil war, religion, crime, and supernatural intrigue set in the year 1400 in the shadows of the ... MORE

Author Talk

Somerset author, Justin Newland, will be giving a talk – Whatever Happened to the Great Enlightenment? – at Dorchester Library & Learning Centre, South Walks House, Charles Street, Dorchester DT1 1EE from 11 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. on Saturday 18th June, 2022. ... MORE

Author Talk

Somerset author, Justin Newland, will be giving a talk entitled Whatever Happened to The Great Enlightenment at Wells Library, Union Street, Wells BA5 2PU from 11 a.m. – 12.30 p.m. on Friday 17th June, 2022. He’ll explore how the Great Enlightenment, that seething cauldron of ideas in the 18th Century, shaped our modern world an ... MORE

Blog Tour

Blog Tour of The Old Dragon's Head, hosted by Henry Roi Blog Tours, and runs from 10th to 14 June 2022 ... MORE

Book Signing and Author Meet and Greet

Continuing his World Book Signing Tour of Southern England, Somerset author Justin Newland, will sign copies of his novel The Genes of Isis at WH Smith, 4, The Square, Pangbourne, Reading, Berkshire RG8 7AG from 10 a.m. on Saturday 11th June, 2022. ... MORE

Book Signing and Author Meet and Greet

Somerset author, JUSTIN NEWLAND, will sign copies of his novel THE OLD DRAGON’S HEAD at WH Smith, 76, High Street, Barnstaple, EX31 1HP from 10.30 a.m. on Saturday. 4th June. ... MORE

Book Signing and Author Meet and Greet

Continuing his World Book Signing Tour of the South West, Somerset author Justin Newland will sign copies of his novel The Genes of Isis at WH Smith, 4-6 Old George Mall, Salisbury SP1 2AG from 10.00 a.m. on Saturday 28th May, 2022. ... MORE

Book Signing and Author Meet and Greet

Continuing his World Book Signing Tour of Wales and the South, Somerset author Justin Newland will sign copies of The Genes of Isis at WH Smith, Nelson Street, The Quadrant Shopping Centre, Swansea SA1 3QW from 10.30 a.m. on Saturday 21st May, 2022. ... MORE

Book Signing and Author Meet and Greet

Continuing his World Book Signing Tour of the South-West, Somerset author Justin Newland will sign copies of his novel, The Genes of Isis, at WH Smith, 30, Courtenay Street, Newton Abbot, Devon TQ12 2DT from 10 a.m. on Saturday 14th May, 2022. ... MORE

Book Signing and Author Meet and Greet

Justin will be giving a talk at Hanham Library, High Street, Hanham, South Gloucs., BS15 3EJ from 11 a.m. – 12.30 p.m. on Wednesday 11th May. He’ll explore the secret history of The Great Enlightenment, that cauldron of intellectual ideas, and explain how this period of history inspired his novel, The Coronation. ... MORE

Book Signing and Author Meet and Greet

Justin Newland will sign copies of his novel The Genes of Isis at WH Smith, 7, The Rhiw Shopping Centre, Bridgend from 10.30 a.m. on Saturday 30th April, 2022. ... MORE

Author Talk

Justin will be giving a talk 'Whatever Happened to The Great Enlightenment' at Yeovil Library, King George Street, Yeovil BA20 1PY from 3.30-5.00 p.m. on Friday 29th April. ... MORE

Book Signing and Author Meet and Greet

Justin will sign copies of his novel The Genes of Isis at WH Smith, 39 Broad Street, Reading, Berkshire RG1 2AD from 10.30 a.m. on Good Friday, 15th April, and Easter Saturday 16th April, 2022. ... MORE

Book Signing and Author Meet and Greet

Justin will sign copies of his novel The Genes of Isis at WH Smith, 26-28 Market Place, Wokingham, Berkshire RG40 1AN from 10.30 a.m. on Saturday 9th April, 2022. ... MORE

Author Talk

Justin Newland is giving an illustrated talk 'Whatever Happened to The Great Enlightenment?' at Bridgwater Library, Binford Place, Bridgwater TA6 3LF from 2-3.30 p.m. on Friday, 8th April. ... MORE

Book Signing and Author Meet and Greet

Continuing his World Book Signing Tour of the South, Somerset author Justin Newland will sign copies of his novel The Genes of Isis at WH Smith, 27 Bell Street, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire RG9 2BW from 10.30 a.m. on Saturday 2nd April, 2022. ... MORE

Book Signing and Author Meet and Greet

Continuing his World Book Signing Tour of the South West, Somerset author, Justin Newland, will sign copies of his novel The Genes of Isis at WH Smith, 10-12 Regent Street, Swindon SN1 1JQ from 10 a.m. on Saturday 26th March, 2022. ... MORE

Author Justin Newland on Radio FM 88 Australia

Author Justin Newland is chatting to Andrena Forrest and Jeff Shaw on their Australian Radio FM 88 Show 'Dreaming the New Dream.' ... MORE

Book Signing and Author Meet and Greet

Continuing his world book signing tour of Wales and Southern England, author Justin Newland will sign copies of his novel The Genes of Isis at WH Smith, 11, The Mall, Cwmbran, Monmouthshire, NP44 1PX from 10 a.m. on Saturday 5th March. ... MORE

Book Signing and Author Meet and Greet

Continuing his world book signing tour of Southern England, author Justin Newland will sign copies of his novel The Genes of Isis at WH Smith, 87-89 Northbrook Street, Newbury, Berkshire RG14 1AE from 10 a.m. on Saturday 19th March. ... MORE

Blog Tour

Blog Tour for the Genes of Isis. ... MORE

Book Signing and Author Meet and Greet

Continuing his world book signing tour of Wales and Southern England, author Justin Newland will sign copies of his novel The Genes of Isis at WH Smith, 11, The Mall, Cwmbran, Monmouthshire, NP44 1PX from 10 a.m. on Saturday 5th March. ... MORE

Book Signing and Author Meet and Greet

Continuing his world book signing tour of Southern England, Somerset author Justin Newland will sign copies of his novel The Genes of Isis at WH Smith, 110, Parchment Street, Winchester SO23 9AH from 11 a.m. on Saturday 26th February. ... MORE

Blog Tour

The international Virtual Blog Tour of The Abdication, a crime thriller and supernatural fantasy. ... MORE

Book Signing and Author Meet and Greet

Continuing his world book signing tour of the West Country, Somerset author Justin Newland will sign copies of his latest novel, The Abdication, at WH Smith, 8, South Street, Dorchester DT1 1BL from 10 a.m. on Saturday 19th February, 2022. ... MORE

The Coronation Blog Tour

Courtesy of The Coffee Pot Book Club, The Coronation is on a Blog Tour ... MORE

Book Signing and Author Meet and Greet

Continuing his world book signing tour of Southern England, Somerset author JUSTIN NEWLAND will sign copies of his novel THE GENES OF ISIS at WH Smith, 10, Princess Square, The Lexicon, Bracknell RG12 1XZ from 11 a.m. on Saturday 12th February, 2022. ... MORE

Book Signing and Author Meet and Greet

Somerset author Justin Newland will sign copies of his new novel The Abdication at WH Smith, 14–15 Cornhill, Bridgwater, TA6 3BU from 10 a.m. on Tuesday 21st December, 2021. ... MORE

Book Signing and Author Meet and Greet

Continuing his World Book Signing Tour of the West Country, Somerset author JUSTIN NEWLAND will sign copies of his novel THE GENES OF ISIS at WH Smith, 10, Middle Street, Yeovil BA20 1LZ from 10 a.m. on Friday 17th and Saturday 18th December, 2021. ... MORE

Book Signing and Author Meet and Greet

Continuing his World Book Signing Tour of the West Country, Somerset author Justin Newland will sign copies of his new novel The Abdication at WH Smith, 6-7 Union Street, Bath, Somerset BA1 1RT from 10 a.m. on Friday 10th and Saturday 11th December, 2021. ... MORE

Book Signing and Author Meet and Greet

Continuing his World Book Signing Tour of the West Country, Somerset author Justin Newland will sign copies of his new novel The Abdication at WH Smith, 83-85 Queen Street, Cardiff CF10 2NX from 10 a.m. on Friday 3rd and Saturday 4th December, 2021. ... MORE

Book Signing and Author Meet and Greet

Continuing his World Book Signing Tour of the West Country, Somerset author JUSTIN NEWLAND will sign copies of his novel THE GENES OF ISIS at WH Smith, 47-50 Fore Street, Taunton, TA1 1NE from 10 a.m. on Friday 26th and Saturday 27th November. ... MORE

Book Signing and Author Meet and Greet

Continuing his World Book Signing Tour of the West Country, Somerset author Justin Newland will sign copies of his new novel The Abdication at WH Smith, 110 Parchment Street, Winchester, Hampshire SO23 9AH from 11 a.m. on Friday 19th and Saturday 20th November, 2021. ... MORE

Book Signing and Author Meet and Greet

Continuing his World Book Signing Tour of the West Country, Somerset author Justin Newland will sign copies of his novel The Genes of Isis at WH Smith, The Mall at Cribbs Causeway, Bristol BS34 5GF from 10 a.m. on Friday 12th and Saturday 13th November. ... MORE

Book Signing and Author Meet and Greet

Continuing his World Book Signing Tour of the West Country, Somerset author Justin Newland will sign copies of his new novel The Abdication at WH Smith, 7-13 Union Street, Torquay, Devon TQ1 1ES from 11 a.m. on Saturday 6th November, 2021. The Abdication is a supernatural thriller in which a young woman confronts her faith in ... MORE

World Book Signing Tour of the West Country

Here's details of my World Book Signing Tour of the West Country. ... MORE

Book Signing and Author Meet and Greet

Somerset author Justin Newland will sign copies of his new novel The Abdication at WH Smith, 4-6 Old George Mall, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP1 2AG from 10.00 a.m. on Saturday 30th October 2021. ... MORE

Book Signing and Author Meet and Greet

Continuing his World Book Signing Tour of the West Country, Somerset author Justin Newland will sign copies of his novel The Genes of Isis at WH Smith, 43-44 Fore Street, Trowbridge, Wiltshire BA14 8EJ from 10 a.m. on Saturday 23rd October. ... MORE

Book Signing and Author Meet and Greet

Somerset author Justin Newland will sign copies of his new novel The Abdication at WH Smith, 4-6 Old George Mall, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP1 2AG from 10.00 a.m. on Saturday 30th October 2021. ... MORE

Book Signing and Author Meet and Greet

Continuing his World Book Signing Tour of the West Country, Somerset author Justin Newland will sign copies of his new novel The Abdication at WH Smith, 1-2 The Bridge, Frome, BA11 1AR from 10 a.m. on Saturday 16th October 2021. ... MORE

Book Signing and Author Meet and Greet

Continuing his World Book Signing Tour of the West Country, Somerset author Justin Newland will sign copies of his new novel The Abdication at WH Smith, 10, Middle Street, Yeovil, Somerset BA20 1LZ from 10 a.m. on Saturday 2nd and Saturday 9th October 2021. The Abdication is a supernatural thriller in which a young woman confr ... MORE

Book Signing and Author Meet and Greet

Somerset author Justin Newland will sign copies of his new novel The Abdication at WH Smith, 43-44 Fore Street, Trowbridge, Wilts, BA14 8EJ from 10.00 a.m. on Saturday 25th September 2021. ... MORE

Author Justin Newland on BBC Radio Devon

Author Justin Newland chats to BBC Radio Devon's Pippa Quelch about his latest novel, The Abdication. The show was broadcast on BBC Radio Devon on 16.09.21. ... MORE

Book Signing and Author Meet and Greet

Somerset author Justin Newland will sign copies of his new novel, The Abdication, at WH Smith, 27, Fore Street, Totnes, Devon TQ9 5HN from 10 a.m. on Saturday 18th September. ... MORE

Author Justin Newland on Glastonbury 107.1 FM Radio

Justin Newland chatting to Livvy Rose on GFM Radio about his latest novel, The Abdication. ... MORE

Book Signing and Author Meet and Greet

Somerset author Justin Newland will sign copies of his new novel The Abdication at WH Smith, 14–15 Cornhill, Bridgwater, TA6 3BU from 10 a.m. on Saturday 11th September, 2021. ... MORE

Author Justin Newland on BBC Radio Bristol

This is an audio recoding of Justin Newland chatting to BBC Radio Bristol's Steve Yabsley ... MORE

Book Signing and Author Meet and Greet

Somerset author Justin Newland will sign copies of his new novel, The Abdication, at WH Smith, The Mall, Cribbs Causeway, Bristol BS34 5GF from 10 a.m. on Friday 27th and Saturday 28th August 2021. ... MORE

Book Signing and Author Meet and Greet

Somerset author Justin Newland will sign copies of his new novel, The Abdication, at WH Smith, 30, Courtenay Street, Newton Abbot, Devon TQ12 2DT from 10 a.m. on Saturday 21st August 2021. ... MORE

Book Signing and Author Meet and Greet

Somerset author Justin Newland returns to WH Smith Taunton to sign copies of his new novel The Abdication. You’ll find him at WH Smith, 47-50 Fore Street, Taunton TA1 1NE from 10.00 a.m. on Friday 13th and Saturday 14th August 2021. ... MORE

Book Signing and Author Meet and Greet

Somerset author Justin Newland will sign copies of his new novel The Abdication at WH Smith, The Galleries, Broadmead, Bristol BS1 3XB from 10.00 a.m. on Saturday 7th August 2021. ... MORE

The Abdication - Blog Tour - Summer 2021

Blog Tour of the Abdication ... MORE

Book Signing and Author Meet and Greet

Somerset author Justin Newland will sign copies of his new novel The Abdication at WH Smith, 36-38 Fore Street, Kingsbridge TQ7 1NY from 10.30 a.m. on Saturday 31st July 2021. ... MORE

Video Recording of virtual book launch of "The Abdication."

This is the video recording of the launch of Justin's latest novel, The Abdication. ... MORE

Book Signing and Author Meet and Greet

Somerset author, Justin Newland, will sign copies of his novel his latest novel The Coronation at WH Smith, 83 – 85 Queen Street, Cardiff, CF10 2NX from 10 a.m. on Friday 16th July and Saturday 17th July 2021. ... MORE

Book Signing and Author Meet and Greet

Somerset author, Justin Newland, will sign copies of his novel his latest novel The Coronation at WH Smith, 60 Cheap Street, Sherborne, DT9 3BJ from 10 a.m. on Saturday 10th July 2021. ... MORE

Book Signing and Author Meet and Greet

Somerset author Justin Newland will sign copies of his secret history thriller, The Old Dragon’s Head, at WH Smith Minehead, 20, The Parade, TA24 5UG from 10.00 a.m. on Friday 2nd and Saturday 3rd July 2021. ... MORE

Book Signing and Author Meet and Greet

Justin will be signing his books at WH Smith Yeovil on Saturday 26th June, 2021 ... MORE

Justin Newland speaking on Somerset Libraries UK, June 2020.

In June 2020, during the lockdown, Justin was invited by Somerset Libraries UK to make a short video about his writing and his love of libraries. ... MORE

Book Signing - WH Smith Bath, 18th and 19th June, 2021

Somerset author Justin Newland will sign copies of his secret history thriller, The Old Dragon’s Head, at WH Smith, 6-7 Union Street, Bath, BA1 1RT from 10.00 a.m. on Friday 18th and Saturday 19th June. The novel is a historical fantasy set during the Ming Dynasty in the 1400’s and played out in the shadows of the Great Wall o ... MORE

Book Signing

Book Signing and Author Meet and Greet. ... MORE

Book Signing - WH Smith Barnstaple, 28th and 29th May, 2021

Somerset author, JUSTIN NEWLAND, will sign copies of his novel THE GENES OF ISIS at WH Smith, 76, High Street, Barnstaple, EX31 1HP from 10 a.m. on Friday 28th and Saturday 29th May. THE GENES OF ISIS is an epic fantasy and supernatural thriller set beneath Ancient Egyptian skies. Featuring a young woman’s spiritual journey fr ... MORE

Book Signing - Bristol Clifton Down Shopping Centre, 21st and 22nd May, 2021

Somerset author, JUSTIN NEWLAND, will sign copies of his novel THE GENES OF ISIS at WH Smith, 24, Clifton Down Shopping Centre, Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2NN from 10 a.m. on Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd May. THE GENES OF ISIS is an epic fantasy and supernatural thriller set beneath Ancient Egyptian skies. Featuring a youn ... MORE

Book Signing - Barnstaple, Devon, 28th and 29th May 2021

Somerset author Justin Newland will sign copies of his epic fantasy, The Genes of Isis and his other two novels, The Coronation and The Old Dragon's Head. Date: 28th and 29th May 2021 Location: WH Smith, 76 High Street, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 1HP ... MORE

Book Signing - Dorchester, Dorset, 14th and 15th of May 2021

Somerset author Justin Newland will sign copies of his epic fantasy, The Genes of Isis and his other two novels, The Coronation and The Old Dragon's Head. Date: 14th and 15th of May 2021 Location: WH Smith, 8 South Street, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1BL ... MORE

Book Signing - Cribbs Causeway, Bristol, Sat 1st May 2021

Somerset author Justin Newland will sign copies of his epic fantasy, The Old Dragon's Head and his other two novels, The Coronation and The Genes of Isis. Date: Saturday the 1st May 2021 Location: WH Smith, The Mall at Cribbs Causeway, Bristol, BS34 5GF ... MORE

Book Signing - Bridgwater, Somerset, 23rd and 24th April 2021

Somerset author Justin Newland will sign copies of his epic fantasy, The Genes of Isis and his other two novels, The Coronation and The Old Dragon's Head. Date: 23rd and 24th of April 2021 Location: WH Smith, 15-15 Cornhill, Bridgwater, TA6 3BU ... MORE

The Coronation Blog Tour - Spring 2021

The blog tour for The Coronation will take place from April 26th 2021 to May 31st 2021. [Blog Tour Schedule] Monday, April 26 Guest Post at Novels Alive Tuesday, April 27 Review at Vincent Triola Thursday, April 29 Interview at Jathan & Heather Friday, April 30 Excerpt at CelticLady's Reviews Monday, May 3 ... MORE

The Genes of Isis Blog Tour

The Genes of Isis Blog Tour will take place from the 20th of August 2020 until the 26th of August 2020. This blog tour has now completed. ... MORE

The Coronation Blog Tour - Winter 2020/2021

The Coronation Blog Tour - Winter 2020/2021 will take place from 22nd February 2020 until the 28th February 2020. This event has now completed. ... MORE

The Old Dragon's Head Blog Tour - Autumn 2019

The Old Dragon's Head Blog Tour - Autumn 2019. This blog tour has now completed. ... MORE