Events Justin regularly does book signings at stores including Waterstones, WH Smith, as well as indie bookshops. He gives author talks in libraries and to organisations such as the U3A, as well as Civic and Historical Associations. He has appeared at Literary Festivals including Bristol, Weston-super-Mare and Exeter. He gives interviews on BBC local radio and local FM radio stations. He actively promotes his books through Blog Tours in the UK, US and India.

Forthcoming events:

Dec. 4-15th Blog tour of The Mark of the Salamander with reviews, guest posts, excerpts and interviews hosted by the Coffee Pot Book Tour.
Dec. 9th Book launch and signing at WH Smith Newbury
Dec. 16th Book launch and signing at WH Smith Solihull
Dec. 23rd Book launch and signing at WH Smith Redditch
Jan. 22nd-Feb. 4th Blog tour of The Mark of the Salamander with reviews, guest posts, excerpts and interviews hosted by TLR Book Tours in India.
Feb. 13th 7.30-9 p.m. Author Talk 'Why Ancient Egypt is known as the Mother and Father of All Things' at the Stable Pop-Up Cafe, Wadham Street, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset BS23 1JP. The talk is hosted by WANHS, Weston's Archeological and Natural History Society.
Feb. 24th 1-2.30 p.m. Author Talk 'How to Research and Write Historical Fiction.' The talk is part of an Author's Day at the Hive Library, Sawmills Road, the Butts, Worcester WR1 3PD.
Mar. 22nd 2.30 p.m. Author Talk 'The Limits of Empire.' Bridgwater Library, Binford Place, Bridgwater TA6 3LF.
Aug. 28th 10.30-11.30 a.m. Author Talk 'Why Ancient Egypt is known as the Mother and Father of All Things' at the Backwell Bowls Clubhouse, West Town Road, Backwell, Somerset BS48 3HQ. The talk is hosted by the Backwell Probus Society.

Some of these past events are shown below, as are upcoming events.
Title Summary  

Talk #1: The Limits of Empire

At the beginning of the Elizabethan era, England was a small, isolated, misty isle on the edge of continental Europe. But sparked by Dr John Dee’s vision in his book The Limits of Empire, England grew to become the centre of a new world of trade and communication, bringing its laws, customs and language to all parts of the world ... MORE

Talk #2: 'Why Ancient Egypt is known as the Mother and Father of All Things.'

Justin's prolonged study of Ancient Egypt culminated in his novel 'The Genes of Isis.' An epic fantasy and supernatural thriller set under Ancient Egyptian skies, it is a weave of two threads: the myth of Isis and the story of the flood in the Book of Genesis. Justin explores why Ancient Egypt is known as 'The Mother and Father ... MORE

Talk #3: 'The Great Ming Code - How the Law Book of the Ming Dynasty attempted to harmonise human society with the will of Heaven.'

In 1368, Zhu Yuanzhang claimed the Mandate of Heaven to rule China. In return, the first Ming Emperor followed Heavenly principle and preserved harmony between humans and supernatural spirits, a mission enshrined in the Great Ming Code. To promote his book, The Old Dragon's Head, Justin explains how the laws of Great Ming Code r ... MORE

Talk #4: 'Whatever Happened to The Great Enlightenment?'

In the 1760's, King Frederick the Great of Prussia bestrode the battlefields of the Seven Years War. It was the time of the Great Enlightenment, when reason sought to overcome superstition, and of James Watt's invention of the steam engine, an event which culminated in the Industrial Revolution. In this talk, Justin explores the ... MORE

Talk #5: An Introduction to Hidden Art in Ancient Egypt

This is an introduction to some of the mysteries of Ancient Egypt through the lens of their art and artefacts, statues and friezes, not just the easily seen and discerned, but the hard to see, the uncanny, and the hidden art. ... MORE

Talk #6: In Search of the Spirit of the Times

The spirit of the times defines the nature and principles that govern every era. This talk proposes the idea that every era is defined by a Zeitgeist, a German word meaning the spirit of the times. What is the spirit of the times? Where can it be found in history and have we always accurately translated it? Who are its be ... MORE

Talk #7: History Repeats Itself

Justin will discuss how cycles and seasons play out in history. How is it possible for history to be governed by cycles? What has that to do with karma, or roles, or the curious phenomenon of déjà vu? Justin will explore these questions and suggest ways to think about and deal with our situation. ... MORE

Talk #8: 'How to Write and Research Historical Fiction'

Using his experience as a writer of historical fiction, and condensing years of historical research, Justin makes a series of practical suggestions about how to write and research historical fiction. This talk is designed for writers who love reading novels set in past times, who are fascinated by a particular historical peri ... MORE

Talk #9: 'Self-Publishing: How to Promote Your Book'

In this talk, Justin gives many useful tips on how to promote your book in an increasingly competitive market. Although specifically featured towards paperbacks, it applies to e-books just as well. And it begins with having and producing a quality product. ... MORE