fiction and non-fiction, history
|Born in Pembroke Dock,
Phil is a poet, novelist and historian with over 60 books to his
credit. Recent publications include The Call Up,
a study of National Service in Britain. He also broadcasts regularly
for the BBC and has contributed many posts on Welsh history on the BBC
His titles include The Call Up, A Pembrokeshire Childhood in the 1950s, Cardiff and the Vale in the First World War and do Not Go Gentle, an account of Dylan Thomas's end.
His latest book is The Stargazers. In a Middle-Eastern state, Yaniv plans to follow in his father’s soldiering footsteps – he wants to travel, adventure and respect. So the offer to escort some stargazers on a mysterious journey seems like a great chance. But his first mission isn’t as straightforward as it is expected to be. Along the way Yaniv meets treachery, violence, danger and royalty, as well as a very attractive young girl. What are the stargazers really searching for? And who can he really trust?