James Bicheno

Biography

James Bicheno was born and bred in Portsmouth, UK sometime in the 1980s.
After getting a History Degree and an MA in Creative Writing at Portsmouth University, James finished his first historical novel set in the Viking Age and is currently editing his second novel, set during the Russian Revolution. He is also experimenting with alternative history and writes short stories and poetry.

Where to find James Bicheno online


Books

Because it was Christmas: A Story of the 1914 Christmas Truce
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,180. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Christmas Eve 1924: A British survivor of the Great War visits a cafe in Paris, keeping an appointment he made ten years earlier. While he waits to see if any of his friends arrive he tells a story of the first Christmas of the war. When the guns fell silent, when the snows fell and when men on both sides climbed out of the trenches to meet in No-Man's-Land...
In the Shadow of the Gods
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,450. Language: British English. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
A.D. 789. Thorwulf, the adopted son of a Norse King, is sent with his friend and adoptive brother, Einar, on a trading voyage. A misunderstanding with the locals leads to violence but both soon prove their worth and go on to make names for themselves as warriors. Thorwulf and Einar’s friendship is tested, however, when Einar’s Saxon slave, Edith, is revealed to be marked by the gods.
The Man in the Chair and other Ghost Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,170. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Two thieves find themselves guests at a strange dinner. A man meets what he thinks to be a re-enactment group. A tenant thinks something may be trapped in his walls. Inside are eleven stories and a poem of haunted houses, castles, even a party. Read on but don’t have nightmares...
Space
Price: $1.55 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: British English. Published: August 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
A collection of poems about space. Inside you will find poems describing planets of the solar system, exploration, astronomy and the various phenomena. These have been inspired mainly by music and photography.

James Bicheno's tag cloud

1914    battle    ceasefire    christmas    christmas truce    clouds    cosmic    exploration    first world war    football    ghost stories    ghosts    great war    haunted houses    hauntings    history    military    music    mythology    nature    norsemen    photographs    planets    poetry    raids    religion    rockets    sagas    ships    short stories    space    spooks    stars    superstition    swords    telescopes    trenches    vikings    wonder    world war one