William H. Wakefield


Born in Dublin, Ireland in 1953.

I have been and am a teacher, writer, historian and actor. I taught English, Theatre Studies and Religious Studies in Yorkshire, UK, for 20 years. I have a wide ranging historical knowledge with an emphasis on 11th and 12th century Ireland, The American Civil War 1861-1865 and the German/Russian conflict of 1941-1945.

I arrived at being a writer via a quite circuituous route! In the 1970's I worked in catering including a spell as chef in the famous Captain America's Cookhouse of Dublin. I was a political activist until I got sense and moved to England in 1979! there I worked in construction for many years until I began teaching and acting.

Rugby has been a lifelong passion of mine since I began playing competetively as a school boy culminating in my playing for Headingley R.U.F.C. (now Leeds Rugby) in the 1980's.

I am a brother of the poet George Wakefield and half a son and a step daughter.

I live in Dublin and am very appreciative of the medium of epublishing and the attendant social media that allows me to engage with my readers.

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The Hunt
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,730. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Texas 1813. The Great Plains. Seeking to make a quick fortune from their hides a motley crew of buffalo hunters ride out into the wilderness in pursuit of the Great Herd. But soon unseen forces begin to make their presence felt and in the vast wilderness of the prairie there is no place for the hunters to take refuge and noone to rescue them from their fate.

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american    buffalo    comanche    ghost    great plains    historical    hunt    hunters    immigrants    prairie    supernatural    texas    western