Talking about Giants

Off to meet Julie from Roving Press today. We are discussing the final book in the Portland Chronicles, about the local giant! Researching the book has been fascinating. Legends about giants are widespread along the south coast of England – and the Portland Giant mythology has been explored by Gary Biltcliffe in his book The Spirit of Portland. I have also delved into the paranormal world of the rural ghost in this book, including various local spirits in the story; a headless horseman, a cavalier and a highwayman, all of whom obstruct the plot in some way or another…

2 thoughts on “Talking about Giants

  1. Carol, I have got the first three books which are supposedly for my children but I can’t bring myself to part with them just yet. I would like to buy the Portland Giant to complete my set and wonder if it is possible to obtain a signed copy?

    • Hello Tony, thank you very much for your message and I apologise for the delay in replying to you. My email address is If you would kindly forward your contact details I will be very pleased to organise a signed copy of the Portland Giant and have it forwarded to you. Best wishes from Carol.

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