Rushden novelist and artist's new book are tales from Camelot

An authorand an illustrator from Rushden have collaborated on a new book, three years after the publication of their first novel.

Friday, 6th May 2016, 4:19 pm
Updated Friday, 6th May 2016, 5:22 pm
Author and artist Roger Cooke and Colin Gould, from Rushden, have collaborated on a book for young adults called Red Dragon

Writer Roger Cooke and artist Colin Gould’s book Knights of the Red Dragon, is primarily aimed at the young adult market.

A departure from his first novel Dukes and Lilywhites - a book about the fictional village of Risedene based on local village life and cricket- the latest adventure story uses well-known characters from the court of King Arthur.

The novel is set in the 6th century in a Camelot Castle cut-off by a severe snowstorm and recounts the stories told by the people trapped in the castle, to amuse themselves and their fellow guests.

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Roger’s 83-page novel sees a mercurial group of raconteurs relate fourteen mystic tales, all featuring the artwork created for the book by Colin .

Knights of the Red Dragon is available on Amazon as an E book or download to a computer or ipad.