Hello everyone

It's been a time of travelling lately - to Paris, one of my favourite cities, and also to my home county of Lancashire. After a few days there, I find myself slipping back into the old accent. But my excuse for a visit was, as always, research for my next historical novel. This is a long project, blending real events with a fictional story as I usually do. It's gradually shaping up, I think. More later... 


Welcome to John Pilkington’s official website.

An author for over thirty years, John has written plays for radio and theatre, television scripts for the BBC and numerous historical novels including several for children. Born in Lancashire, he now lives in Devon.

‘Pilkington successfully draws readers into his world and keeps them turning the pages’

‘A master of the historical mystery’
Publisher’s Weekly

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