Cat Royal

Welcome to the world of Cat Royal, winner of the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize and the Nestle Children’s Book Prize. Now out as a Modern Classic!

Follow Cat as she storms through the world of the 1790s, going from London to America – and back again!

The Diamond of Drury Lane

Cat Royal, orphan, adventurer and ward of the Theatre Royal, lives among the most gifted actors and musicians of the age. She rubs shoulders with the highest in society, and plays in the gutter of Covent Garden with the lowest. We are pleased to present to you her story, a tale of one hidden diamond, two bare-knuckle boxers, and three dread enemies...

Cat Among the Pigeons

Herewith the second volume from the pen of Cat Royal, orphan and ward of the Theatre Royal. In which Cat must save Pedro from being shipped off to a slave plantation, is obliged to don breeches and cap to go into hiding, and comes face to face with her nemesis the evil Billy ‘Boil’ Shepherd once again!

Den of Thieves

In which the French Royal family flee as Cat takes her first steps as a dancing spy. She experiences the highs and lows of life in revolutionary Paris and witnesses the power of the people. Vive La Revolution!

Cat O'Nine Tails

Presenting the fourth volume from our famous feisty heroine Cat Royal... In which Cat becomes an unlikely recruit for the British Navy, takes passage to America and navigates her way through a fiendish plot to do away with Lord Francis, heir to a dukedom. From the grand Assembly Rooms of Bath to the wilds of a new frontier, Cat finds she is for once quite out of her depth. All aboard, Cat's going abroad.

Black Heart of Jamaica

Presenting the fifth adventure from the spirited Cat Royal in which she joins a travelling theatre, turns pirate, undertakes a Caribbean Cruise and gets mixed up in a slave revolt. With a guest appearance from Mr Billy Shepherd (Formerly of Covent Garden.) Prepare to swash your buckle in Cat's most outrageous adventure yet!

Cat's Cradle

In which Cat Royal spins a tale about the search for her family, weaving in friends and foes, old and new. Her journey takes her from riotous London to a revolutionary cotton mill on the River Clyde in Scotland. And a mysterious newcomer is introduced.... So take your seats, ladies and gentlemen: the Industrial Age has arrived.

Middle Passage

A short story, free to download on kindle. On board the Dolphin somewhere in the Atlantic, this day August 24th 1792, the crew will be presenting a Two Act Play THE MIDDLE PASSAGE starring Miss Catherine Royal and Mr Billy Shepherd. Prepare to set sail for a new adventure.