Flocking to Read The Shepherd Lord
UK IBM businessman pens first new novel on the War of the Roses
BRADFORD’s historic Bolling Hall provided the back drop for the launch of a new book by businessman and fledgling writer Peter Algar this weekend (Dec 11).
Peter, from Horsforth ,Leeds, UK was joined by a plethora of guests including stars from stage and screen to launch his first novel The Shepherd Lord.
Peter, who writes under the nom-de-plume George Peter Algar, a client systems manager for IBM, wrote the novel for an hour a day before dawn over the course of a year.
It is set in Yorkshire during the War of the Roses and features the historic feudal families of the period.
He was inspired to write the book by researching his own family connection into the Bolling family, and chose famous Bolling Hall as the launch venue.