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Good Reviews So Far!!

A gripping introduction to the dangers of allowing the rise of the ultra-right, or in fact fanaticism of any sort, mixed with Spanish history.I’m already looking forward to the sequel! A thoroughly enjoyable thriller that maintains its suspense right to the very end. The author captures Spanish life expertly with his attention to detail references…

And So The Book is Born!

It is an amazing feeling to have my book out in the public domain and to see photos like the one below of it in someone’s hands – but also in a way it’s a little strange – it’s like letting my children go – watching them move off into the world and I can…

MY BOOK CAN BE PRE ORDERED / BOUGHT AT…

AMAZON – worldwide – https://www.amazon.co.uk/Let-Dead-Hold-Your-Hand/dp/1398448273/ref=sr_1_1?crid=1T2CC5QDGILD6&keywords=let+the+dead+hold+your+hand&qid=1645208246&sprefix=let+the+dead+%2Caps%2C98&sr=8-1 WATERSTONES https://www.waterstones.com/book/let-the-dead-hold-your-hand/keith-bradbury/9781398448278 In the USA – https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/let-the-dead-hold-your-hand-keith-bradbury/1141014285?ean=9781398448278 In New Zealand – https://www.wheelers.co.nz/browse/search/results/?query=LET%20THE%20DEAD%20HOLD%20YOUR%20HAND In Australia very soon at Dymocks My Publishers – https://www.austinmacauley.com/author/bradbury-keith

DATE FOR PUBLICATION!

My novel LET THE DEAD HOLD YOUR HAND will be published on Monday February 28th – put the date in your diary, on your calendar, on your fridge, on your cat’s bowl – tell Alexa and Siri to remind you! Tell everyone! Available from Amazon (Worldwide) The Book Depository (Worldwide) Waterstones WH Smith Barnes & Noble…

About the author

Keith Bradbury was born in Manchester. He studied English and Drama before going into the world of education which put up with him for more than thirty years before he managed to escape to Spain to write. He spends his time doing just that as well as reading widely, walking around Madrid, playing guitars, watching…

LET THE DEAD HOLD YOUR HAND

Granada, Spain 1492 Boabdil, the last King of the Moors, is making plans that could change the course of history forever. Meanwhile, the Christian Queen and King, Isabella and Ferdinand arrive to claim the Alhambra, the last piece in their jigsaw of reconquest that ends a magnificent 800 year Arab rule of Al-Andalus. The actions…

Why I Wrote Let the Dead Hold Your Hand

When I first moved to Madrid in 2017, I decided to do some travelling around Spain. I visited Cordoba, Granada and  Zaragoza and I was completely enthralled by the architecture. The more I read about the 800 years that the Moors of Al-Andalus spent in Spain, the more I was fascinated by them. I decided to…

Poems Written During My Research

MEZQUITA TWILIGHT A keyhole An arch A shaft of light From several gods Points the way. Crimson and white Wash your hands Embrace the shade She offers The scent of lemons  Grenadine and musk And her skin Her breath Bronze and mint. Kneel and pray Face the east Face your fate You can’t turn away.…

THE BOOK THAT STARTED MY JOURNEY AND INSPIRED ME TO WRITE MY NOVEL ‘The Moor’s Last Stand presents the poignant story of Boabdil, the last Muslim king of Granada. Betrayed by his family and undermined by faction and internal conflict, Boabdil was defeated in 1492 by the forces of King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of…


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