Tattoo Your Name on My Heart

Behind every book I write, and woven into every story, is a mix of ideas and influences. These posts give some background behind Tattoo Your Name on My Heart. You can also read more about the background to the Boniface series.

In Tattoo Your Name on My Heart Boniface finds himself the Surrey Hills. If you want archetypal gentle rolling English hills, near London, then take a look.

last updated: 10 March 2019; category: background  people: Agatha Christie  Boniface 

Some of the key scenes in Tattoo Your Name on My Heart are set in the old church at Albury. Let me show you round the location that provided the inspiration.

last updated: 9 March 2019; category: background  people: Boniface  Augustus Pugin 

When I was writing Tattoo Your Name on My Heart, I had a need for a minor character—a guitarist who plays in the fictional rock band Prickle. Luca Parzani is that character. In crafting Luca, I took inspiration from real life.

last updated: 10 April 2018; category: background  people: Michael Schenker  Boniface