Petrus Ursem is the author of the Steven Honest books, a trilogy for young (and older) readers, starting with The Fortune of the Seventh Stone. Petrus is currently working on The Bigger Picture (a collection of fables to soothe the troubled mind…), to be published in the summer.

Check this website for more information about Petrus Ursem’s books or visit the shop to order your copies.

Petrus is also a visual artist, working as Peter Ursem. Click here to be re-directed to his artist website.

Photograph Peter Ursem

Black as Ink now available.

Black as Ink, front cover

The third and final instalment in the Steven Honest trilogy, entitled Black as Ink, can now be ordered from the bookshop. ‘Black as Ink’ follows directly on from part II, The Truth Teller. Steven finds himself even more entangled in the web of mystery and illusion that started in The Fortune of the Seventh Stone (part I) with his unexpected inheritance from mine captain Thomas Carpenter. In his determination to find answers he faces his most dangerous opponent yet at a remote Dartmoor location….


Being Rain

‘Being Rain’ (The Blackbird and The Worm), the first story in ‘The Bigger Picture’, was selected for the 2020 virtual Story Walks in Bath. It is brilliantly read by Oliver Langdon at Bath’s Royal Victoria Park. To hear the story and see this short film, produced by A Word in Your Ear and Killer Theatre, click here.