This page leads to material supplementary to my first novel "Ama, A Story of the Atlantic Slave Trade" and the sequel "Brave Music of a Distant Drum"
Characters A list of the characters in "Ama" to help with African names and historical figures
Glossary of unfamiliar terms, though I hope the sense of most will be apparent from the context
Synopsis setting out the gist of the novel in a few paragraphs
Script about an attempt I made to write a movie script based on "Ama" for a competition in California, United States
Stories a selection of stories, some remaining in "Ama" and some cut from the original manuscript that I contributed to a literary magazine for a writers' group on the Internet
Maps showing the route of "Ama'" travels (and travails)
Pictures linking to websites with illustrations of aspects of the slave trade