Shropshire Star Features About Noel Conway’s Books -That Mentions the Landmarks of Shropshire
Austin Macauley’s incredible author, Noel Conway, was featured by Shropshire Star on 6th April 2021. Noel Conway talked about his books, Drogo: Romano-Briton and God, Land, And Iron, which are based on historical fiction. The places in the books are inspired by the landmarks of Shropshire as Conway loves the city and has lived there for more than forty years. He speaks about his book, ‘God, Land, And Iron’, and comments that ‘based mainly in Coalbrookdale…main character, Nathaniel Shawcross, is a young miner working in the Madeley works, survives a near-fatal accident.. flees to the American colonies.. eventually he returns to Shropshire where he continues to fight for justice and equality.’
His book, ‘Drogo: Romano-Briton’ revolves around Drago, the protagonist, who is all set to fight against the enemy. The Celtic tribes have been bribed away by the Roman Gold. However, the Romans are a strong rival so Drago works on mediating the two parties and taking the enemy by surprise. Get your hands on the book to enjoy the plot here and here.
Noel Conway has lived in the Eastern side of Shropshire for more than forty years. The writer was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease seven years ago and is paralysed ever since. He loved walking climbing and skiing but ever since his disease, he has devoted himself to writing. He appreciates the fact that he lives in a city, Shropshire, rich in history and culture.