About

William Speir has been a management consultant and leader for almost 25 years, specializing in the human impact to change. Whether this change is as simple as the introduction of new technology into an organization or as complex as a major restructuring of a company’s operations, the way people work and interact with each other is impacted. For a change to succeed, people have to be prepared for that change. This has been William’s focus for most of his professional career.

William is a published author of several articles and publications on leadership and the human impact to change.

William is also a Muzzle-Loading Artillery expert and published author of multiple articles and textbooks on the types, nomenclature, capabilities and deployment of field artillery in the 19th century.

“The Knights of the Saltire” is William’s first serious work of fiction, and reflects William’s fascination with secret societies, knights and orders of knighthood throughout the ages. It has been described as “Mission Impossible meets the Knights Templar,” and is an action adventure series set in modern times. The Knights of the Saltier Series is a 7-book series being published by Progressive Rising Phoenix Press (PRPP) in 2015 and 2016.

William’s two historical fiction novels, “King’s Ransom” and “The Saga of Asbjorn Thorleikson” were published in 2015 by PRPP.  Both are recipients of the Royal Palm Literary Award in the Historic Fiction Category.

William’s first Fantasy novel, “The Kingstone of Airmid,” was published by PRPP in December 2015.

William’s non-fiction “Muzzle-Loading Artillery for Reenactors” was published by PRPP in November 2015.

William writes mostly action novels, but the genres include Action Adventure, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Historical Fiction, and Suspense.

For more information, visit William’s website at http://williamspeir.com.

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