A Somerset author who infuses historical events with supernatural forces will be signing copies of his new book at Waterstones in Dorchester.

Justin Newland will be visiting the store in South Street from 12pm on Saturday, June 8. The Old Dragon's Head is his second novel and is set in Old China during the Ming Dynasty. Told against the background of a bitter war of succession for the Emperor's throne, the book explores the secret history of the numinous forces that shaped the modern world.

For more information, visit www.justinnewland.com