Prestonian publishes its third book since the start of the pandemic

Peter with his first book.

A 73-year-old Prestonian has published his third book since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic.


Peter Nicklin wrote his first two books during the 18 months of confinement. The first was called ‘This Boy’, which was mostly set in and around Preston about a teenage chef in the sixties.

The second book was called “That Girl” which picked up where the first book left off and followed a fun-loving twenties in the 70s.

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Peter’s third book, Bob and Sofia: Bob’s Chaotic Traveling Adventures with Sofia, follows the couple as they travel solo on a cruise ship.

Peter has been writing the book in his head for several years after drawing inspiration from the cruises and adventures he has taken, with many of the characters based on the friends he has made on his travels.

You can get a copy of Peter’s book here.

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