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AN UPDATE:

Hi! I’ve been out of touch for a while. Nothing sinister, it was only Life getting in the way, a succession of events that have kept me away from my keyboard. Now back in England permanently, we have much to get on with. I am delighted to tell you that I have a new publisher. We…

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How kISmet was conceived

My new novel kISmet has just been launched. At last! How long does it take to write a complete novel? By ‘complete’ I mean a manuscript of conventional length — between seventy and eighty-five thousand words. From conception of the plot through to the finished work, it can take years. In the case of kISmet,…

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You Love Reading? Help the Author!

If You Love Reading, Then Help The Author Last month one of my favourite people passed away. He was someone I could count on to give me real, honest feedback on my work. I used to ask him to be brutal in his assessments, if he felt it necessary. He was never brutal, just patient,…

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How to Put Free Ebooks on Your Amazon Kindle

Follow these easy instructions to put free ebooks on your Amazon Kindle Email The easiest way to put free ebooks on your Amazon Kindle is to do it via email. To get your Kindle’s email address, go to www.amazon.com/myk using your PC’s Web browser. Tap on “Your Devices,” then choose the relevant Kindle from the…

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Yes, you can write that novel.

Is there a book in you, waiting to be written? Have you ever thought that you ought to give it a try? Well, why not? That’s why the title of this blog is “Just Do It.” I was in my seventies when I wrote my first novel. Yes, really! And now my fourth is nearly…

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What’s the story behind Payback?

My maiden novel is called Payback.  It is a pacey revenge thriller which drew heavily on my own life experiences. Geoff Summers, a brilliant designer of electronic control systems for a company that makes anti-burglar equipment, becomes a cold, ruthless criminal when his vindictive new managing director prevents him from fulfilling his wife’s dying wish. The…

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Why?

Two days after D day. Or rather, R day. R for referendum, R for rejection, R for rage, R for ….reform? Certainly, I believe, R for the regret that is to come. As one who chose to move to France some eight years ago, I am astonished and dismayed at the result of the United…

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Is He Still Alive?

Well, is he? Yes, so long as you can see something new when you visit this page.  So, thank you for dropping in.  As a writer I try never to forget that readers of fiction are entitled to expect to be diverted and entertained.  That will always be my first aim. Find out more at…

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