A pacey revenge thriller that
twists and turns all the way through.
Geoff Summers is a brilliant designer of electronic control systems for a company that manufactures and installs anti-burglar equipment. When his wife Penny dies following a brain operation, Geoff’s life is shattered.
Worse, his vindictive new managing director prevents Geoff from fulfilling Penny’s dying wish. Embittered, Geoff is determined to bring the man down.
Geoff alters a few controllers that are for jobs in progress. One is for the home of Jim Warwick, a businessman who has made the bulk of his fortune trading in drugs. Geoff changes the controllers so that they can be switched off by a special remote that he makes in secret. He quits his job and teams up with a gang of criminals, using the remote to pull off several lucrative heists.
The last job takes place at Warwick’s house, where the story reaches its explosive climax. Geoff’s revenge is ingenious, slow and sweet.
“An intriguing storyline, Payback delivers what it promises. A complex plot, interesting characters, humor, mystery, and pathos all wrapped in up a plot centering on filial devotion. The main character's love for his wife, her demise, and reparations against the odious administrator who sullied her final wish provide a satisfying conclusion to a well-told story.” - John W
“A high quality, fast-paced novel with a completely original plot. It compares well with the likes of Fleming, Forsyth and MacLean although it is more direct and compact than their bestsellers. The climax is beautifully constructed with tension, excitement and some almost slapstick humour.
I think that this is more about justice rather than revenge and an innovative plan to achieve this without relying on the judiciary.” - Robin Garrett
Read the Blurb
Never underestimate the simmering wrath
of an intelligent man unjustly wronged.
Geoff Summers is a brilliant designer of electronic
controllers for anti-burglar systems. When his vindictive new boss prevents Geoff from fulfilling his wife’s dying wish, he is determined to get even.
Geoff secretly makes a device that will allow him to
switch off remotely the controls of five systems in
production. Then he quits his job and makes contact
with a gang of burglars. Together they carry out five
lucrative heists, but the gang wants more.....
No longer able to provide what they want and with
his life under threat, how does Geoff get out?
A priest suffers the torture of conflict between his duty and his ingrained beliefs.
Dominic Barratt, a priest who has a degree in Psychology, is ordered by his bishop to use his expertise to help other priests who have problems.
Bound by his vows, Dominic cannot refuse, although he is tortured by desires that conflict with his ingrained, deeply held beliefs.
A British politician becomes an ISIS target.
A Muslim businessman is murdered in England in an act of medieval savagery. On the body the police find the business card of MP Edmund Lafitte. It is stained with a bloody thumbprint. Edmund is now a marked man.
A nerve-tingling suspense thriller.
The sensational space plane Celeste Three disappears on a routine flight. On board is Viktor Karenkov, a corrupt Russian oligarch who has used his fortune to evade capture and trial for murder.
Gregory Topozian, a victim of Karenkov’s greed, seizes his chance to get even. He finds a way to divert Celeste and bring the villain to justice.
Twin mixed-race boys born in India are separated at birth
Growing Apart is about twin boys born in 1937 in India, of a clandestine relationship between an English civil servant and a vivacious Anglo-Indian woman. She dies in childbirth. One boy is adopted and raised in India. The other is taken by his natural father to England, where he enjoys a privileged middle-class English upbringing. The story builds to a climax when the twins finally meet in a scene where the life of one is in imminent danger.