With up-to-date research this booklet (not illustrated) listing the makers, retailers and owners of clocks in the islands carries on where Tribe and Whatmoor left off in the 1980s.
There is much new... More > information here as well as discoveries that any clock collector or dealer will be keen to learn of.
The contribution of Geoff Dorey regarding Nicolas Blondel makes fascinating reading and adds enormously to the scholarship of horology.< Less
A thrilling tale of theft, murder and kidnap set mainly in the Western Highlands of Scotland, the Fens and Tangiers. An old military gentleman dies when his Renoir painting is stolen - is there a... More > connection between the death and the theft? The painting is to be used as ransom and is pursued after a sting goes wrong. It's trailed to the Fens but goes missing again, maybe it's in Tangiers where a beautiful young girl is kidnapped and used as part of the ransom. Almost a travelogue this book depicts the Highlands in all their rugged beauty.< Less
This is a story based on true events. A sattelite technology scientist is murdered along with his wife and son in France, they were British nationals. D C I Phillips is sent from London to help with... More > the investigation and finds there are links to a murder he is investigating in London. The killings were assassinations linked to governments. A suspect is uncovered which leads to an exciting manhunt in the Scottish Borders before the action returns to London where a spy ring with connections to the highest levels of government is uncovered...........< Less
A contemporary thriller with a touch of romance set in the Channel Islands and the UK. The story revolves around an Old Master painting recovered from an ancient shipwreck. The painting is... More > subsequently stolen with violence and disappears but resurfaces in two parts - it had been cut in half with the two different parts going in separate directions in the hands of criminals. After various conflicts and unexpected events in a shoot-out in the Peak district the two parts are again united but at what cost...........?< Less