Bobby, a painter is repainting a pub when he finds a cache of sovereigns and some bonds. He visits Georgina, a broker who he knows through family connections. She listens to his story, but there is a... More > twist. A gang of villains, using a courier company as a front, has discovered the haul too. George insists that Bobby return the cash to the crooks.
Before he has an opportunity to offload the bonds, the crooks are on to him. He is pursued by the gang and one gets run over. Another is drowned chasing him while the third falls off a tube platform and the fourth falls off some scaffolding.
Then, the tail kidnaps George. Bobby gives himself up in hope that they will let her go if the money is returned. He winds up in a disused furniture veneer factory on a trimming bench.
George is tied up in the office. The motor of the saw starts up and the saw moves up between Bobby’s legs. Helpless George waits to hear the scream. Can anyone of anything save them?< Less
A Switch Blade Knife, a Switch Blade Life, living on a knife edge.
Joe Ederer leaves New York to marry his love, but she has met someone in the meantime!
What can he do, he's burnt his bridges, but... More > all is not lost, he finds work as a limousine driver until his articles are accepted by English journals. He even meets someone. Then things go wrong, dreams haunt him and he buys a gun. It's tough living life on a kinfe edge.< Less
Stumbling on his brother's body, Phillip Hayward needs to find the killer fast, especially as his footprint is at the crime scene. Chas and Musar help Phil but Diana Deverill, a glamorous reporter,... More > and Chief Inspector Lord, the investigating officer, are both determined to find him. He has to stay free but has he enough friends to help him remain at large?
His only concern is to find whoever murdered his brother. In order to do that he has to stay out of prison as long as possible. Phil is an archetypical 'nice guy' but has he been nice enough for people to help him in his hour of need?< Less
A fast paced thriller pits Finn McHugh against Didier Pourchaire, the most violent and sadistic villain and smuggler.
Using Carrom board cases to hide drugs and smuggle stolen art, he leaves a trail... More > of bodies. He has to be stopped.
Morac Carom is a thriller introducing Finn McHugh and his glamorous and sexy team as they try to track down an art smuggler and drug dealer who has fatally dispatched others who have stood in his way. Through Helsinki, London, Paris, Prague and St Petersburg, the team chase Didier, racing to reach him before three gorgeous Cubans who are intent on revenge. Finn's group wants information from Didier, the Cubans just want him dead.< Less
A dream come true or a nightmare about to begin, Switch, switches track at a furious pace. This is a dark grown up read.
An American arrives in London with depraved thoughts and a sophisticated... More > sense of humour, which hardly prepare him for the charged life that awaits him in the metropolis.
Stiffled by his relationship, struggling with living in London, can Joe Ederer break free before others put a fatal flaw in his plans?< Less
Mark O'Donaghue works for his former partner's wife. No problem there, but with an attractive boss in a prime location, what started as a private investigation firm, soon begins to resemble the... More > centre for London's espionage.< Less
Major Bruton's Safari -
Preparations for a coronation lead to a family visiting Uganda. The family, travelling to Africa as a group for the first time, know that adventures and disasters await. It is... More > not what life throws at you but how you deal with it that counts.
This is a humorous and warm account of a family's frustration and bewilderment. From being stranded in Lake Victoria with no fuel to being buffeted in a tropical storm near Murchinson Falls, the Bruton family embraced adversity with humour and tenacity.
This book is probably the funniest account of travels abroad that you will ever read. With laughter comes drama and adversity, perhaps too, the key to a mystery that has kept Scotland Yard baffled for over forty years...< Less
Seveny-Seven was what the Disc Jockeys, slovenly, called the year of seventy seven, the year after the heat wave and the year before 'New Wave'.
Nineteen Seventy Seven was the year of... More > the Queen's Jubilee and the zenith of the Punk Rock revolution. It was time of fear and uncertainty. The oil crisis had knocked the economy off course, the cold war was at its height, there was doom and gloom all around.
What did 1977 mean to adolescents? One teenager, Michael Fitzalan was keen to discover new music and celebrate his fifteenth birthday with a book published and a girl on his arm.
An excruciatingly frank account of life in 1970's London that will resonate with teenagers now. This is a wonderful romp through a decade defining year.< Less