In the second part of his childhood recollections, the writer recalls the summer of 1965. It was a time of the Vietnam War, the Beatles and their Ticket to Ride and the start of package holidays. It... More > was also the time the writer took a holiday cruise with his family. His memories revolve around just four photographs - all that’s left of the family mementoes. Was it a golden time for travel? Was it a holiday of a lifetime? Was it really as exciting as it sounded? And could an eleven-year-old stay out of trouble? Amidst the deck quoits, excursions and fancy dress competitions, he starts to question his own motives; is he retracing his steps for pleasure or is it guilt for having disposed of the family archives? In an attempt to retrace his steps, he boards a modern-day luxury cruiser and makes some intriguing discoveries.< Less
The callous murder of a young environmental protestor in a seaside resort provokes widespread condemnation, creating a highly-charged atmosphere.
Into the ferment walks Joe Brewster, ageing ex-New... More > York cop, still stinging from his last job and ill-equipped to deal with local lore, sentiment and even the local dialect. He is soon caught up in a world of migratory geese, discoveries of ancient Viking settlements and the clandestine intentions of a foreign businessman.
Meanwhile, the discovery that someone has hired the services of a Russian hitman pushes Brewster further into the web of intrigue. When his own life becomes endangered Brewster realises that he will have to fight dirty if he is to survive in this foreign land.< Less
Way back in December 1999, when everyone else was worried about millennium bugs and the world coming to an end, Jack Stevens, renowned computer whiz kid, had other things on his mind – not... More > least the fact that he was about to be murdered in New York as the clock ticked thirty-five seconds into the new millennium.
The job of solving the mystery fell to ageing Commanding Officer Alex Carey of 1st Precinct, a man used to dealing with straightforward homicides. However, when he accepted personal responsibility for solving the case he could never have imagined that it would nearly cause his downfall and ultimately threaten his life.
This sweeping, fantasy murder hunt takes the reader into the virtual world of cyberspace and to one of the most magical but inhospitable places on earth, Siberia.< Less