Alf King, a small-time London Loser, decides his way to Gangland Success is to set up his own Gang. With his two-man Gang and the 'assistance' of some real villains he makes it, in spite of his... More > domineering wife Martha and making an enemy of PC Cuthbertson who (unintionally) gives Alf's criminal Rep. a big boost early on.< Less
Jim Atkins and Ali Mukbar are tasked to be Close Protection for Princess Clyra on a Diplomatic Mission to the warlike Sintar System.
They find themselves not only battling Sintars, Jano Dagar and... More > mammoth flesh-eating 'Crabs', but joining in a desperate life-saving mission as the Sintar sun is about to go nova.
(The third SPACE REBELS adventure: Space Rebels; Warriors of Kharlor; Operation Sintar).< Less
The experiences of a Probation Officer/Senior Probation Officer over a 30+ year period 1963-1994, working in the Field, Courts, Prisons, YOIs with criminals of all kinds. Also Adoption and Divorce... More > cases.< Less
When I picked Lanzarote with its volcanoes -
for me - and its camels - for Mum - for our
holiday I never thought I’d meet up with
Trevor (my age), his kid brother (the
pain), Sandy... More > Griffiths (the awful) and Ranolf
Meredith (the puzzle).
Or that Trevor would want to help with my
Or that we’d become Investigative Reporters.
So what did that older Ranolf really want with
the pretty, barely 13 year old Sandy?
Was he one of those dangerous ‘Internet
Daters’ we’d been warned about at school, trying it on in this holiday Complex?
Or was he the ‘Contact Man’ for a gang of kidnappers as Sandy’s parents were rich?< Less
Teenage Science Fiction in the Space Rebels series.
Jim Atkins and Ali Mukbar are the first Solarians to visit Kharlor-Prime. They are to train to be Commanders in the Emperor's Space Navy.... More >
However, they soon find themselves battling for their lives - and the future of the Empire - with their old enemy Jano Dagar.< Less
A Coded message for help from Jim's father on Earth sent to Kharlor, naming Jim and Ali. The FTL Battle Cruiser Aurora is sent. They find Jano Dagar is planning to wreck Earth by mining for the... More > laser-weapon-enhancing mineral Dwaafmite. But Jano is planning more. He aims to completely destroy Earth by exploding Planet-buster bombs in Yellowstone Park to create a super-volcano and explode more at places in the Ring of Fire to shift the Tectonic Plates. It takes all the resources of the Aurora and Earth to have any chance of stopping him. Jim and Ali are in the front line in fereting out Jano's plans and combatting them, even when they are taken prisoner< Less
The second of Dee's Diaries that Dee is writing, she and Trevor (her boy friend, and their parents go to Spain for a Photo-shoot for advertising a new luxury holiday complex. Their first mystery is... More > Abdul the waiter. Who is he hiding from? And why was Maria so terrified of that man at Ronda?When Trevor finds on the Internet that that man is the rich Ravin Salib, the mystery deepens. And why was Skipper Miguel so worried about rescuing people from that sinking boat in the Med.? Was it only the storm rushing towards them, or something more sinister?< Less
The autobiography of a family nearly destroyed by Hitler's bombing of London during World War 2. Beginning with the 'Premonition' of their mother that 'something terrible' would happen if Kitty and... More > Eric remain in London they are Evacuated to Folkestone then South Wales where Kitty and Eric have very different experiences. Taken back to London in 1942 they are kept there despite their mother's 'Premonition' and the onset of the 'mini-Blitz' in December 1942. Their school is bombed in daylight on 20th January 1943 when Kitty is killed and Eric is severely injured. The 'Premonition' had happened. Eric remains in hospital for 18 months then in July 1944 when the other patients are Evacuated to Durham because of the Flying Bomb attacks on London, he is Discharged home - to London. He survives not only those attacks but also a near miss by a V-2 rocket before the war's end.< Less
Alf King and The Gang go to the Costa del Sol on holiday. They meet glamorous Flamenco dancers (Esmarelda and Margaretta) and join in a Plan to steal a Spanish Duke's antique watches. The Gang foil... More > it, but Jim Cooke shouldn't have tried to use Esmarelda as a hostage.< Less
Inspired by a TV Programme Alf King decides to set up a car-ringing operation under the cover of a Car Re-spray business. But his 'Expert' is on Parole and has to be careful then Fred demands the... More > 'targeting of victims' eg only coppers, politicians and lawyers. The cover is successful, legit, and otherwise. Alf has the idea of 'nicking' the Home Secretary's official limousine. By a stroke of luck they succeed. It has a Tracker - but that can be switched off. Alf decides it to give it to the Duke and Esmarelda, but finding it has a Tracker the Duke comes up with a plan to 'get' 'Tubby' Grimshaw who had planned the theft of his watches. DS Ford and DC Cuthbertson of the PCG go to Spain to co-operate with a Spanish policeman there. They go undercover as criminals wanting to 'launder' £2M. Grimshaw falls for it. When the money does not come he goes to London to get it. But is trapped by the Tracker and DC Cuthbertson using smart detective work. Which gets him promoted.< Less