Geographically set in Scandinavia, principally, Norway and the Arctic Polar Region, the Viking Nemesis is a contemporary story of human conflict, a classical tale involving political intrigue,... More > suspense, murder, and as the title suggests consequent ruthless, merciless revenge.
The background is a Europe where the majority of the population believe that their cultural secular values have been seriously eroded by the influx of Islamic fundamentally religious peoples. Consequently, in recent years there had been a continuous growth in support for political parties of the far-right. Some believing – hoping – a neo-Hitler would emerge.
That is the backing to the story, however, the end game is not contemporary. For the story tells of the resulting dire consequences for the politicians involved, when an Iceman, and a distraught woman in love - a Viking Nemesis - avenge the murder of their loved ones.< Less
Barking Mad is a story of friendship , a true story of two inseparable friends, a lad and a dog. What the story is not, is a diary of events, for it is a product of recollections from childhood.... More > Recollections of adventures, experiences and events, as seen through the eyes of a young lad - a boy of his time.
As described in an unsolicited citation: "It made me laugh. It made me cry. A great mix of emotions, places and events. Fear - intrigue - sadness - anticipation and joy. The wildlife. The open moors, to the contrasting city life. Then there was the bullet incident - that had me laughing out loud! it had me gripped till the early hours."
Constance Smith. Cumbria, England.< Less