The Last Greeks of Alexandria

I thought it might be fun to post the first chapter of one of my unpublished novels, a historical thriller entitled The Last Greeks of Alexandria. The novel was about a quest to rediscover the famous library of that great city… my hopes for publication were...

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Chieftanomics

Violence was in the air as the Malian elder and his strongest tribesman crossed the River Moa by canoe. Waiting on Tiwai Island were dozens of Sierra Leonean fishermen, seething with anger. The Malians had paddled through two countries to Sierra Leone, lured by the...

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The Napoleon Complex – complete!

So, I have finished my second novel. I say second – it’s actually the fourth I’ve written, including the two unpublished thrillers I wrote while trying to develop my craft to the point where it was any way readable. But this is only second of my...

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Free short story!

I’ve written short stories for years, so I thought I’d post one up here. It could not be more different in tone and style to my novels.   A Bumpy Ride I realised the passenger’s predicament as he got onto the tube. Our carriage was almost empty: the...

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Book launch!

A few photos from the launch of Foretold by Thunder, at the enchanting Daunts Books in Chelsea. The bash was immediately succeeded by several days of astonishing lightning storms across the country, which led a complete stranger to pen the immortal tweet: “I...

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Drinking bleach… not great.

I was reminded during our investigation of the self-proclaimed ‘church’ which prescribes bleach for almost every illness that sometimes the most harmful people are those convinced of their own righteousness. Members of this sect have been promoting two...

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Hello!

Welcome to my website. This is where I’m bringing together my forthcoming fiction, travel photography and investigative journalism… my take on our world, basically. I anticipate giving you a bit more of an insight into undercover reporting; how I...

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