Category A Run Of Bad Luck

Cover Story

It’s okay, your eyes aren’t deceiving you, it’s a new cover. Not a whole new book. They take time and while I do have a new book on the way, this isn’t it. Just a new cover, that’s all: The old cover for my novel A Run Of Bad Luck wasn’t that bad, but people […]

Cutting the Pieces

Plotting a novel is like making a jigsaw puzzle where you have to make all the pieces yourself before you can start putting anything together. A novel length piece of work is hard enough to write without trying to thread an intricate plot through it. I love dropping in a surprising plot twist, but I […]

Corruption and Vice

A reader who enjoyed A Run Of Bad Luck asked me why I wrote about policemen who were corrupt and immoral. I’ve given it a bit of thought and this story best explains how it came about: June 1985, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. There is a full moon and our scout troop is playing what we call […]

A Run Of Bad Luck

I’m delighted to say that all the words came together and I’ve now published my second novel. A Run Of Bad Luck is a Crime Thriller set in the UK. Pete Fairhurst is a former policeman who isn’t making much of a success of being a salesman. Out for a run, he discovers the body […]