She’s Coming For You – Chapter 24

Madrid: American Embassy – 21st August – Evening   One of the resident staffers at the embassy was in the office of Claudia Reyes. Mike Alvarez was connected with at least one of the security services of the United States of America. “What do we know, Mike?” asked Claudia. “We know that an American citizen,Continue reading “She’s Coming For You – Chapter 24”

She’s Coming For You – Chapter 23

           Pat Walker was no more. Kim Samuels looked back from the hotel mirror. She had folded all the clothes worn earlier in the day inside a black plastic bag, placed inside her rucksack. This was in the cupboard in her room. It was like the matryoshka dolls Samuels had seenContinue reading “She’s Coming For You – Chapter 23”

She’s Coming For You – Chapter 22

MASSACRE IN SANTIAGO 3 dead in bloodbath in pilgrimage city Unknown hero saves tourists from mass slaughter near Museo do Pabo Gallego All extremists will be hunted down and caught like rats says PM Tourists need have no fear about their safety and security says mayor An unknown hero was being sought by police thisContinue reading “She’s Coming For You – Chapter 22”

She’s Coming For You – Chapter 21

The six men were watching the recorded footage sent from the phone of their leader as he filmed the impending attack in Santiago de Compostela. They watched as an unknown passer-by intervened and tried to stop their jihadi companion from fulfilling his intended destiny. The footage ran out without it being clear what had happened,Continue reading “She’s Coming For You – Chapter 21”

She’s Coming For You – Chapter 20

Santiago de Compostela – POLICIA NACIONAL – Report Case Number: SDC-20190821-OO19                          Date 2019-08-21 Reporting Officer: M Sanchez                                      Prepared By: P Iniesta Incident: 2 North Africans and 1 American have been killed on the Costa de San Domingo, though it is not clear at this time how many other people were involved due toContinue reading “She’s Coming For You – Chapter 20”

She’s Coming For You – Chapter 19

At 15:30, the Tren Turistico slows down to almost a crawl as it heads up Costa de San Domingos. From the wall of the Praza do 8 de Marzo, the passengers are only four feet away, an appropriate distance given that the man Pat Walker was about to kill with a knife was a hunterContinue reading “She’s Coming For You – Chapter 19”

She’s Coming For You – Chapter 18

The interior of the cathedral was under renovation when I visited. This meant I couldn’t see the Portico de Gloria, the original west front dating from 1188, which lies immediately behind the new west front facing Obradoiro Square. The Portico is the culmination of Romanesque sculpture and is a precursor of the new Gothic style.Continue reading “She’s Coming For You – Chapter 18”

The Flying Weasels of Sierra Leone

Weasels are stealthy and cunning creatures. They know the best way they can achieve what they want. In Sierra Leone, weasels in the forest live almost exclusively in the trees and rarely venture down to the forest floor where their lives might be in danger. Weasels quickly worked out that to move from tree toContinue reading “The Flying Weasels of Sierra Leone”

She’s Coming For You – Chapter 17

The afternoon sun was high overhead as the two cars headed out of the port city on their way south along the AP-9 towards Cangas on the Ria de Vigo. The cars obeyed the speed limit and kept about two hundred yards apart, just in case the police developed an unhealthy interest in one car.Continue reading “She’s Coming For You – Chapter 17”

The Howling Rat of Brindisi

The Howling Rat of Brindisi is a semi-mythical creature connected with the legendary ability of St Francis of Assisi to talk to animals. Brindisi is a port on the east coast of Italy and has been receiving ships from all over the world for centuries. In olden times, each ship that berthed would inevitably disgorgeContinue reading “The Howling Rat of Brindisi”