The Black Hill Hotel Mystery

Would you like to know what’s on the menu at the Black Hill Hotel? Starter of Kidnapping Main course of Impersonation Dessert of Revenge Someone is leaving tracks in the snow around The Black Hill Hotel and no one can work out why. Inspector Colin Knowles is called in when one of the guests hasContinue reading “The Black Hill Hotel Mystery”

My new book

The fifth Inspector Knowles book is now available here – entitled the Melton Lazars Mystery. A bookseller is killed with a cricket bat. Inspector Colin Knowles was developing feelings for the bookseller, but he has to put those to one side, so he can investigate her death along with his sidekick Detective Sergeant Rod Barnes.Continue reading “My new book”

Goat Parva Murder Mystery – Excerpt 2

This excerpt is from the book entitled The Goat Parva Murders an English Murder Mystery set in the countryside and starring two policemen who have been working together for a few years and get along really well. There’s lots of dialogue and banter with some humour thrown in amongst the murders and suspects. ============ The followingContinue reading “Goat Parva Murder Mystery – Excerpt 2”

Goat Parva Murder Mystery – 1

This excerpt is from the book entitled The Goat Parva Murders an English Murder Mystery book set in the countryside and stars two policemen who have been working together for a few years and get along really well. There’s lots of dialogue and banter with some humour thrown in amongst the murders and suspects.. TheContinue reading “Goat Parva Murder Mystery – 1”

The Scoresby Bookshop Mystery – 3

The third extract Chapter 3 – Thursday, 1st March – 7:45 am Knowles had just started his journey into work when his phone rang. He had admired the daffodils in his garden, which were rewarding his hard work of the winter time, and reflected that the flowers had provided a great way to start StContinue reading “The Scoresby Bookshop Mystery – 3”

Black Hill Hotel – Excerpt 2

“Actually,” said Knowles from the ground, “that nice Inspector Knowles is already here, in fact that nice Inspector Knowles is the body on this occasion. Thank you, Bingo, what a lovely dog you are. Now, Adelaide, tell me where are we?” “We are on the Black Hill near Frisby Magna,” replied Adelaide. “And you haveContinue reading “Black Hill Hotel – Excerpt 2”

Manton Rempville – Chapter 4

Colin Knowles was lying on a beach in the Caribbean. He was drinking a mojito and soaking up the rays of the sun, while secretly admiring some of the local females. Slowly the eloquent cawing of the parrots in the trees turned into the ringing of his phone and intruded into his dream. Knowles triedContinue reading “Manton Rempville – Chapter 4”

Manton Rempville – Chapter 3

Knowles placed the statements in a folder and asked Barnes to initiate the investigation of Edward Pritchard’s bank accounts to see whether there were sudden influxes of cash. While Barnes was on the phone, Knowles phoned WPC Smythe to find out what she had found out from Wilkinson’s wife. “Hello, Linda, did you speak toContinue reading “Manton Rempville – Chapter 3”

Manton Rempville – Chapter 1

Detective Sergeant Rod Barnes surveyed the remains of Manton Rempville monastery with a certain amount of incredulity. He’d heard that 100,000 pounds had been spent on preserving the ruins and he couldn’t understand why anyone would do such a thing. Ruins were ruins for a reason and that reason was because the natural order ofContinue reading “Manton Rempville – Chapter 1”

Goat Parva Murders – Chapter 5

Carol Herald was in position early for her morning thrills; this morning it was going to be Lord Avon and his stable lad cavorting in the ferns in Hen’s Wood. Lord Avon would sit astride the youth and then whip him quite savagely as he bucked and pranced in imitation of a bull – itContinue reading “Goat Parva Murders – Chapter 5”