Different Planet – 1

An extract from Different Planet – a story about 5 days in an English office available here on Amazon. Albert Merton reversed his Hummer out of the driveway. Immediately there was a screech of brakes and the honking of a horn. Merton looked behind him and saw the bus driver gesticulating wildly.   Merton gotContinue reading “Different Planet – 1”

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”

Different Planet – 4

Extract from the book Different Planet – Kindle version here and the paperback version here Albert Martin reversed his Hummer out of the driveway. Immediately there was a screech of brakes and the honking of a horn. Martin looked behind him and saw the bus driver gesticulating wildly. He got out of his vehicle and walkedContinue reading “Different Planet – 4”

The Scoresby Bookshop Mystery – 4

The fourth extract… Chapter 4 – Friday, 2nd March – 8:15 am “Good morning, Linda” said Knowles, smiling at her with an unusual amount of happiness, “I managed to balance on one of those Bosu Ball things this morning for ten seconds, on one leg – that is the longest I have done it for.”Continue reading “The Scoresby Bookshop Mystery – 4”

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”

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 2

Barnes drove his Morgan down the carefully manicured driveway of Manton Rempville Hall, while Knowles stared at the yew hedges, which had been sheared into interesting shapes that he couldn’t quite recognise. After they’d parked, Knowles walked over to one of the hedges and pointed. “What do you think they’re supposed to be, Barnesy, theseContinue reading “Manton Rempville – Chapter 2”

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”