Past midnight, a horribly mutilated body is discovered on a road in Portsmouth, evidently killed in a hit and run. There are no witnesses - and few regrets. Why? Because the victim had been terrorising an entire estate.
Scott Plenty (not his real name) writes crime thrillers. His gruesome slasher novels have taken him to the cusp of the big time. There is a massive new contract in the offing, glory and The Late Review beckons. But Scott wants a change of direction.
Backstory is a book-length companion piece to the Pompey-based D/I Joe Faraday series. Think "Extra Features" on a movie DVD. I wrote Backstoryin response to trillions of conversations and e-mail exchanges with readers keen to find out more about the books. Where did they come from in
Estuary is an account I wrote in the immediate aftermath of my father’s death. It’s factual in every respect but it serves as an act of homage as well as an aide memoire.
Joe is on for gold in the 2012 Olympics. When the UK is taken over by a military coup, it's not his problem. Then people start to disappear...Gritty near-future thriller.