BOOK REVIEW: THE TEARS OF BOABDIL by NEIL MacDONALD

The Blurb: Vince is an accomplished liar and undercover Special Branch agent. Truth, for him, is the story we tell. Sworn to his country, committed to his work, he takes on a new mission - masquerading as an Islamic convert to infiltrate a British Jihadi group. There, he meets the beautiful sister of the leaders … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: THE TEARS OF BOABDIL by NEIL MacDONALD

THAT UNFAMILIAR FEELING

It's hard to describe what it is like to be a football supporter of the Scottish National team. Most of the time it is a painful experience. It's not that we're bad at football. We invented the game and played in the first ever international match against England. We've had some great teams and great … Continue reading THAT UNFAMILIAR FEELING

REGARDLESS OF THE OUTCOME

I'm breaking my own rule for once and writing something overtly political: an opinion piece, and it's just my opinion, so feel free to disagree. Regardless of the eventual outcome of the US Presidential election, more Americans have voted for Donald Trump in 2020 than they did in 2016. Let that sink in. Half of … Continue reading REGARDLESS OF THE OUTCOME

BOOK REVIEW: LAYLA’S SONG by PAUL McCRACKEN

The Blurb: Michael is a family man, working long hours to provide for his family. Things take a dark turn when he and his family are subject to a series of threatening and intimidating phone calls, claiming Michael is not who he says he is. One night, when Michael is out, his home is attacked … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: LAYLA’S SONG by PAUL McCRACKEN

BOOK REVIEW: OUTSIDERS by MICHAEL WYNN

The Blurb: DIY Private Investigation is not for the fainthearted. What could the inhabitants of a rural Essex village possibly know about hunting down and defeating a violent drugs gang? Where do you start? Why would you even contemplate starting? Unfortunately, for Julian Ashton and his tramp friend Wordsworth, they have no choice. Embarking innocently … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: OUTSIDERS by MICHAEL WYNN