A JUSTIFIED STATE – BOOK LAUNCH

My first novel - 'A Justified State' - is now available to buy! 'A Justified State' is a thriller set in an imagined city of the future. The State is ruled by the socially reformist Central Party Alliance. Poverty and homelessness have been eradicated, but overpopulation, an energy crisis and an ongoing overseas war are threatening … Continue reading A JUSTIFIED STATE – BOOK LAUNCH

PILLAR OF THE COMMUNITY

The woman was dead. The cover-up exposed. Samson strode along the corridor of pillars flanked by his team. This was their moment of triumph, yet there was no celebration in what had happened. Their footsteps reverberated on the stone floor, echoing ominously. They crossed the courtyard and stopped at the heavy arch door. Samson knocked. … Continue reading PILLAR OF THE COMMUNITY

MORNING TEA

Lady Devonshire was not to be dissuaded, 'I hear he will be worth a fortune when he inherits.' 'Mama, don't be so vulgar,' Bethany admonished. Lady Worthington leaned forward and patted Bethany's knee. 'There are worse things than to marry for money, such as being a spinster with none.' Bethany sat in brooding silence. She … Continue reading MORNING TEA

THE SOURCE

Frost covered the grass and branches. Well-layered joggers trotted past at various paces. She wrapped her arms around herself, the thick coat and gloves failing to halt the chill. Mothers pushed buggies, couples walked hand-in-hand, dog-walkers pulled leads or were dragged by them, tourists swarmed. She didn't know what to expect; she hadn't formed a … Continue reading THE SOURCE