Coming soon! The sequel to ‘Lifting the Lid’

The assignment in Greece might have been the answer to Trevor and Sandra’s problems except for one thing. Someone was trying to frame them for murder… with a watermelon.

Heads You Lose FINAL

Cover design by Brian Ground from an original illustration by Penny Philcox © 2014

Heads You Lose is the second novel in my ‘Lifting the Lid’ series and will be published very soon – first as a Kindle e-book and then in other e-book formats and as a ‘proper’ paperback.

Final publication details will be announced here in the next few days, but in the meantime…

Click here for more information about the book and to read the first four chapters.

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‘Lifting the Lid’ paperback edition

Paperback on toiletThe paperback edition of Lifting the Lid is now available from Amazon.

‘A superb adventure-comedy… Lifting the Lid will grab you and pull you along for a fun and wild ride… I can’t wait for the sequel!’ – Jennifer Reinoehl for Readers’ Favorite

‘It’s brilliant!… You’ll laugh so hard, you’ll have to make a couple trips to the restroom… The writing is fast paced, funny and downright thrilling.’ – Samantha Coville for SammytheBookworm.com

Click here to read more reviews.

Click here to read the first four chapters.

Unlucky for Some – Episode Thirteen of ‘A Kilo of String’ Podcast Series

Why is spitting sometimes good for you? How do you get rid of unwelcome guests? How many lives does a Greek cat have? Who put something unpleasant in the Dowager Duchess’s corset?

Listen to the podcast to find the answers to these and many other important questions about life in Greece. Listen to podcast…

‘Lifting the Lid’ – My new novel out now on Amazon

'Lifting the Lid'

Cover design by Brian Ground from an original painting by Kostas Tsoukatos © 2013

Yes, my new comedy thriller is now available from an Amazon Kindle Store near you.

There are some things people see in toilets that they wish they hadn’t. What Trevor Hawkins sees might even cost him his life.

Read the first four chapters of Lifting the Lid, which is a comedy thriller about how a single, split-second decision can change someone’s life for ever.

Lifting the Lid will also be published as a paperback in the next few weeks.

‘Lifting the Lid’ – My new novel out soon!

Part of the front cover of my novel 'Lifting the Lid'

Part of the front cover of my novel ‘Lifting the Lid’ (Original painting by Kostas Tsoukatos © 2013)

There are some things people see in toilets that they wish they hadn’t. What Trevor Hawkins sees might even cost him his life.

At long last, my comedy thriller Lifting the Lid is about to be published – first as an e-book and then as a ‘proper’ paperback.

Here’s a sneak preview of part of the front cover – an original painting by my good friend Kostas Tsoukatos. He usually does portraits and was a bit surprised when I told him what I wanted!

Final publication details will be announced here soon, but in the meantime, click here if you’d like to read more information about the book and the opening four chapters.

Out Now! ‘Quest for the Holey Snail’

“Not just another book about serial-killing monks who travel through time and wear Union Jack flip-flops.” – Unusual Footwear Monthly

Quest for the Holey Snail is now available in e-book and paperback formats from Amazon.

'Quest for the Holey Snail' cover

Cover design by Penny Philcox © 2016

WANTED:  Gainful employment of an adventurous nature but without risk of personal physical harm. (Can supply own time travel machine if required.)

When Horace Tweed places an advertisement in a national magazine, the last thing he expects is to be commissioned to travel back through time in search of the long extinct Holey* Snail.

But this isn’t just any old snail. The helix pertusa is possessed of an extraordinary and highly desirable property, and Horace’s quest leads him and his co-adventurers to Ancient Greece and a variety of near-death encounters with beings both mythological and not so mythological.

Meanwhile, Detective Chief Inspector Harper Collins has her hands full trying to track down a secret order of fundamentalist monks whom she suspects of committing a series of murders – the same monks who are determined to thwart Horace in his…

 Quest for the Holey Snail.

 (* This isn’t a spelling mistake. The Holey Snail is so called because there are hundreds of tiny holes all over its shell.)

Click here to read the opening chapters.

Click here to read one of the book’s featured digressions.

Click here to buy.