I currently have six books available through Amazon's CreateSpace and Kindle platforms. These are:
Sandgrown'un - available as an ebook only
Two into One - available as an ebook and in paperback
The Lynn Valley Orchard Rules - available as an ebook and in paperback.
Gone Missing - available as an ebook and in paperback.
The Single-Bullet Theory - available as an ebook and in paperback.
Senseless - available as an ebook and in paperback.
Bye Then, See You Later - available as an ebook and in paperback.
Although it looks like I have been super humanly productive the publishing dates are deceptive. Sangrown'un, my tongue in cheek wander down memory lane with the Football Team I have supported since I was a small boy was written three years before I got round to publishing it.
My first novel, Two into One was written over a whole year and on many occasions I wondered if I would ever finish it.
The Lynn Valley Orchard Rules however was done, start to finish in about 10 weeks. I tell people it wrote itself, which is pretty much what happened.
Gone Missing takes two characters who appeared with cameo roles in Two into One and The Lynn Valley Orchard Rules. One is Derek Blackstone, a long-in-the-tooth Detective with the Vancouver Police Department, the second is Tony Hancock a bright, young, enthusiastic rookie new to the Force. I did this deliberately so that readers who read my books have a certain familiarity to the people I write about and their circumstances.
The Single-Bullet Theory is completely different to any of my other books being, as it is, set in the small fishing/holiday port town of Padstow in North Cornwall, England. It is what I call a gentle story of love, loss and relationships and I loved writing it. One revue called it '5 stars Masterful.
Senseless is the second book of the Derek Blackstone detective novels of a series I intend to continue. In it Vancouver has come under attack from unknown protagonists suffering from three deadly bombings in very public places. Blackstone believes it will be dealt with by Special Forces but despite his best efforts to avoid any involvement finds himself and his side-kick DS Tony Hancock front and center of the investigation. Meanwhile there is the pesky issue of two murders of pre-teen little girls to be dealt with. Much more up his conventional alley. Blackstone and Hancock are in fine form as they tackle these disturbing issues in a way that will make you smile.
Bye Then, See You Later is similar in style to The Single-Bullet Theory in many respects in that it is again set in England. It does, however, travel briefly to Greece. In essence it is about one man's ability (or not) to deal with rejection, which seems to happen to the main character, Tim Clarke, on a repeatable basis. Based around two central love stories it is really a story about survival.