Wednesday, December 08, 2021


imagination is sparked by an Ethrick Brown Novel. Book with images exploding from it

Read Scottish thrillers with great plots and laugh out loud humour

Work in Progress

A Crime Book


I was trying to steer clear of crime writing but after a bit of encouragement from an editor, who thought I had a rather unique voice on the genre, I was tempted to give it a go. I'm really pleased with how it's progressing and I'm enjoying putting this one together. It could snowball into a massive series following the career of an ordinary cop but let's start one book at a time. Not decided on a name for the book yet but I'm more than two thirds of the way through it. Here's a wee taster . Any feed back gratefully received.

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Nothing Ever Happens in North Berwick - Witches v Zombies


This is the third in the North Berwick Series. Don't worry about the crazy title. I do have a plan for a totally believable plot. I'm struggling a bit to bring it all together at the moment but I will get there. Chapter 1 is not the finished article. There is too much going on and in trying to set the scene for future chapters I possibly included too many characters and added too much history, so that will need a big edit to slim it down but I'm on the case. Feedback is appreciated.

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Parallel Lines - An unexpected Journey



This is a kids books which I started about 15 years ago. It was started to help encourage my kids to read. Not surprisingly its based on the adventures of 3 scottish children. They came up with plot ideas and the story sort of evolved under my direction. we were about 18 chapters into it when my computer was stolen. I hadn't backed up the last three chapters and I couldn't bring myself to rewrite them. One day I will return to this. In the meantime here's the start of what might have been.

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