Secret Service man Ryan Taylor can’t abide bullies. He doesn’t much care for blackmailers either. Or corrupt officials for that matter. So when he finds himself up to his neck in them, he has no choice but to revert to type. Unfortunately, in his line of work reverting to type can only mean one thing - people end up dying. And Taylor has a clear message for anyone brave enough to poke the hornets’ nest …
Tracy's father died from the tremendous stress of trying to keep his antique business afloat. She takes over his business and soon realised what her father had been up against. She formulates a plan for retribution. Her plan worked beyond all expectations. The money bug had now bitten, she wants more, but can she get away with it?
When Julie Martin discovered a fifty year old love letter, little did she know that it would trigger a chain of events which had its roots in the death throes of Nazi Germany. Revelations in the secret files to which it led, threatened the very foundations of democracy in Britain.
The Eastern Front 1943. A massive Russian offensive has fragmented the German frontlines forcing them into a fighting retreat back to the Oder River to establish defensive bridgeheads in order to slow the Soviet masses. However elements of the 1st SS LAH Panzer division have held their positions and have withstood the brunt of the Soviet onslaught.
Murder comes in all shapes and sizes. It also comes at inconvenient times. Christmas, for example. This anthology has all the classic motives: blackmail, revenge, lust, greed, anger… And there’s more! Humour, intrigue, suspense…
Glasgow, Scotland, 1969, a serial killer named Bible John strikes for the third and last time, vanishing as quickly as he had appeared. 40 years on, and a killer is on the loose again...and young women are dying in an all too familiar way. The race is on to catch a killer...with devastating consequences.
Here are twenty eight short, quirky tales: mystery, murder and ghostly stories, for anyone from eight to eighty. Often they will have a twist in the tale and some may even raise a smile or two. The subject matter is wide and varied and the stories are designed as light reading during a journey: by coach, boat, plane or train.
Neal James takes his sequel to ‘A Ticket to Tewkesbury’ into a frighteningly possible future. ‘Day of the Phoenix’ portrays a fictional Britain where the use of the ballot box is manipulated to further the aims of a radical political society, and where the lessons of history are all too easily forgotten.
Peter Milton had always promised himself he would never again live in poverty, as he had done as a child. That promise became an obsession, so great, it took over his life.