Sci-fi thriller examines personal relationships of a mis-match of a stranded community in the wake of a failure of all modern technology. Playing Havoc evaluates each of our real skills and their values in a world without a keyboard.
His perverted desire is to become the world’s most infamous serial killer. He is a psychopath, emulating killers like Jack the Ripper. A popular seaside resort becomes his stalking ground. The terror intensifies as the bodies of young women are discovered mutilated. Piece by piece the clues emerge, but the nightmare has only just began.
This supernatural thriller pivots on two powerful characters; Ben Blake, the gifted British Intelligence officer embarking on his first undercover assignment, and Jake Snell, the rugged Earl full of vices, the rogue who has to tease out that single thread of goodness inside his crumbling shell. He is Ben’s only lifeline in this treacherous game.
From behind the headstones the laser beams from the machine guns settle on the target; coffin maker, Pat O’Donnell. He is unwillingly digging a grave for these thugs. A woman arrives in a jeep. Even in the half-light he can see she is beautiful, but what is she doing here? She is a stranger, yet, he feels drawn to her and her mysterious background.
Multi-millionaire Walter Sinnet is crooked and ruthless. He builds an impressive underwater folly on his property. Wishing to show off, Walter welcomes a house party to his home, but an angry storm lashes down on the village and traps everyone inside the estate. A guest’s jewellery goes missing and a dead body is found floating in the lake.
Returning to a Scottish Borders churchyard, on the winding banks of the River Tweed, and suffering from a queasy stomach – the editor's golden boy, young reporter Leonard McFadden, staggers and grasps a tombstone for support, and plunges headlong into a strange and deadly mystery that fate has diabolically thrust across his path.
Bert Simpson’s life is a kaleidoscope of ups and devastating downs! A happy life at the beginning is then followed by heartbreak and this sequence of events was to accompany him for the greater part of his adulthood. In prison he makes some very unusual friends who manage to boost his low esteem and start him back on the road to recovery.
James Poynter is a young man out for revenge. Set up for a crime which he did not commit, and by someone whom he felt he could trust implicitly, his sole focus becomes one of retribution against his former employers. Murder, deception, drug trafficking and embezzlement combine to derail the futures of everyone connected to the company.
Commemorating 70 years after the end of WW2 hostilities. A vivid insight, through a fascinating mixture of history, reminiscence and fiction, into life during World War 2 (WWII).