Genesis

The genesis of a new character, a detective chief inspector called Woods (my late mother’s maiden name), a man with a forthright way of dealing with suspects and colleagues alike. Woods is religious, though he is a lapsed Catholic, and is not averse to quoting verses from the Bible, if only to sometimes discombobulate those Read More …

Muslamic Ray Gun’s original opening chapter

This was the original beginning to my novel, “Muslamic Ray Gun”, but I felt that it seemed distant from the rest of the plot, and ultimately didn’t seem to have the voice of the main protagonist, Andy Huxtable. Perhaps it is more a description of the reality of my home town, Peterborough, seen through the Read More …