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the Hare Trilogy and Out of the Mouths of
Babes are sold as new, signed by the author and
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You can purchase all my current books at Amazon, and you can even get the older ones from Amazon marketplace.
Now available from OUP
paperback edition of Mystery Stories - click on the picture. From
creepy school computers to bungling bank robbers; from lost villages to
deadly Christmas presents :
The Joslin de Lay Mysteries
The False Father ISBN 0
439 99614 7
At last Joslin meets the mysterious figure
who has secretly followed him across England
into Wales. But when this man
tells him who he is, Joslin’s world
collapses round him. However,
having solved other people’s mysteries,
now he is on the brink of solving his own.
The journey is long and hard, the
clues he has followed all the way from France
are riddling and not to be trusted, there
are men and women dead on the way and the
secret buried in the past is so hard to
wrong,” said Gyll.
called softly. “Hello. We’re
answer. He called
again, louder. Still no answer.
still praying in her cell,” he said. “We
so, they silently approached the hovel,
listening for the mutter of prayers. They
we look in?” said Gyll.
if she’s praying,” Joslin answered.
listened again. Complete silence.
They looked at each other. A
realisation was breaking on them.
Yule Logs now out !
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Christmas has always been and always
will be a special time of year, a time either
of great happiness or great sadness and
sometimes both. Here are eight stories
of different Christmases, all of which are
memorable in their different ways.
The stories are arranged in order of
age: the first for young children, the last
There are two World War 2 stories, one
which refers to it and one which refers
to another war. There’s a football
story, a ghost story and two stories
with carols in them - and a lot more besides.
There’s a story about a really
weird Christmas guest and another about
a tumultuous family row. All
ordinary Christmases to start with, but
which turn into being anything but ordinary.
Each story has a postscript telling what
real memory lies behind it and how it came
to be written.
Many of my earlier books are back in print via the Back-to-Front
imprint of the Solidus Press. I have chosen some of my favourites to be rereleased by this new publisher. Here
are some that you can read now :
The Great Football Treble
All three books are now available. You can buy them by
clicking on the titles :
Two chilling ghost stories
You can buy them by
clicking on the titles :
Ghosts Who Waited