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Anatomy of a Death Threat

We’ve all seen news reports of people getting death threats. Have you wondered what it’s like? Here’s one family’s experience. The names are fictitious; the events are not.  “A man called my … Continue reading

August 8, 2016 · 6 Comments

Curling Up On Their First Date

  I’m pleased to tell you the story below has just been accepted for an anthology to be published in June. It’s a love story, a very personal one. Hope you like it. * … Continue reading

April 3, 2016 · 6 Comments


Doctors Without Borders / Medécins Sans Frontières is the beneficiary of a recently published anthology of 51 short stories and poems. All proceeds from the sale of Voices From The … Continue reading

March 29, 2016 · 3 Comments

It’s A Hat-Trick + 1

I’m very pleased to tell you that my short story collection and two novels have been chosen for awards in an international readers’ competition. Encounters With Life—Tales of Living, Loving … Continue reading

January 22, 2016 · 14 Comments

Dinner From Hell

Some family gatherings are best forgotten. This would be one on them. The fact is William didn’t want to be there in the first place. A visit to his wife’s … Continue reading

January 8, 2016 · 8 Comments

I Am Aylan

My name is Aylan. A friend is writing this for me. I can’t because I drowned. I was three years old. After ISIS and other people attacked our city in … Continue reading

December 14, 2015 · 6 Comments

The First Chapters

To whet your appetite for this delicious blend of murder mystery and love story, here are the first five chapters (… and you can get the rest, of course, at: http://amzn.com/B016OUM81S)   … Continue reading

November 29, 2015 · 3 Comments

This Truly Is Amazing Grace

If there ever could be a modern definition for Amazing Grace, here it is. In the aftermath of the Paris massacres on Nov. 13, a young man whose wife was … Continue reading

November 19, 2015 · 6 Comments

A Quiet Kind of Hero

This story is about one war veteran, and pays tribute to all veterans on Remembrance Day: Les Marriott was a war veteran. The Second World War had ended a decade earlier, and now he … Continue reading

November 10, 2015 · 3 Comments