novel at Amazon
Set in Laguna Beach,
girls without parachutes
languished in a laptop for over a decade,
eclipsed by a switch to
in 2016, this
based in a city I know well.
Danger knows you...
...but you don't know him... yet.
Laguna Beach. Idyllic art colony. Haven for
the eclectic rich. And peril's the last thing
on the minds of young wilful Pandora & her
literary sister Jackie as they soak up a
blissful lifestyle cosseted by their doting
father – until he's murdered.
quirky thriller tells the story
of unsuspecting sisters embroiled in a
dangerous world of lies, terrorism, software
secrets, bankruptcy, sex, murder, FBI
shadowing and child protection.
Can they get their act together, or are they
just a lost cause?
Scenic route in writing...
Yorkshire. A childhood affinity for ideas, art, writing
short stories. Yet a diverse career beckoned in Laguna Beach,
With love Vanessa we took off for art colony Laguna, making it our home, raising 2 sons.
travel led to founding businesses &
writing textbooks (credits), with novels
weekend projects (earlier writing).
to 5 years ago when...
the scriptwriting bug bit... 4 stage plays,
4 feature films, 2 TV pilots
(advance-level) plus a novel. Subtext, visualization & lean
writing appeal. My 4th
is in development. A high-concept movie that hits all the buttons
commissioned & spec
"The Wedding Diary" Publisher-commissioned
Semi-finalist Hollywood Filmmakers Int. competition
"Brexit Lab Wars"
Theatre production at
Writers London (rehearsed reading)
"Dancing in Santa Fé" .Theatre
production at Cygnet Theatre Exeter (rehearsed reading)
voices (US & UK)...
- Thrillers. People
with painful truths, who muster the guts to
their hurt & villains.
- Comedies. Unlikely heroes trapped in the farcical side of life.
Actors & Writers London.
We now split our lives between Orange County, California &
Seinfeld - especially
The Soup Nazi
episode written by Spike Feresten.
Fawlty Towers - especially
Basil the Rat
episode written by
John Cleese & Connie Booth.