INSIDERS – CHAPTER 7; Gripping vaccine/virus sci-fi adventure novel in serial form

CHAPTER 7 : Rother Names His Poison “How about I call you Kane?” Rother had mulled over several possibilities for naming his parasitical virus, and this was the one that had stuck. “Why, yes,” replied Kane. “Why not?” Although it still worried him, Rother was already becoming more accustomed to the fact that his parasite … Read more

CHAPTER 6 – INSIDERS

CHAPTER 6 : Cliff Hanger “This view,” Mercy had said, “is just spectacular.” “On a day like this,” Mr. Park had agreed, “it’s hard to beat.” He pointed out towards the seabirds, mostly pelicans, cormorants and gulls, wheeling over Seal Rocks, then gestured further up the coast to the north. “And just up there, if … Read more

CHAPTER 3 OF MY NEW NOVEL

INSIDERS CHAPTER 3 : Plastered “It was all a dream,” thought Rother. Startled back from sleep to sudden wakefulness, he had felt a flood of relief surging into his head and chest for all of half a second. “Just a dream.” he said aloud, hoping to convince himself. Almost immediately, however, he caught sight of … Read more

CHAPTER 2 OF MY NEW NOVEL

INSIDERS CHAPTER 2 : THAT OLD LUMINOUS LOOK AGAIN “What did we learn before our source was shut down?” Smiddy knew from the chilling tone of Elfin’s voice that she would not brook any prevarication in his response. He thought, as he had often thought before, that hers was probably the most inappropriate name for … Read more

SEPTEMBER SONGS

It’s the wrong month, November, but I was walking our dog Ginny in Oakfrith Wood (near #Urchfont, #Wiltshire) recently and the autumn leaves were falling all around me, and were also scattered beautifully all over the ground, so I found myself walking along singing … “The leaves of brown came tumbling down, remember?Last September, in … Read more