Author: Nick

WORK IN PROGRESS

WORK IN PROGRESS With the first two books in the Angus McKinnon thriller series published, I’m now working on the third with the aim of launching it by mid-2018. In this latest book, Angus suspects more than the obvious when he’s called to investigate the apparent suicide of a ship’s captain off the Portuguese coast. Why are the owners reluctant to disclose details of her cargo? And what lies behind the mystery of her destination? The case leads him from the Black Sea to the rain forests of equatorial Africa, setting him against his most formidable adversaries...

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DARK OCEAN

Dear friends and colleagues, Forgive this impersonal message. To those of you who have read DARK OCEAN, thank you. I hope you’ve enjoyed it. If you have, can you take a few minutes to post a positive review on Amazon? Positive reviews drive sales and sales generate more reviews. Sales and reviews drive the title up the Amazon rankings, and this generates more sales, and so on.  So I’d be most grateful! For those who haven’t read it yet, I hope you find time to give it a go in the weeks ahead. With thanks and best wishes, Nick...

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WRECK OF WW2 “HELL SHIP” FOUND

75 years after the Lisbon Maru was torpedoed by an American submarine, which mistook her for a Japanese troop carrier, the wreck has apparently been found, 16 fathoms (98 feet) beneath the East China Sea. The “hell ship”, as such vessels were known, was carrying 1,800 British and Canadian POWs and as she went down, Japanese guards battened down the hatches to prevent them escaping. Tragically, more than 820 died. It was one of the most infamous acts of the war and closely mirrors the fate of the Lady Monteith in my novel, DARK OCEAN. I used the Lisbon Maru as a model for much of the Lady Monteith’s...

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Sea of Gold in the ascendant!

After launch of DARK OCEAN, delighted to see SEA OF GOLD doing so well on Amazon UK: Number 2 in Thrillers > Espionage and number 13 in International Mystery and Crime!...

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