BLACK REEF – THE NEW ANGUS MCKINNON THRILLER

A SHIP’S CAPTAIN IS FOUND HANGED IN HIS CABIN: SUICIDE OR MURDER? Marine claims investigator Angus McKinnon is assigned to the case, but when he discovers a falsely declared cargo of military equipment in the ship’s holds, alarm...

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Of spies, typhoons and shipwrecks

Hello from Scotland – and especially welcome to those who have subscribed to this newsletter recently. Black Reef The third Angus McKinnon thriller, provisionally entitled Black Reef, is currently under construction. I’m...

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The LISBON MARU

I spotted this just now and thought it would be of interest to all those of you who responded to my previous post on the subject. This book was published just last month and I see it’s available on Amazon. Not particularly...

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Lee Child on fiction

I love this quote by Lee Child: As a writer of thrillers, he may never be embraced by some literary critics. But he believes well-crafted popular fiction serves a profound purpose, rooted in our earliest history. “At some...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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Dark Ocean launched!

DARK OCEAN, the second Angus McKinnon thriller, is now available on Amazon. http://amzn.to/2vIPRyJ A World War II wreck lies beneath the South China Sea. Is her cargo worth killing for? Marine claims investigator Angus McKinnon...

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