Side effects

Professor  Stephen Frampton took off his wire framed glasses and patted the report laying on the board room table beside him. As if to give special weight to what he said. Opposite him was Doug Edwards, Vice President of ZPI UK, one of the World’s largest Pharmaceutical companies. Zenda Pharmaceuticals International was an American company…

Meeting with Mike NHS

So what do you want to know? Millar was  sitting in Mike Eaves office on the eighth floor of a large teaching hospital in West London. His office was at the back overlooking a vast cemetery that stretched east towards Fulham. Mike leaned forward and stabbed a button on his keyboard to fire up the…

The claw hammer

She didn’t deserve it. Not like that.  A crying shame. A waste. Natalia Kasper was young beautiful and had only lived in England for two years. A mother of a young boy. Making her way in the world.  Her whole life before her. She had dreams of making her home in England. To raise her…

The Tate Gallery

If you could picture a man used to looking at data Jeff Sabon would probably come close to who you imagined.   He had a mass of dark hair that was tied in a knot at the back. He wore round glasses with seemingly no frames and with no disrespect to the man but it…

The Meeting

Sean Millar sat at his  kitchen table dressed in tracksuit bottoms and T shirt.  If dressed is the phrase for it. He was unshaven and unshowered. It was ten in the morning and he was into his  third cup of strong French coffee.  Millar was still wrestling with chapter six of a non fiction book…

The harsh reality

What makes someone do that? Do what? Sean Miller looked more intently at his screen and gulped the dregs of his coffee. “Rape a child. A small boy. “ Ferguson opposite stuck his head around his computer screen and  pushed his glasses to the top of his head “ Still working on that? Its never…

Creating a character for a series.

I have been looking at the genre of crime thrillers. This after all is the second most downloaded style of books on Amazon after romantic fiction. Probably the best known is Jack Reacher who is Lee Child’s creation. This loner ex serviceman is now into his twentieth adventure. He comes under the category of super…