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Love and Beliefs
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NEWS: I'm really excited to announce that the first draft of "Evil Eye - A Lissa Blackwood Thriller", the opening book in my new series of Conspiracy Thrillers, has been completed!
Research for the book began towards the end of 2016, planning lasted until about May 2017, and an initial draft was completed in August 2018. I quickly realised that there was a structural problem in that
initial draft which has then taken four months to fix. I'm very pleased to have taken that extra time to get this first draft completed because the story is now a lot stronger!
I'm loving writing in this new genre and enjoying the adventures that these wonderful characters are having!
Book 2 should be completed more quickly as much of the initial preparation for the series is already in place. In the meantime I'm looking for beta readers for 'Evil Eye' and starting to think about seeking an agent to help me sell the books... exciting times!
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The story begins with Lissa Blackwood completing a covert mission in France to capture a terrorist and bring him back to the UK for questioning.
This terrorist has been associated with the codename 'Malocchio', the UK Intelligence Services' number 1 international target.
But who is Malocchio? Is it one person or a work of many hands?
The name of 'Malocchio' was born during a conspiracy that began during the Second World War and has now given the families of those involved more power than nation states. These 'Players' pull the strings on every major event that happens
across the globe... from Trade to Terrorism, they are in charge.
The Players are thriving by manipulating global and regional events to drive disruption in Europe, creating spaces for them to slip into and consolidate their power. They are now ready to step up
their campaign to seize power in Europe through a wave of bio-terrorism that will throw the continent into chaos.
When the rest of Europe is unwilling to listen to their warnings, only the British Prime Minister’s Special Investigation Group can stop the attacks... and the clock is ticking...
Lissa Blackwood is a thirty-one year old covert warfare specialist who describes herself as “a strong, fierce warrior!”
Craig Ballard is her forty-two year old team leader. Married with two children, Ballard is a Special Boat Service sniper, explosives and survival expert.
Blackwood and Ballard are SIG’s top agents. With terrorists threatening the whole of Europe, only they can stop The Players and save the lives of millions.
My Novels(click on the covers to learn more):
Struggling to survive, being human is their biggest weakness.
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This collection of short stories includes writing from 2005 to 2012. The tales presented here are a balance of later, more fully-developed
stories and earlier, less-developed pieces that are included so you can enjoy the ideas.
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