Book List - The Thrillers
There are five of these, all (roughly) contemporary thrillers, the last of which was written in 1992. They all have sailing as a background, which is why this page has a picture of my boat as its illustration. 'Royalist' is a Cornish Crabber, Mark 2, one of 14 that I know are in the United States (out of about 350 that were built in Cornwall). I enjoyed writing the thrillers, but suspect I am happier writing historical novels. I'm always delighted when people want more of the sailing books, but I'm not planning on writing any more, at least not now - but who knows? perhaps when
SERIES NAME: The Thrillers
Wildtrack 1988 US / UK
Sea Lord 1989 US / UK
Crackdown 1990 US / UK
Stormchild 1991 US / UK
Scoundrel 1992 US / UK
In which a crippled veteran of the Falkland's War sails into the north Atlantic to discover whether a famous television presenter is a murderer
Title: Sea Lord
An eccentric and reluctant aristocrat just wants to be left alone to be a sea-gypsy, but a theft from his ancestral home hauls him back to Britain and mayhem. For idiotic reasons this book was retitled in the United States as Killer's Wake.
A convalescent cruise in the Bahamas turns murderous with cocaine.
Can our hero save the world from the environmentalists? Someone has to
A man goes home to Cape Cod to escape a world of European treachery and his involvement with the Provisional IRA. Others have different plans for him.