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Where is the missing cargo?

When the cargo ship Margherita sheds her load in a Channel storm, Danny Lancaster and his mates go beachcombing. But among the mangled containers they find more than they bargained for. The fuse is lit for a bonfire night confrontation. That’s when the real storm breaks.

“A good dose of gritty realism and strong dialogue”

“A dark, sexy and intelligent novel”

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Who’s murdering members of a 70s dinosaur rock band?

Camilla D’Allessi’s “simple” surveillance job leads Danny to a gruesome discovery at the farmhouse of music legend Mickey “Tattoo” Carpenter. Suddenly Danny is wanted for murder. But nothing will stop him hunting the two murderous maniacs for a high-octane showdown of mud and fire.

“Great stuff with lots of bodice-ripping by bullet and basic instinct”

“Action aplenty. Great stuff, packed with thrills and spills”

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What is the secret of Kaapse Kobra?

Marion Carter wants to find her husband. Jessie Shafto is looking for her lost love. For Danny Lancaster, it’s two easy missing person jobs. But it’s never that simple. Two people who know the secret of a plane crash in Namibia have travelled halfway across the world for the Demon’s Eye.

“A helter-skelter story of human emotion and family loyalty”

“Plenty of sex, violence and humour”

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How far do you go to help the man who saved your life?

When Danny Lancaster gets a call from an old Army friend it looks like a chance for a sunshine reunion. But Pogo is broke, sick and in serious trouble with smuggler in Gibraltar. Unseen eyes are watching. Lives are in danger. The two friends are way out of their depth.

“I could not put this down. Gripping, thrilling, entertaining”

“Genuinely so much better than a lot of better known authors”

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How do you trace someone who lives off the grid?

When young homeless street artist Cat goes missing her rough sleeper friend Hooper asks private investigator Danny Lancaster to find her. The only clues are a faded chalk drawing on a pavement and a lost dog. Then an early morning walker finds a girl’s body on the beach. PLUS six crime short stories.

“If you like gripping crime thrillers this will be right up your street”

“An enjoyable read with twists and turns that surprise”

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Danny Lancaster has been missing since the fishing boat exploded.

Police are closing their inquiry but Wanda Lovejoy continues her campaign to find the truth. An evil man kept alive by machines nurses a corrosive hate. As drugs and disease pull his dying mind apart he throws his crime empire into a scorched earth quest to find one man. If Danny Lancaster isn’t dead he soon will be.

“A taut thriller with some nasty people”

“Brilliant read, fast paced and much heart in mouth”

Bill Todd - Author


I’ve spent most of my working life as a journalist and was pleased and surprised to win an award for my travel writing. Before that I tried all sorts of jobs including furniture removals, photography, teaching and running a magazine group.

Travel writing is not all cocktails under the palm trees but it’s a fantastic job that has taken me to more than 40 countries, from the pure white wastes of Arctic Finland to the ancient deserts of Namibia.

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