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The Galapagan

The Galapagan goes live :)
10th July 2015 at 2:36 pm 0
  Happy to announce my latest novel, The Galapagan, is now available on Amazon - Amazon.com Amazon.co.uk Synopsis - A dark comic thriller . . . If you save the life of a psychopath, are you then responsible for his actions? Gabriel Black yearns for normality, but love, sanity and contentment have always been denied to him by the malevolence of a psychopath, Anton Crow. Gabriel is bound to Anton by an obligation - having once saved Anton’s life, Gabriel feels a duty to stay close to Anton and protect the world from his violence. When Anton commits a murder, Gabriel realises he has failed and that he now must save himself . . . So begins a wild and riotous journey involving Anton, Gabriel, Olga - a girl with a broken heart, and Winnie - the beautiful girl Gabriel holds up to be the opposite to Anton; the girl he hopes to marry and live out a happy and wholesome life with. As they each struggle for their lives and their liberty, they reflect on questions of love, faith and destiny, and as the story spirals to a gripping conclusion, answers are revealed in dramatic and often bizarre ways.
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The Galapagan
The Galapagan
29th January 2015 at 11:41 am 0
  The Galapagan is my next book. I am aiming to have it published by April/May, 2015. It is a black comedy based around a few individuals on the run, and while the entire country searches for them, they seek the answers to their struggles and general bewilderment in each other. A detailed synopsis is to follow, but meanwhile here is an excerpt which casts a little light on the choice of title - ‘I appreciate your sensitive choice of words, as most people simply refer to me as an idiot or a freak. But digest on this – in an interconnected world, where all the quirks of language and behaviour and appearance are steam rolled into one swathe of sameness, I am a Galapagan – I grew up in isolation; my mind and manner were self-determining. If I have developed a different beak or tail, that is no fault of mine. I had to make my best guess at how a human is or should be, and this is it.’ Gabriel indicates the length of his person with a flourish of his hands. ‘This is my best guess.’
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