Book List in Order: 15 titles

  • Justice Minister Elaine Parry dies in an explosion. A terrorist attack? A political assassination? Or is it personal? Big-time criminals, an international media tycoon, the CEO of a pharmaceutical giant, even one of London's top cops - all have reaso...



  • November 1963 - gray days, cold nights in Harlem. A Civil Rights firebrand, falsely accused of brutally killing three fellow activists, seeks the help of veteran investigator Daniel Leland. Yet more cold-blooded murders raise the stakes as Daniel p...



  • HARLEM MADNESS A sequel to Harlem Nocturne, this crime novel is set in Harlem, New York, in 1943. Hunting an old friend's killer, Black detective Daniel Leland fights big-time gangsters. Helping a young Jewish soldier, jailed on phony espionage charg...


  • In this blackly comic and politically incorrect tale, all kinds of prejudice are encountered - racial, religious, sexual. When Jimmy's forgetful mum disappears he is suspected of killing her, while he fears that she has fallen foul of a sadistic seri...


  • In New York in 1939 the World's Fair is in full swing, a Joe Louis title fight is coming up, and there are hot times in Harlem every night. Harlem is home to Daniel Leland, a small-time private detective, retired from the NYPD when he was shot during...


  • Texas cop Phil Davis investigates the victim of a road accident who bears scars inflicted over decades. Discovering that similarly scarred men have recently died, Phil digs deeper. Seeking to unearth a dangerous undercover group of political extremis...


  • The Colors Of Your Life is a play about racial and sexual discrimination in the USA in the 1960s and the present day, seen through the dramatic lives and often terrifying experiences of its two characters, May and Shirley, who are grandmother and gra...






  • Hollywood homicide detective, Toshiko Tanaka, investigating the sadistic killing of a bit-part player in old-time movies finds similarities with killings at Rialto Pictures a half century ago. Harry Kenning, who retired from making Western movies fif...


  • Phil Davis, a cop in a small Texas town investigates a brutal triple homicide. Jack Ryker, enforcer for a Texas crime boss, sees a report on the murders and believes the victims are his wife and young children. He resolves to hunt down the killer. Ba...


  • With the advent of the Second World War a new mood was discernible in film drama - an atmosphere of disillusion and a sense of foreboding, a dark quality that derived as much from the characters depicted as from the cinematographer's art. These films...


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    Locked away for many years in maximum security, the Caveman never speaks. Savagely beaten before facing trial for the slaughter of little children, the evidence against him is never tested in court. Did he commit these unspeakable acts? Or is the rea...


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    The assassin came to London, confident he would follow his instructions to the letter. As political leaders of East and West gathered for a Summit Meeting, security men began a race against time to find the man before it was too late. The lives of ...