About the Book
'Curve of early learning' describes the hurts of childhood and early adolescence, the acquisition of understanding about one's environment and place in society, and the harsher reality of the precariousness of existence as invaders kill and rape.
'Arc of adaptation' tells of further changes, more deaths, but the discovery of humanity and, eventually love and respect.
'Circle of celebration' describes the journey by land and sea to the Ring of Brodgar for the celebration of the mid-winter solstice.
Artist, printmaker, family historian and writer, born in Essex and now living in Teesside. The wardrobe having got over-full with prints, I began writing fiction in 2010, initially illustrating 'Edge', then 'One that got away', a short story which spawned three novels written for my own entertainment. Thereafter I began a tale of murder, on a honeymoon cruise, sailing from Edinburgh to Shetland whereupon Luke Darbyshere, an Edinburgh-based detective inspector in Scotland’s Crime and Drugs division, fast became the central character in a series which explores his often-toxic friendship with crime reporter Baz Rose. Murder continued to provide the background against which were enacted the triangles of their lives and their affairs; their relationships with each other, and with the women they loved.