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Following the closure of Mystery Women, a new group was formed on 30th January 2012 promoting crime fiction.
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by Benhams Books. ISBN: 978-0-9548880-5-3
Michael Walters is having
problems in his boatyard, centring round Quadra,
the yacht he’s restoring for attractive Irishwoman Clare O’Dwyer. Soon they’re
on the run, with a number of unscrupulous people close behind ...
action thriller is set at the time of the Northern Ireland Peace Agreement, and
is focused on dangerous papers from the time of the Irish Rebellion that have
been hidden by Clare’s grandfather ‘in the boat’. In the classic race against
time, Clare and Michael need to find the yacht’s secret before the imposing
array of forces after them: MI5, led by Clare’s unscrupulous aunt, MI6, the
IRA, the Basque movement ETA, the French, British and Irish governments ...
There are chases on land and sea, trips to Brittany and Ireland, fights,
surprises, and a lot of twists as to who’s working for whom. Clare and
Michael’s relationship is developed convincingly, and the author’s sailing expertise
comes across in the particularly vivid sea scenes.
enjoyable all-action thriller in the style of Sam Llewelyn.
a local author, writing books under the name Benham's Sea Mysteries. Retired
from an agricultural background Jim has been writing books since 2005. He is
well known in the local area for his novels, short stories and publicity
writing. He is chairman of Petersfield Writers’ Circle and an active members of
his local book club. Jim lives in Liss in Hampshire, a widower, in an untidy
house filled with books and computers. Jim is a members of the UK Society of
up near Edinburgh, and came to Shetland as a newly-qualified teacher. She is
currently a part-time teacher on Shetland's scenic west side, living with her
husband and two Shetland ponies. Marsali is a qualified STGA tourist-guide who
is fascinated by history, and has published plays in Shetland's distinctive
dialect, as well as a history of women's suffrage in Shetland. She's also a
keen sailor who enjoys exploring in her own 8m yacht, and an active member of
her local drama group.Marsali also does
a regular monthly column for the Mystery People e-zine.
In 1996 Jim retired from full-time farming to start a ca