Published 2014 – New Generation Publishing
Release date 28 January 2019
Blind Murder was Stephen’s debut crime novel, self-published in 2014 by New Generation Publishing. The story is set in East Midlands town of Northampton and its surrounding area. A town where Stephen worked for thirty or more years as a copper.
It is an original work using not only a detective, who’s a nice chap, and a traffic cop, who’s an even nicer chap! Despite the historical animosity between the detective branch and the traffic branch on this occasion they are thrown together in a revenge fulled mix of murder and mayhem.
Driving Dead – Release date 28 January 2019
Driving Dead is Stephen’s sequel to Blind Murder, continuing Jake Jordan’s nightmare with the seemingly ever present spectre of Bingham Tyler in the background of a new conundrum. Jake and his growing affection for Dr Kirsty Kingsfield are again in the middle of a case that baffles from the beginning. Why are drivers, and only drivers suffering seizures and death at the wheel of their cars? And who is producing the drug which causes this to happen? The answer is closer to home than they think.
Kill-Switch – On its final edit & seeking representation.
Kill-Switch is Stephen’s third novel, written as his dissertation for his Masters degree. It stands alone from his previous Jake Jordan series and introduces Detective Inspector of Police, Mandy Lee of the Hong Kong Police Force.
The story is set in both Hong Kong and in Northampton – with an excursion into London’s Chinatown. DI Lee is allocated PC Ed Roberts as her chaperone. He’s a Northampton Traffic Cop on light duties after being attacked outside the nick one evening. It is discovered that there is link between his attack and Lee’s investigation.
She is investigating the murder of a young British woman in a Hong Kong nightclub and her partner. The clues lead back to Northampton, her estranged father and a desire for him to get revenge for the death of his wife in a raid on his shop in Chinatown 18 months before.