A Father's Duty

A Father's Duty

by Paul Ferguson
A Father's Duty

A Father's Duty

by Paul Ferguson


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How far would you go to help your children?

That’s the dilemma retired bomb-disposal expert Steve Foley faces when his son, ‘Crazy’ Eddie, finds his life in danger…

When Eddie and his friend Road Kill accept work as bodyguards in Afghanistan, Steve knows that something doesn’t feel right. Who is Malik, the mysterious man making the job offer, and why is he so keen to employ two young, inexperienced bodyguards?

As the dream job turns into a nightmare, how far will Steve go to rescue his wayward son? How far will Malik go to avenge the death of his own child? And what will happen when two families at war finally come face to face?

A gritty thriller, A Father’s Duty takes us into a world of kidnapping and terrorism but, above all, it looks deep inside families to find out what holds them together and drives them apart. It’s a book you won’t forget.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781913071585
Publisher: 2qt Limited (Publishing)
Publication date: 05/01/2020
Pages: 350
Product dimensions: 5.06(w) x 7.81(h) x 0.78(d)

About the Author

Paul Ferguson was born in England, spent his childhood in Ottawa Canada and obtained a BA degree in History from The State University of New York in Oswego.
His writing career began in the 70s when he wrote lyrics for pop songs, radio commercials and the film score for the movie Assassin. Paul also wrote lyrics for winning entries at the Japanese, Spanish and Irish song festivals.
After playing professional ice hockey in Europe, Paul spent over twenty years as an ice hockey commentator working with the BBC, ITV, Sky and Eurosport. In the mid eighties he wrote a book on how to play ice hockey (published by David and Charles).
Short film script writing earned Paul a BAFTA nomination for My Darling Wife in 2008 and since then several of his scripts have been made into short films.
In 1985, Paul co-founded Ferguson Snell and Associates Ltd, a firm advising on UK immigration matters for corporate clients. Paul and his business partner sold the company in 2006.

His debut novel, Killing the Dead, is story of a writer hoping to make it in Hollywood but rejection and ridicule from the industry he loves forces him down a road he never intended to go. Alone and desperate for recognition, he decides to bring his script to life and take it to the streets of LA. Within days, his chilling deeds spread fear and panic in the city. California was no stranger to serial killers, but this one was different.
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