Helter Skelter is the first in a series of novels featuring SAS Sergeant Mark Skelter, who secretly self-medicates on Valium for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
Lucy Ryder is the forty-four year old soldier's first date since an IRA bomb killed his pregnant wife, ten years previously. Her father, 'retired' SAS Brigadier, Rollo Ryder runs a private international security company. Lucy is at the opposite end of the social scale to working class career soldier Skelter.
The team are deployed to Somalia, to rescue two hostages - An intelligence officer with secrets vital to Britain's national security, and a millionaire friend of the prime minister, who holds key to Skelter's PTSD. Skelter's orders are kill the intelligence officer and save the millionaire. If he knew the truth he might well do the opposite, for personal reasons. A wrong decision could destroy his last chance for happiness with Lucy.
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About the Author
He writes thrillers, about Special Forces soldiers and served for 11 years in the Territorial Army with 23 SAS. His second novel Helter Skelter is the first in a series of novels about SAS Sergeant Mark Skelter, who is self-medicating on Valium for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Lucy Ryder, his first date since the killing of his wife ten years ago, is the daughter of a Brigadier, and at the opposite end of the social scale to career soldier Skelter.
The date is cut short as his team is dispatched to Somalia on a mission to rescue hostages, one of who holds secrets vital to Britain's national security. Another has the key to Skelter's PTSD. Skelter's orders are to kill one and save the other. If he knew the truth he might well do the opposite.
A wrong decision could destroy his last chance for happiness with Lucy. Add a tropical storm to the mix and the plan starts to unravel with more twists and turns than a roll of razor wire. This is due to be published in spring 2015 with the sequel Skelter's Revenge following in the autumn of 2015