Pennies from Heaven is the fourth book in Pat McDonald’s Penny series.
Benjamin Pollock (aka Ben Matthews) is a successful businessman trading over the internet with his diet product The Daisy Effect.
“Living the dream” in the United Arab Emirates with his wife Rebecah, Ben receives the startling news that he is about to become a father again. Their twins Luke and Lucy are quite a handful, so Ben thought his family was already complete. The prospect of welcoming another child is quite daunting, leaving Ben to reflect on his life.
An invitation to stay at one of Dubai’s exclusive hotels is received thanks to Don Luis Fernandez Rodrigues, a Colombian cartel drug baron turned legitimate film backer for the film, “Zombie Apocalypse: The Final Resolution,” which Ben’s family have parts in. They find themselves guests for the weekend and are determined to take full advantage of the unexpected getaway.
It is here that Ben begins to discover the seedier side of the UAE, the amazingly beautiful place that has allowed his imagination to run riot.
The trouble with Ben’s past is it has a habit of catching up with him.
British crime author Pat McDonald lives in a rural part of the Midlands, United Kingdom. She previously worked as a researcher, project manager, and programme manager in the NHS and in law enforcement and the criminal justice system. She is now a full-time novelist. This is her tenth book.