Waking up in a strange bed with no memory of how she got there begins a terrifying journey for Athena Beaumont.
Across town, Nicholas Hardy discovers an appalling secret of 1850s London: young girls, guaranteed virgin, being sold to the highest bidder.
Athena and Nick join forces to combat the corruption surrounding them as they strive to bring down a white slavery ring.
Meanwhile, a mysterious Frenchman is hunting Athena, for reasons unknown… (58,025 words)
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About the Author
After a career as a surveyor in Sydney, Papua New Guinea and northern New South Wales, a life-long reader started writing himself.
He had stories published in magazines. Two novels picked up by an e-publisher. Won writing competitions. Became a writing-comp judge.
Best of all, his wife was an accredited editor. That’s why her name appears with his. They’re a team. She keeps his prose tight and his characters’ dialogue believable.
After you rip through your first book, you’ll want more. That’s fine. For your pleasure, he has spun more stories in many different and fascinating historical epochs, as well as in the present and near-future.
Love being swept up in intriguing plots, memorable characters and dangerous historical periods? You’ll really enjoy these page-turners!