Alex Swan and Arthur Gable will be facing their most deadliest mystery yet.
It is the summer 1974 and a senior ranking RAF officer is found murdered in a London hotel on the same day as Turkish forces have invaded Cyprus.
The two men of the Services Investigations Department suspect that both incidents could be linked and soon find themselves on the trail of a deadly international female assassin known as The Praying Mantis. Who has hired her and what is the secret that lies hidden inside the cockpit of an old abandoned Shackleton aircraft at Nicosia Airport?
Island of Fear will be published in the late Autumn.
Alex Swan returns in his most deadliest mystery yet!
It is the summer of 1974 and Swan and his Services Investigations Department colleague, Arthur Gable will find themselves embroiled in a deepening political crisis that will become a backdrop to a deceptive act of war.
Not only does the action take place on the beautiful island of Cyprus, but Swan will also find himself in Portugal and Washington DC as he seeks to expose the perpetrators before they can carry out their deadly scheme.
In the true tradition of the previous Alex Swan Mystery novels, this story will combine true historic events with intriguing action-packed fictional drama as the two SID men are called into investigate a brutal murder in a London hotel, leading them on the trail of a notorious international female assassin known as The Praying Mantis.
Who has hired her and what is the true purpose for this killing?
What is the connection between the assassination and an old abandoned British military aircraft at Nicosia International Airport, that holds the balance of the future Middle East, somewhere inside the cockpit?
Check out the working scene board on my writing page for a sneak peak into the first half of this exciting new Alex Swan Mystery!
Announcing the launch of the official Alex Swan Mysteries blog site SWANGRAMS. The blogs will focus on the writing and settings for the stories, as well as some personal stuff regarding research trips and ideas for future novels in the series. I might even publish extracts to wet your appetites for further reading.
For my blog site visit: https://telegramsfromalexswanmysteries.wordpress.com/2017/04/19/first-blog-post/