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Mystery drama

Mystery drama

Stand-alone mystery            Out Jan 2018!

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Never Going to Happen

What caused Tom Anthony’s car crash? Someone is determined to stop him from remembering, and it seems the price he must pay for a beguiling new relationship is to give up trying. Gradually he realises he’s brushed with ruthless people bent on changing the course of history. Can he thwart their efforts and escape with his life?

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Mike Stanhope Mysteries – Book 3           

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Denial of Credit

Ghost-writing an autobiography for a top executive seems an intriguing challenge, but Alan Treadwell proves a tough taskmaster, and soon Mike is learning things about him that he’d rather not know. Meanwhile, can he juggle his faltering relationship with the prospect of a new involvement, and still maintain his integrity?

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December 20, 2017

Fixed in time?

Can a novel work if it’s set against unresolved real-world events?

What if, for instance, someone had written a thriller whose backdrop was the election battle between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton – and the book had come out before the election result was known? Could that have worked?

I’m hoping the answer is yes, because that’s the approach I’ve taken with my new mystery drama, Never Going to Happen, which comes out in January 2018*. One of its underlying themes is Britain’s tortured progress towards leaving the European Union, and the book will be released more than a year before that process sees any kind of resolution.  ...   Continue reading →

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Alternative Outcome 

A mystery drama 

by Peter Rowlands

Mike Stanhope Mysteries: Book 1


This is a work of fiction. Any resemblance to real
people, living or dead, is purely coincidental.
Certain real organisations and locations are mentioned, but
all events and activities relating to them are entirely fictitious.

Peter Rowlands has asserted his right under the
Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988
to be identified as the author of this work


© Peter Rowlands 2015. All rights reserved. 


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