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Mystery drama

Mystery drama




Mike Stanhope is back!            OUT NOW

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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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Mike Stanhope Mysteries – Book 2            

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Deficit of Diligence

It seemed such a simple assignment. “Go north, keep an eye on the firm we’ve acquired, report back.” Just a blip in writer Mike Stanhope’s new life. Yet soon he’s out of his depth. Commercial chicanery, a lapse in judgement, intimidation, a kidnapping, a beguiling woman and an elusive windfall are pulling his world apart.

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Mike Stanhope Mysteries – Book 1

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Alternative Outcome

Disillusioned journalist Mike Stanhope has self-published his first mystery novel online, hoping to shift his career on to a new trajectory. But when he starts digging into the real life events behind the book, fact and fiction intertwine, threatening his peace of mind, his security and even his life.

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July 16, 2017

The heroism of the average man

Should we approve of everything done by the leading character in a novel? Should he or she be a “hero” in the traditional sense, or should such characters exhibit normal human flaws such as occasional bad judgement and indecision?

You might respond that it depends what kind of book we’re talking about. Perhaps heroic adventures do demand appropriate heroism, you might say. By contrast, arguably a book about “your average man” (whoever that might be) should portray average strengths and weaknesses.

But even pure adventures need conflict and crisis; and this, surely, means that heroes can’t always be invincible. If they were, there wouldn’t be any drama. So perhaps the only difference between “levels of perfection” in different types of book lies in the detail.  ...   Continue reading →

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Denial of Credit 

A mystery drama 

by Peter Rowlands

 

 

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 2017. All rights reserved. 

  

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