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A mystery drama (Mike Stanhope Mysteries Book 6)
A mystery drama (Mike Stanhope Mysteries Book 1)
A mystery drama (Mike Stanhope Mysteries Book 2)
A mystery drama (Mike Stanhope Mysteries Book 3)
A mystery drama (Mike Stanhope Mysteries Book 4)
A mystery drama (Mike Stanhope Mysteries Book 5)
A stand-alone mystery drama
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When journalist Mike Stanhope is accused of libel, he starts to suspect he’s the victim of an elaborate deception. Trucks miraculously appear in a field, and a body mysteriously vanishes. Who is playing him, and why? Meanwhile, he thinks he’s latched on to a much bigger story. The engaging but enigmatic Trish seems keen to help, but what is her real agenda?
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 true story, fact and fiction intertwine, threatening his peace of mind, his security and even his life.
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.
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?
Mike’s hand hovers over the mouse. He clicks ‘Submit’. His bid to rekindle sales of his languishing self-published novel has begun. He has no inkling of the dire repercussions he’s just triggered. Juggling work, interrupted romance and a desire to change his life, he finds himself drawn into the most puzzling and ultimately terrifying series of challenges he’s ever faced.
Kirsty Thornhill disappeared three years ago. Is she dead, or just determined to keep her head down? Turning reluctant detective, journalist Mike Stanhope scours West Yorkshire for answers, but the trail is cold. Meanwhile, juggling his search with his faltering day job and his precarious love life proves an increasingly risky strategy..
Tom is out of hospital after a mysterious accident, but why is his girlfriend so edgy and his ex-neighbour so hostile? Who is watching him? Enter Emily, appealing but elusive. What is her agenda? Tom starts to suspect a conspiracy against recent populist movements in Britain and the US, but perhaps he should be worrying about events closer to home.