The day when Harry Fingle started to realise that his long-standing friend, Philip, was not such a good friend after all, and that his relationship with his ex-lover, Amie, still had some way to go, turned out to be the moment when his life changed forever. Extract from Playing Harry. ‘Harry, what are you doing here?’ […]Read more "What the hell’s going on?"
‘Do you find the defendant, one Harry Nicholas Fingle, guilty or not guilty?’ the judge asked the jury at the end of Harry’s trial. His enemies had conspired against him, bribing policemen and law officials to bring a trumped-up case against him for a crime he didn’t commit. He was found not guilty. The judge […]Read more "Guilty or not?"
Surrounded by nothing but sea and sand can be truly inspirational. It was for me. I’ve just returned from ten days in Provincetown, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, and found this beach and several others where it was easy to drop down onto the sand, listen to the sound of the waves, watch the seagulls, and write. […]Read more "After peace come the words"
Harry Fingle and I are taking a break. We off to Boston and Cape Cod for a while. I’ve done as much as I can on Assassination Continuum, the follow on to Playing Harry and the second story in the trilogy, The Harry Fingle Collection. It’s gone off to my editor, and should be ready for […]Read more "Taking a break with Harry"
Harry’s defining moment. Harry Fingle became certain the jury would find him guilty and that he’d go to prison for several years. At the beginning of the trial he had no doubt that his case would be thrown out of court; dismissed as a shameful case of trumped-up evidence manipulated by someone he’d upset in […]Read more "Guilty or not?"
Harry Fingle is the main protagonist in Playing Harry. Harry’s thrown into a shocking conspiracy, choreographed by MI6 and the CIA, that claims the lives of his brother and sister-in-law and many others. When I created him, I didn’t think for one minute I’d see him again after Playing Harry. He’d be the main character, […]Read more "Let’s talk about Harry"
‘Oh shit.’ Amie dropped her phone into her bag. In about five minutes Harry would walk through the door. She felt nervous and not at all sure she should be there, in his house, uninvited. In the four weeks since he’d crashed back into her life, she felt uncertain and at a loss as to […]Read more "So you think she still loves him?"