Hello! I’m back with a new book!

I have taken a sabbatical from blogging for a few months while I got on with the crucial task of actually writing another book, and I’m delighted to announce that it’s just about ready and I could not be more excited about it!  It’s called The Dog Who Saved The World, and this is the cover.  I love it, and everyone else seems to like it as well.

From the back cover:


When eleven-year-old Georgie befriends an eccentric retired scientist, she becomes the test subject for a thrilling new experiment: a virtual-reality 3D version of the future.

But then a deadly disease threatens the life of every dog in the country and Georgie’s beloved dog, Mr Mash, gets sick. And that’s only the start of her troubles.

Soon, Georgie and Mr Mash must embark on a desperate quest: to save every dog on earth, and maybe even all of humanity…

… without actually leaving the room.


So that tells you a fair amount about what is going on in the story, without giving away any spoilers.  Like my previous books, it is set in the north-east of England and a lot of the action takes place in the Spanish City – a leisure complex in Whitley Bay which used to be a fairground when I was a kid.  That’ll be getting a blog post of its own soon.

Publication date is January 15, 2019.  I can’t wait!

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