DOORS OPEN - MY BOOKS ARE NOW ON DISPLAY AT
THE LITTLE BOOK COMPANY, GABLES
ARCADE, RANGIORA - the best bookshop in the district. Thank you.
DOORS CLOSE AND RE-OPEN
when finishing a book which has been worked on for years there is a sense of closure.
My mind was
blank until I re-read the final chapter and asked myself. Is this the end for Mike Daly?
I had grown to like my key character MIKE
DALY and I will not say how Twelve Thousand to One ended - but that last chapter seemed to call for a sequel or even a trilogy (if I live that long!).
So a sequel or a follow-up was born,
which will send Mike researching the WWII Battle of Arnhem and Oosterbeek when he finds his late father's diaries and documents dating from 1944.
NOW ALL SYSTEMS GO!!
TWELVE THOUSAND TO ONE
After two, no, maybe three years I have written the FINAL Chapter and have
a plan for the next episode - and maybe beyond
AGENTS - PUBLISHERS - READ ON
WHO IS ROBERT PRESTON?
Is he Kathy's mysterious Englishman who drinks in her Christchurch bar?
The passsport supports this identity
Is he George Dixon a childhood friend of Mike Daly who remembers him when they raced Roaring Liz through the quiet streets of their Lincolnshire village?
The passport photograph
convInces him - the distinctive scar can belong to one else.
WHOEVER IT IS, HIS SKELETON LIES IN THE BUSH OFF A DESERTED TRACK IN NEW ZEALAND.
his search for the truth Mike uncovers a New Zealand bloodstock scam and we relive those financial piracy days following Rogernomics before it all fell down in 1987. Days of legal financial piracy and the time of housewives' stocks and shares clubs, Racehorses
and gambling on the stock exchange.
Briefly we meet Mr Asia, and the violent drug baron Terry Clarke, and are threatened by a Bikie gang.
in the sixties and seventies, the growth of the drug culture and the West Indian Yardies. We are introduced to Sinjon from Jamaica and his Manchester coke financed Nightclub.
hiding from French Albie after his land scam went, wrong meets Irish Paddy by chance in a Richmond hotel. He is an expert on racehorses who introduce him to the New Zealand 1984 financial euphoria.
WAS IT GEORGE DIXON'S SKELETON = OR ROBERT PRESTON - OR RODGER JONES OR EVEN PADDY O'HARA BURIED IN THE BUSH AT STOCKYARD BAY?
TWELVE THOUSAND TO ONE UNRAVELS THIS MYSTERY.
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