CURRENTLY BEING MADE INTO A MOTION PICTURE Pierre’s Story immerses us in the lives of father and son as they come to terms with their choices, their history and their secrets. A captivating novel full of charm, humour and great depth, this gripping work evokes every emotion as both a thrilling spy story and a tragic tale of love and loss. Will he find his son? Will his son accept him as his Dad? More
Reeling from the violent death of Michelle, the love of his life but a dangerous French terrorist, and the emptiness of never seeing their son Pierre, John Coventry sets off for a fresh start in Los Angeles. Unnerved by the Intelligence officers’ parting words, "You can never leave us John", he hopes to disappear into the crowd and put his time working as an undercover agent in the Intelligence Services behind him. But recurring nightmares haunt and torment John, driving him to the very brink of insanity.
As a means of escape, he dives head first into the Hollywood Celebrity scene of parties, sex, drinking, and drugs. While his friendships with the famous and the constant blur of the nightlife numbs his senses, he cannot shake the past and his feelings that he was responsible for Michelle's death. Determined to make amends, he begins the heart wrenching and painstaking process of searching for his long lost son. Unbeknownst to John, watching and waiting in the shadows are both the Intelligence services and the surviving terrorists, who now know that John had been a plant in their midst.
Armed with the knowledge that Rondell, Michelle’s best friend and former terrorist, had fled the bloody Police ambush with the baby Pierre in her arms, and had trekked across France to her Aunt’s in Germany, John leaves Los Angeles and rents a small cottage in the wilds of Normandy. Returning to France may bring him closer to his son, but it also stirs up painful memories of Michelle, the time they spent together, and the future they never had. Lonely but determined, he attempts to track the surnames of Michelle and Rondell’s aunt but nothing appears in any searches or registries. A distraught John wonders if his dreams of reconnecting with Pierre would ironically die, not far from where he and Michelle shared so much love and laughter.
But despite the nightmares, John vows to never give up searching for his son...