I’ve written all my life, short stories when I was a boy and later a radio play and articles for various magazines. I’ve also worked in advertising as a writer and television producer with amongst others Salman Rushdie and Fay Weldon, for clients like ICI, Shell, Rowntree, American Express (That will do nicely) and Sainsbury’s.
At other times I’ve published and edited magazines – the first for Ascot Racecourse – others for Cheltenham and Aintree. On the book front there are three thrillers featuring Willie Halliday my Buddhist private eye, who’s been likened to Philip Marlowe in some reviews.
I have just launched a new detective Rick Stone who with his two beautiful assistants, Megan and Katelina run the Online Detective Agency, and manage to find plenty of trouble. The book's called "It Leaves A Nasty Stain."
"Ring Back" is a sci-fi romance , the most unusual tale of Frederick and Leila and their big adventure together. You can see a trailer on Youtube
I’ve always liked reading poetry, and two years ago I started writing it.
Late last year I published "Off My Chest’"- poetry for people who don’t ‘do’ poetry. There other books are in preparation, one of them a homage to Bogart & Bergman called, "Casablanca Kiss "
Outside of writing I’m a huge opera fan, a keen gardener, even though I live in Fulham! I’m a member of the MCC, and a season ticket holder at Chelsea where I’ve been a fan for 40 years!
Where to find Mike Fredman online
Trailer for 'Ring Back'. A fantasy for the 21st century.
An evening out with friends ends in hospital with a shocking discovery about Hilary’s unborn baby. A baby destined to bring suffering to those involved with it's birth. And then there's Hilary's cat, Ra, named after an Egyptian God whose consort, Bast can take human or animal form. And who wants revenge for Hilary and Roger's lost child. Revenge that leaves Roger fighting for his life.
Death Comes Unexpectedly
Willie Halliday finds himself working for a steward of the Jockey Club on a case involving blackmail, murder and an extreme political party run by a psychopath. As usual Willie’s not short of lovely women, including Pandora Drummond, a writer of romantic fiction. Phoebe, Willie’s Amazonian secretary who used to box for Roedean, is not amused when her boss comes under the writer’s spell.
Kisses Leave No Fingerprints
Willie Halliday, the private eye with Buddhist beliefs, is on holiday when the peace is shattered by a chance meeting with a long legged, redhead. It isn't long before he's involved in a case that leads to murder via a West End advertising agency, and a seedy hotel in Paddington. Willie needs all his wits about him, and the help of Phoebe, his Amazonian secretary, to come out of it alive!
Leila Alder had the voice of an angel, but without the looks to match. Frederick Prince looked like a Hollywood hero, but his voice made people laugh. Then Leila and Frederick met, and something quite unbelievable happened that would set them off on a romantic adventure that would change their lives, and the whole world forever.
It Leaves a Nasty Stain
Meet Rick Stone, tall, good looking and very single. He's the owner of the Online Detective Agency. He has a nose for trouble, and it has a way of finding him. But more than a little of it seems to come from his love life and his two beautiful assistants, Katelina and Megan. A missing persons case, with an amorous client, leads Rick into a maze of double dealing, blackmail and a murder or two.
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