“Anything can happen in the dark…” After Midnight is a collection of gothic short stories based on the folk legends and cautionary tales of the unknown that were collected in Britain by missing author Sidney Wainwright. Sit by the hearth on a dark and stormy night. Read yourself a story or two by firelight. I warn you, once the clock chimes midnight, there is no knowing how this tale will end.
Archaeologist Matthew Connor and his friends set off for Egypt in search of the legendary Emerald Tablets when a colleague finds clues to their whereabouts. Given the powers the Tablets are said to possess, the fate of the world hangs in the balance, and there is no time to waste.
When celebrated author Jack Rogan stumbles upon a hidden diary, he can’t resist investigating. Honouring the last wish of a dying friend, he is irresistibly drawn into a web of intriguing clues, hinting at a long forgotten treasure.
Life after death just got deadlier. When a giant spider appears in the garden, Mrs. Beatrice Timmons (aka Miss Knight) knows there’s trouble brewing and it’s not served with tea. A choice must be made: agree to an unholy alliance or endanger an unborn child? An unsolicited visit to the God of Death is part of the bargain. While it's all for a good cause, the consequences could be dire.
What you always wanted to know ... Step into the attic where the Jack Rogan Mysteries were conceived and created, and discover the intriguing world of the best selling and multi award-winning historical thriller writer.
Jane Austen meets Lara Croft: Mrs. Beatrice Knight is preparing to start a life of marital bliss, or at least marital satisfaction. But the Nandi are rising up against their colonial masters and unleashing a frightening curse in the process. The intrepid Mrs. Knight faces all this with her usual aplomb, her hefty walking stick and, of course, a pot of tea. But will her marriage survive?
Paris, 1797. When a young servant girl is accused of poisoning her master, police investigator Aristide Ravel cannot believe she is guilty. In a large household overcome with bickering and resentment, everyone seems to have a motive for poisoning old Martin Dupont. But as more family members turn up dead, the list of suspects rapidly dwindles...
A traitorous fiance and a murderous stranger send straight-laced bookish Emmie Kirkwood fleeing into the 1870's London night fog. When a strange gas lamp appears at the side of the road, will it lead her to a place of refuge or a doom worse than what awaits her outside? Meanwhile, her would-be killer is still hot on her trail. A Gateway Roadhouse Chronicles steampunk suspense adventure novelette.