Science fiction fan, astronomy enthusiast and IT professional Erik Ga Bean lives in the English county of Hertfordshire with his wife Helen and his growing collection of carnivorous plants. As well as being an author, he is a keen narrowboater and a leading light in the Stevenage Plus social group.
Little happens when three friends take to the water by narrowboat to rescue relatives and Reiki out universal energy, in this slow moving adventure of elephant encounters, green energy smuggling and biscuit enjoyment.
The long awaited third book of the relative summer trilogy is finally here. It is the summer of 1978 and eleven year old twins Nigel and Michael have been asked to be ushers at their university lecturer aunt's wedding. This gives them an unforgettable first look inside the sometimes quite strange worlds of weddings, academia and university life. There are big rabbits and an even bigger dress.
Ten year old twin boys Nigel and Michael are treated to a week's holiday exploring the English waterways in a narrowboat. The rest of the family come along and make sure that the summer of 1977 will never be forgotten.
Nine year old Nigel's twin brother is knocked down by a car just before the long hot summer holiday of 1976. With his parents busy at the hospital, Nigel has to spend his summer with elderly grandparents and an eccentric aunt. He learns about life in WWII, that there is more to hunting rabbits than making a noise like a lettuce and that not all railway stations are called "Gentlemen" or "Way Out".
Turbulent times at the North Pole reunite four childhood friends more than thirty years after they shared a magical Christmas morning. Can the novice crew of a flying bus get to the bottom of a robbery and round up enough reindeer to free the elves.
Elisabeth's world ended when she was forced to leave university before the end of her course. After centuries serving as an immortal royal flunky on a planet that doesn't even have a name, she is yearning to return to the 1990s English undergraduate student scene. The uninvited tigers in the kitchen are far from her only obstacle in this keenly awaited sequel to "Physics with Metaphysics".
What are cats for? Peter understands dogs and their mutually beneficial arrangement with humanity. Can he solve the eternal feline mystery and win the heart of Sarah the cat owning shop keeper, or will the repeated uncomfortable alien abductions thwart his every effort in this science fiction romance.
The theft by witches of an unfamiliar dinosaur from three undergraduate students leads them to make an extraordinary discovery about the nature of their existence and the importance of living happily ever after. Can an animated soft toy and an oversized garden gnome save all the days in this increasingly impossible adventure?
George runs a quiet Hastings junk shop in this parallel universe adventure. One day he discovers two bigfoot creatures in his cellar. Soon he is sailing the seas of an alternate version of the Earth with an unexpectedly pregnant woman and a rubbish anthropologist. Can he make it home in time to prevent the invasion of the Yerin?
Karen is stranded a hundred years into her past in this thought provoking timeline drama. Can she communicate her predicament to her husband in the present day ? Can Adrian, with only the help of his robot butler, thwart the time travelling androids and rescue his wife ?