Jak Akerman


Hi there.
Thanks for your interest.
.I was born in Enfield, Middlesex, UK, where I was educated at Ambrose Fleming Technical Grammar. Won a couple of writing prizes while there. After beginning my working life as a Customs and Excise agent, moving on to become an Estimator with a construction firm, I moved down to the South West where fate, and my love of the sea, led me to research my first book, tak[ng a job as a 'deckey learner' fisherman, sailing on the Blue Sonata out of Starcross, Devon. To earn while i was writing I worked as an off-shore-marine fire protection engineer working the Channel ferries out of Lowestoft and ships such as the Oriana out of Southampton, oil platforms such as the Brittania.
I have traveled Brazil, Rio and the great rivers of Amazonia, where I was surprised to see natives in football shirts carrying their 'dinner' over poles between their shoulders. Then California twice, in my research as a writer. I have written three novels and I am working on a fourth. It's called 'The Shadow Chamber' and it's gonna be a great thriller.
I absolutely live for writing. Because I sure can't paint, play football or fly a plane.

Thanks for looking

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River Dogs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,050. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime
RIVER DOGS is based on reported events. It is a story that tells of atrocities committed against tribes of the Amazon; Protection Agents risking their lives to prevent such, governmental and corporate corruption, rape, sexual violence, torture, unrequited love, and one man's determination to eliminate the vilest killers in Brazil.
Africa Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,810. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
'Africa Story' tells of a team of ex Delta Force buddies who team up to search for a wanted rebel leader. But there is a traitor in their midst. A beautiful military adviser is assigned to lead them to their target, and finds herself fighting alongside them. A whirl of events follow, until the team finally succeed in their mission. Then comes the devastating truth about the traitor.
Pray Hard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,100. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Undercover agent Rusty McCandles unexpectedly falls in love, bang in the middle of an escape from the Vietnamese war. He has to face storms on the South China Sea, rapist pirates, and then Vietnamese 'Snakes' once back in California. All the time tracing a million dollar fortune, he cheats his own people as he saves his love from certain death. And then a traitor is revealed.

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