Gordon Henderson was born in Brompton Military Hospital in 1948 and is proud to be a true “Man of Kent”. His early life was spent in the Medway Towns, where he grew up on a council estate in Chatham and went to Fort Luton Secondary Modern School.
Gordon left school at 16 to join Woolworths, where he worked his way up from being a “stockroom boy” to senior store manager.
After spending some time in South Africa, where he had a restaurant, Gordon had a succession of jobs including being a political agent, a senior contracts officer in the Aerospace Industry and an operations manager for an international manufacturing company.
In 2010 he was elected as Member of Parliament for Sittingbourne and Sheppey.
Following this collection of short stories, many of which have been influenced by his own life, Gordon plans to release his first novel, the first of many.
Helping KGB generals to defect is routine in 1990. Combatting a plot to destabilise South Africa in the name of corporate greed is less usual.
David Statton finds himself up against ruthless enemies who will stop at nothing. To stop them, he has to confront personal tragedy and treachery.
Join Statton as he battles to keep Nelson Mandela and his dream of a rainbow South Africa alive.
South Africa during Apartheid, the story follows a multinational group of mercenaries, led by Englishman David Statton, given the impossible task of rescuing a Soviet scientist from Robben Island. With a deadly superpower game of intrigue and treachery, events move towards the inevitable bloody climax.
Pigeon Pie And Other Tasty Tales is as varied as it is thought provoking; with no real theme except that each has a slightly twisted tail. Enjoy all these tasty tales, but take them with a pinch of salt!