Peter Tong

Biography

Born in Lancashire, England, live in Normandy, France. Began writing at ten-years-old, inspired by school compositions and library-book reading. In those days I wrote Sci-fi stuff (never finished a book as I was always starting a new one), & in mid teens wrote a couple of satirical surreal shorts. But it was in my mid twenties after working in the Australian bush for a mining company and trekking back to the UK across Asia, that I began serious writing. My first published work was about my experiences in Japan for Blackwood's Magazine. Most of my career has been with scripts for radio & TV, screenplays, and stage plays, comedies and thrillers.

I wrote and produced my first movie, the cocky little Gobsmacked! about an old bus broken down in the country and how the passengers got on with each other. A vertical learning curve that was fun right from the start. Followed by Mrs H of Baker Street, the stage farce about Sherlock Holmes’ landlady secretly doing her own detective work. Another joyful experience not to be missed.

A few years ago I began writing novels (all out as ebooks) starting with the WWII heroic adventure series: Operation Hawkwind. Followed by the light-hearted Victorian crime series: The Detective Ladies of Baker Street, and Secret Agent 253, a WWI romantic spy story. I am currently on with an inspiring 'how to' book called: Never, Never, Never, EVER, Give Up, based on my experiences in achieving success. Next up will be an epic Sci-fi novel.

My pastimes are country walking, reading, watching films and plays, enjoying jazz, rock, folk & classical concerts. I am a supporter of the David Lynch Foundation.

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Series

Operation Hawkwind
We follow the adventures of a mixed bunch of maverick servicemen, French resistance fighters and a rogue German fighting their way across war-torn Europe until the end of WWII.

Island of Steel

Price: $2.50 USD.

Books

Kidnapping Hitler
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 89,620. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » War, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
Our six Hawkwind Heroes are ordered to sneak into Hitler’s bunker in Berlin where he controls the war from underground. And smuggle him out before the Russians take over the city. This act, they are told, will immediately end the war. After numerous dangerous attempts to find his Fuhrerbunker they face even greater dangers getting inside, and where they have to confront the devil himself - Adolf
Death Holds a Seance
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 42,140. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
The Detective Ladies help an elderly couple involved in predictions at a séance given by Madame Zarkofski: a ‘valuable item’ the couple expected to find in a village cemetery wall is not there. The Ladies decide the medium is a fraud and vow to expose her. And so a twisting tale unfolds with a predicted death, a list of suspected thieves and our Ladies besieged in 221b by a gang of thugs.
Jack the Nipper
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,150. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Women are being attacked in broad daylight and nothing is being done to stop it. The Detective Ladies, Mrs Hudson and Fanny-Annie Grubbins, go into the streets to track down the vile fingered beast. Only to encounter a sinister story of Establishment arrogance and suppression of the truth by the newspapers and the police, and they face kidnapping and murder before they expose Jack the Nipper.
Beaches of Blood
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 88,510. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » War, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
A ruthless female spy has the stolen plans of the forthcoming D-Day Invasion. But no one knows where she is. Our team of misfit heroes has only five days before the 6th of June to evade enemy troops and capture her before she delivers the plans to the German High Command. A manic race is on to prevent the greatest wartime success from becoming the greatest wartime disaster.
Island of Steel
Series: Operation Hawkwind. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 87,960. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » War
Six maverick servicemen stranded on the Nazi-occupied island of Guernsey, have only 24 hours to kidnap a high-ranking German officer before they can escape. These reluctant heroes - even more reluctant when they discover the officer’s identity - are forced into a critical race against time. Finally meeting him in a suicidal confrontation, a new revelation changes everything.
The Secret Agent of Sarajevo
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 90,060. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
A coming of age story set in the uncertain weeks leading up to WWI. Stanley (Stanislav) a disaffected and naïve young Bosnian-Englishman is recruited by the British Secret Service. He infiltrates the Black Hand assassins planning the death of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the dominant Austro-Hungarian Empire. Can he stop the assassination? Or will he in fact pull the trigger and start the war?
The Missing Mr Moonstone
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,880. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
In their first case, the husband of an over sensitive Mrs. Moonstone is missing. And later her jewellery. And finally her children’s beautiful governess. An obvious case of marital deception. However the Detective Ladies of Baker Street soon discover nothing is so simple in the world of private detectives, especially female ones in a Victorian male-dominated society.

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