the tensions following the 1956 Suez crisis Jonas Forbes is sent to Egypt to
get a cypher-code hidden by a Mossad agent in the temple of Karnak. despite
mixed support at home, he succeeds but is hunted by both the Mukhabarat and Mossad.
helped by gypsies he flees into the desert but must overcome treachery and
kidnap before he reaches safety in Sudan. a fast-paced thriller with attention
to historical detail.
Rumour in London says a UK hit-man has
been hired to murder a US Presidential candidate. Jonas Forbes is hired to stop
the threat to Bobby Kennedy and finds it now involves a personal score..
thriller set in both London and San Francisco and focused on the Californian
Primary election to decide the Democrat Presidential candidate.
USSR Jonas Forbes is hired to protect a
guitarist in HAVOK, a rock group booked for concerts in Moscow; but Jonas is
also working for MI6. Can he manage both jobs? Can he elude the KGB? As the
group travel by coach across Europe he’s also threatened by the STASI and the
SB. The Rock World, Cold War and murder feature in this fast-paced thriller.
1966 UK Criminal families hog the headlines. One
gang are double-crossed by their corrupt lawyer. In the resulting violence the
brother-in-law of Jonas Forbes is nearly killed. Jonas strikes back and is then
hunted by both police and gangsters. The contest becomes a matter of family
business. – and survival.
A fast-moving thriller
closely set in its historical background, chiefly in Kent..
1963 UK. The Profumo
-Keeler sex-and-espionage scandal crocks the Establishment. Jonas Forbes is
hired to protect leading figures but
stumbles on to activities which could guarantee future nightmares
involving zombies and sewers.
rich in period detail, which uses evidence from actual legal and police
1956 UK. Stalinists
plot to murder the new Soviet leaders, Bulganin and Khrushchev, visiting
Britain. But their agent a themselves as
much as their enemies.
Jonas Forbes, hired
to protect the visiting leaders, soon finds himself with a personal score to
settle. He is both helped and hindered
by the rival Soviet organisations, the GRU and the KGB, as well as the British police.
lightly-written thriller concentrating on historical accuracy.
1961 UK. Mao Zedong
orders Chinese Intelligence (CID) to penetrate the British Labour Party and CND
to produce a split between Britain and its NATO allies. In China a Western spy
reveals the plot but then goes on the run. MI5 recruits Jonas Forbes to investigate the threat. Jonas becomes
involved one of beautiful Chinese twins – but is she an enemy agent? Triads and the Soviet Embassy play a part
before the end is reached.
thriller meticulously exploiting its historical context
Too many cooks almost spoil
the broth when hunted a sadistic serial-killer in Cuba in 1957. Jonas Forbes rubs
shoulders with Batista’ Security Battalion as well as Marxists He’s helped and
hindered by two senoritas and the occupants of two Embassies. Does anybody
really want to catch the killer?