Published: November 13, 2015

Time. The past. The present. The future. This collection of stories, Meridian, is loosely grouped around time.

A woman sits in a cafe which has a clock with only one hand and reflects how she tried to cheat time to save the life of her daughter and son-in-law.

Two young brothers test each others’ courage as they stand by a flickering fire in a dark room, looking into a mirror, waiting in fear for the devil.

Time is running out for a man waiting anxiously at a secret rendezvous for his illicit lover.

A woman balances on the edge of a balcony a noose around her neck, preparing to jump.

Elderly brothers from opposite ends of the world meet after decades of separation and talk of what they won, what they lost.

A young and homesick immigrant tries to find his way in a new world.

A couple visiting Cambodia’s famous Angkor ruins come face to face with the country’s more recent violent history in a shock confrontation.

An aspiring author meets one of his literary heroes, then waits and hopes for an answer to his “What if?” moment of fantasy.

These are some of the stories that span half a century and half a world.

Meridian is available as Print on Demand from Book Depository, which is by far the cheapest, or from CreateSpace, Amazon and others, and as an ebook on  Smashwords, and others.




on-the-run-ebookOn the Run

Published: October 25, 2014

On the Run is set in Sydney and the Australian outback. It is as up to the moment as todays news. A fast-paced story of love, loyalty, betrayal, and flight from injustice. Against a background of potential terrorism, Lexie Love is forced to face up to the challenge of loyalty to her friend, Hakim Masud, as they flee the city into a country hideout, pursued by police and a hostile media.

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