Blogs in February 2023

Expectant 4th February 2023

A killer targeting pregnant women. A detective expecting her first baby… The shocking murder of a heavily pregnant woman throws the New Zealand city of Dunedin into a tailspin, and the devastating crime feels uncomfortably close to home for...

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Bound 11th December 2020

When the official investigation into the murder of a respectable local businessman fails to add up, and personal problems start to play havoc with her state of mind, New Zealand’s favourite young detective Sam Shephard turns vigilante…  ‘Fast-moving New...

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Containment 15th February 2020

(Sam Shephard Book 3) Chaos reigns in the sleepy village of Aramoana on the New Zealand coast, when a series of shipping containers wash up on the beach and looting begins. Detective Constable Sam Shephard experiences the desperation of...

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PHENOMENA the Lost and Forgotten Children. 11th June 2016

The Lost and Forgotten Children of New Zealand’s Early Mental Health System. As a child I knew Malcolm, who was then a young man. Dad often invited him home for meals. Malcolm was one of the ‘lost children’ forgotten...

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A Political Affair 24th March 2015

Lachlan Doyle is a recently graduated Detective with the New Zealand CIB and is posted to Dunedin. A woman is found dead in her home, apparently having fallen down the stairs, but when Lachlan investigates further, he is convinced...

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