Brian Christopher Novels
You create a world and it takes on a life of its own - that's how it works.
After 10 years service as a cryptographer with MI6 during the cold war, the extremely shy and reclusive George Withers becomes editor and compiler of the Sunday Times crossword.
30 years later and now in his 60's, an old MI6 colleague asks him to place a code within the Sunday Times cryptic crossword puzzle. Unknown to him, this results in a number of gruesome deaths. The father of one of the victims discovers the puzzle maker had something to do with his son's death, and goes on the hunt. Now George has to solve his own puzzle to save his own life.
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"The Amsterdam Chronicles" DEF-CON CITY Part 1
New York detective Harvey Wall is sent on an exchange program to Amsterdam to work with the Dutch police. But what was meant to be a holiday turns out to be the worst nightmare he could imagine.He thought he had seen it all in New York city, but never had he seen anything like this. Read More
"The Amsterdam Chronicles" DEF-CON CITY Part 2
Finally settling down and getting into the swing of things in Amsterdam, Harvey Wall discovers that things are not all they seem at the police station where he is stationed. While looking into this two more strange deaths occur in the city - and the nightmare begins once again. Read More
"The Amsterdam Chronicles" DEF-CON CITY Part 3
Fun loving homicide detective Harvey Wall from the NYPD does not believe his six month exchange work program with the Amsterdam police will last as long as he hoped. Recovering from a smashed collarbone, he is being charged with the murder of one man, and the attempted murder of another by the Dutch DA.
When a new spate of strange deaths occur, his police chief Harry Ribb allows him to do some investigation work on the quiet. With one arm in a sling, detective Wall goes on the hunt that will lead him down a path of love, conspiracy and revelation!
The third and final part of the epic trilogy The Amsterdam Chronicles, Def-Con City.
"The Amsterdam Chronicles" The Hanging
Still on sick-leave recovering from a smashed collarbone, NYPD detective Harvey Wall tries to relax and enjoy his stay in Amsterdam. But when the body of a young woman is found in a cocoon styled sack hanging from a winch beam hook on top of a beautiful 16th century house along one of the canals, the itch to investigate is overpowering, but off bounds. When a second and third body is found shortly after in the same circumstances he finally goes back into action. A lack of clues and motive as to how and why test his investigating skills, patience and fondness for female company to the maximum.
Part of 'The Amsterdam Chronicles' series.
Mick's Second Last Great Rock 'n' Roll Adventure
An aging rocker ends up on the streets - years later - old and near death he is rediscovered in a hospital, and now they want to put him in an old folks home - definitely not the way Mick was planning his retirement! Read More
Rembrandt is famous for his paintings but not many people know about his personal life. After his wife Saskia had died, his life became embroiled in relationships that would shock the world even today. This short story is about the other side of Rembrandt, that is documented, but few people know of. He was a great artist, but at the same time - a great criminal. Read More