Smile Of The Stowaway
Smile Of The Stowaway is a novel telling the story of Yusuf, a man who emerges from beneath a couple’s motor home when they return to Kent from France.
Teacher Bob Shaw and his wife Anne, a librarian, consider handing him to the authorities, but, despite tensions emerging in the couple’s relationship, they decide to let the friendly Eritrean move in and find him work at a farm.
When a man is found brutally murdered, suspicion falls upon Yusuf, who has become the farm messenger boy, and he is arrested. Anne battles against a mountain of circumstantial evidence and police bungling to try to find the real killer as she becomes convinced that Yusuf is innocent.
More books to follow
Since becoming semi-retired in 2015, I have written four novels and there is a fifth on the way. Three are crime novels set in the Midlands.