Here’s a selection of some of the books I have edited
and nursed to publication, Including my autobiography
Deadlines all my Life
An autobiography by John Jenkins
Reporter, editor, publisher and golf course entrepreneur, the life
of John Jenkins is a biography which traces a rich life from the
leafy lanes of Dorset, to London’s East End and the Krays, to
Fleet Street in the great days of the press barons. Packed with
stories of the great and not so good, it is a fascinating collection
of memories and anecdotes.
Copies of this book can be ordered by contacting me at
A Changing Colours by Paul Thomas
An epic novel by Paul Thomas building upon the legend
of Dracula from Romania to modern London. Paul draws
on his huge experience as a Fleet Street journalist and founder
of a leading PR consultancy for major companies.
Clear Skies and Showers
A slice of social history. Marion was 90 when she wrote this story.
It began when she and her boyfriend take a five bob flip in an
aircraft from Croydon Airport. They celebrated retirement with a flight aboard Concorde and cruise on the QEII. In between her
husband flew with distinction for the R.A.F. and she played a
vital role in the community.
FAQs for Writers
This book, shortly to be reprinted in a new and updated edition, has helped thousands of people to step up from hopeful scribes to published authors.
From the Bottom of the Glass
How deafness halted the RAF career of Mike bush and alcohol
nearly wrecked his life and marriage. But sheer determination
saw him overcome these setbacks to build up a state of the art
company which he sold to become a millionaire. A heart-warming,
inspiring biography of one man’s triumph over adversity.
From the Great War to the Holy Land
When Marcus Trinick unpacked his grandfather’s papers he found this
fascinating account of a young naval officer aboard one of the First World
War dreadnoughts: HMS Temeraire. He thought it right that it should be
published and this saga proves the point. Lieutenant Trinick is an
astute author with an eye for a detail and historical photographs. The book
chronicles rich events from the turbulent times of WWI.
Give Us this Day
Jennie Sherborne researched and wrote a brilliant personal account of her
life: including the story of her father, an outstanding pilot who flew more
than1,000 test flights in the Spitfire. Could she utilise that same research for a
novel? Indeed she could and did with an immense family saga based around
the lives of three families affected by WW II.
The £50million Moment
How one man, Joe Douglas, lost a son and son in law in quick succession
to cancer and founded a company which donated £50million to medical
charities over the next 44 years. An accountant, who became a renowned
company doctor, he took over an ailing football pool and converted it into a
nationwide best selling magazine and club which supports cancer charities,
the British Heart Foundation, research in poliomyelitis and BLISS.
How a writers’ group on Wimborne combined their talents to produce a
collection of work which includes short stories, poems, non-fiction, excerpts
from novels, a story for children and much more. This hugely entertaining
collection – produced entirely by the authors themselves -sold out in weeks.