First Reader Reviews:
Gayle says: "Thoroughly enjoyed Intervention. Read in a weekend as couldn't put it down ! Full of suspense and action and had me chuckling in parts too. I hope there are more of these to come. Well worth a read"
Jackie says: "This was really good reading, a real page turner. There were some really good twists along the way that kept me gasping in surprise as well. Brilliant story."
Patrick and Stella's bright Caribbean idyll is suddenly shattered when they discover the bodies of an American couple and come face to face with their killers.
A rollicking tale of murder, piracy and drug trafficking amid the turmoil of revolution and the US invasion of Grenada.
INTERVENTION is a heady mix of brutality, beauty and romance, flavoured with a good sprinkling of sea salt.
He scanned the empty sky, and then dropped his gaze to the horizon. And saw it: a puff of white smoke, hanging motionless in the still morning air.
His mind soared with renewed hope.
Then a distant boom, followed by a faint metallic scraping sound, rising in pitch and fading. Before the strange noise had faded away entirely the sequence repeated; a second puff of smoke, boom, scraping sound, now fading. And again, now three puffs of smoke.
‘Patrick, me old mate,’ he murmured, ‘if we’re not mistaken, that’s…’
With shocking suddenness the air was filled with a blast of sound like an approaching express train, and Patrick threw himself flat, clasping his hands over the back of his head.
This short story by Mike Rothery is dedicated to the South Atlantic Medal Association (SAMA 82) and all royalties from sales will acrue to this Registered Charity.
In July 2015 I went to Greece to move onto my yacht, Island Spirit with the intention of sailing far and wide while continuing to write novels. Here you can catch up with the story so far…