Fifty years ago today I joined the Royal Marines. Looking at the first photograph of the aspiring recruits of 46 Recruit Troop Royal Marines freezes a moment in time. I can still remember how I felt when the camera’s shutter captured our massive trepidation with a tiny tinge of fear. I’m the little fella three rows down on the extreme … Read More
Five Star Reviews!
Hi Guys, I would like to share a five star review of The Long Shadow of Panjshir, I received from US writer Ross Sidor, author of the Gray Zone and many other blockbuster action/thrillers. Delaney is a new master of wrapping intelligence operational details and exciting action into a complex but compelling story. This turned out to be one of those … Read More
22 Days in March- Continued.
Part 2 The Sand March 23, 2003 Courage in action: Black Hawk Bob Gallagher in action at Op Curly Part 2 The Desert March 23, 2003 Top tip! If you ever hanker after adventure and an exciting experience, don’t take the offer of attacking Baghdad, while unarmed, in a thin-skinned Land Rover Defender. … Read More
22 Days in March- A Baghdad War Diary- Part 1
March 19, 2003 The Kuwait-Iraq border- Precise location unknown. The above picture was taken just after the Iraqi surrender in Baghdad. I am still a bit stunned by what I had experienced and just glad to be alive. The job had started about twenty five days earlier in the sand just before the Iraqi border. The following series of posts … Read More
Now on Kindle Unlimited
The Long Shadow of Panjshir is a spy-based military adventure novel that explores the murky and dangerous world of covert intelligence collection. It’s London 2022, a year after the fall of Kabul, and a serial killer is on the loose, just as a beautiful Russian spy, codenamed Babushka, arrives in town. All the victims are human intelligence assets for the … Read More
A new review from the Military Thriller book Club
Hi All, Just got this excellent review from the Miltary Thriller Book Club that I wanted to share with you. If you haven’t got around to reading it, give it a go in the New Year. This is the first book in the Sam Hollaway Trilogy. A Shadowing of Angels, A Falling of Angels, and An Evil Shadow Falls. They are military adventure … Read More
The Long Shadow of Panjshir. Out now!
When a Spy’s violent past affects the present and shapes the future. Introducing my new book, now available on Amazon Kindle and paperback. The Long Shadow of Panjshir is a spy-based military adventure novel that explores the murky and dangerous world of covert intelligence collection. It’s London 2022, a year after the fall of Kabul, and a serial killer is … Read More
My new book ‘The Long Shadow of Panjshir’ is now on Kindle.
When a Spy’s violent past affects the present and shapes the future. Introducing my new book, now available on Amazon Kindle. It’s a story that starts in the valley of the Five Lions where the past has malignantly shaped the violent present to produce an uncertain future. The Long Shadow of Panjshir is a spy-based military adventure novel that explores … Read More
Delay of release of my latest book, The Long Shadow of Panjshir.
My Apologies to all who have enquired. Technical problems at the publishers with the formatting has prevented my planned release date of the 15th of December. I hope to upload the kindle version of the book by Christmas. Updates to follow. The book is my fourth offering and is a stand alone novel. Below is the forward to the book. … Read More
Signed Copies of ‘A Falling of Angels’ for a Christmas gift?
Hi Guys, I have a limited number of copies of ‘A Falling of Angels’ for sale as signed copies for Christmas gifts. The price is £12.00 for a personalised signed copy with £2.00 postage. Please PM me with request and I will supply payment details. A Falling of Angels is the second part of the Sam Holloway Trilogy of military, … Read More