When a Spy’s violent past affects the present and shapes the future. Introducing my new book, which is due release on December the 15th. 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 … Read More
Proof of Life at 70!
Hi Guys I am humbled by the amount of Birthday wishes from you all! It’s a big milestone and I still quite believe that it’s actually arrived? Below is my anual proof of life that I post for my kids to show that I’m still ticking over on all cylinders. I wish you all a great year ahead. I intend … Read More
Dolly Gray. The Death of a Friend!
DOLLY GRAY ( Centre of photo) Aegis BG Team 1997 I have just returned from the funeral of my very dear friend, Paul (Dolly) Gray, and thought it was only fitting that I said a few words about him. First, the nickname. Paul Gray was immediately called Dolly when he joined the Royal Marines in 1979. ‘Goodbye Dolly Gray’ was … Read More
A Falling of Angels- The second audio book in the Sam Holloways Trilogy.
A Falling of Angels is the second part of the Sam Holloway Trilogy of military, action/adventure audiobooks by W T Delaney. The story unfolds against the backdrop of the western world’s current struggle against Islamic terrorism. It’s London in 2019 and the Islamic State has crumbled, and a team of British-born jihadists is on its way home with revenge and … Read More
Afghanistan- An end note
Those who fail to learn from history are condemned to repeat it! Winston Churchill in a speech to the ‘House of Commons’ 1948 It’s the anniversary of 9/11 and it’s with a heavy heart that I finally write a post about the abandonment of Afghanistan. I just wanted to wait until the last British and US soldier had actually … Read More
George (Trog) Royal- A Tribute
Hi friends and readers Just a timely post to remember a true Royal Marine and loyal oppo, the irrepressible, unreplaceable, Trog Royal, who passed away today ten years ago. Trog was a legendary character who was both a Colour Sergeant in RMR Bristol and a serving Police officer and a full-time self defence instructor for the Met in the good old … Read More
The passing of a true patriot!
Hi Guys I thought I needed to comment on the passing of one of the most passionate British patriots of this century. A man who died just before he reached a glorious century on earth, And what can we learn from Prince Phillip and the Royal Marines former Captain-General? I would like to tell it with reference to what Royal … Read More
An Evil Shadow Falls. Free for a month on Kindle Unlimited
Hi Guys, check this deal out. The final book of the Sam Holloway Trilogy is free if you are signed up with Kindle Unlimited. I hope you enjoy the final part of this adventure. It starts with a plot to commit mass murder on the twentieth anniversary of the Twin Towers and ends on a stormy night in the middle … Read More
An Evil Shadow Falls- What comes next?
Hi Guys I have been asked the question above and I’m not quite sure of the answer? It’s quite a strange feeling when you actually finish a book and it finally gets published. It is elation but tinged with the tiniest feeling of loss. Something that you’ve written over a two-year period has gone and it leaves a bit of … Read More
An Evil Shadow Falls is released!
Hi Guys Exciting news for me personally and for all my friends and readers who have been asking about the new book. The final part of the trilogy An Evil Shadow Falls is now available both as an ebook and in print. This is the final book in the trilogy and I hope it’s a fitting finish to a story that starts … Read More