Book 1 – “The Fall”

This is the first book of the series and how the human race on planet Earth starts to fall into chaos…

Book 1 – Chapter Art

Various sources have been used for the imagery for book one. They are from all places across the world I have visited or my family. Please enjoy the artwork here, and more will follow…

Book 1 – Teaser Intro

It was dark in the forest at 2 a.m. as a black VW transporter van swept through the windy lanes in the woods of the Black Forest in Germany. Moonlight glinted through the tree canopy as the large diesel engine grunted through the silence in a rhythmical motion. Maria nodded and Hilter who was driving …

How does “Crisper” gene editing technology actually work?

CRISPR is a new tool for editing genomes or DNA sequences and modifies how genes work in our bodies. It has many potential applications, including correcting genetic defects, treating and preventing the spread of diseases, and improving the growth and resilience of crops. However, despite its promise, the technology also raises ethical concerns. The way …

Le Plessis-Robinson

Le Plessis-Robinson was one of the locations I used in the book. It is designed to be a nice middle-class suburb of Paris where one of the key hero’s “Lieutenant Sacha Laurent” lives with his family. It is located 10.5 km (6.5 mi) from the middle of Paris and has around 30,000 inhabitants and it’s also twined …

RAID French Anti-Terrorism Unit Background

I picked RAID as the basis for some of my story as they were convenient as one of heroes of the story (Lt Sacha Laurent) had to be a military OR police officer. Clearly RAID was an excellent choice as they are an amazing organisation protecting the French and people of Europe from many threats. …

Sea Cucumbers, are they dangerous?

Amazing creatures from the deep, the one in this video was from the coastline of St Lucia. However, there are many species in the animal group. Sea cucumbers are often ignored by most of the marine predators because of the toxins they contain (in particular holothurin) because of their often-spectacular defensive systems. However, they remain …