Carillion 4 is out!!!

My latest Carillion novel, A Shower of Roses,  is now available for your delectation on Amazon. Any thoughts greatfully received.

A great way to fill in the time during lockdown.

DCI Carillion is back with his most complex case to date. A priest is found tortured and dead in his chapel in the East End of Glasgow. Reluctantly dragged into the case Carillion and his team find themselves mired in police corruption, religious politics and drug dealers. More bodies turn up and a deep delve into the priest’s history uncovers a link to a Church Charity and a legacy of the troubles in Northern Ireland.

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And it’s free on Kindle unlimited!!


My work background is in operational meteorology and in my career I have been involved in forecasting for everything from bananas to jumbo jets.I joined the Met Office 1974 as an observer at Glasgow Airport. After training as a forecaster, I worked as an Operational aviation forecaster at various defence sites and airports. In 1982, I moved to Glasgow Weather Centre as a forecaster and STV broadcaster till 1988. He then took up a post as Senior Forecaster London Weather Centre, then Senior Forecaster ITV where I qualified as a trainer in presentation techniques for the ITV Association. After being diagnosed with MS, he moved into management and became Head of London Weather Centre in 1997 followed by a period of front-line management for Southern England and Europe covering London and Cardiff Weather Centres and the Met Offices on defence stations from Akrotiri in Cyprus to St Mawgan in Cornwall. He took up the post of Met Office Chief Advisor for Scotland & Northern Ireland in March 2008 and moved to Edinburgh. I retired in September 2014. My one claim to fame is once performed a comedy sketch on TV with Manuel (Andrew Sachs) from Fawlty Towers in support of Comic Relief.

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