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Novel FF Read Sample

SAMPLE 1

In the following excerpt Anthony Ashley-Chetwyne, a junior barrister, has previously experienced an unexpected meeting with a Colonel Jackson some weeks past. On this present day he has just had a meeting with Booth, the chambers’ clerk. That meeting has left him puzzled, things being hinted at but not explained.  The second surprise of the day, immediately afterwards, is the appearance of Philip Hathers QC, a senior barrister.  It is at this point that Anthony begins to be drawn into a world of secrets and manipulation.

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SAMPLE 2

In this excerpt Anthony Ashley-Chetwyne has been ‘volunteered’ by Philip Hathers to meet a man called Arnold Ward whose reports Anthony had read in a folio of documents relating to an MP suspected of selling secret information. After a boozy start to the evening, Ward suggests they move to the Spotted Horse, another, more private, pub.

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