- Available in: Kindle
- Published: January 14, 2014
Living in a small town, tucked away in the south of England, unremarkable average guy Alfie Bowman has been heard to describe himself as a refugee from a failed life, and definitely not hero material!
When he stops in his local pub for a couple of pints on the way home one night, the last thing he expects to have to do is save a stunning young woman half his age from a fracas with an enormous thug with huge fists! Waking up in hospital later that night Alfie wonders if maybe getting involved hadn’t been the best decision he’d ever made after all! But he soon learns that the beating he’d been given had nothing to do with events in the pub…
So who did beat him up, and why? Who is the stunning young woman, and what’s she doing in town?
This isn’t a typical British detective story. As a novella is neither the longest, nor the greatest, book you’ll ever read, but it was never meant to be. It’s the first in a series about unlikely hero (turned amateur sleuth) Alfie Bowman. It’s sole aim is to be an entertaining, fun read, with a bit of mystery, a dash of pathos, a touch of romance and a good dollop of humour. You never know, you just might enjoy it!