A short story
The incessant sound finally forced his eyes open. There it was, sitting on the breezeblock beside the mattress. Tick tock, tick tock. Round-faced pain in the arse.’
Time’s running out. Darren and Elaine need money for heroin. And if they don’t get it soon, ants will start crawling beneath their skin. They hope to snatch a handbag at the main train station in Manchester. But unknown to them, the city has been hosting a royal visit. And the prince’s schedule is set to clash with theirs.
“A very good read.” David Goodliffe (a reader's review via Amazon) “I great read and I really wanted to to go on.” Jason Smith (a reader's review via Amazon) “I'd not heard of Chris Simms before but I recommend this piece. If you're a crime fiction fan it's well worth the low price asked for here. It's well written, thought provoking and clever.” Steve Bailey (a reader's review via Amazon)
Peter’s in charge of a refuse collection site on the edge of town. He suspects something’s not right about the pair of men who regularly drop off several small boxes last thing on a Friday.
Malcolm’s life is on the line. He’s fled his master’s criminal empire, taking enough evidence to bring it crashing down.
The curries being served in Baba’s Bites are suddenly out-of-this-world. But then Rick finds a tightly-folded piece of paper hidden in one of his meals.
So begins the heartless quest of a con-man. But as his cruel plan unfolds, a lot more than money is soon at stake.
First day in his new role as a Specialist Firearms Officer and Jon Spicer is plunged straight into an operation to halt a terrorist attack.
Hello. Want to know more about my Manchester detective novels, tense psychological thrillers and disturbing ghost stories? You’ll find plot summaries, the ideas behind each book, sample extracts, reviews, interviews and other stuff. Get ready for twisting plots that are pretty dark, often violent and, just sometimes, tear-jerkingly sad. I hope you enjoy them.