I thought I’d better post a few words on my current enfant terrible, Flight Into Darkness. I started writing this last July, before the Arab Spring, so had nervous palpitations when the revoltion started in Tunisia; I was worried that I’d have to throw the whole thing away and start again, but it has actually worked out OK. The novel is about an air accident investigator who works for an EU agency based in Germany with cross-border responsibilities (so, completely fictitious then…..). To quote from draft back cover blurb:
A new light jet disappears over the Saudi desert. It should have been the safest aircraft in the world so air accident investigator James Hayward is sent to investigate. What he discovers leads him into web of intrigue and political corruption. He finds himself alone, pitted against a new brand of terrorist; one that is ruthless, resourceful and organised but with friends in high places.
Ah, such fun! It seems to be poised at just the right time. Let’s hope some insightful publisher agrees. Fingers crossed!