this book in the early 1990's. It was a follow up to
my published childrens' novel Peter's Magic Fountain
Pen. Although it was provisionally accepted for
publication I simply did not get my act together and
so until I added
to my Amazon bookshelf in March 2017 it remained
a child aged between ten and fourteen could read
and, I hope, enjoy The Wild Adventures of Di Central
Eating it is more an adult's view on a child's life.
Therefore, the readership appeal is wide. I would
personally give this book four stars. Speculate 99p
for an e-book version and see if you agree with me.
is currently not available in paperback format
although I have long had ambitions for this to
happen. If you pick up a book by Roald Dhal the
author is only 50% of the book. Without the
illustrations by Quentin Blake I would suggest that
Roald Dahl could never have become the international
success he was. I believe that Di Central eating is
a good book but with illustrations it could become a
very popular read.
ten adventures Di has to share with you:
- THE WILD ADVENTURES OF DI CENTRAL EATING
- DI'S FIRST FISH
- PLATINUM PLATED PITCHFORKS
- PATHFINDERS IN SPACE
- ROCK AND ROLL SUPERSTAR
- FOOTBALL HOOLIGAN
- THE GREAT TROLLEY RACE
- AND THEN THERE WERE THREE
- THE GYPSY'S CURSE
All of these adventures are
fiction but each has a small grain of truth drawn
from my own childhood memories. Speculate 99p and
join Di through some great childhood adventures.
I have been writing stories since I was a teenager,
it is my hobby. I have written in a number of
different styles and genre but never before have I
tried my hand at crime fiction. It is, of course,
the most popular of all among readers.
In February 2017 I decided to try my hand at this
and so came up with an idea for ANGELS OF THE ANTI
CHRIST. I thoroughly enjoyed writing the adventure
of fictional Thames Valley Police's Major Incident
Team. As I was bringing the story to its conclusion
one of the characters, Detective Sergeant David
McDermott, whispered into my ear with a plot for
another case - McDERMOTT'S NEXT CASE. This fictional
character then whispered into my ear again with
third story, KRATH THE PORN STAR.
So here is the trilogy. I hope you enjoy reading it
as much as I enjoyed writing it.
have given this trilogy three stars in my own
review. I think it deserves more but there is a need
for more cases to be investigated. I am currently
working on a new chapter THE LOTTERY OF EVIL then
plan a fifth case ROBIN HOOD. When those two
chapters have been completed I will republish the
e-book and also offer readers a paperback version.
present trilogy will cost you 99p for an e-book.
Speculate 99p and I hope you enjoy the unique
detective skills of Dave McDermott.
Magic Fountain Pen was the very first book I ever
had published. I wrote it as a gift for my oldest
son's birthday in 1992. That original book is long
out of print but an e-book is now available on
1992 I wrote under the pen-name of Jonathan Flie,
now I am Max Robinson.
Morgan is given a gift from his great-grandfather, a
fountain pen. When Peter writes with the pen he is
transported to the time and place he is writing
family is descended from Pirate Henry Morgan. As
Peter travels back in time and meets his ancestors
he finds the Morgan Family has been at war over more
than two hundred years with the family of Pirate
Edward Teach, Blackbeard.
awarded this book four stars in my personal review.
Speculate 99p for an e-book and see if you agree
of my stories have an element of tie travel within
them. I am fascinated that moving through time is
scientifically possible. If there are parallel
universes and it is possible to move from one to
another then time travel could move from being a
subject of fiction to scientific fact.
book I have selected three times and locations from
my own family's history and taken myself on an
adventure to those times and places.
writer I write stories for my own enjoyment, if
anyone actually reads one of my books that is a
bonus, if they enjoy whet they read it becomes a
double bonus. There are millionaire authors within
Amazon, I am not one of them ! While I would
not turn down royalties at the level some writers
enjoy I am happy with my present levels where I can
enjoy myself writing and hope those who read my
scribble can also gain enjoyment from my words. I do
have another ambition within my writing, I hope that
I can inspire others to write. Can I inspire you to
select three times and places then to write your own
time travel trilogy. Give it a try, I promise you it
will be fun.
have awarded this book three stars in my own
It took me
more than a year to write The Bridge House. Awarding
it five stars in my personal review I believe it is
my best work.
Although largely fiction the story centres round my
grandmother, Lilly. It begins when she is ten years
old and the death of Queen Victoria. It ends in 1983
when Lily's life-long desire brings a
to her eye.
an eight decade love story which not only tells
Lily's life story but also takes the reader through
the times in which she lived.
book is available both in e-format and as a
paperback. I have illustrated the story with
photographs of the characters and the locations.
These illustrations, particularly in the traditional
printed format, is reflected in the price.
purchase the book I hope you will find Lily's story
a sound investment.
This is a
story, two stories actually, which is slightly
different to the usual style of Max Robinson.
love that dare not speak its name is a phrase from
the poem Two Loves by Lord Alfred Douglas, published
in 1894. It was mentioned at Oscar Wilde's gross
Wild, of course, was found guilty at his trial and
served two years in prison, two years with hard
We live today in a more enlightened age and
understand that when Cupid fires his arrows he does
not take into account the gender of those he
have awarded these two stories two stars in my
personal grading. Spend 99p for a Kindle edition and
see if you agree with me.
story a story will come into my head in something of
a serendipity moment. The story is complete with the
plot. characters and setting. This happened twice
with these stories: The Diary Of A Slave Owner and
The Great Pretender,
have to say that a story hitting my mind in this way
is very special for me, I wish it would happen more
than it does. I have awarded these two stories two
stars. Spend 99p and see if you agree with me.
It is said that your school years are the happiest
days of your life. Mine were not. They were the
biggest waste of time within my life. School and
education were monochrome.
Teaching involved the presentation of information
without anything like an explanation. The happiest
day of my teenage life was the day I left school.
Yes, I hated school. How strange that I should end
up as a teacher and senior member of staff in a
large school myself ! But that is another story.
will cost you £1.99 to read my schoolboy
autobiography, every word is true - no fiction here.
Read my story then contrast it with your own
Two wonderful years working as an arrogant
management trainee in a city centre deportment
store. Had Destiny not meddled and sent me down an
entirely different career path I could possibly have
become Britain's King Of The High Street.
This is the sequel to my schoolboy autobiography
THINGS WERE DIFFERENT IN MY DAY.
was a great journey for me to take my mind back to
those happy teenage years, spend £1,99 then come on
a great journey of fun with me.
Park, Winston Churchill's Ultra Secret, the home of
the code breakers tapping into the German Enigma
messages. I lived in Bletchley Park for three years
when I attended teacher training college located in
one of the former decoding blocks.
taken my knowledge of Bletchley Park to build the
story of Billy Hardcastle, himself an enigma, into
something I hope my readers will enjoy.
think this story is worth four stars, spend £1.99
for an e-book to see if you agree with me !
Billy Ashford was my uncle, my father's older
brother and an uncle I never met. He was killed
during a bombing raid over Germany on the night of
8th March 1945.
I was not born until November 1950 so obviously
never met him, never met him but did know him. As I
grew up his memory was alive within our family, his
photograph was always there to be seen and he was
constantly mentioned in family conversations.
For the past twelve years I have, on and off,
researched our family history. I started with the
anecdotes my grandmother, Billy's mother, used to
tell me then moved out to delve into records held in
many different places. It was not hard to learn more
of my uncle who had died at such a frighteningly
Although I never met Uncle Billy I do know him. In
this interview I have taken his character as I
understand it, wrapped it in my imagination then
allowed him to speak for himself. I would like think
that the words I have here put together in this
interview are what my uncle would have said for
think this story is worth four stars in my ranking.
Spend £2.99 and see if you agree with me.
written my schoolboy autobiography and scribbled my
teenage autobiography I assembled more than sixty
memories from my teaching career.
A writer who has achieved far more fame than ever I
could even dream of said there were seven ages of
man. I think he was right although my seven ages are
not quite the same as those he listed.
There are my pre school years of which I have no
memory at all.
There are my schoolboy days. I hated school. My
memories of those monochrome days are told in the
first part of this trilogy. THINGS WERE DIFFERENT IN
Then come my late teenager years which I have
recorded in THE STORY OF A TEENAGE ENTREPRENEUR
Fourth in my own list of seven ages is the time I
spent at university. Three years there have merged
into one mass. There is not enough substance there,
no enough individual anecdotes, to write about.
Fifth, my teaching years. These are told in RANDOM
I am currently living through age number six, my
post retirement years. Perhaps when I get to then
end of this age I may write about it all but not
Finally, age seven, my senility. I hope that is
still a way off and when I get there I doubt I will
be capable of writing anything !