Sample Chapters! Hide and Secret

When Mum said we were moving back to Edinburgh, I chucked a radge. That’s Scottish for getting angry and losing your temper. I stamped and slammed doors and shouted rude words.  
When I finally calmed down enough to talk to her about it, I said, ‘How can it be back to Edinburgh? Cairo is my home… Read More »

Sample Chapters! Stories from the Streets

Chapter 1 
The Story of the Good Samaritan 
Thankfully, it was a dry autumn evening. Our patrol hadn’t been that eventful when we came across a man, perhaps in his early sixties, whose hands were bleeding profusely. To our surprise and disappointment, he refused all our offers of first aid. We finally managed to persuade him to… Read More »

Sample Chapters! Albert Stridemore’s Lockdown Discoveries

3rd January 2020
What’s in a Name? 
Albert Stridemore’s neighbours on the Irmingshawe estate would often observe that never had a man been more appropriately christened. ‘He really is an Albert,’ they would say to each other as he passed with a curt nod of his head and a brief greeting – never usually more than… Read More »

Sample Chapters! The Treasure Man

Chapter One 
‘Get off me!’ 
‘Shhhh, you’ll wake everyone up.’ 
‘No. Get off me!’ 
Sienna sighed, not sure if it was her brothers’ muffled words or the sound of them wrestling that had woken her up, but she certainly didn’t need an alarm clock. The paper-thin walls were not enough to keep out… Read More »

NEW BOOK! Teenage faith and refugees

Should you keep a secret?
Can you tell a lie?
Can good intentions lead to wrong actions?
Gangs and bullies
How can young teens live for Jesus?
Evocative settings in Cairo and Edinburgh Read More »

NEW BOOK! Lessons in listening to God

Moving, life-changing material for 8–11-year-olds
Looking for treasure in people
Learning to listen to God
Applying truth to daily life
Also appeals to adults
Links to main character’s daily lockdown blog Read More »

NEW BOOK! Stories from Street Pastors

Proving the Church is relevant today
Inspiring stories of people helped and lives saved
Seeing God at work
Making a difference in schools and on railways
Informative and uplifting
Includes responses after terrorist incidents Read More »

NEW BOOK! Post-apocalyptic detective thriller

Set in a quasi-Victorian post-apocalyptic world
A fascinating mystery to solve
Reminiscent of Dickensian London
Rich in detail and contemporary themes
Standalone novel
Second in the Banyard and Mingle mystery series Read More »


Heather, how long have you been writing and how did you get started?

I distinctly remember when I was at Junior School my mother reading a story I had written for homework and saying, ‘This is a lovely story, but it doesn’t end, it just stops.’ She was then starting to write books and eventually had twenty published and I learned a lot… Read More »