In spite of his degree in Fine Art, Londoner Brian ended up working for the Chief Executive at Devon County Council and, among other things, ran the council’s inquiry into the devastating foot and mouth disease and later organised the Napoli Shipwreck Inquiry.
A lifelong rock climber and mountaineer, he has contributed articles and stories to magazines and journals throughout his life and retirement has allowed him the time to research and write this debut novel about love, war and death. And a mountain.
A Scattering of Blue Light
In 1865, Victorian shipping merchant Arthur Harrison set out for Zermatt with ambitions of conquering mountains. Instead, he stumbled upon an enigma that would consume him: the mysterious Katrin and a peculiar triple-headed eagle cypher, delicately embroidered on a picnic tablecloth. As Arthur delve...