Ruffled Feathers at Blackwaterfoot
Nu Yok city lawyer Tony Lupino visits Arran. He states he is the direct descendant of Alban Caskie who lived in Blackwaterfoot in 1702. The discovery of gold in the north of the island starts a gold rush. Tony uncovers a World War II Nazi plane and assists the police in a search to find a missing teenager. Naturally the locals are enthralled as he regales them with his Sioux heritage and are especially impressed with his Sioux instincts. But is he really who he claims to be? After reports of these facts appear in the New York Times, two New York residents are more than curious. They have murder on their minds.Nu Yok city lawyer Tony Lupino visits Arran. He states he is the direct descendant of Alban Caskie who lived in Blackwaterfoot in 1702. The discovery of gold in the north of the island starts a gold rush. Tony uncovers a World War II Nazi plane and assists the police in a search to find a missing teenager. Naturally the locals are enthralled as he regales them with his Sioux heritage and are especially impressed with his Sioux instincts. But is he really who he claims to be? After reports of these facts appear in the New York Times, two New York residents are more than curious. They have murder on their minds.
“A captivating and intriguing novel. Miller takes the reader back to Blackwaterfoot on the island of Arran for another riveting read.” Cyril Barnett
The Reader’s bonus.
Miller is part of the 5% of the population who can recall dreams. To end this book are twelve dreams he has dreamt. Each a short story in itself to be enjoyed.
A Compendium of Both Dementia Adventure and Seaweed in My Hair
Retired Postman Ronnie Jackson suffers from Dementia. He retains a very early hour of rising and on several occasions sees something suspicious at the Blackwaterfoot slipway. He is not believed. Can Ronnie make sense of what has happened to him and can he settle happily after his traumatic experiences?
"What I liked about the novel Dementia Adventure is that it educates about Dementia and how sufferers live with confused minds. It is also an exciting and adventurous ramble around the Isle of Arran." CYRILL BARNETT
Seaweed In My Hair
Central London gets Kate and Greg Bailey down. The skills of a hair stylist and a health club manager seem transferable to the Scottish Isle of Arran. But the move turns out to be a disaster for them both. As their relationship tears apart, Kate must survive traumatic events. Can she turn her world around on her own? Can she possibly find contentment in her life as the wild sea churns over and the fresh sea breezes blow in her direction?
"A heart-warming story based on lovely Arran." MORAG RITCHIE
Seaweed In My Hair and Dementia Adventure follow Murders At Blackwaterfoot in a trilogy of Arran crime books. All stories feature Sergeant Rory Murdoch, and of course, Blackwaterfoot. Sometimes his territory lacks serious crime but his cases are always challenging.
This completes the Blackwaterfoot Trilogy ...but... look out next year for Ruffled Feathers at Blackwaterfoot.
Murders at Blackwaterfoot
Based at Lamlash on Arran, PC Rory Murdoch has a minimal caseload, giving him ample time to think about his daughter, Ella, and her special needs. Then three murders occur in close succession. His supervising officer, mainland-based DI Samuel Grant, is not supportive. Can Rory stand up to this bully and undermining superior?
Rory receives a letter from Belgium and Ella has a remarkable insight both of which lead to High Court trials in Ayr. How can Rory cope with three murder trials while his mind is preoccupied on greater matters?
This is a fast-paced story set in the stunningly beautiful island of Arran with elements of humour, pathos, romance and great sadness.
This was a marvellous story and I even shed a tear or two. Morag Ritchie
Beautiful Arran; super story. Neil R Wilson
Miller is a consummate story teller. Connor Napier
A Reluctant Spy
Now a documentary in German, French and English after Mathilde Vuillermoz secured a deal with the French film company ARTE.
Hilda Campbell was born in the north of Scotland in 1889. She married German national Dr Willy Buntner Richter in 1912. They honeymooned in Scotland and lived in Hamburg. Dr Richter died in 1938. After visiting her ailing parents, she returned to Germany just before the Second World War began. She became a double agent, controlled by Gerhard Eicke in Germany and Lawrence Thornton in Britain. How could she cope under the strain, with her son Otto in the German Army? And her evidence was challenged at the Nuremburg Trials. Learn of her post-war life, which took her abroad, as a British Ambassador’s wife.
This is an extraordinary story based on the life of the author’s great aunt, Hilda, including several authentic accounts.
‘A Reluctant Spy is just what the best historical novels should be; the individual’s story from the heart of great events.’