Ian studied Literature at The University of Essex and had a career in Local Government, mainly in South Yorkshire. His short stories and poetry have been published in UK anthologies and magazines. He lives in Sheffield with his wife, Virginia. His first novel The Rocket Post - a mystery/thriller set on the North Yorkshire coast, was published by Blossom Spring in 2021.
Jack Gibson is a struggling musician from Sheffield with a heart problem. Gail Spoons is a brash, heavy-drinking photographer from New York. Together they embark on an intense search for Jack’s missing brother, Luke. On a lonely North Yorkshire clifftop they face teh stark reality - but who is responsible? And why is there an unexplained spate of teenage deaths in the peaceful, former fishing community of Baytown? Gibson, Spoons and a local artist, Sam Morrell battle to uncover the secretive activities of a mysterious faith organisation. Meanwhile, at a nearby ballistic missile early warning base, the Station Commander and the UK/USA’s ‘special relationship’ are being seriously tested.