Category: Art

The Great Wave and Celebrating 70 years….

On Monday August 7th I’ll be celebrating my 70th birthday. What’s the connection with Hokusai’s ‘The Great Wave’? Well, the great 19th Century Japanese artist believed that “at the age of 61 a person’s life cycle begins again.” And that’s just what he did. He produced ‘The Great Wave’ when well in his seventies and...

REGRET NO MORE on Countdown!

REGRET NO MORE is on Countdown! – catch it now at a special price…… No one is safe from the past…… James Blake and his family were safe – until he received the phone call that meant they knew where he was. A stolen Picasso lies at the root of an international conspiracy that reaches into the...

The strange case of Picasso and the Theft of the Mona Lisa

A painting by Pablo Picasso and the theft of the Mona Lisa in 1911 plays an important role in my thriller REGRET NO MORE. When researching the background to this, an interesting connection between Picasso and the theft came to light. The Mona Lisa was stolen by Vincenzo Peruggia who worked in the Louvre, Paris, as a technician. One evening at closing...


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