Entry updated 29 October 2021. Tagged: Author.
(1946- ) UK television scriptwriter and producer and author whose first novel, Rules of Engagement (1990; rev 1991), is based on his own 1989 Near Future Television drama, Rules of Engagement (1989 6 episodes), set in the sealed-off English city of Portsmouth just on the eve of World War Three. His later books, mainly the Joe Faraday sequence of crime thrillers, also centre on Portsmouth; all of them are highly competent. [JC]
born Clacton-on-Sea, Essex: November 1946
- Rules of Engagement (London: Pan Books, 1990) [hb/Nick Farrar]
- Rules of Engagement (London: Pan Books, 1991) [rev of the above: hb/]
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