OH MY GOODNESS GRACIOUS ME!
A few years ago I had the absolute pleasure of working with the BRILLIANT and INSPIRING Fiona Erskine. And what can I say... I knew. I knew back then that she was a wonder woman, superstar, first-class, top quality author. Her books feature WOMEN IN SCIENCE -- yes, I know!!! -- and they are so needed and so not stereotypical in any shape or form.
I could just keep on listing adjectives about Fiona's books,
so I'll stop at that.
Anyway, I'm celebrating with Fiona because the second book in THE CHEMICAL DETECTIVE series is now available for you to buy, read, and fall in love with!
READ ON, my friends. You won't regret it!!!!!!
Photo Credit: Gary Walsh and Stockton-On-Tees Library
Born in Edinburgh, Scotland, Fiona grew up riding motorbikes and jumping into cold water. After studying chemical engineering at university, she learned to weld, cast and machine with apprentices in Paisley. As a professional engineer she has worked and travelled internationally and is now based in the North East of England.
Here's the first installment!!!!!
Dr Jaqueline Silver blows things up to keep people safe.
While working on avalanche control in the Julian Alps, she stumbles across a mix-up in a consignment of explosives.
After raising a complaint with the supplier, Zagrovyl – a multinational chemical company and her ex-employer, the evidence disappears.
She is warned, threatened, accused of professional incompetence and finally suspended.
Taking her complaint to the Zagrovyl head office in Teesside, she narrowly escapes death only to be framed for murder.
Escaping from police custody, she sets out to track down her predecessor at Snow Science, a Ukrainian engineer who disappeared in mysterious circumstances.
From the snowy slopes of Slovenia, to the wreckage of Chernobyl, Jaq must fight for her innocence, and expose the truth.
Before it’s too late.
SHORTLISTED FOR THE SPECSAVERS DEBUT CRIME NOVEL AWARD, 2020
‘Just the right blend of suspense and tension.’
Forbes, Editors' Pick
‘Action, intrigue and a stonkingly modern heroine. It's a blast.’
Sunday Times Crime Club
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And here's the next installment!!!!!
Dr Jaqueline Silver is tricked by her nemesis, Frank Good, into making a short trip to China, but the factory she was sent to visit vanishes overnight.
When her former student, Dan, sends a message in code, she takes a road trip from the Shaolin Temple, home of Kung Fu, to the Banqiao hydroelectric dam, scene of the worst structural failure of the 20th century, ending up in the rare earth mines of Jiangxi.
Jaq forms an uneasy alliance with a troupe of western male strippers who are daylighting as art thieves.
She outwits corrupt police, duplicitous industrialists, only to come face to face with a knife wielding serial killer, a modern practitioner of Lingchi, administering slow slicing or death by a thousand cuts.
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And if you think The Chemical Reaction hasn't got enough science in it, then rest assured that this will be remedied when Phosphate Rocks: A Death in Ten Objects comes out on June 17th 2021!!!!!
***Find out more here!***
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