Read my Interview with Brian Drake

Brian Drake was kind enough to interview me on his blog where he regularly chats with thriller action espionage authors and reviews their books. In the interview we talk about: My experiences in Africa and how they translate into my books Details on a new series I'm writing next Details on the new Caine Rapid … Continue reading Read my Interview with Brian Drake

Thrilling Locations: Blood Ivory

Blood Ivory is a story from Simon Ashcroft's past when he was a counter-terrorism intelligence officer with the Australian Secret Intelligence Services (ASIS). He's on a mission in northern Tanzania hunting the financiers of a South East Asian terrorist organisation. Investigations lead him to the some of the richest wildlife reserves found anywhere on the … Continue reading Thrilling Locations: Blood Ivory

Blood Ivory: A Simon Ashcroft Novella Coming Soon

In 27 days, a desperate mission from Simon Ashcrofts past will be revealed. Get ready for the War on Ivory with BLOOD IVORY! #simonashcroft, #thrillers, #bloodivorybook, #waronivory A ruthless syndicate of ivory smugglers. A mercenary with a blood vendetta. How many elephants can one man save? Counter-terrorism officer Simon Ashcroft thought he’d seen it all, … Continue reading Blood Ivory: A Simon Ashcroft Novella Coming Soon

The Benevolent Deception 99c/99p for 5 days only

For the next 5 days, The Benevolent Deception is on sale for 99c/99p in the United States, the United Kingdom, and equivalent sale prices in Australia, Canada, India, Germany and everywhere else Amazon sells Kindle books. The book remains available to read for free as part of a Kindle Unlimited subscription. The Benevolent Deception A … Continue reading The Benevolent Deception 99c/99p for 5 days only

Thrilling Locations: The Assyrian Contraband

The Assyrian Contraband was written as a short introduction to the hero of The Benevolent Deception, Simon Ashcroft. Its early life was as a James Bond novella set in the 1950s, but I changed it to suit Ashcroft and the modern era. The story is set in the Comoros Islands in the Indian Ocean and … Continue reading Thrilling Locations: The Assyrian Contraband

Two new 30 second Book Trailers

After I created the Who is Simon Ashcroft? series overview trailer, I thought I'd do the same for each book. Here are the trailers, 30 seconds so they are short and fast. I hope you enjoy them. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ig0jLYncwI https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YGiOaMcaYMA  

The Assyrian Contraband Released in Print Format

On publishing news, The Assyrian Contraband is now available in print format at Amazon US and Amazon UK. I had been considering saving up my novellas until I was ready to print three or more of them in an anthology, and I still might, but I also thought there was no harm in getting them out in physical copies at the same time they are released digitally.

The Assyrian Contraband, new Benevolent Series novella released today

“Mr. Bailey’s plots are layered and complex, but like all great writers, he makes it seem effortless. Fans of thrillers should do themselves a favor and check out his work ASAP!” – ANDREW WARREN author of TOKYO BLACK and RED PHEONIX Simon Ashcroft faces death at the hands of terrorists in the shark-infested oceans of … Continue reading The Assyrian Contraband, new Benevolent Series novella released today

Thrilling Locations: The Benevolent Deception (Part 1)

Inspired by Andrew Warren’s similar series of posts (parts 1, 2 and 3) for his Thomas Caine series and with a nod to Ian Fleming, I thought I’d do my own version of Thrilling Locations covering the many exotic global destinations visited in my novel, The Benevolent Deception. The novel commences in West and East … Continue reading Thrilling Locations: The Benevolent Deception (Part 1)