The DI Frank Lyle Mystery Series would not be what it is without the help of several people I have met along the way.
First I thank my good friend John Holt for his fabulous cover designs & for letting me give him a cameo in Heir to Misfortune.
I thank my wonderful editor Katrina Bowlin-Mackenzie for her patience and tireless efforts to make every book as good as it can and should be.
Thanks to David Menon for kicking arse so I was able to start this website. Thanks also for advice on James & Thomas’ relationship.
I thank Malika Gandhi for giving me so much information about Hinduism.
Thanks to Caroline Lee for the wonderful character sketches which I have been able to use in the books themselves, on my blog and on Facebook page timelines. Thanks also for doing a great cameo role in Unholy Alliance.
Thanks to all those wonderfully supportive people who have shared, tweeted and reviewed my books especially Gerry McCullough (herself the author of many wonderful books), Sarah –Jane Butfield of Rukia Publishing for tireless tweeting, Thanks also to Raymond McCullough for making the fabulous promo poster that will appear in Dead on Arrival.
Thanks to the late lamented Indie authors Frankie Fulwood and Rags Daniels for all the support they gave Indie authors before they passed over.
A huge thanks to Tricia Drammeh, author of the wonderful Na fantasy Spellbringers series for making me feel better so often, for all her advice and for simply being a wonderful person.
Thanks to Ryter Rong for her love, friendship & support.
There are also several people I have to thank for their professional advice.
Thanks to Reverend Judy Davis, Chaplain to Duchess of Kent house hospice, and also to Reverend Clive Clapson for clerical advice in respect to Unholy Alliance.
Thanks to fellow writer & real life CSI Paul Trembling for helping with the sticky technicalities so my CSI’s are credible.
A huge debt of thanks is owed to retired Thames Valley Police Constable Alistair Melling for his help with the nitty-gritty of policing in the 1990s.
Many thanks to Cathy Goddard, palliative care pharmacist at Duchess of Kent for all your help with prescription drugs contraindications and pharmaceutical training with respect to my Nano piece Prescription for Murder and to Cathy’s husband, Tim, for his advice.
Thanks to my good friend, Melanie Gambling, for allowing me to dedicate A Winter Murderland to the memory of her late husband, Simon.
Thanks to Andrew Costin for lending DI Redfern his first name.
To all those unsung heroes I may have forgotten, far from intentionally I assure you, I love you all.
Thanks to everyone who has lent their support in whatever way; by having me on their blogs, tweeting and sharing as well as buying and reading my books.
Thanks to Andrew Scorah for including my DI Lyle story The Dare in his Shadows & Light anthology in support of Women’s Aid. I’m proud to have been a part of raising money for such a great cause.