There is the underworld - and then there is the Underworld: the Lower Realms, the caverns of the Goblins. An ancient and complex society, almost entirely separate from the humans on the surface; a society not wholely evil, nor uniformly good, but shot through with all the shades of gray of a people where individuals each make their own way in the world.
In this world of dubious dealings and changeable morals, one Goblin attempts to navigate a middle way through the shifting morass of ethics and expediency. Findo Gask. A Goblin whose pride and honour mark him out from those who surround him, one whose investigative skill and thoughtful insight makes him sought out by those who wish a discreet solution away from the prying eyes of the Law. If you can find him, if you can persuade him, this Goblin is for hire: only twenty-five dollars a day, plus expenses.
Findo Gask - Gumshoe Glamours is the fifth book in the long-running Findo Gask sequence. The series currently comprises nine books, all in various stages of completion:
A chapter-by-chapter summary for Gumshoe Glamours is under construction. An index of characters for all books is available here.
Why not take a look at my Lyndesfarne Bridge series of novels: New Bridge to Lyndesfarne, Bridge at War, Death on the New Bridge and Bridge of Stone and Magic.
You may also like my collection of fifteen interlinked fantasy and science fiction short stories under the title Four Square Less One. Can you work out the connection between the stories?
I am now working on a second (and still growing) collection of short stories under the title ...Then a Miracle Occurs. An eclectic collection of science fiction, fantasy, horrow, romance and ghost stories - often more than one at a time. Includes my favourite short-short story Hearts and Flowers.
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