Darren E Laws - Author

About the Author

Darren E Laws: Born in East London in 1962. Darren’s first writing success came in the mid 1990’s, winning first place in a short story competition for a BBC Radio 4 arts program. The thrill of hearing his words read on Radio 4 drove him to write short stories of a dark and quirky nature before progressing to lengthier works.  Darren then crafted his first novel ‘Turtle Island’, a crime thriller, which was picked up by an American publisher. Darren is now a seasoned author with another novel published, one waiting editing and a forth in-progress.  During the day he can be found working for a public relations company to keep his sanity and grip on the outside world.

Books by Darren E Laws

Dark Country Songs of Love and Murder

Dark Country Songs of Love and Murder

Author: Darren E. Laws Format: Paperback Release Date: 04/09/2014

Turtle Island

Turtle Island

Author: Darren E Laws Format: eBook Release Date: 06/11/2013

When the body of a man is washed up in the river; Turtle Island, Missouri is awoken from being a peaceful haven and thrust into the attention of the national media. The case is solved rather all too conveniently and F.B.I agent Georgina O'Neil is left with severe doubts - have they caught the right man? A feeling that is justified after case Detective Montoya and his family are kidnapped and a web site is set up promising America its first 'live execution'. Turtle Island is now thrust into global spotlight and the world gets to vote on who the killer will choose next. As O'Neil digs deeper she finds evidence of a paedophile ring that could run into the heart of the police. No longer sure who they should trust, O'Neil and case partner, Detective LaPortiere, have to find the Montoya's and save them before an 8pm deadline. The clock is ticking...

Turtle Island

Turtle Island

Author: Darren E. Laws Format: Paperback Release Date: 04/02/2008

When the body of a man is washed up in the river; Turtle Island, Missouri is awoken from being a peaceful haven and thrust into the attention of the national media. The case is solved rather all too conveniently and F.B.I agent Georgina O'Neil is left with severe doubts - have they caught the right man? A feeling that is justified after case Detective Montoya and his family are kidnapped and a web site is set up promising America its first 'live execution'. Turtle Island is now thrust into global spotlight and the world gets to vote on who the killer will choose next. As O'Neil digs deeper she finds evidence of a paedophile ring that could run into the heart of the police. No longer sure who they she trust, O'Neil and case partner, Detective LaPortiere, have to find the Montoya's and save them before an 8pm deadline. The clock is ticking. Born in London. Darren began writing seriously in the 1990's and had success in winning a BBC Radio 4 short story competition. He had various short stories published in magazines and an anthology before publishing a collection of short stories in late 1998. Darren works in a top PR agency in Kent and lives with his wife, Natalie.Turtle Island is the first novel in the Georgina O'Neil trilogy and follows 'Tripping' published in 2007.

Tripping

Tripping

Author: Darren E. Laws Format: Paperback Release Date: 10/04/2007

Tripping is a surreal black comedy drama that looks at the lives of four friends and how the ripple effect of an event at university comes back to haunt them over a decade later. Samantha arrives in London for a reunion with three university friends, but she is hiding a secret with a ten-year history that has touched and irrevocably changed the lives of everyone, even if they don't quite know it yet. The story charts the lives of the four girls who at university have the world at their feet. Ten years later they have become women searching for the most elusive of dreams.happiness. A modern fable that explores the complexities of life's most intricate paradox, balancing the mundane world of shattered dreams with secrets, lies and deception. Tripping is a step into a modern day wonderland. The events of a hot summer week in May during their reunion will change their lives forever. Tripping is the second novel from Darren E Laws.

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