Nick Everard is a former Army Officer of over 20 years standing whose subsequent career has embraced periods in the City, schools adventure travel and recruitment / headhunting. He became Regimental Secretary of The Royal Lancers in July 2021. Nick is married to Kiki, and lives on the Leicestershire / Northamptonshire border close to Market Harborough. They have two grown children and assorted animals.
How would you carry out the perfect murder?
This is the conundrum confronting recently widowed farmer John Gault, when friends encourage his dormant writing ambitions to distract him from his recent loss.
It’s harder than it sounds – especially with no particular victim in mind.
But suddenly an idea presents itself.
As he works it through with Sarah, herself widowed not long ago under somewhat mysterious circumstances, his evolving book plot gradually becomes something altogether more sinister…
Nick Everard is a former Army Officer whose subsequent career has embraced periods in the city, schools adventure travel and recruiting/headhunting. He became Regimental Secretary of The Royal Lancers in July 2021. He is married to Kiki and lives on the Leicestershire/Northamptonshire border close to Market Harborough. They have two grown children.
Leicestershire-based Dominic Mallory has made sufficient money in the City to retire at forty-eight, and is looking for interesting things to do as he builds a post-commercial portfolio career. Having served briefly as an Army officer in the 1980s, he contacts his former Regiment, Prince Rupert’s Horse, and asks whether it has a project he can assist with.
It transpires that the Regimental history is weak in the latter stages of the Second World War, and Dom agrees to rewrite it. However, as he begins to gather material, he finds himself caught up in a scandal from sixty years ago which eventually spills over into present-day murder…
Nick Everard is a former Army Officer who has worked subsequently in the City, schools’ adventure travel and recruitment/executive search. He is married to Kiki; they live on the Leicestershire/Northamptonshire border and have two grown children. Nick became Regimental Secretary of The Royal Lancers in July 2021. Past Unbecoming is his second crime thriller: his first, Clean Kill, was published by The Book Guild in May 2022.