Convergence, Part Two

This is a public service announcement from the Coldharbour executive committee. The second part of the Convergence serial is now available to download for free in both mobi and epub formats. 'Following Isra's encounter at Edgware Road, her partner, John Templeton, meets with an old friend. Can he unravel the mystery of the brooch? And what will he find in the dank depths beneath Chancery Lane Tube Station? If you missed Part One, or the preceding 'Survivors' short story, both are st...

Faces of Coldharbour:
Professor Mary Blackwood

It's time for an update on the Coldharbour board game, and where better to start than with a look at the agency's chief, Professor Mary Blackwood. At the start of the game, you're dealt three agents, and choose which one you want to use. There's no guarantee you'll keep the same agent throughout the game – there are plenty of dangers lurking in the darkness – but choosing the correct starting agent can prove the difference between success and failure. Mary Blackwood The Blackwood line h...

Superheroes For All Ages

I didn't read many superhero comics as a kid – you just couldn't get hold of them where I lived. My comics were the Beano, the Dandy, and the occasional Whizzer & Chips. My only written brush with Up, Up and Away came from the weekly adventures of Bananaman, who was, so far as I can tell, never a member of the Justice League or the Avengers (although, that's something I could see Grant Morrison changing, if ever he has the chance). Like most folk my age, my superheroes were on TV. Cartoons l...