Why Do I use Conspiracy Theories in my Novels?

Conspiracy theories. They intrigue, inspire, thrill, scare and just plain remind us just how little we may know about major events in history. Conspiracy theories delve into the minor to the extreme in what could have happened. Dan Brown, in my opinion, made this sub-genre popular. Whether the idea seems far-fetched, or a little tooContinue reading “Why Do I use Conspiracy Theories in my Novels?”

‘Angels and Demons’ – See what lies beyond the theory.

The movie begins with a historic occasion that changes the landscape of the church. The Pope dies and an elected cardinal will be appointed as one of the most powerful men in the world. In contrast, a major scientific experiment is underway in Italy, revealing the discovery of antimatter, and its potential to create life.Continue reading “‘Angels and Demons’ – See what lies beyond the theory.”

Why I use Art History in my Novels.

Art paints the past, the present and the future. Capturing one moment in time and bringing it to life. It takes a truly talented person to paint something so life-like you can easily imagine sitting in the scene and observing all that is going on around you.  I have always had an interest in ArtContinue reading “Why I use Art History in my Novels.”

Movie Review – Da Vinci Code.

The story begins with a man in the shadows receiving a secret from another man fearful for his life. A devout Opus Dei agent Silas played by Paul Bettany  (better known as ‘Vision’ from the Avengers) is introduced as a conflicted soul looking for redemption. The story jumps to Robert Langdon played by Tom Hanks teaching about the symbolsContinue reading “Movie Review – Da Vinci Code.”

Freemasons – A Secret Society or a Misunderstood Organisation?

Once a secret society, persecuted by the Nazis; lodges burned, and members imprisoned along with the Jews. However, the Freemasons were once influential men, protectors of the crown. Initiates right up to Master Masons were men of means or served a national purpose. Their background stems all the way back to the days Solomon’s TempleContinue reading “Freemasons – A Secret Society or a Misunderstood Organisation?”

Initiated to Kill – what is it really about?

A secret society, an infamous 18thcentury murderer, a conspiracy to undermine those in power and a man’s vengeful agenda to achieve what he seeks.    An initiation that welcomes those into the Brotherhood, welcomes another that purposes could not have been foreseen. A man initiated to carry out work to fulfil a vendetta deep insideContinue reading “Initiated to Kill – what is it really about?”