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Douglas Stewart

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Born in Scotland, Douglas was brought up in England and became a London based international lawyer, later living in Las Vegas. In tandem, he developed a successful career as an internationally read author of mystery thrillers and non-fiction with a chart-topper and a W H Smith Paperback of the Week to his credit.

He is now writing a series of international mystery thrillers based on Det. Insp. Todd "Ratso" Holtom, a London detective. Ratso also featured in a short story contributed to Capital Crimes, an anthology, which became a number one bestseller.

Douglas is a member of International Thriller Writers (ITW) of the USA and the Crime Writers Association (CWA) of the UK. His true crime book Terror at Sea was hailed as the benchmark on moder
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The Alastair Duncan Omnibus



Forty years ago I wrote CASE FOR COMPENSATION. This is the first of three mystery stories about Bristol UK lawyer Alastair Duncan. He investigates an unexplained car-wreck leaving a victim paralysed. Duncan races around France and England chasing down the truth and climaxing in a courtroom drama.


In VILLA PLOT, COUNTERPLOT, Duncan takes on dangerous criminals involved in a Spanish holiday homes sc

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