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Alan Reynolds

Based in Yorkshire, Alan Reynolds’ interest in writing came later in life following a successful career in Banking.

Setting up his own management consultancy business in 2002, he has successfully delivered HR and Training projects across a wide range of businesses and organisations both in the UK and internationally. This experience has led to an interest in psychology and human behaviour through watching interactions and studying responses. Leadership has also featured strongly in his training portfolios and the knowledge gained has helped build the strong characters in all his books.

He took up writing as a hobby and completed his first novel, ‘Flying with Kites’, a harrowing and moving story based around the war in Kosovo, in just three weeks, in early 2010. It immediately attracted a cult following on the ‘Authonomy’ website with  one reviewer calling it ‘an important story that needs telling’.

His work subsequently attracted the interest of Fisher King Publishers who launched ‘Flying with Kites’ in September 2011, initially as an e-book but following initial demand in paperback. He has now completed seven novels which are detailed further on this site.

His second novel Taskers End was published in Dec 2012, his third, Breaking the Bank, April 2013, The Sixth Pillar in October 2013 and The Tinker in November 2014.. All have received acclaim from readers.

Flying with Kites was awarded a bronze award in the Wishing Shelf 2013 awards and The Sixth Pillar was #1 in the Military Download section on Amazon UK and was shortlisted for the 2015 Wishing Shelf Award.

 

Alan Reynolds has a growing following and is a regular at book clubs throughout Yorkshire and the north. He is available for book signings and talks about his work and writing in general. 

AUTHOR: Alan Reynolds

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Taskers End

BOOK TITLE:
Taskers End
ISBN:
978-1906377571
DATE PUBLISHED:
3/12/2012
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Based in Yorkshire, Alan Reynolds’ interest in writing came later in life following a successful career in Banking.

Setting up his own management consultancy business in 2002, he has successfully delivered HR and Training projects across a wide range of businesses and organisations both in the UK and internationally. This experience has led to an interest in psychology and human behaviour through watching interactions and studying responses. Leadership has also featured strongly in his training portfolios and the knowledge gained has helped build the strong characters in all his books.

He took up writing as a hobby and completed his first novel, ‘Flying with Kites’, a harrowing and moving story based around the war in Kosovo, in just three weeks, in early 2010. It immediately attracted a cult following on the ‘Authonomy’ website with  one reviewer calling it ‘an important story that needs telling’.

His work subsequently attracted the interest of Fisher King Publishers who launched ‘Flying with Kites’ in September 2011, initially as an e-book but following initial demand in paperback. He has now completed seven novels which are detailed further on this site.

His second novel Taskers End was published in Dec 2012, his third, Breaking the Bank, April 2013, The Sixth Pillar in October 2013 and The Tinker in November 2014.. All have received acclaim from readers.

Flying with Kites was awarded a bronze award in the Wishing Shelf 2013 awards and The Sixth Pillar was #1 in the Military Download section on Amazon UK and was shortlisted for the 2015 Wishing Shelf Award.

 

Alan Reynolds has a growing following and is a regular at book clubs throughout Yorkshire and the north. He is available for book signings and talks about his work and writing in general. 

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If there is a thin divide between brilliance and madness, who is to judge our sanity? Alan Reynolds follows up the five-star rated Flying with Kites with a gripping psychological thriller, Taskers End. The story opens with three criminal psychiatrists reviewing the case-notes and background history of Gerald Perry, a wealthy former forensic science student and diagnosed schizophrenic. We learn about his tragic up-bringing and the incident that lead to him being interned to a mental institution indefinitely. When the decision is eventually made to release him, Gerald assumes a new identity and returns to his family home, Taskers End where he had been brought up by his beloved grand-parents. He soon discovers that in his absence they had died in mysterious circumstances and, using his forensic skills, starts his own investigation with devastating consequences. Then there is the beautiful Maureen... For everyone who becomes involved with Gerald Perry life will never be the same again.

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