Category Archives: Backgrounds

Behind The BARROS PAWNS.

The story is about a group of skydivers lured to Mozambique in 1974, at the time on the edge of independence from Portugal, to be seen by an international journalist as South Africans interfering in the internal affairs of a … Continue reading

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The BARROS PAWNS – Serial Final Episode #12 Ch. 34-35

THE BARROS PAWNS: A free serial for Lockdown – 34-35. A novel of war in Mozambique by Peter J. Earle Author of 6 southern African thrillers. THIRTY FOUR Nobody appeared as a result of the firing. The inhabitants of the … Continue reading

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The BARROS PAWNS – Serial Episode #11 Ch. 31-33

THE BARROS PAWNS: A free serial for Lockdown – 31-33. A novel of war in Mozambique by Peter J. Earle Author of 6 southern African thrillers. THIRTY ONE Antonio Pires, late of Gondonga Commando, turned his Landrover off the river … Continue reading

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The BARROS PAWNS – Serial Episode #10 Ch. 28-30

THE BARROS PAWNS: A free serial for Lockdown – 28-30. A novel of war in Mozambique by Peter J. Earle Author of 6 southern African thrillers. TWENTY EIGHT Once or twice, while the others were resting in the shade at … Continue reading

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The BARROS PAWNS – Serial Episode #9 Ch. 25-27

THE BARROS PAWNS: A free serial for Lockdown – 25-27. A novel of war in Mozambique by Peter J. Earle Author of 6 southern African thrillers. TWENTY FIVE The crater became a brass bowl and sweat dribbled down the faces … Continue reading

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The BARROS PAWNS – Serial Episode #8 Ch. 22-24

THE BARROS PAWNS: A free serial for Lockdown – 22-24. A novel of war in Mozambique by Peter J. Earle Author of 6 southern African thrillers. TWENTY TWO The short-wheelbase Landrover wound along what was no more than a game … Continue reading

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The BARROS PAWNS – serial ch.1-3

THE BARROS PAWNS: A free serial for Lockdown – 1-3. a novel of war in Mozambique by Peter J. Earle Author of 6 southern African thrillers.   ONE The sign read: INHAMINGA – VILA FONTES. It gave the distances to … Continue reading

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Free Serial for Lockdown: An African Adventure Thriller

Remember serial stories from way back? Nowadays there are plenty on the box in the form of soapies, and thrillers with complete story segments. But not in magazines any more, it seems. Anyway, I thought I would give my Mozambique … Continue reading

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Introducing Detective DICE MODISE, Botswana CID.

As my character, Botswana policeman, Detective DICE MODISE began to take shape, mid-2014, I again approached Harry Bingham of The Writer’s Workshop (now Jericho Writers – http://www.jerichowriters.com) to advise me. My chief problem was confusing my POVs (points of view). … Continue reading

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VILLAGE LIFE

Late 2010: I heard that one of our “fellow” white residents, a cantankerous bachelor who lived 2 blocks from Sheila, had been going around swearing at random locals because of the break-in he suffered recently. This included even the folk … Continue reading

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