Novels




Fran Connor


Novelist & Ghostwriter


Email: francis@connorscripts.com


NOVELS



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She never gives up and never gives in even when the dice are stacked against her.


On her last night at university an acquaintance tries to force himself on her. She kills him in self defence. His father is a corrupt police chief bent on revenge. Fleeing to the Sierras to hide she finds sanctuary and love with a jazz pianist. But it is short lived.


This is 1930s Spain on the eve of the Civil War. It comes to the hideaway and separates the lovers. From one dangerous encounter to another she tries to stay ahead of the police chief and search for her lover. It takes its toll on her sanity as she has to kill again and again through the Civil War and then she finds herself dragged into WW2.


A powerful story of a woman's fall from a privileged lifestyle into one of having to survive against the odds using men who believe they are using her. The journey takes her deep inside herself discovering strengths and weaknesses that would have lain hidden in a normal life.


Ever the optimist, she searches for love amid the carnage of war.


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He wanted to live. It saved him. Now he must do its evil bidding or the consequences for those he loves will be tragic.


This gripping supernatural tale follows the troubles of a soldier facing iminent death with his comrades in a WW1 trench. A mysterious mist appears and offers to save him and his men if he will agree to obey its orders. Believing it benign like the Angel of Mons he agrees and is set on a downward spiral as he battles to outwit it.


His dilemma is to decide whether to do an evil act or accept that his refusal will result in the death of his wife or son. Suicide is not an option. He's clever and innovative but is he clever enough to defeat milennia old evil? He must try. 


A mysterious woman who may be immortal comes to his aid or seeks his demise, he must decide which if he is to win agains the odds.


The roller coaster story has action, adventure, romance and a supernatural element that will have you turning the pages to discover what happens to the soldier and those around him.

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          A GRIPPING ROMANTIC THRILLER

He gets more than he bargained for when Maria offers to be his interpreter.

Harry visits Havana to buy rum and cigars for his company. He isn't the brightest star in the sky and his courage has always managed to stay well hidden. Mysterious Maria offers to act as interpreter with a hint that there may be more on offer than an exchange of words. Harry's brain functions lower down than his head.

Big mistake Harry! Soon he's running for his life. The secret police have framed him. Cuban and Miami gangsters want to kill him. And the beautiful Maria? Well, he has no idea if she is on his side, with the police or with the gangsters.

If he's going to get out of this alive he must dig deep to find his courage and figure out whether Maria wants to share his bed or arrange his funeral.

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          A VICTORIAN HISTORICAL ROMANCE

When serendipity elevates a poor orphan to High Society she finds love but also more evil than she encountered in the gutter. This sweeping tale unfolds in a time when the external mores of society drew a blanket over the depraved underbelly.

Queen Victoria is saved from assassination by her young namesake on the run from an evil gang who seek to sell her to brothels in Australia. As a reward the Queen sends her to a kind aristocratic lady who teaches her how to conduct herself in High Society.

The years pass and she grows into a fine young lady accepted by the upper echelons. She meets a wealthy young landowner and they soon realize that they have the perfect match. Love never runs smoothly. He has a wife and an evil father out to ruin him. The people traders have found their escaped quarry and want their revenge.

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          A GRIPPING HISTORICAL ROMANCE

She isn't who she thinks she is. She's much better than that.


A privileged and jealous young woman in 1730s Boston believes her father's forbidden love affair with a woman of color is scandalous. She arranges with slavers to kidnap her rival in this Romantic Adventure.


Her disastrous betrayal sends her to Jamaica to limit the repercussions from the damage she has caused.

In thrilling adventures on the way she meets a handsome Highlander who recruits her into his courageous spy ring to work against a brutal enemy. She learns the meaning of courage and sacrifice. 


In Jamaica she discovers a shattering family secret that will change her view of the world and threaten her developing romance with the Highlander.


If you like your heroines to depend on their man to rescue them, this is not the novel for you. If you like flawed women who try to develop their strengths and overcome their weaknesses and prejudices, then it is. 

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          A GRIPPING CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE

The fisherman who pulls Sophia out of the harbor has a secret and she's dying to know it but hopefully not literally.


Sophia decides to take a vacation in the South of France to get away from troubles back home from her ex and work. 

As she strolls along the quayside she trips over a discarded rope and head over heels falls into the dock. About to be turned into mincemeat by the propeller of a trawler she's saved by a fisherman.


Partly as a thank you gesture, but mostly because he's the coolest and best looking guy she has ever met, she takes him out to dinner where she becomes intrigued with this man who seems to be only masquerading as a poor fisherman. Who is he? And what is the secret he's hiding? She wants to know.


As a romance develops she's drawn in to his world so different from her own.

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          A VICTORIAN HISTORICAL ROMANCE

When she finds honest and paid employment far away from the Victorian Workhouse where she grew up, Mary leaves with hope and sadness in her heart.

Her future looks secure; that is the hope but she must leave behind a childhood friend, the son of a wealthy local family with whom she managed to cross the social divide; that is the sadness.


Not all employers in 1850s England are bad and young Mary works her way up the servants' ladder to become lady's maid to a kind aristocrat. She grows into an attractive young woman which does not go unnoticed by her employer's lascivious husband.





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    GRIPPING CONTEMPORARY THRILLER

A race across the USA, Europe, and South America against the clock to thwart an international conspiracy to frame the US president with genocide and environmental crimes. 


Operation Hydra will keep you on the edge of your seat.


Operation Hydra leads the listener on a roller-coaster ride in search of a legend. Packed with breathtaking suspense and nerve-shredding action. 


Operation Hydra is a thrilling listen for all fans of action, suspense, and intrigue.


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   GRIPPING CONTEMPORARY THRILLER

IOAGI have a plan, The Genesis Project, to build a complex under an Irish mountain that will enable them to control the world’s communications for their own evil purpose. All that stands between them and success is their sworn enemy ARTEMIS and its oddball members.


When IOAGI agent Ella defects, she provides the information and expertise to thwart her former employers. Their ruthless killers are on her tail and leave mayhem in their wake. Trevelyan is in command of their operation. He has a vile flaw that magnifies his evil. The ARTEMIS team looks doomed as their enemy gains the upper hand. Everything depends on Ella, but is she a double agent?


This fast-paced thriller unfolds across the swamps of Louisianna, the brooding Irish mountains, and the faded glory of London. It will have you on the edge of your seat, following the twists and turns of this roller-coaster novel...





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   GRIPPING CONTEMPORARY THRILLER

The Alcázar Code leads the listener on a roller-coaster ride in search of a legend. Packed with breathtaking suspense and nerve-shredding action. 


The Alcázar Code is a thrilling story for all fans of action, suspense, and intrigue.

  

Secret IOAGI organisation succeed in getting their man elected as the US president. They hold all the aces, controlled from deep beneath the Alcazar in Seville, Spain. The body count rises. All is lost unless ARTEMIS agent Rita can discover the way in to IOAGI's lair and then destroy it.... 

  

This fast moving thriller crosses France, Spain, and the USA as a political time bomb ticks. If ARTEMIS fail, IOAGI will dominate the world...

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   GRIPPING CONTEMPORARY THRILLER

A vanished relic. A secret society. A deadly conspiracy.

The greatest mystery of all time is about to be revealed. Aztec Gold is a thrilling read with over 800 pages of action, suspense, and intrigue.

Aztec Gold leads the reader on a roller-coaster ride in search of a legend. Packed with breathtaking suspense and nerve-shredding action.

Three full length novels are included

                  Operation Hydra
               The Genesis Project
                 The Alcazar Code