Tag Archives: David Morton

Fan fic Friday: Cunningham and Petrov: The Mystery of the Missing Agent chapter 3

In chapter one Bill (with his donkey code words) turned up at Anatoly’s flat and in chapter two they made some plans. Chapter 3 When Anatoly had left for work Bill got up, stretched, and decided to do his best … Continue reading

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Fan fic Friday: Conquering the Castle, Epilogue

The final chapter of a fairly uneventful story – though I hope you picked up on the hints for the second St Andrews novel which I am hoping to start working on with Stef soon. Previous chapters if you missed … Continue reading

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Fan fic Friday: Conquering the Castle, A St Andrew’s Story chapter 5

Previously: In chapter one the gang discussed visiting the castle, and in chapter two they started exploring. In chapter three they went underground into the mine, and in chapter four a little bit of a row blew up between Julian … Continue reading

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Fan fic Friday: Conquering the Castle, A St Andrew’s Story chapter 4

In case you’ve missed any chapters, in chapter one they talked about going to the castle, in chapter two they visited it, and in three they went underground and explored the mine and counter-mine and David played a trick. Chapter … Continue reading

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Fan fic Friday: Conquering the Castle, A St Andrew’s Story chapter 3

Usually I give a recap of the plot of previous chapters at the start of a new one, but not very much has happened. They talked about going to the castle, then they went to the castle and explored a … Continue reading

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Fan fic Friday: Conquering the Castle, A St Andrews Story, chapter 2

Read chapter one here. Chapter 2 And so they found themselves at the castle entrance, paying their sixpences to the woman inside the wooden hut. Julian insisted on handing over a shilling for himself and Sally, and Anatoly then insisted … Continue reading

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Conquering the Castle: a St Andrews Story

This isn’t the first piece of fan fiction I have authored alone but it is the first I have published. I of course consulted Pippa-Stef on matters of plot and characterisation. Saying that, there’s not a huge amount of plot, … Continue reading

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Darrell and Anatoly’s First date: A St Andrews Story

This story is set after the events of The Missing Papers and before New Year’s Dip, First Valentines and Halloween Tricks. It primarily features Darrell Rivers and Anatoly Petrov, who as a couple we call Dartoly. It also has a … Continue reading

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If you like Blyton: The Lone Pine Series by Malcolm Saville

I will start with an honest admission – I didn’t like this series the first time I tried it. I had heard that Malcolm Saville was like Enid Blyton and if I like the Famous Five etc then I would … Continue reading

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When people search for Enid Blyton what are they looking for? (#2)

A long time ago I did a post about the search terms which brought people to our site, (I also had some in a Monday post, with made-up illustrations) and while looking for things to write about for my maternity … Continue reading

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Halloween Tricks in St Andrews, chapter 2

Anatoly and David turned quickly on their heels, though they knew what it would be. “That would the ghost then!” David said, pretending to swallow and take a step forward towards it. “What’s your problem?” he asked it as Anatoly … Continue reading

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Halloween Tricks in St Andrews, chapter 1

Julian ran his hand through his hair and took a step back from the mirror to check that the chalk dust hadn’t fallen too heavily on his shirt, bow tie and tweed jacket. He took the finishing touch, a bushy … Continue reading

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If you like Blyton: Mystery at Witchend by Malcolm Saville

There are many books we’ve recommended to you if you like Blyton, Robin Steven’s Murder Most Unladylike series being the latest one, not only in publishing terms but as being reviewed on the blog. However for this blog I would … Continue reading

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First Valentines: A St Andrews Story, chapter 2

  Sally hurried back out of the front door of her halls and almost didn’t stop as she bumped into Julian. “Hi!” she said breathlessly, gazing up at him adoringly. “I’m glad you came back,” he laughed, pressing a kiss … Continue reading

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First Valentines: A St Andrews Story, chapter 1

Not what was promised this week (I can’t actually remember what was) but Stef and I had a sudden urge to write a Valentine’s day fic. As we’ve not shared any of what we’ve written later in these characters’ lives … Continue reading

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New Year’s Dip: A St Andrews Story, chapter 9

“Anyone think it would be funny to hide Toly’s clothes?” David asked with a smirk. “Oooh blimey, yes, but please can we get dressed first?” Darrell asked shivering a little as they jogged up the beach. “Really, Darrell?” I’m surprised … Continue reading

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New Year’s Dip: A St Andrews Story, chapter 8

Darrell rolled over as the alarm went off at half-past six and shut it off with a yawn. She chucked a pillow at Sally. “Wake up! Dipping time.” Sally cuddled deeper into her bed and groaned. “Darrell you’re mean. We … Continue reading

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New Year’s Dip: A St Andrews Story, chapter 7

Not what we promised but I thought it was more apt for the season! – F Darrell had sat down on Anatoly’s other side after saying goodnight to David, and she noticed his slight wince as he put his arm … Continue reading

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New Year’s Dip: A St Andrews Story, chapter 6

“Honestly,” Darrell said to Sally, “you’d think they were all five years old the way they carry on sometimes.” “Aren’t they?” Sally asked with a smirk. “They’re such… such… boys!” she finished with a laugh. She squeezed Darrell’s arm as … Continue reading

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New Year’s Dip: A St Andrews Story, chapter 5

I haven’t managed to read the Sea of Adventure for you this week, so I shall give you the next chapter of New Year’s Dip. Stef   David laughed at Julian and shook his head. “That was fun though,” he … Continue reading

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