Martin Sowery was born in Leeds and has lived in Nice, London and Madrid but mostly Yorkshire. Despite failing to be sacked from various jobs including milkman, chemist, nurse and teacher, most of his working life was spent as a corporate lawyer working in the UK and other jurisdictions.
His first novel, Sing Like You Know the Words, was published in June 2012. It was followed in 2013 by The Disappearance of Jonathan Bloom. Both books continue to be popular on Amazon/Kindle. A collection of short stories called Arrivals and Departures is also available on Amazon/Kindle, based on the adventures of Madrid detectives Oscar and Jose (some of which may be read on this site in more or less developed form) .
Market Forces; a science-fiction novel of which the prototype first instalment, called Slouchers is also published free on this site, has just been published on Amazon/Kindle.
A new novel Susan Hummer, being a fictionalised biography of the eponymous historical character, is prepared for publication in the new year.