Serpent’s Smile – Overview


DSCN2245_croppedIn this international thriller, Spencer Blake is a trouble-shooting software engineer on paid assignment in Wuhan, China where he is teaching a pair of seminars at the University. On the weekend, he goes geocaching and stumbles into a gruesome murder.

The situation escalates with an on-campus bombing that draws him, when his romantic interest is kidnapped, to a spectacular climax atop the Marina Bay Sands Hotel in Singapore.

Posting and Publication

The first draft of the novel was posted on this website, one chapter per week, starting in November 2015. The climax and epilog went up the following August making a total of thirty four chapters. The first draft was removed from the website in mid-September 2017.

The first draft is no longer available for download.

My thanks to all the readers for their comments and suggestions.

The Process