Books by Simon Petherick. Click on the title to access description.
English Arcadia. Fiction, published 30 November 2018. Available from Amazon here. In June 2017, after a self-imposed absence of twenty-five years, Darius Frome returns to the family home, an imposing Lutyens mansion towering above the Thames in Buckinghamshire. The grandson of maverick political aristocrat Sir Zachary Frome and his successful novelist wife Felicity Drummond, Darius […]
The Damnation of Peter Pan is published 5th April 2019 by The Word Machine: www.thewordmachine.org. A dark and unsettling story of one family’s blighted relationship with JM Barrie’s most famous creation. Peter Mannering, the 75-year-old son of Maimie, one of the characters featured in Barrie’s novel The Little White Bird, reflects on a life of […]
The Last Good Man. Fiction, published November 2012. Available from Amazon here. A novel of mystery, passion, loss and longing set on a wild Cornish beach. ‘The novel speaks eloquently for itself…love, certainty, longing, regret, survival. The story features all that and more.’ Daily Mail ’A searing story of love, loneliness and tragedy…powerful plotline and stark imagery…descriptions are deeply […]
The Power of the Mind. Non-fiction, published November 2012. Available from Amazon here. The definitive account of hypnotherapist the late Joe Keeton’s work in accessing past lives and inducing physical and emotional healing through hypnosis. I worked as Joe’s ghostwriter for this project and am grateful to him for the opportunity. ‘This book could change […]