The Last Convert

Genre: Action Adventure, Suspense Thrillers

For Fans Of

Lee Child Henning Mankell Stieg Larsson Nordic Noir

Book Summary

Lukas Novak’s life has just taken a turn for the worst. His wife wants a divorce and Lukas has had enough of being the underdog. He promises himself to start over. There is just the matter of the death of his old family friend Tibor, and his funeral to be taken care of.

But all is not what it seems at Fairhaven care home, Tibor’s last residence. With ten deaths in just as many weeks, superstitious inmate O’Daniel smells a rat. Lukas asks questions but is sidetracked by Fairhaven’s mysterious councillor Eda Enigma, who believes in the paranormal in general and the transference of spirits in particular. Desperately seeking resolution in his own life and curious about her methods at Fairhaven Lukas enlists for a course of counseling.

Days later his research into a mysterious book with a call to invite his “Guardian Angel” into his life stretches Lukas’s own sanity to its edge. His hidden vigilante streak seeks justice in this hard boiled crime novel. His search for the truth leads him high into the Alps to confront a shrouded, deadly secret.

This gritty crime thriller is book 1 of the HemiHelix Effect Series, featuring Lukas Novak, self-proclaimed investigative journalist and amateur sleuth.

In human psychology The HemiHelix Effect is the individual’s realisation that one has the ability to double back on oneself, whatever the circumstances.


Amazon reviews:
'THE LAST CONVERT is a gritty and action-packed thriller that will keep your heart pounding until the very end.'
'Read this book in three and a half hours. Couldn't put it down.'
'What a great story, I couldn't put it down. Now to get the next instalment.'

About the Author

Hi! I am an author, composer & professional double bass player with one of the oldest UK symphony orchestras and currently live near Manchester, UK.
I was born in Hannover/Germany and came to the UK to study at the RNCM. I subsequently joined the local band, the Hallé Orchestra in Manchester.

I do write music and am a prize winner of the UK songwriting competition and have been awarded the Royal Philharmonic Society's inaugural 'Salomon Prize' for outstanding services to the orchestra.

In 2015 I released my debut novel 'Match Games' & formed publishing company 'Kinder Press'. 'Match Games' is part of a series of novels called 'The HemiHelix Effect'.

With ALEAtronic I released the album 'First Take'. My solo efforts can be heard on Marbelious's album 'Almost Yours'. All music is on Amazon and iTunes. I run a music production company, CoreSounds Productions (

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