John Waterhouse – Playwright and Author


My thriller novels are all available on Amazon.



Aegean Gold

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Amy was on at back-packing trip around the islands of the Aegean with three friends. After not getting off the boat in time at Paros harbour, Amy is cut off from her friends for an evening, during which, she meets an enchanting traveller from Germany called Gunter and Mark and Nigel, two scuba diver in search of lost treasure.

Felix Rhone is cruising in the Aegean in his floating headquarters, planning a conspiracy with the power to infiltrate the entire world order.

When Nigel learns about 50 cases of stolen Nazi gold hidden during the Second War by the corrupt Governor of Salonica somewhere in Greek islands, Amy and her friends unwittingly become involved in Rhone’s conspiracy and a live and death race across the Aegean ensues to stop a his organisation having a dire effect on the government of Europe.


Forest of Destiny
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Jenny is a go-ahead sales executive and a chance meeting with a stranger during a sales visit to Germany, leads to a small part in a film being made in Munich, about the medieval knight Tannhauser.

After a successful day filming, Jenny has is in her Munich hotel room when three men suddenly burst in abduct her. Taken to an obscure house in the Bavarian countryside, Jenny soon discoveres that her abductors are actually her guardians. The film she is appearing is a front for a sinister organisation called the Odinerbund with dark motives and she was due to have been murdered that evening.

Jenny now finds herself framed for another murder that took place at the film studios and the Odinerbund want her dead as she finds herself suddenly thrust into a life and death world of intrigue and the occult.


The Malta Project
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Jenny is back in England after being kidnapped and falsely accused of a high-profile murder in Germany the previous year.

An unsolicited call from Gunter, a German national living Manchester claiming to have been held captive by the same neo-Nazi Odinerbund organisation who had framed her, leads her back to the Brothers of Erfurt, a secret society who had protected Jenny during her time on the run.

A massive international conspiracy aimed at getting into the uppermost areas of power in Europe has been set up in Malta and Jenny is once again locked in a life and death struggle with the Odinerbund.



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Pamela has just broken up with her boyfriend when her sporty friend Chantelle suggests they go on a ski trip to Pamporovo in Bulgaria.


A suave young man called Jim seems to be just another holidaymaker but he has a more serious reason for travelling to the Balkans, following the arrival at Ploviv University of a recently a discovered skeleton, claimed to that of a vrkolak; a Bulgarian werewolf.

Jim knows of certain individuals who will go to any lengths to acquire the skeleton because of its alleged magical powers but the skeleton has also come to their attention of an organised criminal network in Bulgaria, who specialise in illicit artefacts.

The holiday soon becomes a struggle for survival in the Balkan mountains against the elements, an evil occultist, the Bulgarian mafia and a vrkolak.


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Following two bizarre deaths bearing the hallmarks of sacrificial murder, Steve Chapman, an investigative journalist, has inside information about occult groups active in the North of England. A young woman called Bobby contacts Steve, claiming extensive involvement with a satanic society but is only prepared to reveal all she knows if he agrees to a clandestine meeting in Germany’s Black Forest.


Soon after they arrive in Germany, Bobby drives her car deep into the woods and kills herself in a horrific inferno, leaving an obscure suicide note. Bobby’s death was faked as a cover and Steve find himself invited to join in a quest to break a diabolical plan of a power secret occult society.

The couple are spotted by Bobby’s adversaries and make a hurried flight to Denmark is the beginning of a journey delving into Nazi activities across Poland which resonate into a modern day occult conspiracy.


The Virago Ladder
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The a business trip to Italy had not gone well for Kate Holden. Having lost an important sales pitch, Kate was mulling over the situation by a hotel pool when she witnessed a woman being killed. Arriving back in England shaken, her boss Felicity tells her to put the events in Italy behind her because she has been selected to go on a development weekend in the Lake District.

The course is both mentally and physically demanding but Kate gets through everything successfully. Over a private dinner, Felicity reveals that the weekend was actually nothing to do with Janus but was a selection process to see if Kate should be invited a join a secret organisation, which could give her unimaginable personal and career opportunities.

Kate is soon initiated into the secret and mysterious world of Virago, a powerful organisation strictly for women only, who are prepared to stop at nothing get on. Virago women help each other climb career ladders and eliminate rivals through a system of favours known as credits.

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