• WIN A COPY OF ELEMENTS OF RETROFIT

    Well, release day is almost upon us, and I’m really excited for the world to meet Tom and Cooper.    Elements of Retrofit is a story of Gen X meets Gen Y – and neither of these men are prepared for what they find in the other.  Forty-four year old Thomas Elkin is the epitome of traditional architecture; strong foundations, defined by classic lines, sturdy.  Cooper Jones, on the other hand, is twenty-two, and the opposite of Tom. He’s modern, sleek, driven and demanding. They are also the perfect match.  The thing about a retrofit, is just how well the new blends with the already existing.  See how I didn’t…

  • Thomas Elkin 1 – Elements of Retrofit Excerpt

      EXCERPT CHAPTER ONE: Looking out of my office window over the darkening New York City skyline, I could see my reflection in the wall of glass before me. Beyond the expensive suit and shoes, there was grey hair at my temples, my once-black hair was now salt and pepper, and there were creases at the corners of my eyes. Forty-four years old. Forty-four. How did that happen? It seemed like I’d missed half of my life. In many ways I had. The light on the intercom flashed. “Mr Elkin?” My receptionist was fifteen years older than me and had been my receptionist for ten years, since the day I’d…