"Gripping, action-packed thriller that pierces the fabric of the sporting world.”


Best-Selling Thriller Writer

Voted by WH Smith readers: The Best Crime Author Of All Time

2016: Crime Writers’ Association Diamond Dagger Winner

DEAD FIX, the second in the Det. Insp. Todd “Ratso” Holtom series is now available in paperback and as an e-book – see details below.

"In Dead Fix, Douglas Stewart takes you as close as you'll want to get to the high-stakes, high risk world of top level match fixing."


Best-Selling author of SANCTUS – a trilogy

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HARD PLACE, the first in the Det. Insp. Todd “Ratso” Holtom series NOW available.

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DEADLINE VEGAS, a stand-alone thriller is also close to publication (Coming Soon) in paperback and as an e-book.

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The Dallas Dilemma – The Book a Drug Giant Wanted Banned.

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The Prequel is under 30 pages long and introduces Det. Insp. Todd "Ratso" Holtom, a London detective who features in a series of international mystery thrillers. Ratso is in Monte Carlo tracking a London drug baron who is aboard his superyacht for dirty business. Ratso's groundwork leads into the dramatic action at the start of Hard Place, a full length thriller set in London, the Bahamas, the USA, Spain and Cyprus.

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Alistair Duncan Series And My Backlist

Endeavour Media of London has now published six books from my backlist, starting with the Alistair Duncan trilogy.


Insult to Injury


On 7th December 2000, Douglas and Bridget Stewart were in Florida with their daughter Lara then aged 3 months. While Bridget was putting Lara into their rented car, an elderly local woman drove into the back of it – causing Bridget what turned into a very serious spinal injury.

Insult to Injury is an exposé of the scandalous way in which the American litigation system operates. Outsiders see it as a bonanza for persons seeking compensation with jackpot-sized damages paid to the undeserving. This book shows the very different reality. It reveals the vicious war and the no-holds barred approach adopted by insurers such as Allstate who misled the jury and falsely castigated the Stewarts in resisting the claim.

Only after a second lawsuit was the full extent of the ruthless chicanery of Allstate and its attorney revealed. Insult to Injury covers the story of the first trial and the exciting chase for the truth during the second action commenced in West Palm Beach, Florida. Written by an experienced author and former London lawyer, this book is a revealing insight into modern day America where, in the greedy pursuit of profit, integrity has disappeared.