"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.


Shipping at Risk


Published by the ICC International Maritime Bureau, Shipping at Risk – The Rising Tide of Organised Crime at Sea raises public awareness of the many dangers faced by seafarers whether in giant supertankers or small leisure craft. The book covers the roots of the problems and what owners, insurers and Governments should be doing to achieve safer oceans. The book is the outcome of a seminar chaired by Douglas Stewart for the IMB in California and contains contributions from him and from some of the most-respected names in international maritime issues.

ISBN-10: 92-842-1242-1 bzw. ISBN-13: 978-92-842-1242-2

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