by Robert Pearce


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Dave Potts, a quantity surveyor in the building industry, is beaten about the head and dragged to the edge of the roof of a tall block of flats in an attempt to throw him over, only to be saved in the nick of time. He is an intelligent person who has a flare for theories and stumbles on one for a remedy for rheumatoid arthritis. Being essentially an accountant to the building game, it's not surprising he has confrontations with various people whose livelihoods depend on making money from contracts in a very competitive world. Despite this, he always conducts himself in a reasonable and fair manner and is generally a likeable person. So who would want to attempt to take his life?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780955688836
Publisher: Robert William Pearce
Publication date: 06/15/2010
Pages: 130
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.31(d)

About the Author

Robert Pearce was born in Romford, Essex, U.K., in 1954. He was educated at Secondary Modern and Grammar Schools and then he studied civil engineering at Portsmouth Polytechnic and later gained an H.N.D. in building and a BSc. Degree in quantity surveying at the Anglia Polytechnic University. He has pursued many varying areas of employment including banking, dustman, dock worker, factory worker, electronic test equipment calibrator and window cleaning before becoming a quantity surveyor in the building industry. He retired from work at 50 because of ill health which gives him plenty of time for his hobbies and interests which are D.I.Y., woodwork, horse racing, oil painting, bird watching, chess, collecting British Victorian stamps and writing. He has lived in Colchester since the age of 14 where he now shares a flat with his wife Rose.

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