“The Blue Pencil” is the title of my first book — a compelling wartime story following an idealistic young journalist from his first steps along Fleet Street to the dark and dangerous heart of 1930s Nazi Germany, as he uncovers the secrets kept from us by the British Government.
You’re expendable. A young journalist making his way up the ladder. You’re not a public figure like some of them. Not yet anyway.
Recovering from the horrors of war and the Great Depression, Britain clings to dreams of peace as Europe slides towards Fascist dictatorship. Amidst a web of half-hidden alliances where rumour and reality interweave, Roger Martin begins his career in Fleet Street journalism. As he is drawn deeper into the murky world of international politics, he quickly realises that discovering the truth is only half of the challenge…
ISBN (Paperback): 978-1-908381-07-1
ISBN (Hardback): 978-1-908381-82-8
ISBN (e-book): 978-1-908381-57-6