Ian Austin's new novel - The Agency
Ex detective Ian Austin has written a novel featuring - an ex detective called Dan Calder. These days Ian runs an Auckland training business, but back in the day he served as a tactical firearms officer and covert surveillance operative, after doing his time pounding the streets as a constable. He moved to New Zealand from the UK almost 20 years ago and is using his experiences with the police as the basis for his writing. Ian Austin tells Lynn Freeman The Agency is planned to be the first of a three book series for his new protagonist.