Who's who in This Son of York
These are the people whose stories make up the plot lines of the book This Son of York. Two are long dead, the rest are alive and some live to tell the tale.
Professor Reginald Simpson
The professor of archaeology whose historic discovery leads to an appalling catastrophe.
The 14th Century nobleman whose words pave the way to another discovery.
The postgraduate student the professor puts in charge of the archaeological dig that triggers the events in the story.
Matt's fellow student and friend, who helps save the day, and finds maturity in the process.
A second fellow student, whose photography reveals more than expected.
A police scene of crime officer (SOCO, like CSI), whose bravery helps in the battle against the common enemy.
PC Steven Wyatt
Mike's friend and colleague, a lugubrious police officer.
The 14th Century charlatan whose legacy proves murderous.
C. W. Horrocks
The senior archaeology department technician whose role in This Son of York is pivotal.
Horrock's young assistant, whose selflessness saves lives.
DCI Anthony Clayburn
The senior policeman who takes the law into his own hands, at great cost.
The mortuary assistant whose pet hate reveals all.
Dr. Teresa Blaine
The pathologist Toby assists.
Horrocks's long-suffering wife, who unwittingly reveals a key factor.
Dr. Alan Saxon
The microbiologist whose expertise proves priceless.
The local newspaperman who keeps York's citizens informed.
Professor Mary Alice Miller
The expert from New York, whose knowledge and skill prove to be priceless.
Lieutenant Colonel Gavin MacNeil
The tough, resourceful soldier who oversees the fight for survival.
The fashionable lady whose day's shopping in York turns out to be more costly than could be imagined.
The top-level scientist who turns the tide in York's favour.
...plus supporting characters, good and bad.
Who lives, who dies? Will the historic city live again? The answers lie in the text of of the thriller novel This Son of York.