Risen from the Ashes is a psychological crime novel. Its anti-hero is a psychopathic man who has achieved success in a company based in the city of London. He is CEO of Solstice, a company supplying night viewers and army transport vehicles and other ancillary equipment to Third World countries. He decides to work out a plan to take substantial money from his successful company by a number of ruses, the last involving his own apparent murder by the company’s chief financial officer. The novel concerns his escape from the police and the chasing pack who are anxious to exonerate the CFO. Can they catch him? When people get in his way, it may be the worst for them.