Jim Reay is a former high school principal and senior public servant; now a writer of short stories and mysteries. Born a Scot and educated to post-graduate level in Britain, he worked in London for several years before emigrating to Australia to continue his career development. He brings a range of perspectives to his stories; from the land of his youth as well as his love of history, learning, culture and Australia
Welcome to the site
Here you can see my debut novel, The Chess Board, along with Searching for Siobhan, The Run, Roller Coaster and The Napoleon Curse – as well as my first young adult fiction, Catching Legends, and a sample of my recently published short stories.
My first non-fiction book, The Most Avoided Questions, is now published on Amazon and most eBook formats.
I’ll be adding excerpts from my new work over time, as well as keeping you up-to-date with my sources of inspiration.