DANIEL GODFREY
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Author of New Pompeii & The Synapse Sequence

Some time in the near future, energy giant NovusPart develops technology with an unexpected side-effect: it can transport objects and people from deep in the past to the present day.

For post-grad historian Nick Houghton, the controversy surrounding the programme matters less than the opportunity the company offers him. NovusPart’s executives reveal their biggest secret: they have saved most of the people from Pompeii, minutes before the volcanic eruption.

But Nick soon realises that NovusPart are underestimating their captives. The stage is set for the ultimate clash of cultures in which time itself is a weapon…

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My self-published children’s book!


A tale of a schoolboy (Johnny Max) who interrupts a burglary and ends up involved in a dangerous mystery.


Aimed at children aged from 9 to 12 years old, the story explores the various challenges Johnny faces. This includes his responsibility as a carer for his dad, his conflict of feelings when he hears the burglary on his paper round, and his realisation that there is a darker force at work.


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The sequel to New Pompeii.

New Rome has control of the time travel technology, which keeps western governments at bay. But the public call for the destruction of a place that allows slavery and gladiatorial combat. Meanwhile Calpurnia is fending off threats to her power, aided by Pullus, the man who was once Nick Houghton…

Has Nick truly embraced the Roman way of life? Can the Romans harness the power of time travel, or will the new world destroy them?

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In a future London, humans are watched over by AIs and served by bots. But now that justice and jobs are meted out by algorithm, inequality blooms, and protest is brutally silenced. Anna Glover may be the most hated woman in the troubled city – the media’s scapegoat for an unpopular war. Now she hides from the public eye, investigating neglected cases by using the mind-invading technology of the synapse sequencer to enter witness’s memories.


When a PI brings her a new high-stakes case, Anna sees a chance for atonement. But soon she is drawn into a plot that threatens to upend her hard won anonymity and put everyone in danger – even those she hopes to save…


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