An incredible mystery story book, Bank On Nothing by Russell Govan.
Author: Russell Govan

The Wordicle’s Author’s Leak presents

Russell Govan and his book “Bank on Nothing.”

This is an incredible mystery story book with thrilling suspense. See what the author has to say.

From the author, Russell Govan:

“Jack Laidlaw is as ordinary a man as you are likely to meet—a devoted family man, popular with his friends and holding down a good, steady job. He’s at peace with life, until life suddenly and unexpectedly declares war on him. In the split second it takes for his wife to die, he is transported from a world of normality to a maelstrom of murder, suspicion, betrayal, terrorism, kidnap and nuclear threat.

I found writing Bank on Nothing quite challenging and when I finished it in 2017, I was pleased to metaphorically put it on the shelf and forget about it. I continued writing and finished a second novel in a completely different genre at the end of 2019, which I thought might be good enough to attract either a publisher or agent. I fired off a huge number of queries but, despite a number of encouraging responses, no-one wanted to take it.

The first UK Covid lockdown had started and I had time on my hands. I dusted down Bank on Nothing and sent it off to half a dozen publishers. You could have knocked me down with a feather when two of them came back quite quickly and suggested they were interested in publishing it. By August I was a published author!

I’m currently working on a second book for the same publisher and expect to see it published sometime next year. I still have to pinch myself to make sure I’m not dreaming the whole thing.”


Russell, thank you for your author’s leak and explaining the challenges you had with writing it—certainly some exciting times for you when getting published! Please support Russell by reading his magnificent book and those to come!

Available on Paperback, and Kindle (see preview below).

“You could have knocked me down with a feather when two of them came back quite quickly and suggested they were interested in publishing it.”

Russell Govan

A mystery story and more

This is an incredible mystery story book you need to read and keep in your bookshelf. Undoubtedly a must have.

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