Born in Brisbane on 20th August 1941, the author lived most of his life in the bayside suburb of Wynnum. At the early age of fourteen, he began employment in an iron foundry. At twenty-one, he enlisted in the Regular Army for six years, serving with the Royal Australian Engineers. He matriculated and joined the Australian Public Service, rising to a management position. Herb Hamlet now lives a quiet life with his wife, Lyn, on Queensland ’s Sunshine Coast . After accepting early retirement, he gained an Honour’s Degree in Political Science at the University of the Sunshine Coast . The writing bug then hit him and he has been busy ever since. He now has eight completed manuscripts, ranging from political thrillers to a wartime family saga. Double Imperative is his first published work
When Jenny McCarthy, a research assistant for a Federal Cabinet Minister is murdered, her husband, Terry, is wrongly imprisoned for the crime. Destiny intervenes and Terry escapes. Whilst on the run he tracks down the leader of the prosecution team, Nicole Evans. He desperately needs to find a crucial witness who lied at his trial. Unbeknown to Terry, there are powerful forces at work behind the scenes … he is a threat that must be eliminated.