Cedric Richards loves cars and it is no surprise when his love and enthusiasm for motor racing earn him an apprenticeship with a racing team, Meadowbank Motors in Dorking. But sometimes being good at something brings us into contact with the darker side of life. A ‘chance' meeting with the enigmatic Roger Mortimer, seems to offer Cedric a boost in his driving career - but at what cost? In Racing Driver, Colin Wallace offers the reader a Dennis Wheatley style journey into the unknown where enjoying a talent and needing to be the best are pitched against each other. For Cedric Richards, his contact with the forces of darkness begins whilst undergoing national service in Germany, where he encounters the seductive barmaid, Hilda. In no ordinary way the affair is halted and so begins Cedric's perilous flirtation with the unknown. A book of vintage motor racing, ghosts and demons, Racing Driver is an unusual and absorbing read.
Colin Wallace was born in Salford and spent his childhood there, in the Lake District and in Surrey. During his career, he spent many years working in North and West Africa, the Middle East and Mainland Europe. He now lives in Manchester in close proximity to his son, daughter and grandchildren.