Thanks everyone for supporting this venture. I think I have given it enough time and shall, therefore, drop out of Unbound and publish directly. Unbound will contact you so that you can claim a refund (or help fund another book) and in the meantime, I shall publish shortly thereafter.
Thanks again for your support.
I had to spend a vast amount of time flying between the UK and Singapore or Malaysia, and then over the USA. Apart from many hours waiting in queues to get Emerates to realise I'm too tall to fit between seats (yes, I have spent 13 hours standing up because they couldn't sort out seat allocations), the time came in extremely useful: I wrote; I got strange looks for reading the "Murder Investigation…
Firstly, a massive thank you to everyone helping me on this exciting journey. With your support, I may get this novel published.
I have contributed to other technical books and press articles in the past; mainly centred on the use of computer technologies or security. Shadow Code takes me into the dark world of conspiracy thrillers!