Pay for PleasureFind out more

Read what you like,
Pay what you think

I hope you will find this site creative and innovative. The core of it is that you can download any of my books and read them before paying (or not) what you judge they have been worth to you. The rules are simple.


Download Book


Leave a review and make a contribution. This amount can be anything from zero to a king’s ransom!


That’s it. You can see that this inverts all normal buying habits. It puts you in charge.


You deal directly with me, the author, both by contribution and feedback. No middlemen. No Amazon. No need for prior reviews in the literary columns.

I hope you all become a fan of the site and tell all your friends, or tell me what you think of it here.



There are two traditional hard copy books for sale. You pay for these upfront following the normal Paypal process. Both books are beautifully designed. They combine high quality paper, carefully chosen fonts and magical illustrations. They were a labour of love. I made every decision in their production.


A royal historian, Kamil, is called to the court of his emperor. He is commissioned to write the history of a famous man, a magus, who lived many centuries before and whose thoughts and deeds influenced all the major religions and moral practices thereafter. The history is to help educate the willful teenage daughter of the emperor, Sabiya. He writes the history and proceeds to Find Out More

Customer Reviews (4)   Write a Review

An A to Zen of Management

This is my little red book for people in business everywhere. It combines zen aphorisms (succinct one-liners which aid reflection on business practices) with beautiful Japanese hand-painted illustrations by a master calligrapher. It is spiral bound and can be left open on your desk or by your bed. The book owed much to my extensive work with senior executives across many cultures over many years.

Customer Reviews (5)   Write a Review

Planed Truths and Wrought Ironies

  This book consists of a collection of aphorisms, a continuation of the process of thought distillation first pursued in An A to Zen of Management. They are intended for intellectual challenge, provocation and meditation and cover a much wider range of subject, social, emotional and even spiritual - in a non-religious sense!

Monthly Newsletter

Sign up to Jack's monthly newsletter.

  • Close