To date, Tom Vaughan is the author of one novel and one corporate biography.
From the violent cruelty of Caribbean drug gangs to the yearnings for love and physical contact of London’s social outcasts – from the money-driven hubris of Manhattan’s financial elite to the home-spun wisdom of rural New England – The Other Side of Loss is a modern-day parable of loss and redemption, of despair and triumph, of human weakness and the life-affirming salvation of human strength in all its meanings.
At its core the novel probes the spiritual and moral vacuum of present-day western life, exposing the ambiguities and paradoxes we all face in determining the boundaries between good and evil in our lives.
This is the story of a company, our company, one that came into being as a young man's fancy nearly twenty years ago, but which today encompasses the globe and which, at the time of writing, currently produces annual net profits approaching two million pounds.
Juliana's was started by the two brothers in 1966 as a travelling discotheque service, catering to the private parties and debutante balls of the British aristrocracy. The travelling discotheque branch of Juliana's remains a household word throughout England, Wales and Scotland. Juliana's then went on to become the world's largest discotheque company to date, in the world.