Dead Silent a Gripping Detective Thriller Full of Suspense

Author: Helen H Durrant

Publisher: Joffe Books

ISBN: 9781911021247

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Page: 220

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Female students are going missing but nobody's noticed yet "An outstanding police procedural that you won't want to put down. Brilliant!" Chris Child A body is found in a car crash, but the victim was already dead . . . Police partners, D.I. Calladine and D.S. Ruth Bayliss race against time to catch a vicious serial killer. The first two victims are American university students and both have livestock tags fixed to their earlobes. Who wanted them dead and what's the connection? The detectives piece together the forensic evidence and track down the witnesses, to reach a shocking conclusion. If you like Angela Marsons, Rachel Abbott, Mel Sherratt, Ruth Rendell, or Mark Billingham you will be gripped by this exciting new crime fiction writer. DEAD SILENT is book two of a new series of detective thrillers featuring D.S. Ruth Bayliss and D.I. Tom Calladine. In this second book, Calladine faces personal tragedy and startling revelations, and Ruth's relationship with Jake Ireson develops. Tom Calladine is a single, fifty-one-year-old detective inspector who is devoted to his job. His personal life, however, is not so successful. Having been married and divorced before the age of twenty-one has set a pattern that he finds difficult to escape. Ruth Bayliss is in her mid-thirties, plain-speaking but loyal. She wishes she had more time for the gym and a love life. She uses her demanding workload as an excuse not to try too hard with the men she meets. Her hobby is birdwatching. The series is set in the fictional village of Leesdon on the outskirts of an industrial northern English city. There is little work and a lot of crime. The bane of Calladine's life is the Hobfield housing estate, breeding ground to all that is wrong with the area that he calls home. Now available: DEAD LIST the third mystery featuring Detectives Bayliss and Calladine! "A serial killer with a bucket list of victims . . ."

Dark Murder a Gripping Detective Thriller Full of Suspense

Author: Helen H Durrant

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781911021339

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Page: 228

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A gripping new detective series from a best-selling crime writer A woman is found dead by a canal . . . why have her eyes have been viciously poked out? Detective Stephen Greco has just started a new job at Oldston CID and now he faces a series of murders with seemingly no connection but the brutal disfigurement of the victims. Greco's team is falling apart under the pressure and he doesn't know who he can trust. Then they discover a link to a local drug dealer, but maybe it's not all that it seems. Can Greco get control of his chaotic team and stop the murders? If you like Angela Marsons, Rachel Abbott, Mel Sherratt, Ruth Rendell, or Mark Billingham you will be gripped by this exciting new crime fiction writer. DARK MURDER is the first book in a new series of detective thrillers featuring D.I. Greco. Stephen Greco has moved to Oldston after his wife divorced him. He doesn't like the place much but he wants to stay close to their daughter, Matilda. He is a meticulous policeman with a touch of O.C.D. Easy to admire, but sometimes difficult to like. ALSO AVAILABLE: THE BEST-SELLING CALLADINE & BAYLISS SERIES which first introduced D.I. Greco DEAD WRONG, book one featuring Detectives Bayliss and Calladine is available now! "A bag of severed fingers is found in the playground by a rough housing estate. DEAD SILENT book two in the series. A body is found in a car crash, but the victim was already dead . . . Police partners D.I. Calladine and D.S. Ruth Bayliss race against time to catch a vicious serial killer. DEAD LIST book three An unlikely killer with a bucket list of victims . . . This book is the first to introduce D.I Greco

Dead Silent

A gripping serial killer thriller

Author: Mark Roberts

Publisher: Head of Zeus

ISBN: 1784082910

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

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HIS LIFE WAS DEVOTED TO ART. HIS DEATH WAS A MASTERPIECE. Leonard Lawson was a respected professor of medieval art. He lived a quiet life in a suburb of Liverpool with his grown-up daughter. As far as anyone knew, he had no enemies. Louise Lawson watched her father die. Before she blacked out, she saw his body mutilated and deformed, twisted into a hellish parody of the artworks he loved. Investigating a killer bringing medieval horror to Merseyside, DCI Eve Clay must overcome her own demons to unpick the dark symbolism of the crime scene. A fifty-year silence has been broken – with a message written in blood...

Dark Houses a Gripping Detective Thriller Full of Suspense

Author: Helen H. Durrant

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781911021483

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Page: 220

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THE STUNNING NEW CRIME MYSTERY FEATURING D.I. GRECO BY BEST-SELLING AUTHOR HELEN H. DURRANT A young woman is found brutally murdered in an empty house Detective Stephen Greco and his team must piece together her life as quickly as possible. Within twenty-four hours there is another horrific murder using the same method. The detectives realise that the victims are random but the locations are not. The killer is more concerned with finding the right house - somewhere he won't be disturbed as he pursues his evil plan. When a man walks into the station and confesses, it looks like the case is closed. But Greco's not convinced and soon he'll be fighting to save the woman who's most important to him in a stunningly tense and emotional conclusion. If you like Angela Marsons, Rachel Abbott, Mel Sherratt, Ruth Rendell, or Mark Billingham you will be gripped by this exciting new crime fiction writer. AVAILABLE NOW: DARK MURDER, book one featuring D.I. Greco A woman is found dead by a canal . . . why have her eyes have been viciously poked out? Detective Stephen Greco has just started a new job at Oldston CID and now he faces a series of murders with seemingly no connection but the brutal disfigurement of the victims. AND DISCOVER THE MASSIVE BEST-SELLING CALLADINE & BAYLISS MYSTERY SERIES . . . 100,000 books sold! DEAD WRONG, book one featuring Detectives Bayliss and Calladine is available now! A bag of severed fingers is found in the playground by a rough housing estate. DEAD SILENT book two in the series. A body is found in a car crash, but the victim was already dead . . . Police partners D.I. Calladine and D.S. Ruth Bayliss race against time to catch a vicious serial killer. DEAD LIST book three An unlikely killer with a bucket list of victims . . . This book is the first to introduce D.I Greco DEAD LOST book four An abandoned cotton mill holds horrific secrets. Police partners, D.I. Calladine and D.S. Ruth Bayliss face one of their toughest challenges yet.

Dead Lost a Gripping Detective Thriller Full of Suspense

Author: Helen H Durrant

Publisher: Joffe Books

ISBN: 9781911021315

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Page: 222

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A BRAND NEW GRIPPING DETECTIVE MYSTERY FROM A BEST-SELLING AUTHOR An abandoned cotton mill holds horrific secrets Police partners, D.I. Calladine and D.S. Ruth Bayliss face one of their toughest challenges yet. A group of homeless people have set up camp in the grounds of a disused cotton mill belonging to local businessman Damien Chase. But one of the men is not what he seems. He has a secret he will do anything to cover up. And once Calladine and Bayliss investigate, they find the crimes go much further than they could have ever imagined. If you like Angela Marsons, Rachel Abbott, Mel Sherratt, Ruth Rendell, or Mark Billingham you will be gripped by this exciting new crime fiction writer. DEAD LOST is book four of a new series of detective thrillers featuring D.S. Ruth Bayliss and D.I. Tom Calladine. They can be read together or as standalone novels. Tom Calladine is a single, fifty-one-year-old detective inspector who is devoted to his job. His personal life, however, is not so successful. Having been married and divorced before the age of twenty-one has set a pattern that he finds difficult to escape. Ruth Bayliss is in her mid-thirties, plain-speaking but loyal. Her personal life is about to change forever. The series is set in the fictional village of Leesdon on the outskirts of an industrial northern English city. There is little work and a lot of crime. The bane of Calladine's life is the Hobfield housing estate, breeding ground to all that is wrong with the area that he calls home. Now available: DEAD LIST the third mystery featuring Detectives Bayliss and Calladine! "A serial killer with a bucket list of victims . . ."

Dead Jealous

Author: Sharon Jones

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1408327554

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 320

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People think of Mother Nature as a gentle lady. They forget that she's also Death. Sixteen-year-old Poppy Sinclair believes in quantum particles, not tarot cards, in Dawkins, not druids. Last summer, in a boating accident in the Lake District, Poppy had a brush with death. But the girl she finds face down in Scariswater hasn't been so lucky. As she fights to discover the truth behind what she believes is murder, Poppy is forced to concede that people and things are not always what they seem and, slipping ever deeper into a web of lies, jealousy and heart-stopping danger, she comes to realise - too late - that the one thing that can save her has been right there, all the time.

The Quality of Silence

A Novel

Author: Rosamund Lupton

Publisher: Broadway Books

ISBN: 1101903686

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

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The gripping, moving story of a mother and daughter's quest to uncover a dark secret in the Alaskan wilderness, from the New York Times bestselling author of Sister and Afterwards Thrillingly suspenseful and atmospheric, The Quality of Silence is the story of Yasmin, a beautiful astrophysicist, and her precocious deaf daughter, Ruby, who arrive in a remote part of Alaska to be told that Ruby's father, Matt, has been the victim of a catastrophic accident. Unable to accept his death as truth, Yasmin and Ruby set out into the hostile winter of the Alaskan tundra in search of answers. But as a storm closes in, Yasmin realizes that a very human danger may be keeping pace with them. And with no one else on the road to help, they must keep moving, alone and terrified, through an endless Alaskan night.

The Silent Twin

A dark, gripping detective thriller

Author: Caroline Mitchell

Publisher: Bookouture

ISBN: 191075191X

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

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I’m alone in the dark, please can you find me … Nine-year-old twins Abigail and Olivia vow never to be parted. But when Abigail goes missing from Blackwater Farm, DC Jennifer Knight must find her before it’s too late. Twin sister Olivia has been mute since Abigail’s disappearance. But when she whispers in Jennifer’s ear, Jennifer realises it is Abigail’s voice pleading to be found. A damp and decaying house set in acres of desolate scrubland, the farm is a place of secrets, old and new – and Jennifer must unravel them all in order to find the lost girl. But could Olivia’s bond with her twin hold the key to finding Abigail? And can Jennifer break through her silence in time to save her sister’s life? A darkly gripping, page-turning thriller that will enthrall fans of Rachel Abbott, Alex Marwood’s The Wicked Girls and Mark Edwards. What people are saying about The Silent Twin: ‘This was everything I hoped it would be and then some. Dark, dangerous, intense, and with a killer plot that held me completely captive, it is my favourite yet from Mitchell.’ Becca’s Books Caroline Mitchell is one hell of an author! With every book in this fantastic series her writing just goes from strength to strength.’ Booklover Catlady ‘It'll take you on a heart-thumping, breath-taking rollercoaster of a ride and make the hairs on the back of your neck stand on end. I highly recommend this book, I loved it.’ Deecees's Books ‘A real page turner that makes the hair on your arms stand up. ’ Sean’s Book Reviews ‘Extremely well written, the suspense is palpable, and the last 20 pages or so are breathtaking…A really good whodunit with several suspects to keep the reader guessing.’ Strong Book Reviews ‘I actually read this in a morning and was completely glued. She has developed a style that just immerses the reader, totally absorbing and completely engaging. 5*/5’ Postcard Reviews ‘This book is FANTASTIC and I thoroughly enjoyed reading every single word of it. I was absolutely hooked from the word go…left my heart pounding and my brain whirring. Caroline’s writing style is quick paced, descriptive and is one that definitely keeps a reader’s interest…Definitely an author to get excited about. 5/5. ’ Hollie in Wanderlust ‘5 Stars …This book was amazing, I was instantly hooked…My jaw dropped so many times while reading. ’ Steph and Chris’s Book Review ‘By heck I was NOT disappointed…I read this book twice…totally wowed away all my expectations…bold, gripping and really confident …my number 1 book of the year…an awesome read…I could not put it down.’ Laura Prime Blog

Dead Watch

Author: Steve Liszka

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781912604111

Category: Fiction

Page: 334

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Life for the firefighters of Red Watch, East Brighton, is already complicated due to the imminent closure of their fire station. But this is soon to be the least of their worries. When the team stumble upon a car in a ditch, they discover the driver is dead and a bag containing five hundred thousand pounds in cash. Before anyone arrives, the crew decide to take money, believing it to be a victimless crime. When they later learn that the driver was killed by a bullet wound to the head their world is turned upside down. Then a stranger appears at the station claiming the money belongs to him. Soon the firefighters are drawn into a dangerous underworld and find themselves at the mercy of violent criminals. But is this stranger who he claims to be? And can Red Watch escape with the money and their lives intact?

Blood Silence - Thriller (McRyan Mystery Series)

Author: Roger Stelljes

Publisher: Roger Stelljes

ISBN: 098357586X

Category: Fiction

Page: 358

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THE SERIES WITH OVER 1.5 MILLION DOWNLOADS and 17,000+ REVIEWS New York Times & USA Today Bestselling McRyan Mystery Series She held her breath, her arms shaking, and it felt as though her heart was going to explode out of her chest. Go away, she thought. You’re done. You’ve killed me—now leave. Tainted water. Dead bodies. Blood silence. Two people are coldly executed behind a bar in Washington DC. A high-powered lawyer and his beautiful client are brutally slaughtered in a lake house in a suburb west of Minneapolis. Two cases separated by a thousand miles and connected by one man – Mac McRyan. In a tale of money and blood that hits a little too close to home, Mac is forced to confront his tumultuous past. Blood Silence is a web of unsettling twists, startling turns and unforeseen redemption with each chapter adding a layer of intrigue that will pull you in further. More from the Mac McRyan Mystery Series: FIRST CASE: Murder Alley - novella THE ST. PAUL CONSPIRACY - USA Today Bestseller DEADLY STILLWATER - Free FIRST DEADLY CONSPIRACY - Books 1-3 Box set - New York Times & USA Today Bestseller ELECTING TO MURDER FATALLY BOUND - USA Today Bestseller BLOOD SILENCE - USA Today Bestseller NEXT GIRL ON THE LIST - New release! To receive a free copy of a McRyan Mystery Series spin-off episode as soon as it is published enter your email address at www.RogerStelljes.com

The Weight of Silence

Author: Heather Gudenkauf

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 0778319377

Category: Fiction

Page: 416

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The runaway New York Times bestseller--over half a million copies in print It happens quietly one hot August morning in Iowa: two families awaken to find their little girls have gone missing in the night. Seven-year-old Calli Clark suffers from selective mutism brought on by a tragedy when she was a toddler. Petra Gregory is Calli's best friend--and her voice. But neither girl has been heard from since they vanished. Now, Calli and Petra's parents are tied by the question of what happened to their children. And the answer is trapped in the silence of unspoken family secrets.

In the Shadows of Death

Author: Sourabh Mukherjee

Publisher: Sristhi Publishers & Distributors

ISBN: 9382665579

Category: Fiction

Page: 224

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Sheetal Mehra, HR executive with Crescent Technologies, is found murdered in the toilet of a Kolkata hotel after an office party. ACP Agni Mitra finds out about her adulterous ways as he starts investigating into the murder. The miffed husband, a lecherous boss, one of her many jilted admirers – anyone could have killed her. The investigation is stuck in myriad perplexing questions when the murder of Meenakshi Menon, a Director with Altius Finance, hits the headlines. As more murders rock the city, it is not too long before the battle of wits with his unseen adversary turns personal for Agni. A ruthless killer walking the rain-washed streets of Kolkata. A detective battling storms brewing in his private life. Human relations infested with deceit. A generation struggling to cope with fast-changing ambitions and desires. In the Shadows of Death is a gripping page-turner with a heart-rending emotional core.

Six Four

A Novel

Author: Hideo Yokoyama

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

ISBN: 0374715793

Category: Fiction

Page: 576

View: 2013

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International Bestseller Winner of the Best Japanese Crime Fiction of the Year Award “Already a bestseller in Japan and the U.K., this cinematic crime novel suffused with fascinating cultural details follows a police department reinvestigating a chilling kidnapping that stumped them 14 years earlier.” —Entertainment Weekly, The Must List THE NIGHTMARE NO PARENT COULD ENDURE. THE CASE NO DETECTIVE COULD SOLVE. THE TWIST NO READER COULD PREDICT. For five days, the parents of a seven-year-old Japanese schoolgirl sat and listened to the demands of their daughter’s kidnapper. They would never learn his identity. And they would never see their daughter alive again. Fourteen years later, the mystery remains unsolved. The police department’s press officer—Yoshinobu Mikami, a former detective who was involved in the original case and who is now himself the father of a missing daughter—is forced to revisit the botched investigation. The stigma of the case known as “Six Four” has never faded; the police’s failure remains a profound source of shame and an unending collective responsibility. Mikami does not aspire to solve the crime. He has worked in the department for his entire career, and while he has his own ambitions and loyalties, he is hoping simply to reach out to the victim’s family and to help finally put the notorious case to rest. But when he spots an anomaly in the files, he uncovers secrets he never could have imagined. He would never have even looked if he’d known what he would find. An award-winning phenomenon in its native Japan—more than a million copies sold, and the winner of the Best Japanese Crime Fiction of the Year award—and already a critically celebrated top-ten bestseller in the U.K., Hideo Yokoyama’s Six Four is an unforgettable novel by a literary master at the top of his form. It is a dark and riveting plunge into a crime, an investigation, and a culture like no other.

The Silent Corner

A Novel of Suspense

Author: Dean Koontz

Publisher: Bantam

ISBN: 0345546784

Category: Fiction

Page: 464

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THE FIRST NOVEL IN THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING JANE HAWK SERIES Meet Jane Hawk—a remarkable new heroine certain to become an icon of suspense. “This gripping thriller grabs readers from the first few pages and sweeps them along to the rousing finale.”—Booklist “I very much need to be dead.” These are the chilling words left behind by a man who had everything to live for—but took his own life. In the aftermath, his widow, Jane Hawk, does what all her grief, fear, and fury demand: find the truth, no matter what. People of talent and accomplishment, people admired and happy and sound of mind, have been committing suicide in surprising numbers. When Jane seeks to learn why, she becomes the most-wanted fugitive in America. Her powerful enemies are protecting a secret so important—so terrifying—that they will exterminate anyone in their way. But all their power and viciousness may not be enough to stop a woman as clever as they are cold-blooded, as relentless as they are ruthless—and who is driven by a righteous rage they can never comprehend. Because it is born of love. Don’t miss any of Dean Koontz’s gripping Jane Hawk thrillers: THE SILENT CORNER • THE WHISPERING ROOM • THE CROOKED STAIRCASE Praise for The Silent Corner “Gripping . . . The paranoia and mystery increase as the story unfolds. . . . Koontz has created [a] wonderful character in Jane Hawk. . . . Koontz rocks it again.”—Associated Press “In this era of stingy text-message prose, Mr. Koontz is practically Shakespeare. . . . The Silent Corner brims with both action and emotion.”—Pittsburgh Post-Gazette “The Silent Corner is vintage Dean Koontz: paranoia-fueled suspense . . . sleek and highly realized action, developed characters, and more twists and turns than any two ordinary novels combined. . . . As relevant to current events as it is audacious . . . amongst Dean Koontz’s finest contemporary work.”—Mystery Scene “A proven specialist in action scenes, Koontz pulls off some doozies here. . . . The book is full of neat touches. . . . And the prose, as always in a Koontz novel, is first-rate. Perhaps Koontz’s leanest, meanest thriller, this initial entry in a new series introduces a smart, appealing heroine who can outthink as well as outshoot the baddest of bad dudes.”—Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

Dying Truth

A completely gripping crime thriller

Author: Angela Marsons

Publisher: Bookouture

ISBN: 1786814749

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

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Dead List a Gripping Detective Thriller Full of Suspense

Author: Helen H Durrant

Publisher: Joffe Books

ISBN: 9781911021254

Category:

Page: 204

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The latest brilliant mystery in the best-selling series, full of twists and turns "A great read. The murderer is a brilliant creation, shocking but also very human. This is the best book I've read by Helen Durrant yet. You won't be able to put it down." Emma Brown An unlikely serial killer with a bucket list of victims . . . Police partners, D.I. Calladine and D.S. Ruth Bayliss battle a murderer who is working their way through a list of victims. Each murder is meticulously planned and unique, and a tarot card is left at the scene of the crime. When two children disappear in the local area, the stakes are raised and the team are baffled by the link between the crimes. Calladine and Bayliss race against time to prevent any more carnage. If you like Angela Marsons, Rachel Abbott, Mel Sherratt, Ruth Rendell, or Mark Billingham you will be gripped by this exciting new crime fiction writer. DEAD LIST is book three of a new series of detective thrillers featuring D.S. Ruth Bayliss and D.I. Tom Calladine. Calladine discovers shocking new information on his complicated family background and Ruth has some surprising news for him. A new detective, Stephen Greco, also come onto the scene, provoking competition with Calladine. Tom Calladine is a single, fifty-one-year-old detective inspector who is devoted to his job. His personal life, however, is not so successful. Having been married and divorced before the age of twenty-one has set a pattern that he finds difficult to escape. Ruth Bayliss is in her mid-thirties, plain-speaking but loyal. She wishes she had more time for the gym and a love life. She uses her demanding workload as an excuse not to try too hard with the men she meets. Her hobby is birdwatching. The series is set in the fictional village of Leesdon on the outskirts of an industrial northern English city. There is little work and a lot of crime. The bane of Calladine's life is the Hobfield housing estate, breeding ground to all that is wrong with the area that he calls home. ALSO AVAILABLE BY HELEN H. DURRANT DEAD WRONG, book one featuring Detectives Bayliss and Calladine is available now! "A bag of severed fingers is found in the playground by a rough housing estate. DEAD SILENT is book two in the Calladine & Bayliss series. A body is found in a car crash, but the victim was already dead . . . Police partners D.I. Calladine and D.S. Ruth Bayliss race against time to catch a vicious serial killer. DEAD LOST is book four in the Calladine & Bayliss series. An abandoned cotton mill holds horrific secrets. Police partners, D.I. Calladine and D.S. Ruth Bayliss face one of their toughest challenges yet. DARK MURDER A woman is found dead by a canal . . . why have her eyes have been viciously poked out? Detective Stephen Greco has just started a new job at Oldston CID and now he faces a series of murders with seemingly no connection but the brutal disfigurement of the victims.

Dark Crimes a Gripping Detective Thriller Full of Suspense

Author: Michael Hambling

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781911021438

Category:

Page: 280

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Introducing DCI Sophie Allen in an exciting new detective series that will have you gripped from start to heart-stopping finish "The plot is meticulously crafted, absorbing and the narrative flows effortlessly." Purbeck Gazette A young woman's body is discovered on a deserted footpath in a Dorset seaside town late on a cold November night. She has been stabbed through the heart. It seems like a simple crime for DCI Sophie Allen and her team to solve. But not when the victim's mother is found strangled the next morning. The case grows more complex as DCI Sophie Allen discovers that the victims had secret histories, involving violence and intimidation. There's an obvious suspect but Detective Allen isn't convinced. Could someone else be lurking in the shadows, someone savagely violent, looking for a warped revenge? DARK CRIMES is the first in a series of detective thrillers featuring DCI Sophie Allen, head of the newly formed Violent Crime Unit in Dorset. She is pushed to the limit in her first major case as the team's head. If you like Angela Marsons, Rachel Abbott, Mel Sherratt, Ruth Rendell, or Mark Billingham you will be gripped by this exciting new crime fiction writer.

Dead Wrong

A Gripping Detective Thriller Full of Suspense

Author: Helen H. Durrant

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781523358601

Category:

Page: 206

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A bag of severed fingers is found in the playground by a rough housing estate "An edge of your seat detective thriller which had me completely enthralled. Calladine and Bayliss are fascinating police partners. The end was both surprising and uplifting." Beth Boyd "A must-read new police procedural that will have you gripped. The characters, setting, and plot are detailed and believable. Can't wait for the next one." Sarah Stevens First a shooting, then a grisly discovery on the common . . . Police partners, D.I. Calladine and D.S. Ruth Bayliss race against time to track down a killer before the whole area erupts in violence. Their boss thinks it's all down to drug lord Ray Fallon, but Calladine's instincts say something far nastier is happening on the Hobfield housing estate. Can this duo track down the murderer before anyone else dies and before the press publicize the gruesome crimes? Detectives Calladine and Bayliss are led on a trail which gets dangerously close to home. In a thrilling finale they race against time to rescue someone very close to Calladine's heart. If you like Angela Marsons, Rachel Abbott, Mel Sherratt, Ruth Rendell, or Mark Billingham you will be gripped by this exciting new crime fiction writer. DEAD WRONG is the first in a new series of detective thrillers featuring D.S. Ruth Bayliss and D.I. Tom Calladine. Tom Calladine is a single, fifty-one-year-old detective inspector who is devoted to his job. His personal life, however, is not so successful. Having been married and divorced before the age of twenty-one has set a pattern that he finds difficult to escape. Ruth Bayliss is in her mid-thirties, plain-speaking but loyal. She wishes she had more time for the gym and a love life. She uses her demanding workload as an excuse not to try too hard with the men she meets. The series is set in the fictional village of Leesdon on the outskirts of an industrial northern English city. There is little work and a lot of crime. The bane of Calladine's life is the Hobfield housing estate, breeding ground to all that is wrong with the area that he calls home. GET "DEAD SILENT" THE NEXT BOOK IN THE SERIES NOW A body is found in a car crash, but the victim was already dead . . . Police partners D.I. Calladine and D.S. Ruth Bayliss race against time to catch a vicious serial killer. and now available: DEAD LIST the third mystery featuring Detectives Bayliss and Calladine! "A serial killer with a bucket list of victims . . ."

Dead Secret

A Gripping Detective Thriller Full of Suspense

Author: Janice Frost

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781514622933

Category:

Page: 300

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Shocking family secrets come to light when a young woman is murdered "If you read one detective thriller this year make it "Dead Secret." I really couldn't put this mystery down. Great pace, well-developed characters with some very dark pasts." Ann Abrams "A brilliant new detective writer who will have you reading all night. I loved it." Chris Child Who killed Amy Hill? Amy Hill, a nineteen-year-old student, is strangled and her body dumped on open ground in the city. New police partners, D.I. Jim Neal and D.S. Ava Merry are called in to investigate this brutal crime. The last person to see Amy alive was Simon, the son of a family friend, but before he can be properly questioned he disappears. Detectives Neal and Merry are led on a trail of shocking family secrets and crimes. Can this duo track down the murderer before anyone else dies? Stopping this tragic cycle of violence will put D.S. Merry's life at risk in a thrilling and heart-stopping finale. If you like Angela Marsons, Rachel Abbott, Ruth Rendell, or Mark Billingham you will be gripped by this exciting new crime fiction writer. DEAD SECRET is the first in a new series of detective thrillers featuring D.S. Ava Merry and D.I. Jim Neal. Ava Merry is a young policewoman, recently promoted to detective sergeant. She is a fitness fanatic with a taste for dangerous relationships. Jim Neal is a single dad who juggles his devotion to his job with caring for his son. Set in the fictional Northern city of Stromford, this detective mystery will have you gripped from start to shocking conclusion.