Vengeance by Roger A. Price – Publication Day

Jack Quintel is a hit man. When a job comes in to kill the Deputy Chief Constable of the Greater Manchester Police Jim Reedly, he contracts it out to a new guy, Charlie Parker… Watching in the shadows, Quintel sees Parker shoot out Reedly’s windscreen, then drag him into the woods and thinks the job’sContinue reading “Vengeance by Roger A. Price – Publication Day”

When It Grows Dark by Jorn Lier Horst (translated by Anne Bruce)

Stavern 1983: Christmas is approaching, snow is falling heavily, and a young ambitious policeman named William Wisting has just become the father of twins. After a brutal robbery he is edged off the investigation by more experienced officers, but soon he is on another case that is not only unsolved but has not even beenContinue reading “When It Grows Dark by Jorn Lier Horst (translated by Anne Bruce)”

Let the Dead Speak by Jane Casey

In the chilling new crime novel from award-winning author Jane Casey, Detective Maeve Kerrigan and the murder squad must navigate a web of lies to discover the truth… A murder without a body Eighteen-year-old Chloe Emery returns to her West London home one day to find the house covered in blood and Kate, her mother,Continue reading “Let the Dead Speak by Jane Casey”

Quieter Than Killing by Sarah Hilary

It’s winter, the nights are dark and freezing, and a series of seemingly random assaults is pulling DI Marnie Rome and DS Noah Jake out onto streets of London. When Marnie’s family home is ransacked, there are signs that the burglary can have only been committed by someone who knows her. Then a child goesContinue reading “Quieter Than Killing by Sarah Hilary”

The Dark Room by Jonathan Moore

They thought they’d buried their secrets Homicide inspector Gavin Cain is standing by a grave when he gets the call. Cain knows there’s something terrible in the coffin they’re about to exhume. He and his team have received a dying man’s confession and it has led them here.   But death doesn’t guarantee silence CainContinue reading “The Dark Room by Jonathan Moore”

Written in Bones by James Oswald

The roots of murder run deep…  When a body is found in a tree in The Meadows, Edinburgh’s scenic parkland, the forensics suggest the corpse has fallen from a great height. Detective Inspector Tony McLean wonders whether it was an accident, or a murder designed to send a chilling message? The dead man had ledContinue reading “Written in Bones by James Oswald”

Robbing the Dead by Tana Collins

  In a small Scottish university town, what links a spate of horrible murders, a targeted bomb explosion and a lecturer’s disappearance? Is a terror group involved? If so, who is pulling the strings? And what does something that happened over forty years ago have to do with it?   Having recently returned to CastletownContinue reading “Robbing the Dead by Tana Collins”

Watch Her Disappear by Eva Dolan

YOU CAN RUN FROM YOUR PAST BUT YOU CAN’T RUN FROM MURDER The body is found by the river, near a spot popular with runners. With a serial rapist at work in the area, DI Zigic and DS Ferreira are initially confused when the Hate Crimes Unit is summoned to the scene. Until they discoverContinue reading “Watch Her Disappear by Eva Dolan”

Missing, Presumed by Susie Steiner

Mid-December, and Cambridgeshire is blanketed with snow. Detective Sergeant Manon Bradshaw tries to sleep after yet another soul-destroying Internet date – the low murmuring of her police radio her only solace. Over the airwaves come reports of a missing woman – door ajar, keys and phone left behind, a spatter of blood on the kitchenContinue reading “Missing, Presumed by Susie Steiner”

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