A Murder of Crows by Ian Skewis

The most violent thunderstorm in living memory occurs above a sleepy village on the West Coast of Scotland.   A young couple take shelter in the woods, never to be seen again… DCI Jack Russell is brought in to investigate. Nearing retirement, he agrees to undertake one last case, which he believes can be solvedContinue reading “A Murder of Crows by Ian Skewis”

Kill The Father by Sandrone Dazieri (translated by Antony Shugaar) (Colomba Caselli #1)

  The rock cast a sharp, dark shadow over a shape huddled on the ground. Please don’t let it be the boy, Colomba thought. Her silent prayer didn’t go unanswered. The corpse belonged to the mother.’ When a woman is killed in a park outside Rome and her six-year-old son goes missing, the police unitContinue reading “Kill The Father by Sandrone Dazieri (translated by Antony Shugaar) (Colomba Caselli #1)”

Want You Gone by Christopher Brookmyre

Sam Morpeth is growing up way too fast, left to fend for a younger sister with learning difficulties when their mother goes to prison and watching her dreams of university evaporate. But Sam learns what it is to be truly powerless when a stranger begins to blackmail her online, drawing her into a trap sheContinue reading “Want You Gone by Christopher Brookmyre”

One Perfect Lie by Lisa Scottoline

On paper, Chris Brennan looks perfect. He’s applying for a job as a high school government teacher, he’s ready to step in as an assistant baseball coach, and his references are impeccable. But everything about Chris Brennan is a lie. Susan Sematov is proud of her son Raz, a high school pitcher so athletically talentedContinue reading “One Perfect Lie by Lisa Scottoline”

Good Girls Don’t Tell by Liselotte Roll

When Erik Berggren, a man with learning disabilities is found mutilated and brutally murdered Inspector Magnus Kalo and his team are mystified.  Other than being an alcoholic, the victim seems to have led a completely normal, if rather lonely, life. Then Erik’s mother is viciously attacked in a similar way.  Investigating family secrets that stretchContinue reading “Good Girls Don’t Tell by Liselotte Roll”

My Sister’s Bones by Nuala Ellwood

My Sister’s Bones by Nuala Ellwood Kate Rafter is a high-flying war reporter. She’s the strong one. The one who escaped their father. Her younger sister Sally didn’t. Instead, she drinks.  But when their mother dies, Kate is forced to return home. And on her first night she is woken by a terrifying scream.  AtContinue reading “My Sister’s Bones by Nuala Ellwood”

The Beautiful Dead by Belinda Bauer

  There’s no safety in numbers… Eve Singer needs death. With her career as a TV crime reporter flagging, she’ll do anything to satisfy her ghoulish audience. The killer needs death too. He even advertises his macabre public performances, where he hopes to show the whole world the beauty of dying. When he contacts Eve,Continue reading “The Beautiful Dead by Belinda Bauer”

SAFE WITH ME by K.L. Slater

Anna lives a solitary existence, taking solace in order and routine. Her only friend is the lonely old lady next door. She doesn’t like to let people to get too close – she knows how much damage they can do. Then one ordinary day Anna witnesses a devastating road accident and recognises the driver asContinue reading “SAFE WITH ME by K.L. Slater”

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