Eddie G. must discover why someone wants to kill him. His friends Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra and Judy Garland are concerned for him, too.
After Dean Martin saves Eddie G. from being hit by a car, Eddie buddy arrives from Brooklyn with the news: somebody's put an open contract out on him. As anybody can cash it in, pros and amateurs alike are coming out of the woodwork to have a shot. So when Eddie is asked by Frank Sinatra to go to LA to help his friend, Judy Garland, with a problem she's having, Eddie and Jerry seize the opportunity; unfortunately the contract follows Eddie there . . .
Crime fiction has just got much, much too real for comfort...
Ray Cragg is one of the country's biggest gangsters, dealing in drugs, prostitution and illegal immigrants. The cops are desperate to nail him. When Marty, Cragg's brother and side-kick, ends up with his face blown off having been sent by Cragg to "whack" one of Cragg's henchman, DI Henry Christie gets sucked in to the world of ultra-organized crime which knows no boundaries...
The gripping mystery following City of Dreadful Night.
A man impaled on the South Downs. Another skinned alive. A skeleton found beneath the West Pier, its feet encased in concrete. Brighton has been invaded. But this is no mere power struggle between rival mobsters; the motives for the killings stretch back through the decades, to an explosive forty-year-old secret Brighton's crime king John Hathaway would rather forget. But someone else remembers, and that someone has decided that revenge is a dish best served cold . . .
Private investigator David Spandau discovers there's a dark side to the Hollywood dream in this absorbing thriller.
Hollywood producer Frank Jurado has hired former stuntman-turned-private investigator David Spandau to discover who's behind a sinister smear campaign against maverick film director Jerry Margashack. As he unearths some deeply disturbing aspects of Margashack's past, Spandau finds himself attracting some extremely unwelcome attention.
Detective Inspector Henry Christie has been suspended from duty.
Henry's spending quality time with his family, but at heart he's bored. So when the attractive and wealthy mother of one of his daughter's horse-riding friends asks him to investigate the bizarre mutilation of some of the family's bloodstock, Christie agrees. As Henry starts to ask some probing questions he finds himself caught up in a web of corruption and intrigue much wider and more complex than anything he had envisaged...
A mystery from the author of Bodies in Winter.
NYPD detective Harry Corbin hasn't been allowed to work on a homicide case for almost a year following his unearthing of corruption amongst his colleagues and superiors. So when a young woman's body is found dumped and mutilated on a sweltering New York morning, Corbin jumps at the chance to redeem his career and solve the case - and finds himself on a journey into the dark and secretive world of illegal immigrants, where humans are exploited and life is cheap...
First gripping mystery in the Brighton Trilogy.
July 1934. A woman's torso is found in a trunk at Brighton railway station's left luggage office. Her identity is never established, her killer never caught. But someone is keeping a diary. July 2009. Ambitious radio journalist Kate Simpson hopes to solve the notorious Brighton Trunk Murder, and she enlists the help of ex-Chief Constable Robert Watts, whose role in the recent botched armed-police operation in Milldean, Brighton's notorious no-go area, cost him his job. But it's only a matter of time before past and present collide...
A nail-biting thriller from a critically acclaimed and award-winning author.
When White returns to his native Los Angeles to attend the funeral of his old friend R.J. Burrow, who has been brutally murdered, a terrible secret threatens to reveal itself. Twenty-six years earlier, Handy, R.J. and Neal Holden pulled a heist that went horrible awry, and Handys been waiting for it to come back and haunt them ever since. Was the murder linked to the past? Handy knows he cant leave until he finds out for sure . . .
Introducing homicide detective Daniel Turner and his troubled friend 'BB' in the first of this atmospheric crime noir series.
Summoned to identify the trussed-up, naked body of a woman found amongst a pile of garbage on Blue Avenue, Florida businessman William Byrd recognizes the victim as Belinda Mabry, the girl with whom he spent a passionate summer 25 years before. Determined to find out what happened to the woman he once loved, Byrd must revisit his own troubled past.
A DCI Henry Christie mystery.
When the brutally murdered body of a Manchester drug dealer is found dumped just inside the Lancashire border, it turns out that the dead man had been a CID informant working for a small nucleus of corrupt detectives. Thrust into the investigation of the drug dealer's death is DCI Henry Christie, recently returned to work after a period of suspension. Hoping for a gentle re-entry into the job, Christie is instead plunged headlong into a complex murder investigation which has far-reaching consequences for the police service...