Crime fiction has just got much, much too real for comfort...Ray Cragg is one of the country's biggest gangsters. His patch extends from Birmingham to the Scottish borders, 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 who had run off with a million pounds of laundered money, Detective Inspector Henry Christie gets sucked in to the world of ultra-organized crime which knows no international or moral boundaries...
The new 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 . . .
Detective Inspector Henry Christie has been suspended from duty. He's spending quality time with his family, and is enjoying being reconciled with wife Kate, but at heart he's bored - and itching to get back into the fray. 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 - against his better judgement. He soon finds himself running down dead ends as he discovers that John Lloyd Wickson, Charlotte's father and local multi-millionaire, has enemies in high places. 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 . . .
The new 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 . . .
The new novel 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 . . .
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. Then a high-profile trial of a Manchester gangster collapses in disarray, amid accusations of police misconduct.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...
The new novel from the critically acclaimed and award-winning author
When Joe Reddick and his family are threatened in their LA home by a masked, knife-wielding intruder, it means serious trouble for a gang of desperate criminals. The threat sends Joe Reddick over the edge. He's lived the nightmare of losing a family to a crazed killer once, and he's not going to let it happen again. After sending his wife and son to safety, he goes to war, determined to kill those responsible. Soon Reddicks living nightmare will finally be over. One way or the other . . .