A Harpur and Iles police procedural from master crime writer Bill James.
After his son and wife were shot, Mansel Shale has turned to God - leaving DCS Colin Harpur with a problem. Shale has abandoned his drugs empire, leaving his business in the hands of an inexperienced assistant. Harpur can see protracted, warring viciousness on the horizon, and something must be done...
A dark and disturbing tale of twisted passions and dangerous desires.
Outwardly suave and charming, psychotherapist Adam Neave's role as a voluntary bereavement counsellor offers him the perfect opportunity to target his female victims at their most vulnerable, safe in the knowledge that the police can pin nothing on him. But is his newest client, attractive young widow Olivia Marsden, really what she seems? When, despite herself, Olivia finds herself falling under the charismatic Adam's spell, events start to spiral dangerously out of control . . .
A Liberty Lane mystery.
Autumn, 1839. As the London nights darken, rumours spread about the devil's chariot, which preys on young women walking alone at night. Novice private investigator Liberty Lane has no time for such horror stories, so when a poetic young man begs her to find his missing fiancé, she accepts, suspecting there is a more prosaic explanation. Meanwhile, she is engaged to help prevent a royal scandal involving Prince Albert's worldlier brother, Prince Ernest. Liberty begins work on both cases, but when young women begin showing up dead, the tales of the devil's chariot don't seem so ridiculous any more . . .
A Detective Superintendent Henry Christie novel.
When DS Henry Christie sets off on a short winter break with his old friend FBI agent Karl Donaldson, he expects a pleasant hike through the countryside followed by an overnight stop in a picturesque village. But the hike turns into a fight for survival in the worst snowstorm for thirty years. And things only get worse when they stumble, exhausted and injured, into the village pub, only to find themselves in the middle of a blood-soaked stand-off between gangsters with deadly scores to settle...
If you follow your heart, there is always a price to pay.
1940s. War alters lives, and for three women from different walks of life, the choices they make will change everything forever. For housewife Jenny, her husband's word is law. But when he enlists, she finds her voice, and a new friendship with a young GI that becomes her guilty pleasure. Vibrant Rusty Dobbs is a prostitute, making a good living, but when she falls for an American captain she hides her job from him. And finally there is Sarah, a teenager who is drawn to Gunter, a prisoner of war - the enemy.
First in the thrilling Kit Marlowe historical mystery series.
Cambridge, 1583. About to graduate from Corpus Christi, the young Christopher Marlowe spends his days studying and his nights carousing with old friends. But when one of them is discovered lying dead in his King's College room, mouth open in a silent scream, Marlowe refuses to accept the official verdict of suicide. Calling on the help of his mentor, Sir Roger Manwood, Justice of the Peace, and the queen's magus, Dr John Dee, a poison expert, Marlowe sets out to prove that his friend was murdered...
A mystery set in Scotland from the ever-popular author.
Surveyor Douglas Young stumbles across rambling Underwood House, near Edinburgh, one day whilst walking his dog. He realizes its potential immediately, and after it is developed into flats he becomes the anointed leader of the residents. So when one of his neighbours is found dead, Douglas and his young assistant Tash become irrevocably involved in the police investigation. But the plot thickens when a shocking discovery is made in the deceaseds flat . . .
An intense thriller from the critically acclaimed 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 . . .
An Apothecary John Rawlings Georgian mystery.
Apothecary John Rawlings has travelled to Devon to be by the side of his mistress, Elizabeth di Lorenzi, who is due to give birth to their child. Leaving his shop, and his new carbonated water business in good hands, John is presented with a surprise on his arrival at Sidmouth Bay. While Elizabeth is recuperating, he learns that Lady Sidmouth's daughter, Miranda, is to marry the elderly Earl of St Austell, who is fifty-four years her senior and has a cruel reputation. As the wedding day approaches, John feels increasingly uneasy, and before too long his worst forebodings are realized . . .
A Suzie Fewings genealogical mystery.
Suzie Fewings is working on her family tree when she meets American Prudence Clayson. Prudence has come to England to find her Puritan ancestors, but is shocked to discover that one of her ancestors was born to an unmarried mother. Suzie helps Prudence come to terms with this and assists her with her research, but she soon has problems in the present day - when she starts to suspect that Millie, her teenage daughter, might be pregnant. The truth, however, may be darker than she fears.