The Dog Walker The Detective's Daughter Book 5 #ad - Twenty-nine years later, Helen's body has never been found. January, 1987. Helen honeysett, a young newlywed, sets off for an evening run from her riverside cottage and disappears. But when the five households on that desolate stretch of towpath refuse to give up their secrets, Stella and Jack find themselves hunting a killer whose trail has long gone cold.
In the depths of winter, only joggers and dog walkers brave the Thames towpath after dark.
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Dead to Me: A serial killer thriller Detective Kate Matthews Book 1Bookouture #ad - This is the first book that i have read by stephen Edger and I am definitely going to check out his others… This was a cracking read!’ Bonnie’s Book Talk. The stalking element of this novel sent shivers down my spine! . Highly recommend. Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars‘the killer is on a rampage, leaving a trail of bodies with macabre clues that Kate must solve if she is to stop the killing.
Until she finds a disturbing clue that convinces her of three things: The murder is linked to the body of a man found hanging in a warehouse, she is on the hunt for a calculated serial killer, and the killer is watching her every move. Kate realises there will be another victim soon, and that her own life is in grave danger, but no one else believes her theory.
Dead to Me: A serial killer thriller Detective Kate Matthews Book 1 #ad - Intense and creepy. Cayo costa, 5 stars ‘an enthralling, fast paced mystery that kept me hooked from the very start. It was certainly a fast paced and action filled plot, plenty of twists and turns and red herrings to keep the reader detectives amongst us happy!’ Chapter in My Life‘A brilliant thriller that will keep you gripped and turning pages right to the end.
Brilliant writing. Kate knows a pile of ripped up newspaper cuttings discovered at the victim’s house must be a piece of the puzzle, but her team keep hitting dead-ends.
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The Murder Road: A Cooper & Fry Mystery Cooper & Fry Mysteries Book 15Witness Impulse #ad - Packed with atmosphere, suspense, and surprises, The Murder Road is Stephen Booth's most unforgettable novel yet. It could be a murder. For fans of broadchurch, and peter robinson comes a spellbinding new novel from internationally bestselling author Stephen BoothWelcome to the picturesque English village of Shawhead, Louise Penny, where there's one road in and one road out.
The Murder Road: A Cooper & Fry Mystery Cooper & Fry Mysteries Book 15 #ad - Where—and who—is the driver? whose blood has been discovered? why are the people of Shawhead so hostile toward Detective Ben Cooper, sent in to take charge of the investigation?As Cooper peels back layers of lies and exposes dark secrets to the light, he draws ever closer to a killer hiding in plain sight.
And on that road this morning is an abandoned vehicle. With an ominous bloodstain inside. It's a mystery.
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Scene of Crime Lloyd and Hill Mysteries Book 11Fawcett #ad - Real-life crime has engulfed the domestic life of the Riverside Theatre players. In truth, gagged, stealing all the presents and leaving her bound, suicide seemed more Estelle’s line—especially during the Christmas holidays—but a thief saved her the trouble, and suffocated. Instinct tells detective chief Inspectors Lloyd and Judy Hill that Estelle’s murder is far more complicated.
For starters, there’s the violent death of Estelle Bignall, the beautiful, neurotic wife of a well-to-do doctor and aspiring resident playwright. At the crime scene there are too many footprints, too much conflicting evidence—and too many suspects: an elusive burglar, the victim’s secret lover, too many fingerprints, a sinister next-door neighbor, a scared kid with fresh bruises on his face.
Scene of Crime Lloyd and Hill Mysteries Book 11 #ad - But which of them was desperate enough to commit murder? .
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The Death Chamber: The new bestseller from the Sunday Times crime club pick The Detective's Daughter Book 6Head of Zeus #ad - Stella darnell is one of the most original characters in British crime fiction' Joan Smith, SUNDAY TIMES. Thomson creates a rich and sinister world that is utterly unique' WILLIAM SHAW. Someone who will do anything to keep it that way. For forty years, someone has got away with murder. Gloriously well-written.
. Bryony's body was never found. Clever, credible and memorable' LITERARY REVIEW. Praise for lesley thomson: 'in the best traditions of the classic whodunnit, this is Midsomer Murders for grown-ups' Jake Kerridge, SUNDAY EXPRESS. Forty years ago, seventeen-year-old Cassie Baker took a shortcut home from a small Cotswolds village, and was never seen again.
The Death Chamber: The new bestseller from the Sunday Times crime club pick The Detective's Daughter Book 6 #ad - Because, for too long, someone has got away with murder. Now stella darnell, cleaner and private detective, has decided to find out what happened to Bryony. A wonderfully eerie setting, unique characters and a chilling plot' ELLY GRIFFITHS. Lesley thomson is a class above' IAN RANKIN. Twenty years later, cotswolds police found Cassie's remains while searching for another missing teenager, Bryony Motson.
From the number one bestseller of The Detective's Daughter.
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The House With No Rooms The Detective's Daughter Book 4Head of Zeus #ad - Forty years later, cleaner and detective Stella Darnell is investigating a suspected murder in the Botanical Gardens at Kew. But when she opened her eyes, the woman had gone. The detective's daughter series: The Detective's Daughter. What did she really see? The summer of 1976 was the hottest in living memory.
She thought she saw a woman lying dead on the ground. So cleverly written' 'Can't put it down, the perfect present'. A girl watches from the shadows. The detective's Secret. What people are saying about the house with no rooms: 'i'd give it 6 stars if it were possible' 'An unsettling, accomplished book by a writer at the top of her game' 'There is a sense of menace, suspense and sadness all interspersed with pockets of humour.
The House With No Rooms The Detective's Daughter Book 4 #ad - A woman lies dead on the ground. Working methodically, she is drawn into an obsessive world, stain by stain, and towards a killer who has never been caught. A lost little girl, dizzied by the head, stumbled upon a deserted museum. The house With No Rooms. The dog Walker.
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Dead Joker: Hanne Wilhelmsen Book Five A Hanne Wilhelmsen Novel 5Scribner #ad - Despite the circumstantial evidence, hanne is unconvinced of Sigurd Halvorsrud’s guilt—that is, until a witness says he saw Ståle Salvesen commit suicide by jumping off a bridge days before the murder took place. Her husband, who claims he witnessed the grisly murder and is himself covered in blood, immediately falls under suspicion, though he insists his wife’s killer was Ståle Salvesen, a businessman he’d prosecuted years before for insider dealing.
From norway’s bestselling female crime writer, this installment in the Edgar-nominated mystery series featuring the whip-smart detective Hanne Wilhelmsen is “an ideal read-alike for fans of Jo Nesbø’s Harry Hole and Karin Fossum’s Inspector Sejer” Booklist. Chief public prosecutor sigurd Halvorsrud’s wife is found brutally decapitated in front of the fireplace in the family living room.
Detective inspector hanne Wilhelmsen is called in to lead the investigation with her old colleague, Billy T. With a savage killer on the loose, hanne must ask herself: Is the truth worth chasing at all costs? The New York Times Book Review declares, “Wherever Hanne shows up next…follow that wheelchair.
Dead Joker: Hanne Wilhelmsen Book Five A Hanne Wilhelmsen Novel 5 #ad - Anne holt’s hanne wilhelmsen novels are “fast-paced and involving” The Wall Street Journal, and Dead Joker is “an immersive tale that packs an emotional punch and offers incisive commentary on the failings of the criminal justice system” Publishers Weekly. What links these two horrific crimes? the demands of the investigation soon clash with a terrible crisis in Hanne’s personal life: Cecilie, the woman she has lived with for almost twenty years, has fallen seriously ill and doesn’t have much time to live.
Then a journalist at one of Oslo’s largest newspapers is found beheaded.
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Death in the Fearful Night The Inspector Littlejohn Mysteries Book 14Agora Books #ad - It’s like it was in wartime. As soon as night falls, you don’t know what’s going to happen. When samuel bracknell is found dead in his home with a knife in his back, the third murder of its kind in as many weeks, the population of Carleton Unthank is left shivering in their beds. Superintendent littlejohn arrives to investigate and is sickened to hear that all three crimes were committed with the same knife.
Why then was the knife was left in bracknell’s body? Was the murderer disturbed – or is it a sign of something more sinister?When a fourth body turns up, this one an apparent suicide, Littlejohn is baffled. Littlejohn takes on an apparent serial killer who is stalking the residents of a once-sleepy village.
Death in the Fearful Night The Inspector Littlejohn Mysteries Book 14 #ad - The place is dead now at night. What is going on in carleton unthank? the once sleepy village is gaining a ghoulish reputation as The Town of Fearful Nights and the threat of another murder looms each time the sun sets. Littlejohn faces sleep deprived residents, no clues, and a race against the clock to prevent the body count rising any further.
Reviews'one of the subtlest and wittiest practitioners of the simon-pure British detective story' – The New York Times'Mr Bellairs always gives good value' – The Sunday Times‘Pure British detective story’ – The New York Times.
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Dead Cold The Detective Temeke Crime Series Book 4Noble Lizard Publishing #ad - The tragedy takes a more sinister turn when a post mortem reveals that one victim was beaten to death. House owner flynn mcCann appears to have the perfect life, married to the woman he loves. This is a meaty police procedural I couldn’t put down. Jenny london, Ebony Press. Claire stibbe has written another corker of a crime thriller that takes hold and won’t let go.
As the dead prepare to reveal their secrets, he realizes his future is about to unfold in ways he could never have imagined. The truth is dead and buried. I sincerely hope this series keeps on coming. Celia Markham, Booksage. But time is running out. Consumed with grief, and fleeing suspicion, he must unravel the events leading up to that terrible night to prove his innocence.
Dead Cold The Detective Temeke Crime Series Book 4 #ad - Until the fire reduces all he knows to ashes. This is an addicting read. In a house with a history of betrayal and revenge, how many lines is Temeke willing to cross to uncover the truth and bring in an elusive killer? With taut and brooding prose, Dead Cold is a twisty new thriller from the author of The 9th Hour and Night Eyes.
A crisp, confident and roundly satisfying novel, the characters simply sparkle with life. His life is quiet - even ordinary.
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Doomed to Die The Inspector Thanet Mysteries Book 10Open Road Media Mystery & Thriller #ad - Doomed to die is the 10th book in the Inspector Thanet Mysteries, but you may enjoy reading the series in any order. Inspector luke thanet, a veteran homicide investigator whose cases have carried him across the sprawling Kentish countryside, is about to discover a mystery far more shocking than anything he’s encountered before.
Charming, and endlessly absorbing, stylish, the CWA Silver Dagger–winning Luke Thanet mysteries are some of the best English police procedurals ever written. Mike lineham, dig into the case, they will discover a tantalizing connection to a powerful local barrister—and a secret that many people might have killed for.
Doomed to Die The Inspector Thanet Mysteries Book 10 #ad - The husband is the natural suspect, but as Thanet and his partner, the dogged Sgt. The victim is perdita master, an artist with a terminally ill mother and a husband who threatened violence when she demanded a divorce. But Det. Detective inspector thanet uncovers the shocking secrets that led to an artist’s murder in this captivating entry in the award-winning British mystery series.
. When a woman is found with a bloody gash on her scalp and a plastic bag over her head, there’s no question that she was murdered.
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