Dark Murder a Gripping Detective Thriller Full of Suspense

Author: Helen H Durrant

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781911021339

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Page: 228

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A gripping new detective series from a best-selling crime writer A woman is found dead by a canal . . . why have her eyes have been viciously poked out? Detective Stephen Greco has just started a new job at Oldston CID and now he faces a series of murders with seemingly no connection but the brutal disfigurement of the victims. Greco's team is falling apart under the pressure and he doesn't know who he can trust. Then they discover a link to a local drug dealer, but maybe it's not all that it seems. Can Greco get control of his chaotic team and stop the murders? If you like Angela Marsons, Rachel Abbott, Mel Sherratt, Ruth Rendell, or Mark Billingham you will be gripped by this exciting new crime fiction writer. DARK MURDER is the first book in a new series of detective thrillers featuring D.I. Greco. Stephen Greco has moved to Oldston after his wife divorced him. He doesn't like the place much but he wants to stay close to their daughter, Matilda. He is a meticulous policeman with a touch of O.C.D. Easy to admire, but sometimes difficult to like. ALSO AVAILABLE: THE BEST-SELLING CALLADINE & BAYLISS SERIES which first introduced D.I. Greco DEAD WRONG, book one featuring Detectives Bayliss and Calladine is available now! "A bag of severed fingers is found in the playground by a rough housing estate. DEAD SILENT book two in the series. A body is found in a car crash, but the victim was already dead . . . Police partners D.I. Calladine and D.S. Ruth Bayliss race against time to catch a vicious serial killer. DEAD LIST book three An unlikely killer with a bucket list of victims . . . This book is the first to introduce D.I Greco

Dead Wrong

A Gripping Detective Thriller Full of Suspense

Author: Helen H. Durrant

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781523358601

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Page: 206

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A bag of severed fingers is found in the playground by a rough housing estate "An edge of your seat detective thriller which had me completely enthralled. Calladine and Bayliss are fascinating police partners. The end was both surprising and uplifting." Beth Boyd "A must-read new police procedural that will have you gripped. The characters, setting, and plot are detailed and believable. Can't wait for the next one." Sarah Stevens First a shooting, then a grisly discovery on the common . . . Police partners, D.I. Calladine and D.S. Ruth Bayliss race against time to track down a killer before the whole area erupts in violence. Their boss thinks it's all down to drug lord Ray Fallon, but Calladine's instincts say something far nastier is happening on the Hobfield housing estate. Can this duo track down the murderer before anyone else dies and before the press publicize the gruesome crimes? Detectives Calladine and Bayliss are led on a trail which gets dangerously close to home. In a thrilling finale they race against time to rescue someone very close to Calladine's heart. If you like Angela Marsons, Rachel Abbott, Mel Sherratt, Ruth Rendell, or Mark Billingham you will be gripped by this exciting new crime fiction writer. DEAD WRONG is the first in a new series of detective thrillers featuring D.S. Ruth Bayliss and D.I. Tom Calladine. Tom Calladine is a single, fifty-one-year-old detective inspector who is devoted to his job. His personal life, however, is not so successful. Having been married and divorced before the age of twenty-one has set a pattern that he finds difficult to escape. Ruth Bayliss is in her mid-thirties, plain-speaking but loyal. She wishes she had more time for the gym and a love life. She uses her demanding workload as an excuse not to try too hard with the men she meets. The series is set in the fictional village of Leesdon on the outskirts of an industrial northern English city. There is little work and a lot of crime. The bane of Calladine's life is the Hobfield housing estate, breeding ground to all that is wrong with the area that he calls home. GET "DEAD SILENT" THE NEXT BOOK IN THE SERIES NOW A body is found in a car crash, but the victim was already dead . . . Police partners D.I. Calladine and D.S. Ruth Bayliss race against time to catch a vicious serial killer. and now available: DEAD LIST the third mystery featuring Detectives Bayliss and Calladine! "A serial killer with a bucket list of victims . . ."

Dark Houses a Gripping Detective Thriller Full of Suspense

Author: Helen H. Durrant

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781911021483

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Page: 220

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THE STUNNING NEW CRIME MYSTERY FEATURING D.I. GRECO BY BEST-SELLING AUTHOR HELEN H. DURRANT A young woman is found brutally murdered in an empty house Detective Stephen Greco and his team must piece together her life as quickly as possible. Within twenty-four hours there is another horrific murder using the same method. The detectives realise that the victims are random but the locations are not. The killer is more concerned with finding the right house - somewhere he won't be disturbed as he pursues his evil plan. When a man walks into the station and confesses, it looks like the case is closed. But Greco's not convinced and soon he'll be fighting to save the woman who's most important to him in a stunningly tense and emotional conclusion. If you like Angela Marsons, Rachel Abbott, Mel Sherratt, Ruth Rendell, or Mark Billingham you will be gripped by this exciting new crime fiction writer. AVAILABLE NOW: DARK MURDER, book one featuring D.I. Greco A woman is found dead by a canal . . . why have her eyes have been viciously poked out? Detective Stephen Greco has just started a new job at Oldston CID and now he faces a series of murders with seemingly no connection but the brutal disfigurement of the victims. AND DISCOVER THE MASSIVE BEST-SELLING CALLADINE & BAYLISS MYSTERY SERIES . . . 100,000 books sold! DEAD WRONG, book one featuring Detectives Bayliss and Calladine is available now! A bag of severed fingers is found in the playground by a rough housing estate. DEAD SILENT book two in the series. A body is found in a car crash, but the victim was already dead . . . Police partners D.I. Calladine and D.S. Ruth Bayliss race against time to catch a vicious serial killer. DEAD LIST book three An unlikely killer with a bucket list of victims . . . This book is the first to introduce D.I Greco DEAD LOST book four An abandoned cotton mill holds horrific secrets. Police partners, D.I. Calladine and D.S. Ruth Bayliss face one of their toughest challenges yet.

I Am Pilgrim

A Thriller

Author: Terry Hayes

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1439177732

Category: Fiction

Page: 624

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"A breakneck race against time...and an implacable enemy. An anonymous young woman murdered in a run-down hotel, all identifying characteristics dissolved by acid. A father publicly beheaded in the blistering heat of a Saudi Arabian public square. A notorious Syrian biotech expert found eyeless in a Damascus junkyard. Smoldering human remains on a remote mountainside in Afghanistan. A flawless plot to commit an appalling crime against humanity. One path links them all, and only one man can make the journey. Pilgrim."--Publisher's website.

Mask Wars

Author: Joy Ellis

Publisher: Robert Hale

ISBN: 0719809428

Category: Fiction

Page: 224

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Nikki Galena is a tough detective inspector - maybe too tough, because she has just been given a final warning. Her only hope is to team up with another loner, DS Joseph Easter, the man they call Holy Joe, in a bid to save her tattered reputation. As the two detectives try to find some common ground, the Fenland town of Greenborough is being terrorised by gangs of violent thugs, all wearing identical, hideous masks. Then a talented young student goes missing on the marsh and Nikki and Joseph find themselves joining forces with a master criminal in their efforts to save her. They need to look behind the masks, but when they do, they find something more sinister and deadly than they ever expected...

The Other Victim

Author: David Kessler

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781494986261

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

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On a night out in London, teenager Tony Neuman is stabbed in what appears to be a mugging. On a luxurious country estate, a lawyer is asked to use his criminal contacts to make some discreet inquiries into the disappearance of billionaire Fabian Digby.But when Digby's body turns up floating on the Grand union canal and police frogmen find Tony's watch in the canal, Tony's brother Phil comes under suspicion and the lawyer teams up with with a maverick police woman to find the link between the two deaths.The link is Gold a perfume made by the company that Digby acquired just before his death. But Gold is no ordinary perfume… it seems to have addictive properties…“The pace is fast, characters convince and the plot is well thought out. Kessler writes well.”SUNDAY EXPRESS“Kessler merges tense courtroom scenes with an intriguing storyline to produce a very satisfying read.”YORKSHIRE EVENING PRESS“Courtroom battles share the limelight with high-energy action as the story builds to a stunning climax.”NORTH EASTERN GAZETTE

Dead Jealous

Author: Sharon Jones

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1408327554

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 320

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People think of Mother Nature as a gentle lady. They forget that she's also Death. Sixteen-year-old Poppy Sinclair believes in quantum particles, not tarot cards, in Dawkins, not druids. Last summer, in a boating accident in the Lake District, Poppy had a brush with death. But the girl she finds face down in Scariswater hasn't been so lucky. As she fights to discover the truth behind what she believes is murder, Poppy is forced to concede that people and things are not always what they seem and, slipping ever deeper into a web of lies, jealousy and heart-stopping danger, she comes to realise - too late - that the one thing that can save her has been right there, all the time.

The Black Echo

Author: Michael Connelly

Publisher: Allen & Unwin

ISBN: 1742371604

Category: Bosch, Harry (Fictitious character)

Page: 477

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LAPD Detective Harry Bosch must walk the line between criminals and crooked cops following the death of an old war buddy.

The Missing Ones

An absolutely gripping thriller with a jaw-dropping twist

Author: Patricia Gibney

Publisher: Bookouture

ISBN: 1786811502

Category: Fiction

Page: 460

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Dark Water

A totally gripping thriller with a killer twist

Author: Robert Bryndza

Publisher: Bookouture

ISBN: 1786810689

Category: Fiction

Page: 368

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Beneath the water the body sank rapidly. Above her on dry land, the nightmare was just beginning. When Detective Erika Foster receives a tip-off that key evidence for a major narcotics case was stashed in a disused quarry on the outskirts of London, she orders for it to be searched. From the thick sludge the drugs are recovered, but so is the skeleton of a young child. The remains are quickly identified as seven-year-old Jessica Collins. The missing girl who made headline news twenty-six years ago. As Erika tries to piece together new evidence with the old, she must dig deeper and find out more about the fractured Collins family and the original detective, Amanda Baker. A woman plagued by her failure to find Jessica. Erika soon realises this is going to be one of the most complex and demanding cases she has ever taken on. Is the suspect someone close to home? Someone is keeping secrets. Someone who doesn't want this case solved. And they'll do anything to stop Erika from finding the truth.

The Stolen Girls

A totally gripping thriller with a twist you won’t see coming

Author: Patricia Gibney

Publisher: Bookouture

ISBN: 1786812185

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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Dark Game

A gripping crime thriller that will have you hooked!

Author: Rachel Lynch

Publisher: Canelo

ISBN: 1788630157

Category: Fiction

Page: 350

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‘This is going to be another of my favourite detective series. I read this all at once and couldn’t put it down!’ NetGalley reviewer After a scandal forces DI Kelly Porter out of the Met, she returns to her home turf in the Lake District. Crimes in the Cumbrian constabulary tend to be of the minor sort, but Kelly begins work on a cold case that shocked the local community – the abduction and brutal murder of ten-year-old Lottie Davies. Meanwhile, Kelly is also investigating two seemingly straightforward crimes: a case involving an illegal immigrant, and a robbery following the death of local businessman Colin Day. But evidence comes to light that reveals a web of criminal activity beyond anything Kelly imagined. Behind the veneer of sleepy, touristy towns lies a dark and dangerous underworld. As Kelly threatens to expose those with much to lose, she risks paying the ultimate price to get to the truth... Don’t miss this taut and gripping debut from a crime writer to watch. Perfect for fans for Carol Dwyer, Patricia Gibney and Angela Marsons. Detective Kelly Porter Series Dark Game Deep Fear Dead End Praise for Dark Game ‘The investigations come to a dangerous conclusion. Be prepared to be taken on a journey’ 5* Reader review ‘DI Kelly Porter, a modern day kickass superhero lady!’ 5* Reader review 'Definitely following this author for future work! I'm REALLY looking forward to seeing more of DI Kelly Porter!' Book Lover Reviews ‘A dark and gritty fast paced thriller with a twisty turny, interwoven plot that had me excited to reach the climax’ Gemma’s Book Nook 'It grabbed me from the first word... I absolutely loved Kelly’s character! ... I loved everything about this book and was genuinely disappointed to have finished it. I would highly recommend this one!' Stardust Book Reviews 'The story is frighteningly realistic; the crimes, as they take place are described brilliantly... the next one can’t come soon enough.' Nigel Adams Book Worm 'Will keep you up all night... This is a must-read book.' Karen's World 'What an exceptional story... It's gripping and definitely a page-turner... I was completely hooked and struggled to put the book down.' Book Lover Reviews ‘What a fantastic read! I loved this book, the characters were interesting and likeable and I can't wait for book 2! The plot was exciting and full of emotion and twists, it was just a really great book that I thoroughly enjoyed.’ NetGalley reviewer ‘I could not put it down and it's a refreshing change to have a police female lead who is positive but normal! A new role model in the making’ 5* Reader review

Dark Web

Author: T. J. Brearton

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781511614467

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Page: 372

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On a freezing winter night, the body of a teenager is found in the snow. Mike and Callie Simpkins moved north to restart their lives and get their finances back on track. Their son Braxton immerses himself in an online game-world of crime and gangs. When he decides to meet some of the players in the real world, tragedy strikes. . . Detective John Swift must untangle a web of virtual and real crimes in order to solve this complex mystery. And as the family copes with unimaginable grief, even Braxton's stepfather Mike comes under suspicion. T.J. Brearton is the best-selling thriller and mystery author of HABIT, SURVIVORS and HIGHWATER, as well as the story collection GUNPLAY.

The Boy at the Door

A gripping psychological thriller full of twists you won't see coming

Author: Alex Dahl

Publisher: Head of Zeus Ltd

ISBN: 1786699222

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

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A brilliant, twisty psychological thriller. Perfect for fans of Friend Request, He Said/She Said and A Simple Favour. 'Unsettling, layered, bold, unpredictable, dark. EXCELLENT' Will Dean, author of Dark Pines. 'Grips like a vice ... REMARKABLE' Crime Time. Everyone has secrets. Even those who seem to be perfect... One a rainy October evening, Cecilia Wilborg – loving wife, devoted mother, tennis club regular – is waiting for her kids to finish their swimming lesson. It's been a long day. She can almost taste the crisp, cold glass of Chablis she'll pour for herself once the girls are tucked up in bed. But what Cecilia doesn't know, is that this is the last time life will feel normal. Tonight she'll be asked to drop a little boy home, a simple favour that will threaten to expose her deepest, darkest secret... 'STUNNING ... Intricate and twisted with dark secrets emerging at every turn' ALEXANDRA BURT, author of Sunday Times bestseller Little Girl Gone. 'Heartbreaking and HEAD-SPINNING' MARY TORJUSSEN, author of Gone Without a Trace.

Greenlight

Author: Benjamin Stevenson

Publisher: Random House Australia

ISBN: 0143789872

Category: Cold cases (Criminal investigation)

Page: 368

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Four years ago Eliza Dacey was brutally murdered. Within hours, her killer was caught. Wasn't he? So reads the opening titles of Jack Quick's new true-crime documentary. A skilled producer, Jack knows that the bigger the conspiracy, the higher the ratings. Curtis Wade, convicted of Eliza's murder on circumstantial evidence and victim of a biased police force, is the perfect subject. Millions of viewers agree. Just before the finale, Jack uncovers a minor detail that may prove Curtis guilty after all. Convinced it will ruin his show, Jack disposes of the evidence and delivers the finale unedited- proposing that Curtis is innocent. But when Curtis is released, and a new victim is found bearing horrifying similarities to the original murder, Jack realises that he may have helped a guilty man out of jail. And, as the only one who knows the real evidence of the case, he is the only one who can send him back a

On the Straight and Narrow

Author: Faith Martin

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781846172120

Category: Fiction

Page: 344

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When a pretty French student is found dead in her room at an exclusive private Oxford college, everyone assumes it is yet another sad case of accidental drug overdose. But Detective Inspector Hillary Greene quickly begins to think otherwise. As the investigation unfolds, D.I. Greene soon discovers that the young victim had been leading a very interesting life indeed. And when a highly unusual cause of death is established, she finds herself leading a high-profile murder inquiry. This is certainly no time to be distracted by a cheeky animal rights charity trying to claim her house, or fret about the permanent transfer to her station of the man who once investigated her for corruption.

Dark Secret a Gripping Detective Thriller Full of Suspense

Author: Janice Frost

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781911021377

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Page: 270

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THE EAGERLY AWAITED NEW MYSTERY BY BEST-SELLING AUTHOR JANICE FROST Who killed Gray Mitchell? Gray Mitchell's body is found buried under fresh snowfall in the early hours of the morning outside Stromford Cathedral. D.I. Jim Neal and D.S. Ava Merry are called in to investigate. It seems that a number of people had motives to kill him, including Mitchell's partner. Then another shocking act of violence occurs, also connected to the cathedral. Detectives Neal and Merry's investigation reveals an intricate web of secrets connecting the crimes. But there is something the detectives have missed, the dark secret which can break open the case If you like Angela Marsons, Rachel Abbott, Mel Sherratt, Ruth Rendell, or Mark Billingham you will be gripped by this exciting new crime fiction writer. DARK SECRET is the second in a new series of detective thrillers featuring D.S. Ava Merry and D.I. Jim Neal. Ava Merry is a young policewoman, recently promoted to detective sergeant. She is fitness fanatic with a taste for dangerous relationships. Jim Neal is single dad who juggles his devotion to his job with caring for his son. ALSO AVAILABLE: DEAD SECRET Amy Hill, a nineteen-year-old student, is strangled and her body dumped on open ground in the city. New police partners, D.I. Jim Neal and D.S. Ava Merry are called in to investigate this brutal crime. The last person to see Amy alive was Simon, the son of a family friend, but before he can be properly questioned he disappears.