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Dead Woman Walking

The lone survivor of a hot air balloon crash has to go on the run to stay ahead of the ruthless killer responsible for the disaster.

Reviewed on 29 April 2017 by Linda Wilson

The Third Nero

Flavia Albia must expose a plotter at the heart of Rome’s government who could plunge the city and empire into civil war.

Reviewed on 29 April 2017 by John Cleal

Hidden Killers

Jane Tennison, newly promoted to DC, is about to earn a reputation as either a young, tenacious detective or a thorn in the Met’s side when she digs her claws in to two seemingly open-and-shut cases.

Reviewed on 29 April 2017 by Kati Barr-Taylor

Quieter Than Killing

While DI Marnie Rome and DS Noah Jake investigate a seemingly random series of violent attacks in London, Marnie also has to come face to face with the demons from her own past.

Reviewed on 29 April 2017 by Linda Wilson

The Tunnel

Danny Katz searches for the killer of his former drug dealer Ramón. While following the faint trail of Ramón’s missing girlfriend Jenny, Katz is pulled into the darkest corners of Stockholm’s porn industry.

Reviewed on 01 April 2017 by Ewa Sherman

A Thousand Cuts

Spike Sanguinetti acts for a man accused of assault and finds links to wartime events which even now remain mysterious, with connections to people he knows well.

Reviewed on 29 April 2017 by Chris Roberts

With Malice

Jill wakes up in hospital with the last six weeks of her life missing. Something terrible has happened. She just wishes someone would tell her what it is.

Reviewed on 29 April 2017 by Linda Wilson

The Royal Ghost

A scandalous booklet attracts the attention of spiritualist Arthur Wallace Hope – and also young Mina Scarletti, a writer of horror stories and investigator of psychic phenomena, who suspects fraud.

Reviewed on 29 April 2017 by John Cleal

Murderabilia

The son of a prominent MSP is murdered and hung from a bridge in full view of a train load of commuters. Despite being officially off the case and at home on sick leave, DI Rachel Narey is determined to uncover the identity of the killer.

Reviewed on 29 April 2017 by Linda Wilson

The Book of Lost Things

David desperately misses his dead mother, despises his new stepmother and detests his new half brother. These emotions attract the attention the Crooked Man who draws David into a dark and disturbing land where he must grow in strength and determination in order to survive.

Reviewed on 29 April 2017 by John Barnbrook

Find Me

A young man is convinced that his girlfriend didn’t commit suicide and that she is still alive and in danger.

Reviewed on 29 April 2017 by Jim Beaman

The Girl From Venice

One night, whilst fishing in the Venice lagoon, a young man, Cenzo, comes across a girl’s body. It turns out that she is still alive but in great trouble and he finds himself compelled to help her.

Reviewed on 29 April 2017 by Arnold Taylor

The House of Four

Inspector Cetin Ikmen investigates the death of four siblings, each living on a separate floor of a single apartment building, stabbed by the same hand.

Reviewed on 29 April 2017 by Chris Roberts

Live By NIght

When Joe Coughlin and the Bartolo brothers raid a back-room card game, they are surprised to find a party of thugs working for one of the biggest gangsters in town. Joe falls in love with the girl serving drinks.

Reviewed on 29 April 2017 by Chris Roberts

Murder Never Knocks

Out-of-town killers seem to be lining up for a crack at tough PI Mike Hammer as violence follows him and his beautiful partner Velda into the poshest of all crime scenes.

Reviewed on 29 April 2017 by John Cleal

Burned and Broken

A DI, the subject of an internal investigation, is found burned to death. A vulnerable young woman, fresh from the care system, tries to discover the truth about the death of her friend.

Reviewed on 29 April 2017 by John Cleal

Hawkwood

After the two great battles of the 100 Years War, newly-knighted Sir John Hawkwood, hoping to make his fortune, joins a mercenary band.

Reviewed on 29 April 2017 by John Cleal

The Drowning Child

FBI Special Agent Ren Bryce is called to Tate, Portland, when 12-year-old Caleb Veir is reported missing, but the locals are reluctant to spill their secrets.

Reviewed on 29 April 2017 by Chris Roberts

Sometimes I Lie

She can hear every word. She knows she is in danger. There is nothing she can do.

Reviewed on 29 April 2017 by Kati Barr-Taylor

Cast Iron

Forensic expert,Enzo Macleod is reviewing the murder of a 20-year old girl, another French cold case that stretches back half a lifetime.

Reviewed on 29 April 2017 by Kati Barr-Taylor