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Lady Cop Makes Trouble

Constance Kopp, America’s first female deputy sheriff, discovers her position may be in jeopardy because of the law. When a German conman escapes her custody, she must find him to save the job she loves.

Reviewed on 18 February 2017 by John Cleal

The Hanging Tree

Life was always going to get complicated for Peter Grant when Lady Ty's teenage daughter is involved with a drug overdose at a party, but matters quickly become more complicated with the involvement of a magical book and the Faceless Man.

Reviewed on 18 February 2017 by Anthea Hawdon

Ragdoll

Detective Sergeant Fawkes is called to a horrific crime scene where there is only one body, but clearly six victims.

Reviewed on 18 February 2017 by Kati Barr-Taylor

The Other Son

Sophie Brinkmann is an ordinary nurse who regrets falling in love with the major crime lord Hector Guzman. But following a vicious attack he is left in coma and she has to take control of his empire, as both his friends and enemies won’t leave her in peace.

Reviewed on 18 February 2017 by Ewa Sherman

Gathering Prey

Lucas Davenport gets a call for help via his daughter Letty from a traveller whose friend has gone missing. What he uncovers takes him on a wild ride across northern central USA.

Reviewed on 18 February 2017 by Chris Roberts

The Heirs of Owain Glyndŵr

A group of Welsh activists are on trial for plotting to plant a bomb in Caernarfon Castle during the investiture of the Prince of Wales in 1969.

Reviewed on 18 February 2017 by Jim Beaman

No Place Like Home

Craig Macklin’s parents owe money and the interest is mounting at a rate they can’t keep pace with, but when Craig tries to help out, he finds that paying the money back isn’t easy.

Reviewed on 18 February 2017 by Linda Wilson

The Wrong Side of Goodbye

A reclusive billionaire hires Harry Bosch to find a missing woman. But there are plenty of people who don’t want her to be found.

Reviewed on 18 February 2017 by Linda Wilson

Beloved Poison

St Saviour’s Infirmary in London awaits demolition. Apothecary Jem Flockhart uncovers six tiny coffins and her search for their meaning reveals a long forgotten past and sparks a series of murders.

Reviewed on 18 February 2017 by John Cleal

Haunt Me

When Erin and her family move into a new house, she’s not expecting to find someone already living in her bedroom, especially not the ghost of its former occupant.

Reviewed on 18 February 2017 by Linda Wilson

The Passenger

It is 1941 and the Battle of the Atlantic is at its height. U-Boat U330 receives a heavily encoded message to pick up two prisoners from a ship just off the coast of Iceland. They carry out the order and, in doing so, put the submarine in grave danger.

Reviewed on 18 February 2017 by Arnold Taylor

Birthright

Widowed Mercia Blakewood must gamble everything she loves to save her family and inheritance. Her quest takes her to the New World at a time of historic change.

Reviewed on 18 February 2017 by John Cleal

All of a Winter's Night

Exorcist Merrily Watkins knows that Aidan Lloyd’s funeral was too perfunctory and too impersonal. But what she doesn’t know is how to put things right to enable the dead man to sleep easily in his grave.

Reviewed on 18 February 2017 by Linda Wilson

Athenian Blues

Contract killer Stratos Gazis is contacted by the beautiful actress Aliki: her husband beats her, and she wants him dead. Stratos decides to do a little investigating before he accepts the job.

Reviewed on 18 February 2017 by Chris Roberts

My Sister's Bones

Kate Rafter is a successful war correspondent who returns to her childhood home in Herne Bay. Something had gone wrong in her past and her helpful brother-in-law seems to be the most likely person to help.

Reviewed on 18 February 2017 by John Barnbrook

The Girl Before

Like Emma had before, Jane can’t turn down the offer of the minimalistic house, despite the rules that go with renting it. But who was Emma, and how did she die?

Reviewed on 18 February 2017 by Kati Barr-Taylor

The Kingdom

Yurika poses as a prostitute to obtain compromising photographs of men. Life gets complicated when one of her targets turns out to be a powerful man who knows what she has been doing.

Reviewed on 18 February 2017 by Chris Roberts

Cruel Mercy

DS Aector McAvoy is visiting New York to trace a traveller, his wife’s brother Valentine Teague. Two members of a rival clan, the Heldens, have been shot and unless Valentine is cleared a long-standing feud may be reawakened.

Reviewed on 18 February 2017 by Chris Roberts

The Devil's Feast

Afghan war hero Captain William Avery, a reluctant sleuth, investigates a horrible death at the Reform, London’s grandest gentleman’s club – a death the club is desperate to keep quiet.

Reviewed on 18 February 2017 by John Cleal

Blood For Blood

Criminal brain Red Dock steals a policeman’s daughter to begin a carefully planned, brutal and barbaric revenge on the family who put him and his twin brother into care.

Reviewed on 18 February 2017 by John Cleal