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Someone Else's Skin

DI Marnie Rome and DS Noah Jake are called to a women's refuge where a man has been stabbed. What they find turns all their expectations upside down as the violence escalates.

Reviewed on 22 February 2014 by Sharon Wheeler

Barcelona Shadows

In early 20th century Barcelona, Inspectors Corvo and Malsano seek the monster abducting children for the most grisly of purposes.

Reviewed on 22 February 2014 by Chris Roberts

Six Years

Six years ago, Natalie, the love of Jake Fisher’s life, dumped him and married another man. At her wedding, Jake promised to stay away from her, but six years later when he discovers that her husband has died, he finds that promise becomes harder and harder to keep.

Reviewed on 08 February 2014 by Linda Wilson

Natural Causes

A series of high-profile murders in Edinburgh need to be investigated, but DI Tony McLean is obsessed with an older death, the brutal killing of a young woman entombed in the cellar of an old house, unearthed during building works.

Reviewed on 08 February 2014 by Linda Wilson

The Crocodile

Six years ago, Natalie, the love of Jake Fisher’s life, dumped him and married another man. At her wedding, Jake promised to stay away from her, but six years later when he discovers that her husband has died, he finds that promise becomes harder and harder to keep.

Reviewed on 08 February 2014 by Chris Roberts

Shadows of Justice

TV reporter Dan helps the police in their search for a kidnap victim and, following an unsuccessful prosecution, perpetrators of vigilante justice.

Reviewed on 08 February 2014 by Chris Roberts

Inspector SIngh Investigates: A Calamitous Chinese Killing

Inspector Singh from Singapore is sent to Beijing to investigate the death of the son of the First Secretary at the Singapore embassy.

Reviewed on 08 February 2014 by Chris Roberts

Death in St. James's Park

Thomas Chaloner, spy for the Earl of Clarendon, comes across a wood cart primed to explode outside the General Letter Office. Contrary to the norm, he is not given the job to investigate it but instead is diverted to investigate poisoned birds in St James’s Park. What is afoot?

Reviewed on 08 February 2014 by Sylvia Maughan

The King's Deception

Ex-Justice Department agent Cotton Malone is on his way to Europe with his teenage son when he agrees to escort a young fugitive wanted in England. He is plunged into the heart of a growing international incident – and forced to attempt to solve a shocking Tudor mystery.

Reviewed on 08 February 2014 by John Cleal

The Shadow Tracer

On the day her daughter’s school bus is involved in an accident, Sarah Keller’s world comes apart at the scenes, but not for the obvious reasons. Sarah flees the hospital, accused of abducting her own daughter. Pursued by both the FBI and some very nasty criminals, it’s Sarah’s job to keep them both safe.

Reviewed on 08 February 2014 by Linda Wilson

The Cherry Pages

Sam Cooper, chief of police of a small Gulf coast town, doesn’t have a lot to do until an old friend asks him to fill in as bodyguard for the most envied and seductive movie star of the age who has received threatening e-mails. Cooper is delighted with his client and the job – but it soon becomes apparent he faces a very real threat from a maniacal serial killer.

Reviewed on 08 February 2014 by John Cleal

Murder at Wrotham Hill

The year is 1946. Britain is struggling in post-war austerity. Dagmar Petrzywalski, a middle-aged, gentle, eccentric spinster, is found strangled at the side of a main road in Kent. Britain’s first celebrity policeman, Chief Inspector Robert Fabian – Fabian of the Yard – investigates

Reviewed on 08 February 2014 by John Cleal

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