Kate Rhodes

Books by Kate Rhodes

Burnt Island

When a man is horrifically murdered on a remote island in the Scillies, DI Ben Kitto’s boss wants results fast, but even with a relatively small pool of suspects to draw on, the case isn’t an easy one to crack.

Reviewed on 23 May 2020 by Linda Wilson

Ruin Beach

When the body of a diver is found in a sea cave on the island of Tresco in the Scillies, DI Ben Kitto is called in to investigate.

Reviewed on 26 January 2019 by Linda Wilson

Hell Bay

A London detective returns to his childhood home overlooking Hell Bay on the Scilly island of Bryher, and when a girl is found murdered on the beach agrees to spearhead the investigation.

Reviewed on 23 June 2018 by Chris Roberts

Blood Symmetry

A woman and her son are abducted. The boy is found wandering and, soon after, a pack of the woman’s blood is left on a doorstep. Forensic psychologist Alice Quentin must help the traumatised child uncover his memories.

Reviewed on 01 April 2017 by John Cleal

River of Souls

A minister’s wife calls in forensic psychologist Alice Quentin to reopen the case of the attack which left her daughter mutilated and half drowned. A priest and a policewoman die the same way and Alice must get inside the mind of a madman obsessed by the River Thames.

Reviewed on 10 October 2015 by John Cleal

The Winter Foundlings

Psychologist Alice Quentin is doing research at a high security hospital, when a copycat killer begins kidnapping and murdering young girls – apparently in tribute to a prolific child killer who is a patient there. Alice must establish a relationship with the charismatic killer to find the link to these new murders.

Reviewed on 04 July 2015 by John Cleal

A Killing of Angels

Someone tucked a picture of an angel and a handful of white feathers into a banker’s pocket before pushing him in front of a Tube. It appears that a killer is stalking the Square Mile.

Reviewed on 21 February 2015 by John Cleal