Faber and Faber
Books published by Faber and Faber
Harry Ackerson, on the verge of graduation, is called home to Maine after the death of his father in a mystery fall. As he learns more about his father’s life – and the various women involved – he becomes convinced the death was no accident.
Reviewed on 21 July 2018 by John Cleal
Two girls are snatched off the street in small-town Derbyshire in 1978. One, Rachel Jones, is found. The other, Sophie Jenkins, disappears forever. More than 30 years later, Sophie’s mother commits suicide, and Rachel realises she has to find out what really happened.
Reviewed on 10 October 2015 by Craig Sisterson
Kitty Peck is the reluctant heiress to Paradise, the criminal East End empire of her grandmother Lady Ginger. She is reunited with her estranged brother in Paris, and is persuaded to take a child back to London – but it is soon clear someone is determined to kill the little boy.
Reviewed on 18 July 2015 by John Cleal
Ulster Attorney General Lance Curran faces huge political pressures over his decision to prosecute a young man for a brutal killing where a conviction and death sentence threatens to rip the Province apart. At the same time he must deal with an increasingly unstable wife and a rebellious adolescent daughter.
Reviewed on 27 December 2014 by John Cleal
When young women are abducted, tortured and lobotomised before being released, the detective inspector in charge of the case calls on Jefferson Winter for help. Once an FBI agent, Winter is now a private consultant helping law enforcement with particularly difficult and harrowing cases.
Reviewed on 01 November 2014 by Madeleine Marsh
Daniel Trent is a specialist in hostage negotiation, but this time it’s personal. It’s his own girlfriend who has gone missing, and to find out the truth of her disappearance, Trent first has to negotiate the freedom of the man he thinks is responsible.
Reviewed on 14 June 2014 by Linda Wilson
A Wall Street investment banker is shot dead. That night a hedge fund manager is killed. Investigative journalist Ellen Dorsey follows a hunch and opens the door to a world of fabulous riches and staggeringly amoral political and financial manipulation.
Reviewed on 19 April 2014 by John Cleal
Helen’s childhood with a violent father leads her into a life with many risks. When a so-called suburban madam in a neighbouring county is found murdered and other signs of danger appear, Helen realises that she needs to make some changes to her life, but can she?
Reviewed on 25 January 2014 by Sylvia Maughan
DI Carrigan and DS Miller are assigned to investigate a fire that has gutted a small West London convent. The bodies of all ten nuns are found inside, apparently willing victims as they have made no attempt to escape. Then an eleventh body is discovered and what began as a fatal mystery becomes a full-scale murder.
Reviewed on 28 December 2013 by John Cleal
Teenage music hall seamstress Kitty Peck is blackmailed into a career as an aerial artiste but in return for freedom for the brother she thought dead, Kitty must also find out why girls are going missing from the music halls Lady Ginger controls.
Reviewed on 04 October 2013 by John Cleal