Michael Joseph


Books published by Michael Joseph

The Break Line

Max McLean, an assassin for a shady unit operating on behalf of the British government, is sent to Sierra Leone to kill a rebel leader. But there’s a lot he hasn’t been told…

Reviewed on 08 December 2018 by Linda Wilson

Nightfall Berlin

British intelligence agent Tom Fox travels to Berlin to nursemaid a British defector seeking to return to the UK. Things do not go according to plan.

Reviewed on 15 September 2018 by Chris Roberts

Angel in the Shadows

Journalist Farah Hafez is falsely accused of being a terrorist to undermine her attempts to expose an international web of crime and corruption.

Reviewed on 21 July 2018 by Chris Roberts

The Kremlin's Candidate

Double agent Dominika Egorova will lose her love and her life unless she can uncover a Russian mole who may become America’s most senior intelligence operative.

Reviewed on 07 July 2018 by John Cleal

Paper Ghosts

Carl Feldman may be her sister’s killer. And the game she is about to play may make him her killer too.

Reviewed on 07 July 2018 by Kati Barr-Taylor

The Chalk Man

Little chalk figures drawn on pavements, walls and tree trunks were only the gang’s secret code. Now they’re something far more sinister.

Reviewed on 14 April 2018 by Kati Barr-Taylor

The Gathering Dark

A tanker carrying a toxic load crashes into a bus stop in Edinburgh. DI Tony McLean is one of the first on the scene and must unravel the tangled truth behind the carnage.

Reviewed on 03 February 2018 by Linda Wilson

Blue Light Yokohama

A young detective assigned to the murder of a Korean family on the outskirts of Tokyo uncovers links to other deaths where the killer left the sign of the black sun.

Reviewed on 28 August 2017 by Chris Roberts

Love Me Not

Invisible killers, a legacy of suspicion, and time running out will all help to push DI Helen Grace and those around her beyond the limits. 

Reviewed on 08 July 2017 by Kati Barr-Taylor

Written in Bones

DI Tony McLean is given the unenviable job of discovering why a former bent copper has ended up impaled on top of a tree in an Edinburgh park.

Reviewed on 27 May 2017 by Linda Wilson

Hide and Seek

DI Helen Grace, disgraced, despised, and a Holloway inmate, could not be in a worse place to find a ruthless serial killer.

Reviewed on 10 December 2016 by Kati Barr-Taylor

Dear Amy

Margot Lewis is a schoolteacher and newspaper agony aunt. She starts getting letters from a girl who’s been kidnapped – except, she disappeared 20 years ago.

Reviewed on 09 July 2016 by Sharon Wheeler

A Fever of the Blood

Mismatched detectives ‘Nine Nails’ McGray and Ian Frey, on the track of a patient who has escaped Edinburgh’s asylum where a nurse has been murdered, follow a psychopath across the border to the shadow of Pendle Hill, home of the Lancashire witches.

Reviewed on 28 May 2016 by John Cleal

Front Runner

Jeff Hinkley is back, and investigating the racing scene again, but someone is determined to see him dead.

Reviewed on 02 January 2016 by Fiona Spence

Bitter Fruits

DI Erica Martin is drawn into the privileged world of university students and the murky world of social networking after first year student Emily Brabants is found dead.

Reviewed on 26 September 2015 by Sharon Wheeler

Damage

Jeff Hinkley, an investigator with the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) Integrity Service, puts his career and life on the line to single-handedly prevent the collapse of British horseracing.

Reviewed on 01 November 2014 by Fiona Spence

Thursday's Children

A new client for psychotherapist Frieda Klein forces her to return to events of the past that she would rather forget.

Reviewed on 28 June 2014 by Jude Evans

Tell No Lies

Daniel Basher, a probation counsellor in San Francisco, finds himself the centre of a serial killer’s attention when death threats sent to strangers end up in his inbox.

Reviewed on 30 November 2013 by Madeleine Marsh

Refusal

Sid Halley is reluctantly lured back to investigating when a sinister Irishman tries to cover up a racing scam.

Reviewed on 04 October 2013 by Sharon Wheeler