Black Thorn

Books published by Black Thorn

The Heights

When a severed head falls out of a bag on the Tube, Cal Drake makes a connection to the case that led him to leave the police and become a private detective.

Reviewed on 21 August 2021 by Chris Roberts

LIke Flies From Afar

Self-made businessman Luis Machi has made plenty of enemies, but who dislikes him enough to leave a body in the boot of his beloved BMW?

Reviewed on 22 May 2021 by Chris Roberts

The Burying Ground

Disgraced academic Cordelia Hemlock is in the graveyard of a village in the shadow of Hadrian’s Wall when a storm brings down a tree which crushes a mausoleum, revealing a fresh corpse among the crumbling bones.

Reviewed on 19 December 2020 by John Cleal

Deadly Dance

A killer has preyed on a 14-year-old girl in Bristol. At first it seems an easy case for DI David Vogel and his team, but then doubts creep in.

Reviewed on 18 January 2020 by Linda Wilson

Man On Ice

A change of leadership in both the White House and the Kremlin provides an opportunity for ambitious men. A miss-step could lead to nuclear annihilation, and a man on the ice becomes the key.

Reviewed on 30 November 2019 by Chris Roberts