Clare Carson


Books by Clare Carson

The Canary Keeper

A young woman finds a body on the banks of the Thames. When corrupt police try to frame her for involvement in the death, she retraces the dead man’s steps to the Orkneys to prove her innocence.

Reviewed on 30 November 2019 by John Cleal

The Dark Isle

Sam returns to the island of Hoy, scene of her childhood holidays, to uncover the facts surrounding the death of her undercover policeman father.

Reviewed on 16 September 2017 by John Cleal

The Salt Marsh

Sam Coyle’s father lived and died in the shadows of undercover policing among the criminals, spies and radicals of Cold War London. He left nothing to his daughter but tradecraft, paranoia and enemies.

Reviewed on 10 June 2017 by John Cleal

Orkney Twilight

Jim is a great storyteller, whose stories get wilder with each glass of whisky. Teenage daughter Sam tries to find out the truth about her undercover cop dad.

Reviewed on 27 February 2015 by John Cleal