C & R Crime

Books published by C & R Crime


Danny Shanklin is still on the run, falsely accused of a massacre outside a London hotel. He has to track down the people who framed him, as well preventing a disaster of even greater proportions.

Reviewed on 13 December 2014 by Linda Wilson

The First Rule of Survival

Three boys are abducted and seven years later the bodies of two are found showing signs of serial abuse. Colonel DeVries is determined to find those responsible.

Reviewed on 14 June 2014 by Chris Roberts

Available Dark

Cass Neary is a photographer who is in trouble with the law in the States. In order to get away she accepts a job in Finland and becomes caught up with a violent gang, leading to a series of unexpected encounters in Iceland.

Reviewed on 31 May 2014 by Sylvia Maughan


Detective Lucy Black of Northern Ireland’s Public Protection Unit is called in to identify the body of a dead teenager. Someone is preying on vulnerable girls and Lucy needs to find a missing teenager before she too ends up dead.

Reviewed on 05 April 2014 by Linda Wilson


Game warden Mike Bowditch, sent to a collision between a car and a deer on a lonely road, is surprised when he finds the car and blood on the road, but at first, no driver and no deer. When the woman is later found dead, things get dangerous for Bowditch.

Reviewed on 08 March 2014 by John Cleal

Dark Dawn

A teenager is found kneecapped and killed in a luxury development on Belfast’s River Lagan. Acting DS John O’Neill faces a wall of silence, indifference and a hostile senior officer as he enters the world of violence, drug dealing and corruption that is post-Troubles Belfast.

Reviewed on 22 February 2014 by John Cleal

Everyone Lies

When drug addicts start turning up dead, the police don’t seem to be taking much notice until a minor celebrity dies, then the case gets handed to DI Kate Simms, who ends up asking for help from the man who ruined her career five years ago.

Reviewed on 01 November 2013 by Linda Wilson

Generation Loss

Cassandra Neary, a New York photographer, visits a backwoods island to interview an early inspiration, but finds horror and death.

Reviewed on 04 October 2013 by Chris Roberts