A Shaw & Valentine mystery.
A body discovered beneath the waves off Scolt Head Island. A series of break-ins targeted at wealthy second-home owners. A lethal strain of adulterated cocaine flooding the streets of nearby Lynn. When a second body is found, DI Shaw and DS Valentine fear the simmering tensions underpinning this remote coastal community will reach breaking point.
A young and ambitious New York gangster; two dedicated New York detectives. The city just isn't big enough for them all . . .
Teddy Winuk has it all going on. He's young, ambitious, dedicated, ruthless and has a game plan, too. Yes, Teddy Winuk is on his way up, yet like all entrepreneurs, there are hurdles to overcome: a pair of New York detectives named Boots Littlewood and Crazy Jill Kelly. Funny thing about Jill and Boots. They just won't give up.
Brynn Wilder must confront a dark and dangerous walk back into her traumatic past.
Twelve-year-old Brynn Wilder's life changed forever when her father and a teenage girl were severely injured in a brutal attack in the woods. Now, eighteen years later, the past torments the present as Brynn attempts to find out what really happened on that tragic day.
An intelligent, slum-dwelling teenage girl takes drastic measures to survive when her father throws her out of her home, in this spellbinding historical saga.
London, 1920. When 14-year-old Victoria Keats is thrown out of her home by her violent father, it seems likely she will starve, until two strangers provide her with no-strings-attached help. As Vicki's life improves, she can't help but fixate on the mystery of these good Samaritans, but tracking them down may be more life-changing than she thinks.
Bill James is on top form in this sharply satirical black comedy set behind the scenes at a museum.
George Lepage, the Hulliborn's new director, dreams of bringing the Japanese Ancient Surgical Skills exhibition, with its astonishing collection of tonsil excision implements, to the museum. But an unhinged ex-staff member is determined to wreak havoc, and when the museum is burgled, the fate of the exhibition hangs dangerously in the balance.
Monika Paniatowski's boss is trying to destroy her career, but the dead end case he assigns her turns out to be something else entirely...
DCI Monika Paniatowski recognises her latest assignment as advisor to the Earl of Ridley's rock festival for what it really is - an attempt by the chief constable to sabotage her career. Matters are not as simple as they first appear, but it is not until the body of a tabloid journalist is discovered that things really start to hot up...
When a young woman disappears on her way home from work, Detective Inspector Tom Mariner tackles his most challenging investigation yet.
When 18-year-old Grace Clifton disappears on her way home from work in the centre of Birmingham late at night, DI Tom Mariner is inclined to believe she left of her own accord. Then the package arrives; it contains Grace's clothes, neatly pressed and laundered. A second woman disappears. And a disturbing pattern begins to emerge.
Private investigator David Spandau discovers there's a dark side to the Hollywood dream in this absorbing thriller.
Hollywood producer Frank Jurado has hired former stuntman-turned-private investigator David Spandau to discover who's behind a sinister smear campaign against maverick film director Jerry Margashack. As he unearths some deeply disturbing aspects of Margashack's past, Spandau finds himself attracting some extremely unwelcome attention.
The new mayor of a small town in Illinois unearths a series of devastating secrets when he re-opens a 30-year-old murder investigation.
17-year-old Betty Jo Dean was abducted and murdered thirty years ago. It took two days to find her body, shot in the back of the head. No one was ever charged with her murder. Now, new mayor Mac Bassett has re-opened the case. But when the body is exhumed, it is revealed that the skull, found loose in the coffin, does not belong to Betty Jo.
"There are times when a book just hits on all cylinders. This is one of those times."
"Fredrickson has created this powerful novel by freshening up genre standbys." - Booklist
Jack Colby, car detective, takes a seemingly routine commission that precipitates him into a dangerous world of secrets and murder
A commission to buy a classic Packard saloon on behalf of a client should have been routine for Jack Colby, but this Packard is special...and as Jack struggles to piece together the car's history and the mystery surrounding it, he is soon precipitated into a dangerous world where nothing is as it seems.