Introducing Detective Inspector Tom Harper in a brand-new historical mystery series.
June, 1890. The gas workers are on strike and Leeds is close to breaking point. Detective Inspector Tom Harper is more concerned with the disappearance of 8-year-old Martha Parkinson. Then he discovers that there may be a connection between Martha's disappearance and the murder of a replacement gas worker, stabbed to death outside the Town Hall.
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Third in the exciting new mystery series featuring ex-police dog handler Daniel Whelan.
When Daniel Whelan's ex-colleague, police officer Joey Matsuki, asks him to keep an eye on his fiancée Tami, whom he fears may be in danger, Daniel and his faithful German Shepherd Taz discover that there's more to this case than meets the eye. There are things people aren't telling him - and events are about to take a tragic turn.
Introducing homicide detective Daniel Turner and his troubled friend 'BB' in the first of this atmospheric crime noir series.
Summoned to identify the trussed-up, naked body of a woman found amongst a pile of garbage on Blue Avenue, Florida businessman William Byrd recognizes the victim as Belinda Mabry, the girl with whom he spent a passionate summer 25 years before. Determined to find out what happened to the woman he once loved, Byrd must revisit his own troubled past.
How well do you know the people closest to you?
Hannah, Adam and adorable young Sydney Wickes are living under assumed identities in West Philadelphia. But when an unexpected tragedy throws the harsh glare of publicity on the family, their lives are suddenly in danger. Because Hannah and those she loves are hiding a dark secret in their past, a secret that's about to catch up with them.
Severn House is proud to be publishing a collection of new stories from the glittering talent of the members of the Crime Writers' Association:
FRANCES BRODY N.J. COOPER BERNIE CROSTHWAITE CAROL ANNE DAVIS MARTIN EDWARDS KATE ELLIS JANE FINNIS CHRISTOPHER FOWLER PAUL FREEMAN JOHN HARVEY PAUL JOHNSTON RAGNAR JONASSON PETER LOVESEY PHIL LOVESEY CHRISTINE POULSON KATE RHODES CHRIS SIMMS CALLY TAYLOR ALINE TEMPLETON RICKI THOMAS L.C. TYLER YVONNE EVE WALUS LAURA WILSON
A tangled web of past tragedies and present troubles
Ellie Quicke's housekeeper, Vera, gets a terrible shock when the man who raped and impregnated her when she was a schoolgirl turns up, wanting to adopt her young son, the brilliant but difficult Mikey. Ellie gets mixed up in past tragedies, but can she untangle the terrible events of the night of Vera's rape in time to help her friend?
"A must-read for fans of Cornwell and Grafton" - Booklist.
Forensic scientist Theresa MacLean stumbles across a murder too close for comfort when she returns to the Medical Examiner's office to find one deskman missing and the other dead. Written in blood above the dead man's head is one word: 'Confess'. Theresa soon realizes she must solve a crime from the past, if she is to remain alive herself...
From the author of the Lucinda Pierce series, comes a thrilling mystery, set during the Second World War.
As the only female scientist in a top secret WW2 facility, Libby Clark is excited to begin what she believes is important government research. However, one night she discovers a dead body sprawled behind the bleachers and realizes all is not what it seems. Libby must follow every possible lead to the shocking and unexpected conclusion.
A tragic incident from the past threatens to derail Rona Parish's latest project.
When biographer Rona Parish's visits her father's friend, Frank Hathaway, as part of her new magazine project, she soon discovers that he is tormented by flashbacks from a recent car crash. As Frank's flashbacks start to yield more clues as to what happened on that fateful night, Rona finds herself drawn into another dark and compelling mystery.
Chris Honeysett uncovers strange goings-on at the Bath Arts Academy in this intriguing mystery.
When preparations for the Bath Arts Academy's anniversary exhibition are disrupted by a series of peculiar events, culminating in murder, laidback painter and private investigator Chris Honeysett finds himself the prime suspect in the ensuing police investigation. It's clear that someone is trying to frame him. But who? And why?