A Jake Hines mystery.
A dead man is discovered in a suburban house that is being used as a drugs lab, and Captain Jake Hines pulls in all his detectives to investigate. The victim carried no identification but the discovery of a small Mass card written in the Cyrillic alphabet hidden in his jacket gives Jake an important lead could this be connected to a ruthless Eastern European gang that has started operating in Minnesota?
A new investigation for family duo Peter and Georgia Marsh.
Peter and Georgia Marsh are in the Kentish seaside resort of Broadgate, on the trail of Georgia's missing brother Rick when they come across the strange tale of a haunted fish and chip shop. They pursue both mysteries but the journey to discovery is a dangerous one. There is much at risk . . .
An exciting new Richard Mariner marine adventure.
Richard and Robin Mariner are aboard Tai Fun, preparing to join their friends at the opening ceremony of the luxury Volcano Roads hotel on the Indonesian island of Pulau Baya, when they spot two bodies floating in the sea. Richard and Robin soon discover that all is not as it should be on this rejuvenated island. There are fortunes to be made and everyone, from the clearly legitimate, to the ruthlessly criminal, wants a slice of the action . . .
Misquamacus is back.
The President of the United States is suddenly struck blind. Thousands more people mysteriously lose their sight, and America descends into chaos. Self-styled mystic Harry Erskine is telling fortunes in Miami when his friend Amelia Crusoe calls on him for help. Algonquin medicine man Misquamacus has come back to life to seek a final revenge for the massacre of his people. But, this time, the odds of beating Misquamacus are suicidal indeed . . .
The eagerly-awaited third novel in the Family Feud series.
When Sarah Jenkins meets Connor Searles she is truly attracted to him. But Connor has just joined a rock 'n' roll band, and Sarah can't help feeling jealous when she sees newspaper pictures of him with other girls. Connor's band proves to be a major success and his fame increases until he is blamed for an assault on a woman. Can he prove his innocence and will Sarah believe him? . . .
The latest Hennessey and Yellich mystery.
When five corpses in various states of decomposition are found chained to the walls of a kitchen garden, Hennessey and Yellich quickly begin their investigation. The recently deceased owner of the house was housebound for the last twenty-five years, and so would have had no idea of the appalling crimes taking place yards away. At first, there doesn't seem to be much to go on - the victims appear to have little in common - but Hennessey and Yellich know that the dead must hold the clues they need.
Part social satire, part police procedural, Bill James returns with the stunning prequel to Tip Top.
In the drug-ridden Whitsun and Temperate housing estates a connection, once made, is only ever one thing: trouble. Trouble for the journalist whose investigation into the estates leads to his murder; trouble for policewoman Esther Davidson, whose job it is to arrest the killer; and trouble for TV producer Larry Edgehill, who becomes more involved with a Romeo and Juliet-esque cross-estate romance than he ever would have wanted.
An enthralling saga of rags-to-riches on the eve of the First World War.
September, 1914. Eighteen-year-old Daisy Gilbert is the star seamstress at Mrs Evans' prestigious gown shop in Southampton. Her ultimate ambition is not to marry her sweetheart, Jack, but to set up her own dressmaking business. When her beloved father falls ill and needs expensive treatment, one of Daisy's clients offers her an evening job as a waitress in the local upmarket brothel. Daisy accepts, but can she preserve her virtue while working in such a place? . . .
A Brock and Poole mystery.
When MP Hugh Blakemore is shot dead near a bus stop in the Fulham Road, DCI Harry Brock and DS Dave Poole are assigned to the case. But there is a complication that, at first, misleads the detectives: months previously, Blakemore killed an inmate when visiting a prison. Although Blakemore was exonerated, Brock is convinced that underworld characters have exacted revenge.
From an ever-popular library author.
England, 1926. Sixteen-year-old orphan Jackie Hunt knows what she wants, to marry Wilhelm Furtmueller and to be an artist. But she and Wilhelm are to be parted. Jackie finds some solace with the taciturn Richard, her employer, but while she feels affection for him, she cannot forget the all-consuming love she felt for Wilhelm.