A Means to an End
by Lissa Marie Redmond

Cold Case Detective Lauren Riley is determined to catch an old foe suspected to be behind the deaths of a number of women in Buffalo in this fast-paced mystery.

After the decomposed remains of a young woman are found along a stretch of highway, Cold Case Detective Lauren Riley instantly knows her chief suspect: David Spencer. It fits his MO perfectly . . . if only she could prove it.

Lauren helped acquit David during a murder trial two years earlier, and now regrets it. Since then, she’s become convinced of David’s guilt. The deaths of two police officers and a number of women are suspected to be the doing of David, but she hasn’t been able to connect him to them. By keeping him out of prison, how many lives have been ruined by David’s hands?

She once fought to clear his name, now she’ll fight to bring him down . . . but what will David do to remain free? And how far will Lauren Riley go to get a vicious killer off the street once and for all?


“An intriguing tale with solid procedural detail”

Kirkus Reviews on The Murder Book

“Redmond skillfully manipulates the evidence and investigation in this follow-up to A Cold Day in Hell . . . will draw in Linda Castillo readers”

Library Journal on The Murder Book

“Gripping . . . Fans of contemporary police procedurals will want to see more of the plucky Lauren”

Publishers Weekly on The Murder Book

“Recommend this one to anyone who loves courtroom dramas where lawyers tear into witnesses like pit bulls . . . Keep your eyes on Redmond, a retired cop who knows how to write”

Booklist on A Cold Day in Hell

“Redmond, a recently retired Buffalo PD homicide detective, keeps everything moving nicely in this well-constructed crime novel”

Publishers Weekly on A Cold Day in Hell

Lissa Marie Redmond

Lissa Marie Redmond is a former cold case homicide detective for the Buffalo Police Department. After twenty-two years on the force she retired to pursue a “normal” life and used her experience to write the Cold Case Investigation mystery series starring Lauren Riley.

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A Means to an End by Lissa Marie Redmond is available in the following formats

Ebook97814483057041st July 2021N/A224$6.99
Ebook97814483057041st July 2021N/A224£4.99
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