The Murder Book
by Lissa Marie Redmond

In this exciting and atmospheric second entry of this Cold Case Investigation mystery series Detective Lauren Riley is determined to bring the attacker that left her for dead to justice . . . even if it is a fellow police officer.

Cold Case Detectives Lauren Riley and her partner Shane Reese are helping the Homicide Squad after a murder earlier in the day left the department short-staffed. As their shift ends, Reese leaves Lauren alone only for her to be savagely beaten and stabbed from behind minutes later.

Lauren didn’t see her attacker, but knows it was a fellow police officer from the city-issued boots she glimpsed as she passed out. Stolen during the attack is the Murder Book, which contains evidence on all active cold cases. Without the book, old homicides became almost impossible to track down.

Who in police headquarters would try to kill a fellow officer? Why’d they suddenly want the Murder Book? Although hurt and on enforced leave, nothing will stop Lauren from seeking answers . . . but who on the force can she trust and how safe is she within her own home?


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

Publishers Weekly

“An intriguing tale with solid procedural detail”

Kirkus Reviews

“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

“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

“An excellent police procedural combined with a psychological thriller”

Kirkus Reviews on A Cold 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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The Murder Book by Lissa Marie Redmond is available in the following formats

Ebook97814483057111st July 2021N/A224$14.99
Ebook97814483057111st July 2021N/A224£4.99
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