Category: police drama

The Mirror Man by Lars Kepler

IF YOU SEE HIS REFLECTION IT’S ALREADY TOO LATE . . . Seventeen-year-old Jenny is abducted in broad daylight and taken to a dilapidated, isolated house where she is chained and caged along with several other girls. Their captor is unpredictable, and as wily as he is cruel: he foils every one of their desperate attempts to escape . . . and once caught … Read More The Mirror Man by Lars Kepler

The Murder Book – A Tom Thorne Novel by Mark Billingham

Tom Thorne finally has it all. In Nicola Tanner and Phil Hendricks, Thorne has good friends by his side. His love life is newly reformed by a promising relationship and he is happy in the job he has devoted his life to. As he sets off hunting the woman responsible for a series of grisly murders, Thorne has no way of knowing that he … Read More The Murder Book – A Tom Thorne Novel by Mark Billingham

The Fields (Riley Fisher #1) by Erin Young

A breakneck procedural that is beautifully written and masterfully crafted, Erin Young’s The Fields is a dynamite debut—crime fiction at its very finest. Some things don’t stay buried. It starts with a body—a young woman found dead in an Iowa cornfield, on one of the few family farms still managing to compete with the giants of Big Agriculture. When Sergeant Riley Fisher, newly promoted … Read More The Fields (Riley Fisher #1) by Erin Young

No Less The Devil by Stuart McBride

‘We are each our own devil, and we make this world our hell.’ It’s been seventeen months since the Bloodsmith butchered his first victim and Operation Maypole is still no nearer to catching him. The media is whipping up a storm, the top brass are demanding results, but the investigation is sinking fast. Now isn’t the time to get distracted with other cases, but … Read More No Less The Devil by Stuart McBride

The Woman Who Knew Faces (Karen Thorpe series #3) by Jane Badrock

One tenacious cop, one amazing artist. There’s a big operation underway and DS Karen Thorpe is feeling left out. Then she meets Emma, with the ability to memorise faces, and Karen’s re-energised with her potential crime-solving contribution. But she’s not the only one. #TheWomanWhoKnewFaces @janebadrock @QuestionPress @Zooloo’s Book Tours @zooloo2008 #ZooloosBookTours #blogtour A body turns up and Karen is finally called up to work with the Met. But Emma’s … Read More The Woman Who Knew Faces (Karen Thorpe series #3) by Jane Badrock

My Top 8 Books of 2022 – part one

Here are my favourite eight books of the first quarter of 2022. So far I’ve read some good books.  Tapestry by Beth Duke “We’re all part of a tapestry bigger than any of us can imagine, weaving in and out and creating a glorious picture. All of us from the beginning of time.” What a lovely thought. My brother had his DNA done and assuming … Read More My Top 8 Books of 2022 – part one

The Lake Templeton Murders by HS Burnley

An edge-of-your seat murder mystery set in a forgotten, ocean-facing town on Vancouver Island! A body washes up on the shores of Lake Templeton, a small town on the coast of Vancouver Island. Sharon Reese, the victim, was a dedicated government employee. Everyone liked her, but no one knew much about her. Was she hiding something? Maybe a questionable past riddled with scandal. And did … Read More The Lake Templeton Murders by HS Burnley

No Way Back (Shannon Ames, #5) by TJ Brearton

She must uncover the truth. Or a young woman dies. A quiet Manhattan street. Kristie Fain is walking to the train when she is snatched by a couple of strangers. Special Agent Shannon Ames has just been reassigned to the New York Field Office, the biggest in the country. Since Kristie Fain is an aide to a US Senator, Shannon and her FBI team … Read More No Way Back (Shannon Ames, #5) by TJ Brearton

A Life For a Life by Carol Wyer

Nobody can get into the mind of an erratic killer—except an unpredictable detective. When a young man is found lying on a station platform with a hole in his head, DI Kate Young is called in to investigate the grisly murder. But the killing is no one-off. As bodies start to pile up, she is faced with what might be an impossible task—to hunt … Read More A Life For a Life by Carol Wyer

Shaking Hands With The Devil by Bryan J Mason

‘WE ARE ON THIS CASE LIKE A BONER FIDO BLOODHOUND…AND MY MEN ARE BARKING AT THE LEASH’ In this darkly comic novel, Clifton Gentle is an ordinary man without much to distinguish him. Not much, that is, apart from being a serial killer who is leaving bits of his young male victims scattered around North London.  #ShakingHandsWithTheDevil @BryanJMason @Zooloo’s Book Tours @zooloo2008 #ZooloosBookTours #blogtour DCI Dave Hicks … Read More Shaking Hands With The Devil by Bryan J Mason

The Killing Kind by Jane Casey

He tells you you’re special…As a barrister, Ingrid Lewis is used to dealing with tricky clients, but no one has ever come close to John Webster. After Ingrid defended Webster against a stalking charge, he then turned on her – following her, ruining her relationship, even destroying her home. He tells you he wants to protect you…Now, Ingrid believes she has finally escaped his clutches. … Read More The Killing Kind by Jane Casey

Cover Reveal – The Woman Who Knew Faces by Jane Badrock

I’m thrilled to be invited by @zooloo2008 to share the cover reveal for The Woman Who Knew Faces by Jane Badrock. The book is the third in the series of the Karen Thorpe novels. The book will be published on 30th March, but here is a taster of the story: One tenacious cop. One amazing artist. There’s a big operation underway and DS Karen Thorpe … Read More Cover Reveal – The Woman Who Knew Faces by Jane Badrock