Category: serial killer

My Top 8 Books of 2021 so far

Here are my favourite eight books of the first quarter of 2021. Last year I chose eight books in the first half but I already have eight so I’m going to break with tradition. Lost Property by Helen Paris Each year I wait for that one book that grabs me by the heart and won’t let go. It’s only just February and I have … Read More My Top 8 Books of 2021 so far

The Last House on Needless Street by Catriona Ward

This is the story of a serial killer. A stolen child. Revenge. Death. And an ordinary house at the end of an ordinary street. All these things are true. And yet they are all lies… You think you know what’s inside the last house on Needless Street. You think you’ve read this story before. That’s where you’re wrong. In the dark forest at the … Read More The Last House on Needless Street by Catriona Ward

The Whisper Man by Alex North

In this dark, suspenseful thriller, Alex North weaves a multi-generational tale of a father and son caught in the crosshairs of an investigation to catch a serial killer preying on a small town. After the sudden death of his wife, Tom Kennedy believes a fresh start will help him and his young son Jake heal. A new beginning, a new house, a new town: … Read More The Whisper Man by Alex North

Seven Days (DI Jack MacIntosh, #2) by Michelle Kidd

One killer. One city. One week. July 2012 and a serial killer is terrorising the streets of London. With the Opening Ceremony of the London Olympic Games in just seven days time, Detective Inspector Jack MacIntosh and his team at the Metropolitan Police have one week to find him. With the killer’s motives unknown, and a mysterious clue being left at each scene, the … Read More Seven Days (DI Jack MacIntosh, #2) by Michelle Kidd

Orca by Mariëtte Whitcomb

If you prey on the innocent, I’m coming for you. War didn’t change me… Four months as the enemy’s captive did. I returned home broken, scarred, the call to combat echoing in my soul. Haunted by the deaths of my squad, a darkness festers inside me, set on vengeance. #OrcaTheNovel #FinleySeries #MarietteWhitcomb Instagram @mariettewhitcomb @damppebbles #damppebblesblogtours Facebook @damppebblesblogtours  Seven little girls died at the hands of … Read More Orca by Mariëtte Whitcomb

The Sanatorium by Sarah Pearse

Half-hidden by forest and overshadowed by threatening peaks, Le Sommet has always been a sinister place. Once a sanatorium treating tuberculosis patients, it was abandoned years ago and had fallen into disrepair. Long plagued by troubling rumours, it has recently been renovated into a lavish hotel. An imposing, isolated getaway spot high up in the Swiss Alps is the last place detective Elin Warner … Read More The Sanatorium by Sarah Pearse

Sign of Evil (Shannon Ames, #3) by TJ Brearton

They came looking for pleasure. They found only pain. A serial killer is targeting clients of local sex workers. The victims, all male, are either burned alive or beaten to death.   Suited for deep cover work because she is single, without family ties, Shannon is young enough to pass herself off as a working girl. More importantly, she is smart, energetic, and determined – her … Read More Sign of Evil (Shannon Ames, #3) by TJ Brearton

The Coffinmaker’s Garden by Stuart MacBride

A village on the edge…As a massive storm batters the Scottish coast, Gordon Smith’s home is falling into the North Sea. But the crumbling headland has revealed what he’s got buried in his garden: human remains. A house full of secrets…With the storm still raging, it’s too dangerous to retrieve the bodies and waves are devouring the evidence. Which means no one knows how … Read More The Coffinmaker’s Garden by Stuart MacBride

Deadline by Geoff Major

Adam Ferranti was drinking away his waking hours, getting by in a regional newspaper in the North of England. An award-winning journalist, he moved to England to escape the media glare that followed his spectacular fall from grace at The Washington Post; only to be thrust back in it when a mysterious serial killer decides to make him his confidante. #Deadline @GradusPrimus @ghpbooks @damppebbles #damppebblesblogtours … Read More Deadline by Geoff Major

The Watcher by Kate Medina

If you see him it’s already too late… Some secrets can’t be hidden. The Fullers are the picture-perfect family, a wealthy couple with a grand home in the middle of remote woodland. But even they have something to hide – and it will prove fatal. Some crimes can’t be forgotten. Psychologist Dr Jessie Flynn and DI Marilyn Simmons arrive at the Fuller’s home to … Read More The Watcher by Kate Medina

Ritual Demise by Sally Rigby

Someone is watching…. No one is safeThe once tranquil woods in a picturesque part of Lenchester have become the bloody stage to a series of ritualistic murders. With no suspects, Detective Chief Inspector Whitney Walker is once again forced to call on the services of forensic psychologist Dr Georgina Cavendish. #RitualDemise #CavendishandWalker @SallyRigby4 @damppebbles #damppebblesblogtours @damppebbles on Instagram and @damppebblesblogtours on Facebook But this … Read More Ritual Demise by Sally Rigby

Written in Blood by Chris Carter

A serial killer will stop at nothing… His most valuable possession has been stolen. Now he must retrieve it, at any cost. #WritteninBlood @simonschusteruk Facebook @carterchris Instagram @chriscarterbooksofficial @AnneCater #RandomThingsTours Angela Wood wanted to teach the man a lesson. It was a bag, just like all the others. But when she opens it, the worst nightmare of her life begins. A journal ends up … Read More Written in Blood by Chris Carter