Tag: Detective novel

Black Reed Bay by Rod Reynolds

When a young woman makes a distressing middle-of-the-night call to 911, apparently running for her life in a quiet, exclusive beachside neighbourhood, miles from her home, everything suggests a domestic incident. Except no one has seen her since, and something doesn’t sit right with the officers at Hampstead County PD. With multiple suspects and witnesses throwing up startling inconsistencies, and interference from the top … Read More Black Reed Bay by Rod Reynolds

The Madness of Crowds (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache #17) by Louise Penny

You’re a coward. Time and again, as the New Year approaches, that charge is leveled against Armand Gamache. It starts innocently enough. While the residents of the Québec village of Three Pines take advantage of the deep snow to ski and toboggan, to drink hot chocolate in the bistro and share meals together, the Chief Inspector finds his holiday with his family interrupted by … Read More The Madness of Crowds (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache #17) by Louise Penny

Girls Who Lie by Eva Bjorg AEgisdottir translated by Victoria Cribb

At once a startling, tense psychological thriller, and a sophisticated and twisty police procedural from a rising star in Icelandic literature.When single mother Maríanna disappears from her home, leaving an apologetic note on the kitchen table, it is assumed that she’s taken her own life – until her body is found on the Grábrók lava fields seven months later, clearly the victim of murder. … Read More Girls Who Lie by Eva Bjorg AEgisdottir translated by Victoria Cribb

Dead Man’s Grave by Neil Lancaster

This grave can never be opened.The head of Scotland’s most powerful crime family is brutally murdered, his body dumped inside an ancient grave in a remote cemetery. This murder can never be forgotten.Detectives Max Craigie and Janie Calder arrive at the scene, a small town where everyone has secrets to hide. They soon realise this murder is part of a blood feud between two … Read More Dead Man’s Grave by Neil Lancaster

The Rule by David Jackson

When you break THE RULE, bad things happen. Daniel is looking forward to his birthday. He wants fish and chips, a chocolate caterpillar cake, and six comics starring his favourite superhero. Daniel will be twenty-three next week. And he has no idea that he’s about to kill a stranger. #TheRule @Author_Dave   @ViperBooks Daniel’s parents know that their beloved and vulnerable son will be taken away. … Read More The Rule by David Jackson

Nowhere to Hide (Shannon Ames, #4) by TJ Brearton

A brutal winter storm traps residents of a small Adirondack town with two vicious killers. But they didn’t count on Shannon Ames… FBI Agent Shannon Ames is headed to the north country for some much-needed R&R when a sudden ice storm traps her in the small hamlet of Long Lake, NY. But the storm isn’t her only problem – as she rolls into town … Read More Nowhere to Hide (Shannon Ames, #4) by TJ Brearton

Web of Lies by Sally Rigby

A trail of secrets. A dangerous discovery. A deadly turn. Police officer Sebastian Clifford never planned on becoming a private investigator. But when a scandal leads to the disbandment of his London based special squad, he finds himself out of a job. That is, until his cousin calls on him to investigate her husband’s high-profile death, and prove that it wasn’t a suicide.  #WebOfLies … Read More Web of Lies by Sally Rigby

Kill Shot by Sally Rigby

The game is over…..there’s nowhere to hide. When Lenchester’s most famous sportsman is shot dead, DCI Whitney Walker and her team are thrown into the world of snooker. She calls on forensic psychologist Dr Georgina Cavendish to assist, but the investigation takes them in a direction which has far-reaching, international ramifications. #KillShot #CavendishandWalker @SallyRigby4 #CavendishandWalker @damppebbles #damppebblesblogtours Facebook @damppebblesblogtours  Much to Whitney’s annoyance, a member of … Read More Kill Shot by Sally Rigby

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

The Kindness of Psychopaths by Alan Gorevan

How far would you go for those you love? When Valentina López Vázquez vanishes from her home one morning, it’s obvious that she was taken by force. What happened to her next is not so obvious. #TheKindnessofPsychopaths @AlanGorevan @damppebbles #damppebblesblogtours Facebook @damppebblesblogtours  The disappearance forces two men on a gruelling search for the truth: Barry Wall, Valentina’s frantic husband, and Joe Byrne, the nihilistic detective in charge … Read More The Kindness of Psychopaths by Alan Gorevan

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