Tag: police procedural

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

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

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

The Blood Tide (DS Max Craigie Scottish Crime Thrillers #2) by Neil Lancaster

Max, Janie and Ross return in the second gripping novel in this explosive Scottish crime series. You get away with murder.In a remote sea loch on the west coast of Scotland, a fisherman disappears without trace. His remains are never found. You make people disappear.A young man jumps from a bridge in Glasgow and falls to his death in the water below. DS Max … Read More The Blood Tide (DS Max Craigie Scottish Crime Thrillers #2) by Neil Lancaster

We Know You Remember by Tove Alsterdal

A missing girl, a hidden body, a decades-long cover-up, and old sins cast in new light: the classic procedural meets Scandinavian atmosphere in this rich, character-driven mystery, awarded Best Swedish Crime Novel of the Year, that heralds the American debut of a supremely skilled international writer.  It’s been more than twenty years since Olof Hagström left home. Returning to his family’s house, he knows … Read More We Know You Remember by Tove Alsterdal

The Engine House by Rhys Dylan

You can bury the bodies, but you can’t hide the truth. When a landslip on Pembrokeshire’s stunning coastal path reveals the harrowing remains of two bodies, ex-DCI Evan Warlow’s quiet retirement is shattered. As the original investigator for the two missing persons eight years before, Evan is recalled to help with what is now a murder inquiry. But as the killer scrambles to cover … Read More The Engine House by Rhys Dylan

Three Little Girls (Karen Thorpe series #2) by Jane Badrock

Three cold cases. One determined cop.Someone’s playing tricks on Karen at home and at work.When two cold case files about missing girls turn up on her desk, she’s fuming. When a third file arrives…she blows a fuse.  #ThreeLittleGirls @janebadrock @Zooloo’s Book Tours @zooloo2008 #ZooloosBookTours #blogtour Her boss demands she takes holiday leave just as Karen discovers her late father was involved in one of the cases. Now … Read More Three Little Girls (Karen Thorpe series #2) by Jane Badrock

Dark Secrets by Sally Rigby

Dark Secrets: A Cavendish & Walker Novel – Book 11 An uninvited guest…a deadly secret….and a terrible crime. When a well-loved family of five are found dead sitting around their dining table with an untouched meal in front of them, it sends shockwaves throughout the community. Was it a murder suicide, or was someone else involved?   #DarkSecrets @SallyRigby4 #CavendishandWalker Zooloo’s Book Tours @zooloo2008 #ZooloosBookTours #blogtour … Read More Dark Secrets by Sally Rigby

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