Category: Crime

‘Death of a Gossip’ by MC Beaton

Death of a Gossip (Audiobook) Gossip columnist Lady Jane Winters rubs everyone up the wrong way when she joins a fishing class in the quiet village of Lochdubh. Her scathing comments prompt many of the group members to wish her ill will, and local constable Hamish Macbeth isn’t surprised when she turns up dead. But…

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‘The Ambassador’s Wife’ by Jake Needham

The Ambassador’s Wife When a woman’s body is found naked and badly beaten in a Singapore hotel, Inspector Sam Tay is reluctant to view the gruesome scene. He’s also reluctant to go along with the FBI when they claim the murder is a terrorist killing. But then another body turns up and the similarities point…

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‘Random Bullets’ by Joy Mutter

Random Bullets (Audiobook) A gunman runs amok in a London park killing apparently random victims. But what could have provoked such monstrous behaviour? Moving through several locations and a myriad of ordinary (and not so ordinary) characters, the story gradually slots the pieces into place to track the series of events that lead to one…

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‘Anne Perry and the Murder of the Century’ by Peter Graham

Anne Perry and the Murder of the Century In 1954 two teenage friends, Juliet Hulme and Pauline Parker, took a walk in a New Zealand park with Pauline’s mother, Honora. Half an hour later, the mother lay dead. The girls claimed there had been a terrible accident, but the crime scene and subsequent investigation revealed…

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‘Confronting the Hostile’ (Audiobook) by Joy Mutter

Confronting the Hostile – Audiobook (Audiobook) Following the multi-storey carpark scene in the previous book (where Serena and her pal take a flying walk to freedom), retired cop John and DCI Damon become the unexpected ‘keepers’ of Joe and Tile X. The demonic bathroom tiles stick to their usual routine and are soon making hideous…

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‘The Silence of the Lambs’ by Thomas Harris

The Silence of the Lambs FBI rookie Clarice Starling finds herself in the middle of a murder hunt when an interesting errand (interviewing serial killer Hannibal Lecter), turns into a race against time. As Lecter probes Starling’s mind for juicy personal facts, he forces her to face up to the traumas of her own childhood.…

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‘Girl Ghosted: A Penny Wade Mystery’ by Lucy English

Girl Ghosted: A Penny Wade Mystery Social worker Penny Wade throws herself into the world of online dating in a bid to forget the past. But a killer is on the hunt, scanning dating profiles to choose his targets. Can Penny identify the bad guy before she becomes ‘ghosted’ for good? This is an easy…

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‘Confronting the Hostile’ by Joy Mutter

Confronting the Hostile Retired Irish cop John and young DCI Damon become the unlucky recipients of Joe and Tile X – two deadly bathroom tiles whose hideous demands on the unfortunate men seem unstoppable. Forced to hand over the names of individuals for the deadly tiles to slaughter (in a variety of interesting ways), the…

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‘No Accident’ by Robert Crouch

No Accident Environmental health officer Kent Fisher gets more than he bargained for when called to investigate a worker’s death at an adventure park. Faced with a gory, but apparently innocent mishap, his particular way of doing things throws him into conflict with his colleagues, his father and a millionaire playboy. Threatened with suspension, Kent…

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