Category: detective

‘The Mystery of Dr. Fu Manchu’ by Sax Rohmer

The Mystery of Dr. Fu Manchu Evil genius Dr Fu-Manchu sets in motion his plans for the conquest of China and the downfall of Western civilisation. But he must first deal with doggedly-determined hero of the Empire, Commissioner Nayland Smith and his pal Dr Petrie, who pursue him through the opium dens of Limehouse and…

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‘Kids who Kill: Cristian Fernandez’ by Kathryn McMaster

Kids who Kill: Cristian Fernandez True-crime investigation charting the shocking child murder of two-year-old David Galarraga-Blanco. When police arrest the toddler’s half-brother 12-year-old Cristian Fernandez, it seems they have caught the killer. But they also arrest Cristian’s mother, Bianella Susana, who waited eight long hours before seeking medical help for the toddler. With verbatim accounts…

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‘Visitor to Blue Lake’ by AC Cooper

Visitor to Blue Lake Leaving her home planet with the aim of making a new life for herself, Jazz Mackinnon soon makes friends in the small-town community of Blue Lake. Investigating the disappearance of a young girl, Detective Slade McGuinness ropes the newcomer into working with a local photographer and soon discovers she has some…

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‘The Stranger Beside Me’ by Ann Rule

The Stranger Beside Me Former police officer Ann Rule met a charming and charismatic young psychology student at a Seattle crisis clinic, unaware that he would become one of America’s most notorious serial killers. This is the story of their friendship and how it developed and changed between 1971 and 1989, when Ted Bundy was…

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‘Kids who Kill: Eric Smith’ by Kathryn McMaster

Kids who Kill: Eric Smith When a four-year-old boy is found dead, the small community of Savona is shocked and appalled. Clearly this vile deed could only have been committed by a vicious destroyer of lives, a psychopath, a paedophile. But when the killer is discovered, a bigger shock is in store – the murderer’s…

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‘Winter of Frozen Dreams’ by Karl Harter

Winter of Frozen Dreams (Audiobook) When a man turns up at a police station on Christmas Day saying he has buried a corpse, police are led to a naked body dumped in a frozen snowbank. Claiming that he and his fiancé, Barbara Hoffman, discovered the stranger in her apartment, Jerry Davies insists they know nothing…

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‘Refusal’ by Felix Francis

Refusal Six years after investigator Sid Halley’s retirement, a request from racing authority chairman Sir Richard Stewart looks like pushing Sid back into the sleuthing game. But the former jockey-turned-detective has no desire to revive a line of work that got him shot, beaten up and thrown in the path of danger on a regular…

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