Category: mystery

‘The Five’ by Hallie Rubenhold

The Five Famous for nothing more than being victims of Jack the Ripper, the reputations of five women have for years been tarnished by claims that they were simply prostitutes, sex workers who led selfish, pointless lives. But in truth, their stories have never been told. Now, Hallie Rubenhold uncovers the real lives of Polly,…

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‘The Reckoning’ by John Grisham

The Reckoning (Audiobook) 1946. In Clanton, Mississippi, the townspeople are left shocked and confused when local farmer and war hero Pete Banning drives over to the Methodist Church and shoots and kills the Reverend Dexter Bell. Instructing a bystander to fetch the sheriff, Banning returns home to await his arrest. However, what baffles everyone, not…

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‘A Limited Justice’ by Catriona King

A Limited Justice A charred body is found in a petrol station thrusting DCI Marc Craig’s murder squad into a challenging mystery. With possible links to a second death, the police are faced with some tough questions to answer. This is the first in Catriona King’s substantial Craig Crime series and introduces an interesting bunch…

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‘The Murder of Harriet Monckton’ by Elizabeth Haynes

The Murder of Harriet Monckton November 1843. A young woman, 23-year-old Harriet Monckton, is found dead in the privy behind the chapel in Bromley, Kent. It appears she died from swallowing prussic acid, but when the autopsy reveals she was also six months pregnant, the community begin to wonder who might be responsible, and if…

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‘The Healer’s Secret’ by Helen Pryke

The Healer’s Secret She’s lost her job, is threatened with divorce and struggling to cope with her dependency on alcohol. What else can go wrong in Jennifer’s life? But thanks to her mother, the thirty-one-year-old is thrown a lifeline. Offered the opportunity to discover her Italian roots, she eventually agrees to move into her family’s…

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‘The 13th Hour’ by Brigitta Moon

The 13th Hour: A Marston Thriller Mayor Harden has a secret, and someone who knows everything is willing to spill the beans, but with the choice between money and family, which tune will the mayoral puppet dance to? Meanwhile, baseball coach Jessie Owens finds himself arrested and thrown in jail. Can police officers Romero, Billy…

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‘Sherlock Holmes: The Definitive Collection’ by Arthur Conan Doyle

Sherlock Holmes: The Definitive Collection (Audiobook) From his first appearance in A Study in Scarlet, Sherlock Holmes has delighted crime and detective fans throughout the world. In this mammoth collection, read by Stephen Fry, we get all the novels and stories along with Fry’s personal introductions to each title. Running to a total of 71…

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‘Never to be Ignored’ by HA Dawson

Never to be Ignored A terminally ill patient asks nurse Shona for assistance with an apparently unrelated problem. But unsuspecting Shona is caught off guard when her own family, and more specifically, her relationship with her father, is dragged into the limelight. Thrust into a situation that could blow her own life wide open, Shona…

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