Tag: Owen Mullen

‘In Harm’s Way’ by Owen Mullen

***** After an idyllic first year of marriage, Mackenzie realises she’s made a mistake. Her controlling husband Derek dominates her life, refusing to let her see friends and restricting contact with her family. But Mackenzie’s drinking is getting out of control and when she tells her siblings about a stalker, they don’t believe her. When…

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‘Deadly Harm’ by Owen Mullen

***** Five years after being abducted and held captive, Mackenzie Darroch is making a difference in the world. Running a refuge for abused women, things are going well. Then she’s thrown into a bizarre situation when she saves the life of a car-crash victim. But offering the woman a place to stay, has consequences –…

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Best Reads of 2019

Over the course of the last twelve months, I’ve read 97 books. This includes paperbacks, eBooks, hardbacks and a few audiobooks, but doesn’t include those where I gave up after the first couple of chapters. What follows is a list of some of the more memorable reads, though isn’t intended to be definitive or in…

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‘When Stars Will Shine’ by Emma Mitchell

When Stars Will Shine Compiled by Emma Mitchell, this short story collection delivers festive-themed tales with a twist. Featuring Louise Jensen, Graham Smith, Malcolm Hollingdrake, Lucy Cameron, Val Portelli, Alex Kane and many others, the proceeds will be donated to supporting our troops. As with all short story anthologies, this is a mixed bag, with…

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‘Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead’ by Owen Mullen

Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead When whistle-blower Gavin Law goes missing, Glasgow PI Charlie Cameron sets out to track him down. But Charlie soon discovers there’s a lot more to the mystery than he first thought. Could a surgeon who left a woman brain-damaged have killed Law to keep him quiet? Or has the…

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Author Interview – Owen Mullen

Scots-born author Owen Mullen had a career as a rock musician before turning to writing. So what motivated him to try something new? Thinking back to when you started writing, what was it that inspired you to write crime fiction? The simple answer is: I wanted to see if I could do it. Crime fiction…

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‘Out of the Silence’ by Owen Mullen

Out of the Silence Former golden-boy reporter Ralph Buchanan spends too much time wallowing in whisky and self-pity, so when Doctor Simone Jasnin asks for help, it takes him a while to summon up the energy to get involved. But the personal story of an abused woman and her connection to a successful young businessman…

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‘Games People Play’ by Owen Mullen

Games People Play When a thirteen-month-old child is abducted from a beach in Scotland, private investigator Charlie Cameron gets a visit from the girl’s father. Believing he knows who may had taken his daughter, Mark Hamilton is desperate and urges Charlie to track her down. But is this a one-off abduction or part of something…

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