Water s Edge

Water s Edge
Author: G R Jordan
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 228
Release: 2019-11-02
ISBN 10: 9781912153473
ISBN 13: 1912153475
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Water s Edge Book Review:

A body discovered by the rocks. A broken detective returns to a scene of past tragedy. Will the pain of the past prevent him from seeing the present? Detective Inspector Macleod returns to his island home twenty years after the painful loss of his wife. With a disposition forged in strong religious conservatism, he must bond with his new partner, the free spirited and upcoming female star of the force, to seek the killer of a young woman and shine a light on the evil beneath the surface. To do so, he must once again stand in the place where he lost everything. Only at the water's edge, will everything be made new. The rising tide brings all things to the surface.

The Small Ferry

The Small Ferry
Author: G R Jordan
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 234
Release: 2020-05-15
ISBN 10: 9781912153633
ISBN 13: 1912153637
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Small Ferry Book Review:

A dreich day for a crossing and a small ferry packed to the gills. A fracas when offloading leads to blood and tears. And one man sits dead at the wheel of the last remaining car. Macleod and McGrath return to Cromarty when a man is found dead at the wheel of his car on the small, local ferry. As the passengers are identified, the trail extends across the highlands and islands as past deeds are paid back in full. Can the now seasoned pair hunt down a killer before their butchery spreads across the land? "The Small Ferry" is the fourth Highlands and Islands Detective thriller and brings the odd pair back to the Black Isle when the quiet routine of the Firth is broken apart by a strange death. If you like murder mysteries set amongst the beautiful north of Scotland and its wild coastline and islands, then you'll love the adventures of Macleod and McGrath. When there's so much going on, it can be hard to see what's happening!

The Horror Weekend

The Horror Weekend
Author: G R Jordan
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 236
Release: 2020-03-27
ISBN 10: 9781912153596
ISBN 13: 1912153599
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Horror Weekend Book Review:

A last-minute replacement on a role-playing weekend. One fatal accident after another. Can Macleod overcome the snowstorm from hell to stop a killer before the guest list becomes obsolete? Detectives Macleod and McGrath join a bizarre cast of characters at a remote country estate on the Isle of Harris where fantasy and horror are the order of the day. But when regular accidents happen, Macleod sees a killer at work and needs to uncover what links the dead. Hampered by a snowstorm that has closed off the outside world, he must rely on Hope McGrath before they become one of the victims. It's all a game..., but for whom?

The Bothy

The Bothy
Author: G R Jordan
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2020-02-27
ISBN 10: 9781912153725
ISBN 13: 1912153726
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Bothy Book Review:

The Darkness

The Darkness
Author: Ragnar Jonasson
Publsiher: Minotaur Books
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2018-10-16
ISBN 10: 1250171040
ISBN 13: 9781250171047
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Darkness Book Review:

Spanning the icy streets of Reykjavik, the Icelandic highlands and cold, isolated fjords, The Darkness is an atmospheric thriller from Ragnar Jonasson, one of the most exciting names in Nordic Noir. The body of a young Russian woman washes up on an Icelandic shore. After a cursory investigation, the death is declared a suicide and the case is quietly closed. Over a year later Detective Inspector Hulda Hermannsdóttir of the Reykjavík police is forced into early retirement at 64. She dreads the loneliness, and the memories of her dark past that threaten to come back to haunt her. But before she leaves she is given two weeks to solve a single cold case of her choice. She knows which one: the Russian woman whose hope for asylum ended on the dark, cold shore of an unfamiliar country. Soon Hulda discovers that another young woman vanished at the same time, and that no one is telling her the whole story. Even her colleagues in the police seem determined to put the brakes on her investigation. Meanwhile the clock is ticking. Hulda will find the killer, even if it means putting her own life in danger.

TOO CLOSE FOR COMFORT

TOO CLOSE FOR COMFORT
Author: J. A. Rost
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 290
Release: 2020-05-15
ISBN 10: 9781087885230
ISBN 13: 108788523X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

TOO CLOSE FOR COMFORT Book Review:

Detective Steve Bishop and Sunflower "Sunny" Rose have had a love-hate relationship since the moment they met. Steve doesn't want to commit to a relationship even though his feelings for Sunny won't go away, which makes Sunny's new job as a rookie in the River Falls Sheriff's Department a bit of a trial. While on her new job, Sunny learns that 9-1-1 calls can lead from humorous to tragic, but when she is sent undercover, she soon discovers a human-trafficking ring operating in the area. Only it's not the typical crime being committed here, which makes it too close for comfort. When the worst happens and Sunny is abducted by human traffickers, Steve and Sheriff Mitch DeVries work against the clock before Sunny is sold to the highest bidder or worse. Will they be able to rescue her in time, or will Steve be forced to live with a lifetime of regret.

Poison Orchids

Poison Orchids
Author: Anni Taylor,Sarah a Denzil
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2019-05-13
ISBN 10: 9781097917723
ISBN 13: 109791772X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Poison Orchids Book Review:

A dark, compelling new thriller from bestselling authors Sarah A. Denzil and Anni Taylor. Young backpackers Gemma and Hayley arrive at a remote mango farm, out of money and desperate for work. The farm's owner, Tate Llewellyn, welcomes them in with open arms. An enigmatic, wealthy chemist, Tate spends his days running his hobby farm and cultivating rare orchids in his greenhouse. The weeks go on, a blur of fruit-picking, parties, campfires and wading beneath waterfalls in the nearby hot springs. Tate calls the girls his orchids...his pretty orchids.... Until the night the girls find themselves on a dark highway, bruised and bloodied. How did everything go so wrong? Senior Detective Bronwen McKay and psychologist Megan Arlotti question the terrified girls. But Hayley and Gemma are telling two very different stories of what happened to them over the past three months. Which story is the truth and what are the girls covering up?

The Glass Tower

The Glass Tower
Author: Gregg Dunnett
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 332
Release: 2019-05
ISBN 10: 9781912835126
ISBN 13: 1912835126
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Glass Tower Book Review:

Julia Ottley has a secret. She's burst onto the literary scene with the highest ever advance paid to a British debut author. Her novel - featuring a fabulous tower of translucent icy crystal - is garnering rave reviews. But as she embarks upon her new life, she discovers that nothing can be hidden forever, especially when living within walls of glass. She fights to keep her secret, but as the stakes steadily rise, she faces a stark choice. How far is she really prepared to go to stop her life from coming shattering down? Set on a beautiful and isolated island in the south west of England, The Glass Tower combines mystery and suspense with delicious dark humour. And just as readers of Gregg Dunnett have come to expect, there's a wicked twist at the end. "Don't miss The Glass Tower - This is a fabulous new writer, now at his glittering best!" Gregg Dunnett's first novel The Wave at Hanging Rock was published in 2016 and became the number one downloaded book in the US, UK, Canada and Australia Amazon stores. He is also the author of The Things you find in Rockpools, which was an Amazon UK and US bestseller, and which is now being considered for a Hollywood movie. His stories have received thousands of five star reviews, with readers loving his flowing writing style and frequent, thrilling twists.

His Bloody Project

His Bloody Project
Author: Graeme MaCrae Burnet
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 300
Release: 2016-10-04
ISBN 10: 1510719229
ISBN 13: 9781510719224
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

His Bloody Project Book Review:

Man Booker Prize Finalist, LA Times Book Prize Finalist, New York Times Editor’s Choice, and an American Booksellers Association National Indie Bestseller! Named a Best Book of 2016 by Newsweek, NPR, The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Sunday Times! In the smash hit historical thriller that the New York Times Book Review calls “thought provoking fiction,” a brutal triple murder in a remote Scottish farming community in 1869 leads to the arrest of seventeen-year-old Roderick Macrae. There is no question that Macrae committed this terrible act. What would lead such a shy and intelligent boy down this bloody path? And will he hang for his crime? Presented as a collection of documents discovered by the author, His Bloody Project opens with a series of police statements taken from the villagers of Culdie, Ross-shire. They offer conflicting impressions of the accused; one interviewee recalls Macrae as a gentle and quiet child, while another details him as evil and wicked. Chief among the papers is Roderick Macrae’s own memoirs where he outlines the series of events leading up to the murder in eloquent and affectless prose. There follow medical reports, psychological evaluations, a courtroom transcript from the trial, and other documents that throw both Macrae’s motive and his sanity into question. Graeme Macrae Burnet’s multilayered narrative—centered around an unreliable narrator—will keep the reader guessing to the very end. His Bloody Project is a deeply imagined crime novel that is both thrilling and luridly entertaining from an exceptional new voice.

Thunder Bay

Thunder Bay
Author: Douglas Skelton
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 312
Release: 2020-02-11
ISBN 10: 1950691357
ISBN 13: 9781950691357
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Thunder Bay Book Review:

Stoirm Island’s secrets are worth killing for in this immersive, unrelenting thriller for readers of All the Missing Girls and Neon Prey—"this crime novel has it all" (Publishers Weekly, starred review). When reporter Rebecca Connolly gets a tip that suspected murderer Roddie Drummond will be returning to the island of Stoirm, she smells a story. Though never convicted in the death of his girlfriend Mhairi fifteen years earlier, Drummond is still guilty in the eyes of many islanders, and his return for his mother’s funeral is sure to stir up old resentments, hatreds, possibly even violence. Rebecca has another reason for going to Stoirm. Her own father came from there, but he never went back, and he always refused to speak of it or say what drove him away. Defying her editor, Rebecca joins forces with local photographer Chazz Wymark to dig into the mystery surrounding Mhairi's death and her unexplained last words, “Thunder Bay”—the secluded spot on the west coast of the island where, according to local lore, the souls of the dead set off into the afterlife. When a string of violent events erupts across the island, Rebecca discovers the power of secrets, and she must decide what to bury, and what to bring into the light. Longlisted for Bloody Scotland's McIlvanney Prize for best crime book of the year, Thunder Bay has been hailed as "Immersive, compelling . . . [with a] jaw-dropping climax" (Neil Broadfoot, author of the MacGregor and Drummond thrillers).).

The Last Witness

The Last Witness
Author: Denzil Meyrick
Publsiher: Head of Zeus Ltd
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2019-04-02
ISBN 10: 1789544335
ISBN 13: 9781789544336
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Last Witness Book Review:

The second instalment in the bestselling DCI Daley series. Perfect for fans of Stuart MacBride and Ann Cleeves. 'A compelling lead ... Satisfyingly twisted plot' PUBLISHERS WEEKLY. Ruthless crime lord James Machie was assassinated in the back of a prison ambulance following his trial and conviction. But now, five years later, he appears to be back from the grave and hell-bent on wreaking revenge on those who brought him down. Top of his list is fellow gangster Frank MacDougall who, unbeknownst to D.C.I. Jim Daley, is living under protection near Kinloch. Daley must work out how a dead man could commit murder, what he's planning next and how to protect his friend and colleague D.S. Scott, who is also a target. Because nothing, not even death, has ever stood in James Machie's way... 'Action packed ... Full of tension, drama and excitement' SCOTTISH HOME AND COUNTRY. 'Universal truths ... An unbuttoned sense of humour ... Engaging and eventful' WALL STREET JOURNAL.

The Peat Dead

The Peat Dead
Author: ALLAN. MARTIN
Publsiher: Thunderpoint Publishing Limited
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2019-04-16
ISBN 10: 9781910946541
ISBN 13: 1910946540
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Peat Dead Book Review:

On the Scottish Hebridean Island of Islay, five corpses are dug up by a peat-cutter. All of them have been shot in the back of the head, execution style. Sent across from the mainland to investigate, Inspector Angus Blue and his team slowly piece together the little evidence they have, and discover the men were killed on a wartime base, over 70 years ago. But there are still secrets worth protecting, and even killing for. Who can Inspector Blue trust? Reviews of The Peat Dead: "A mystery so redolent of its island setting that you practically smell the peat and whisky on the pages." - Douglas Skelton" This atmospheric crime novel set on Islay gripped me from the start. A book that shows decades-old crimes cast long shadows." - Sarah Ward

The Christmas Killer

The Christmas Killer
Author: Alex Pine
Publsiher: HarperCollins UK
Total Pages: 416
Release: 2020-10-29
ISBN 10: 0008402655
ISBN 13: 9780008402655
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Christmas Killer Book Review:

As the snow begins to fall, the body count begins to climb...

Heather and Homicide

Heather and Homicide
Author: Molly MacRae
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2020-12-01
ISBN 10: 1643135856
ISBN 13: 9781643135854
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Heather and Homicide Book Review:

The new novel in the acclaimed Highland Bookshop mystery series finds a true-crime author murdered in the charming seacoast town of Inversgail—can the women of Yon Bonnie Books discover the killer’s identity before he or she strikes again? True crime writer Heather Kilbride arrives in the seacoast town of Inversgail, Scotland, to research a recent murder for her new book. But if that’s true, why does she seem more interested in William Clark, a shadowy lawyer with no connection to the murder? Her nosy questions arouse the suspicions of Constable Hobbs, the members of a local writers’ group, and Janet Marsh and her crew of amateur sleuths at Yon Bonnie Books. Heather’s unconventional research methods prove deadly when Janet discovers her lifeless body. Except the “body” turns out to be a dummy dressed-up to look like Heather. Meanwhile, Heather is sitting at a safe distance observing Janet’s reactions. Then Heather is found dead—again—sprawled at the base of an ancient standing stone; and this time it’s for real. Clutched in her hand is a valuable miniature book last seen at Yon Bonnie Books, and now the police want to know how Heather, the miniature book, and Janet are all connected. But Janet and her group of sleuths have two questions of their own: Who else is interested in knowing that connection—and is that person a cold-blooded killer?

Plaid and Plagiarism

Plaid and Plagiarism
Author: Molly MacRae
Publsiher: Pegasus Crime
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2018-01-02
ISBN 10: 9781681776194
ISBN 13: 1681776197
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Plaid and Plagiarism Book Review:

A murder in a garden turns the four new owners of Yon Bonnie Books into amateur detectives, in a captivating new cozy mystery novel from Molly MacRae. Set in the weeks before the annual Inversgail Literature Festival in Scotland, Plaid and Plagiarism begins on a morning shortly after the four women take possession of their bookshop in the Highlands. Unfortunately, the move to Inversgail hasn’t gone as smoothly as they’d planned. First, Janet Marsh is told she’ll have to wait before moving into her new home. Then she finds out the house has been vandalized. Again. The chief suspect? Una Graham, an advice columnist for the local paper—who’s trying to make a name for herself as an investigative reporter. When Janet and her business partners go looking for clues at the house, they find a body—it’s Una, in the garden shed, with a sickle in her neck. Janet never did like that garden shed. Who wanted Una dead? After discovering a cache of nasty letters, Janet and her friends are beginning to wonder who didn’t, including Janet’s ex-husband. Surrounded by a cast of characters with whom readers will fall in love, the new owners of Yon Bonnie Books set out to solve Una’s murder so they can get back to business. A delightful and deadly new novel about recognizing one’s strengths and weakness—while also trying to open a new book shop—Plaid and Plagiarism is the start of an entertaining new Scottish mystery series.

The Sea Detective

The Sea Detective
Author: Mark Douglas-Home
Publsiher: Penguin UK
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2015-11-05
ISBN 10: 1405923571
ISBN 13: 9781405923576
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Sea Detective Book Review:

Discover the chilling first mystery in a truly unique crime series you won't be able to put down 'There comes a time when a novel raises the bar for a particular genre, and The Sea Detective does just that for Scottish crime fiction' SCOTSMAN ______ Cal McGill is an Edinburgh-based oceanographer, environmentalist and one-of-a-kind investigator. Using his knowledge of the waves - ocean currents, prevailing winds, shipping records - McGill can track where objects have come from, or where they've gone. So when two severed feet wash up miles apart on two different islands off the coast of Scotland, he Most strangely, forensic tests reveal that the feet belong to the same body. As Cal McGill investigates, he unravels a web of corruption, exploitation and violence, which threatens many lives across the globe. Including his own . . . ______ 'Raises the bar for Scottish crime fiction . . . elegantly written and compelling' The Scotsman 'Excellent' The Literary Review, 'Top Five Crime Books of the Year' 'Promises to be a fine series of detective novels' Sunday Times 'Crime Book of the Month' 'An unusual, interesting and enthralling read' Shotsmag 'A compelling protagonist' The Times Literary Supplement

Whisky from Small Glasses

Whisky from Small Glasses
Author: Denzil Meyrick
Publsiher: Head of Zeus Ltd
Total Pages: 368
Release: 2017-08-01
ISBN 10: 1786699052
ISBN 13: 9781786699053
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Whisky from Small Glasses Book Review:

The first instalment in the bestselling DCI Daley series. Perfect for fans of Stuart MacBride and Ann Cleeves. 'A gripping debut ... Memorable' HERALD. When the body of a young woman is washed up on an idyllic beach on the West Coast of Scotland, D.C.I. Jim Daley is despatched from Glasgow to lead the investigation. Far from home and his troubled marriage, Daley finds himself a stranger in a close-knit community. Betrayal, fear and death stalk the small town of Kinloch, and the case becomes more deadly than Daley could ever have imagined. Whisky from Small Glasses is a truly compelling crime novel, shot through with dark humour and menace, and is the first in the internationally bestselling D.C.I. Daley thriller series. 'Meyrick has the ability to give even the least important person in the plot character, and the skill to tell a fine tale' THE SCOTS MAGAZINE. 'Lots of twists and turns' LOVEREADING.

Little Girl Lost

Little Girl Lost
Author: Brian McGilloway
Publsiher: Harper Collins
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2014-02-18
ISBN 10: 0062336584
ISBN 13: 9780062336583
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Little Girl Lost Book Review:

This New York Times bestseller is perfect for fans of Tana French and Dennis Lehane. Midwinter. A child is found wandering through the snowy woods, her hands covered in someone else's blood. And she cannot—or will not—speak, not even to share her name. Who is this little girl lost? The only adult she seems to trust is the young officer who found her, Detective Lucy Black. Before long, Lucy manages to connect her case to that of a missing teenager, the kidnapped daughter of a local real estate tycoon. As the investigation twists and turns, Lucy is forced to question not only a range of dangerous suspects, but also everything she thought she knew about her own past.

Guilty as Sin

Guilty as Sin
Author: Adam Croft
Publsiher: Adam Croft
Total Pages: 198
Release: 2011-05-25
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13:
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Guilty as Sin Book Review:

A missing teenager. A murdered businessman. A huge, earth-shattering secret. When seventeen-year-old Danielle Levy goes missing one lunchtime, DS Wendy Knight and DCI Jack Culverhouse believe they have a routine case on their hands. When a prominent local businessman is found dead in his warehouse, however, the case takes a whole new disturbing turn as Knight and Culverhouse begin to unravel the connections between the two cases which lead to a dark and disturbing secret that will make them question everything they thought they knew.

Jack Be Nimble

Jack Be Nimble
Author: Adam Croft
Publsiher: Adam Croft
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2015-07-10
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13:
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Jack Be Nimble Book Review:

They know when he will kill again... but not who he will kill A killer is loose on the streets of Mildenheath, and his barbaric crimes seem a little too familiar... As the body count begins to rise, DS Wendy Knight and DCI Jack Culverhouse start to realise that the killer is emulating the gruesome, grisly murders of the world's most famous and elusive serial killer: Jack the Ripper. With Culverhouse struggling to come to terms with his ex-wife's dramatic return after she disappeared eight and a half years earlier and Knight trying to cope with the trauma she’s suffered following devastating events of two previous cases, the race is on to stop the killer before he completes his final kill and retreats back into the darkness. They know he's going to kill again, but they don't know where or who his next victim will be. And what's worse, they don't know who he is either...