All the best psychological thrillers have an irreducible, inexplicable element, beyond their cleverness and craft and such is the hold Terror Bay has from its opening pages with Towles her flair for gripping twists with narrative style.
A strange letter brings the Davidson family together after difficult times. The patriarch of the family, Dean, blighted by the first stages of Alzheimer’s, visits the local Marshall with a shock confession, splitting wide open a previously dormant investigation.
A gratifyingly good page-turner with depth, intrigue and an edgy narrative Ashley Addison leads her readers on another superb investigative caper in Book Three of her Vivianne Murphy Mystery series.
Hanley carefully leads her reader through a minefield of deception, half-truth and emotional wreckage as aunts and cousins unravel in a fascinating spider web of cat and mouse, with Lloyd placed firmly at the helm of its development.
A thoroughly enjoyable read, ‘Death of a Well-travelled Man’ returns to Faukon Abbey, Devon, and a series of unexplained deaths to puzzle local cops, DI Peter Greene and DC Terry Ford.
Another jackpot for Keating in the form of his new novella, For Better, For Worse, as we re-join Pastor Steven Grant in another nail-biting, wholly original tale of retribution and revenge.
A riveting nautical crime tale that quickly cranks up a full head of steam, On A Carribean Tide delivers a compelling sense of adventure and a sure-footed plot with Lawhon careful not to sacrifice pace for superfluous detail.
Two cases 16 years apart combine in Redcar police station in this gripping mystery. The first is two-year-old Poppy, who suddenly disappears without a trace from a blanket on the beach. The second, a series of missing girls, all mysteriously connected by a designer dress label.
Polished and engrossing, ‘Lethal Connections: The Poison ID Unit delivers in every way a crime thriller should with a novel that gives its readers a classic slice of intrigue, suspense and stylistic verve.
A sleek, riveting and stylistically slick thriller Towles takes her readers on a harrowing journey into the heart of corporate greed with Salt Island certainly not slow off the mark!