Crime Fiction Books
Details: Twenty years ago, four teenagers disappeared in the woods at a summercamp. Now, two decades later, everything is changing... Paul Copeland's sister went missing 20 years ago. Now raising a daughter alone, Cope balances family life with a career as a prosecutor. But when a homicide victim is found with evidence linking him to Cope, the well-buried secrets of the past are threatening everything. Is this body one of the campers who disappeared with his sister? Could his sister be alive...? Confronting his past, Cope must decide what is better left hidden in the dark and what truths can be brought to light... Ideal for: A brilliant thriller with a twist and turn on each page! This paperback book has 441 pages and measures: 19.7 x 12.8 x 2.7cm.
With three teachers disappearing without a trace, Sergeant Lindsay Boxer takes the lead with no clues and no suspects... The odds of finding the women alive are getting slimmer by the second and as Lindsay is under pressure at work, she needs the support of her husband Joe at home too. But her husband drawn into an encounter with a woman who has seen a ghost - a notorious war criminal from her Eastern European home country, walking the streets of San Francisco. When Joe's informant disappears, the two investigations collide. It will take the combined skills of Lindsay, Joe and the entire Women's Murder Club to protect their city, and themselves, from a monster. Product Information:• ISBN: 9781787466043• Author: James Patterson• Publisher: Arrow Books• Format: Paperback• Pages: 381• Dimensions: 18 x 11 x 3cm
Haley McWaid never gave her parents a moment's worry. Until one morning her mother wakes to find that her seventeen-year-old daughter didn't come home the night before. The community is stunned by her loss. Three months pass without a word and everyone assumes the worst. Wendy Tynes is a reporter on a mission: to identify and bring down sexual predators. Her latest target is a social worker known as a friend to troubled teens. But Wendy soon realises she can't trust her own instincts - or the motives of the people around her - and that this story is more twisted than she could have imagined... Product Information:• ISBN: 9781409179436• Author: Harlan Coben • Publisher: Orion• Format: Paperback• Pages: 380• Dimensions: 20 x 13 x 2.5cm
A suburban wife and mother of two - with a dark and dangerous past. A promising photographer who now panders to celebrity-obsessed rich kids. A detective who can't let go of a cold case... Three ordinary people, who discover that when the past refuses to stay buried, the American dream can be a nightmare... Product Information:• ISBN: 9781409189244• Format: Paperback• Author: Harlan Coben• Publisher: Orion Books• Pages: 405• Dimensions: 19.7 x 13 x 2.4cm
Eva Patterson's life is forever altered by the devastating discovery of her mother, Flora, dead in the bath leaving only a note: 'Forgive Me'. Until Flora's suicide, Eva's world had been secure - but overnight everything changes. For when Flora leaves Eva a London artist's studio in her will, she finds her mother had a secret past. In the studio's attic are Flora's paintings and diaries, and Eva learns her mother was a popular artist in the swinging sixties. Eva's hunt for answers uncovers clues to a shocking crime which led Flora to hide her past. But will discovering the truth destroy Eva's belief in everything she holds dear? And will this journey lead her and those she loves into danger? From the author of international bestseller, Stolen, Forgive Me is an intense and gripping story of love and forgiveness. This paperback book has 496 pages and measures: 18 x 11 x 3cm
It's a year since Tina Evans lost her little boy Danny in a tragic accident. Then a shattering message appears on the blackboard in Danny's old room: NOT DEAD. Is it someone's idea of a grim joke? Or something far more sinister? The search for an answer drives Tina through the neon clamour of Las Vegas nightlife. The sun-scorched desert. The frozen mountains of the High Sierra. People face a dreadful danger as a buried truth struggles to surface. A truth so frightening that its secret must be kept at the price of any life - any man, any woman...any child. Product Information:• ISBN: 9781472240293• Author: Dean Koontz• Publisher: Headline• Format: Paperback• Pages: 336• Dimensions: 20 x 13 x 2.6cm
Journalist Jerry Markham has been found dead, hidden in a boat by the marina. Detective Inspector Willow Reeves is drafted in to investigate... Since the death of his fiancee, Inspector Jimmy Perez has been out of the loop until his interest in this new case comes around. Markham had moved away from the islands years before and in his wake, he left a scandal involving a young girl, Evie Watt, who is now engaged to a seaman. So why is he back? Willow and Jimmy are led to Sullom Voe, the heart of Shetland's North Sea oil and gas industry. It soon emerges that Markham was chasing a story in his final days... one that must have been significant enough to warrant his death. Product Information:• ISBN: 9781447202080• Author: Ann Cleeves• Publisher: Pan Books• Format: Paperback• Pages: 402• Dimensions: 19.5 x 13 x 2.5cm
Alex Cross and his family join men and women across the nation lining the streets of Washington DC to mourn the unexpected death of the president. With the county in shock, the assassination of a prominent senator strikes another devastating blow to the heart of the nation's capital. Cross is called on the lead the FBI investigation to find America's most wanted criminal. But what follows will plunge the country into chaos, and draw Cross into the most important case of his life. Product Information:• ISBN: 9781787466029• Author: James Patterson• Publisher: Arrow Books• Format: Paperback• Pages: 414• Dimensions: 18 x 11 x 3cm
Details: With the autumn storms raging, Fair Isle feels cut off from the rest of the world. Trapped, tension is high and tempers become frayed. Enough to drive someone to murder... A woman's body is discovered at the renowned Fair Isles bird observatory, with feathers threaded through her hair. The islanders react with fear and anger. Detective Jimmy Perez has no support from the mainland and must investigate the old-fashioned way. He soon realizes that this is no crime of passion - but a murder of cold and calculated intention. There's no way off the island until the storms abate - and so the killer is also trapped, just waiting for the opportunity to strike again. Ideal for: Blue Lightning is the fourth book in Ann Cleeves' Shetland series, filmed as the major BBC1 drama starring Douglas Henshall, Shetland. This paperback book has 357 pages and measures: 19.7 x 12.8 x 2.2cm.
Details: When Shetland detective Jimmy Perez finds a body in a hut used by fishermen it seems to be a straightforward case of suicide. He recognizes the victim - a stranger with amnesia who had disrupted a local party the night before his death. Yet this is no desperate act of anguish, but the work of a cold and calculating killer. As Perez investigates, he finds himself mired in the hidden secrets of the small Biddista community. Then another body is found. Perez knows he must break the cycle before another death occurs. But this is a crazy time of year when night blurs into day and nothing is quite as it seems... Ideal for: Following on from the award-winning Raven Black, White Nights is the second title in Ann Cleeves' popular Shetland crime series featuring Detective Jimmy Perez. This paperback book has 392 pages and measures: 19.7 x 13 x 2.5cm.
Details:TWO WOMEN DEAD.It was a vicious, calculated murder. The killer selected his victim at Euston station, followed her home on the tube, strangled her to death in front of her child. At the same time, killed in the same way, a second body is discovered at the back of King's Cross station. And this grisly event eerily echoes the murder of two other women, stabbed to death months before on the same day.TWO KILLERS WORKING TOGETHER.It is DI Tom Thorne who sees the link and comes to the horrifying conclusion. This is not a serial killer the police are up against. This is two of them - and two killers are way more deadly than one...Ideal for:Murder and mystery make this a captivating read for all.This paperback book has 415 pages and measures: 19.7 x 12.5 x 2.8cm.
A family home has become a crime scene. Five people are involved: four of them have been savagely murdered; one - a sixteen-year-old girl - is missing. Was she lucky to have escaped? Or is her absence evidence of something sinister? Seeking different types of justice, they must make sense of the clues left behind by a young woman who, as victim or suspect, is silently pleading, Look for me. Product Information:• ISBN: 9781787466197• Author: Lisa Gardner • Publisher: Century• Format: Paperback• Pages: 400• Dimensions: 16.2 x 3.5 x 24cm