Not Dead Yet by Peter James

★★★★★

Pages: 529   Published: 2012   Genre: Crime, Detective

Blurb:

“For LA producer Larry Brooker, this is the movie that could bring the fortune that has so long eluded him. For rock superstar Gaia, desperate to be taken seriously as an actor, this is the role that could get her an Oscar nomination. For Brighton and Hove, the publicity value of a major Hollywood movie being filmed on location, about the city’s greatest love story – between King George IV and Maria Fitzherbert – is incalculable. For Detective superintendent Roy Grace of Sussex CID, it is a nightmare unfolding in front of his eyes. An obsessed stalker is after Gaia. One attempt on her life is made days before she leaves her Bel Air home to fly to Brighton. Now, he has been warned, the stalker may be at large in his city, waiting, watching, planning.” Continue reading “Not Dead Yet by Peter James”

His Last Bow by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

★★★★

Pages: 243   Price: £7.00   Published: 1917   Genre: Classic, Detective, Short Stories

Blurb:

“Sherlock Holmes’s fearless chronicler Dr Watson once again opens his notebook to bring to light eight further tales of some of the strangest and most fascinating cases to come before the enquiring mind of London’s most famous detective. These mysteries involve the disappearance of secret plans as well as of a lady of noble standing; the curious circumstances of Wisteria Lodge and of the Devil’s foot; as well as the story ‘His Last Bow’, the last outing of Holmes and Watson on the eve of the First World War.”
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The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

★★★★

Pages: 187   Price: £9.00   Published: 1902   Genre: Classic, Detective, Short Story, Mystery

Blurb:

“‘He said that there were no traces upon the ground round the body. He did not observe any. But I did – some little distance off, but fresh and clear’ ‘Footprints?’ ‘Footprints’ ‘A man’s or a woman’s?’ Dr. Mortimer looked strangely at us for an instant, and his voice shrank almost to a whisper as he answered. ‘Mr. Holmes, they were footprints of a gigantic hound!'” Continue reading “The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle”

Bloody January by Alan Parks

★★★★★

Type: E-Book    Cost: £12.99 (For the Hardcover when released)

Release: 28th December 2017     Genre: Crime, Thriller

Blurb:

“When a teenage boy shoots a young woman dead in the middle of a busy Glasgow street and then commits suicide, Detective Harry McCoy is sure of one thing. It wasn’t a random act of violence. With his new partner in tow, McCoy uses his underworld network to lead the investigation but soon runs up against a secret society led by Glasgow’s wealthiest family, the Dunlops. McCoy’s boss doesn’t want him to investigate. The Dunlops seem untouchable. But McCoy has other ideas… In a helter-skelter tale – winding from moneyed elite to hipster music groupies to the brutal gangs of the urban wasteland – Bloody January brings to life the dark underbelly of 1970s Glasgow.” Continue reading “Bloody January by Alan Parks”

The ABC Murders by Agatha Christie

★★★★★

Pages: 267   Price: £8.00   Published: 1936 by Harper Collins
Genre: Mystery, Classic, Detective

Blurb:

“Murder is a very simple crime. But at the hands of a maniac, a serial killer, it becomes a very complicated business. With the whole country in a state of panic, the killer is growing more confident with each successive execution – Mrs Ascher in Andover, Betty Barnard in Bexhill, Sir Carmichael Clarke in Churston… But laying a trail of deliberate clues to taunt the proud Hercule Poirot might just be his first mistake,” Continue reading “The ABC Murders by Agatha Christie”

Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie

★★★★★

Pages: 274   Price: £8.00   Published: 1934 by Harper Collins
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Detective, Classic

Blurb:

“Just after midnight, the famous Orient Express is stopped in its tracks by a snowdrift. A passenger lies dead in his compartment, stabbed a dozen times, his door locked from the inside. Isolated by the storm and with a killer in their midst, detective Hercule Poirot must identify the prime suspects from a scornful and impatient array of foreign passengers before the murderer decides to strike again” Continue reading “Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie”

Stalker by Lars Kepler

★★★★★

Pages: 585   Price: £8.00   Published: 2016 by Harper Collins
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Horror, Detective

Blurb:

“A film arrives at Stockholm’s National Crime Investigation Department showing a woman in her own home, plainly unaware she is being watched. The police don’t take it seriously…until she is found murdered. When the next video arrives, Detective Margot Silverman frantically attempts to identify the victim. But they’re already dead. Because at the time the video was sent, the killer was already inside their house… Soon Stockholm is in the grip of terror. Who will the Stalker target next?” Continue reading “Stalker by Lars Kepler”