Book List in Order:7 titles

  • From the author of bestselling debut Boy Underwater comes another moving, hilarious novel of friendship and family secrets, which shows that people are people, no matter where they're from.BOY UNDERWATER WAS SHORTLISTED FOR THE CARNEGIE AWARD, AND SE...


  • Boy Underwater is a heartbreaking story about family, friends and secrets. And it’s very, very funny.Cymbeline (yes, really!) has never been swimming – not ever, not once – so he’s a bit nervous at the prospect of his first school swimming le...


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    ‘DON’T OPEN IT. DON’T OPEN THE DOOR—’ As she walks home from work, Josephine Thomas is brutally attacked and left to die. Billy Rucker had known her briefly, and he soon hears about the tragedy. At the request of Jo’s distraught colleague...


  • Amelia has everything: two perfect children, a successful husband who loves her, and a big house in London’s affluent Blackheath. So why does she wake up one morning with a distaste for her daughter and an unexplained attraction to James, a dad she...


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    ‘I found her… I found her twice.’It’s the hottest summer since 1976 and a teenager, Lucy, has gone missing. Billy Rucker is asked to investigate. Luck seems to be on Billy’s side. While working on another case in Camden Town, Billy is sure ...


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    After a brutal murder… Fear is the name of the gameA married airline pilot lies dead in his London flat – his torso scarred by a shattered champagne bottle left protruding from his abdomen. But who was the man filmed with Teddy as he left Heathro...


  • Having coffee with a famous footballer would be the highlight of the year for many people. Not so for P.I. Billy Rucker. For only hours after meeting Jack Draper—Super Jack to his adoring fans—Billy is standing over the brutalized body of a girl ...