Book List:22 titles
  • Roland Barry was a respectable, retired academic, beloved of his colleagues and friends. So why did he die so savagely, killed in a frenzied attack?The latest case for the newly qualified Detective Inspector Kate Redman is a puzzle. So is...


  • It is 1934. Returning to the West Country after their latest adventure in London, lady's maid Verity Hunter and cook Joan Hart are ready to embrace a quieter life. Their mistress, the glamorous young heiress Dorothy Drew, is attempting to rein in her...


    • Mar-2017
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    It's New Year in the West Country town of Abbeyford and Detective Sergeant Kate Redman is trying to cope with her workload, her relationship with her former DCI and with the discovery of a frozen body at the bottom of a local ra...


  • The body of a young man is found in a graveyard the night after a wild, drug-fuelled party. At first glance, there doesn't appear to be anything sinister about his death, despite the shock of Detective Inspector Mark Olbeck realising that he once kne...


    • Jul-2016
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    Simon Farraday was a respectable business man; successful, wealthy and with a loving wife and family. He was also heavily into sadomasochistic sex with virtual strangers, judging by the manner of his brutal, squalid murder. Detective Sergeant Kate Re...


  • London, 1932. Kitchen maid, Joan Hart, and lady's maid, Verity Hunter, intend to enjoy their trip to the theatre, especially as Verity's uncle Tommy is one of the leading men in the play. Unfortunately, Act Two of the play is curtailed when the light...


    • Mar-2016
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    A respectable, middle-aged housewife. An ambitious young lawyer. A student burlesque dancer. Three women with nothing in common - except for the fact that someone has sent them a macabre Valentine's Day gift; a pig's heart pierced by an arrow. Is thi...


  • A mansion, a title and marriage to a wealthy Lord – Lady Eveline Cartwright has it all. Unfortunately, it’s not enough to prevent her being bludgeoned to death one night in the study of Merisham Lodge, the family’s country estate in Derbyshire....


  • Dawn breaks at Muddiford Beach and the body of a young African man is discovered lying on the sand. Was he a desperate asylum seeker, drowned in his attempt to reach the safe shores of Britain? Or is there a more sinister explanation for his death? ...






  • PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS A SHORT STORY OF APPROXIMATELY 8000 WORDS. IT IS NOT A FULL LENGTH NOVEL.The last person Detective Sergeant Kate Redman wants to see while she's doing her Christmas shopping is habitual petty thief and homeless alcoholic Charlie ...


    • Aug-2015
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    Joshua Widcombe and Kaya Trent were the golden couple of Abbeyford's School of Art and Drama; good-looking, popular and from loving, stable families. So why did they kill themselves on the grassy stage of the college's outdoor theatre? Detective Chie...


    • Apr-2015
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    The West Country town of Abbeyford is suffering its worst floods in living memory when a landslide reveals the skeletal remains of a young woman. Detective Sergeant Kate Redman is assigned to the case but finds herself up against a baffling lack of e...


  • The West Country town of Abbeyford is celebrating its annual pagan festival, when the festivities are interrupted by the discovery of a very decomposed body. Soon, several other bodies are discovered but is it a question of foul...


  • *Please note - this is a novella length piece of fiction, about 20,000 words* It is 2014. Beatrice and Mike Dunhill are finally moving into a house of their own, Number Thirteen, Manor Close. Part of the brand new Asharton Estate, Number Thirteen is ...


  • *Please note, this is a novella-length piece of fiction - about 20 thousand words* It is 1973. Eve and Janey, two young university students, are en route to a Bristol commune when they take an unexpected detour to the little village of Midford. Seduc...



  • *Please note - this is a novella-length piece of fiction (about 20 thousand words)* "I had a surge of kinship the first time I saw the manor, perhaps because we'd both seen better days." It is 1947. Asharton Manor, once one of the most beautiful stat...


  • A research laboratory opens on the outskirts of the West Country town of Abbeyford, bringing with it new people, jobs, prosperity and publicity to the area - as well as a mob of protestors and animal rights activists. The team a...


  • “They don’t fear me, quite the opposite. It makes it twice as fun… I know the next time will be soon, I’ve learnt to recognise the signs. I think I even know who it will be. She’s oblivious of course, just as she should be. All the time, I ...


  • The girl’s body lay on the riverbank, her arms outflung. Her blonde hair lay in matted clumps, shockingly pale against the muddy bank. Her face was like a porcelain sculpture that had been broken and glued back together: grey cracks were visible un...


  • A missing baby. A murdered girl. A case where everyone has something to hide... On the first day of her new job in the West Country, Detective Sergeant Kate Redman finds herself investigating the kidnapping of Charlie Fullman, the newborn son of a we...


  • Twenty three years ago, Maudie Sampson’s childhood friend Jessica disappeared on a family holiday in Cornwall. She was never seen again. In the present day, Maudie is struggling to come to terms with the death of her wealthy father, her increasingl...