Book List in Order: 49 titles

  • On-board the MV Helios, cruising around the Mediterranean, copywriter David Ansell is seeking inspiration to write a glowing account of his voyage for the ship’s owner, Rex Cruising Company. His inspiration comes in the form of the blonde and beaut...


  • Elaine Cane is scared of her suspicious, overbearing husband. But one day he goes too far -- he drunkenly tries to use force on her, so she flees the house. A sense of responsibility makes her return, to check he has not injured himself in his drun...


  • A powerful novel of conscience and morality from a respected crime author - Steven Drury, a reputable barrister, is in the wrong place at the wrong time. Returning to his car after a late-night party, he is knocked to the ground and assaulted. He man...


  • Death in suspicious circumstances - When Fiona Ross reported the disappearance of her close friend, Gillian Harvey, the police were far from satisfied that this was an incident which concerned them. But when they learned Gillian was wealthy while he...


  • What price friendship? - Detective Constable Andy Gregg is security officer for Kent County CID, and takes his responsibilities very seriously. But when a robbery occurs just days after Andy has performed a security survey, tongues start wagging. The...


  • The new mystery from this popular author - The disappearance of seven-year-old Elaine is especially disturbing for Detective Constable Perry, because she is the daughter of his estranged sister. Breaking protocol by pursuing his enquiries in a case w...


  • When unpopular Captain Sewell is found battered in his cabin aboard The Hakota, an old cargo ship, Felix Dunn takes command. Photographs are taken before a burial at sea and on arrival back in the UK, all leave is cancelled whilst the police investig...



  • Dean isn't guilty of murder, but can he avoid being punished for it?Jerome Dean is delighted to be invited to a shoot at Ister but when the gun next to him fires low, a man rises out of a patch of brambles and collapses, later to die in hospital. It'...






  • Description When Gavin Penfold finished work that evening, he was thinking only of looking forward to an evening drink with his wife before dinner at their beautiful home in the country. But his journey was soon brutally interrupted by men who hijack...


  • When Detective Sergeant Tobin dies in suspicious circumstances shortly after assaulting his wife and child, Detective Metcalfe pursues the investigation of Tobin's death with a zeal that brings him into conflict with his superiors....


  • Never marry for money, but don't scorn it if it's there. Lousy advice for a man. No one charged a higher rate of interest than a wealthy wife. Having turned his back on a life of crime, Dick Frayne had married Portia for her money, but discovered too...


  • Alan Ryan is a respectable country solicitor who has never had so much as a parking ticket. So when police investigating a recent hit-and-run accident resulting in the death of an old woman come and ask to look at his car, he thinks nothing of it, se...


  • Richard Adeane begins to suspect that his brother-in-law has committed a brutal rape and must decide whether to risk infuriating his estranged wife, who values family loyalty above all else, by making justifiable accusations....


  • Appointed foreman of a jury in a date-rape case, John Gregg felt uncomfortable with his role and the parallels to his own failing marriage. But then the threatening phonecalls start, and his wife's death whilst driving his car, reveal a betrayal more...


  • Lord and Lady Awkwright, awakened in the night, lie bound and gagged in the dark while kidnappers carry their daughter away, holding her for ransom. It seems a typical kidnapping, yet in fact it is the kidnappers' intention that they should be seen t...



  • When Penny Hurst is raped by one of the workmen at her parents' London home, the police investigation dead-ends quickly upon the suspect's seemingly rock-solid alibi. Though everything circumstantial points to his guilt, there is no real proof, and t...


  • When a particularly gruesome serial killer surfaces in London, Detective Constable Toby Ash and the rest of the department go on overtime trying to find him before he can select another victim. Ash is especially eager for a solution because each time...






  • When Detective-Sergeant Gerry Stone's teenaged son stumbles home after midnight in a drunken stupor, one headlight broken on the car, Stone is irritated but unsurprised at the folly of youth. But irritation turns to distress when the policeman learns...


  • After losing his job and his wife, Gary Weston meets an old schoolmate by chance in Spain and learns that he could lose even more, possibly even his own life, if he is not careful. By the author of An Illegal Solution. ...


  • Jim Parker had been warned against the enmity of Albert Friendly, the simpleton who had been part of his life before his conviction and sentence for manslaughter. What threat could Friendly possibly be to him? Parker discovered the terrible answer on...



  • When Hugh O'Connor's plan to obtain a drug dealer's confession by falsifying evidence backfires, Hugh's partner, Jim Brent, must decide which is most important, loyalty to a friend, duty to the law, or his moral obligation to protect the public...


  • Bowles, who gives criminal informants new identities, faces a dilemma about whether or not he should identify the former Sanderson, whose information could stop a terrorist act, to policeman King, as different principles and standards are threatened ...




  • Dennis Rickmore, a stuggling writer with liberal ideals, faces an agonizing crisis of conscience over conflicting loyalties when he discovers that his despised brother-in-law, successful barrister Terence Elham is responsible for a fatal hit-and-run ...








  • Stranded in Spain without enough money to return home to England, Angus Stern takes a job driving a car back to Britain, a mission that leads him into conflict with police and makes him the target of unknown but deadly enemies. HIS NAME, HIS FREED...









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    This new edition of Southern Writers assumes its distinguished predecessor's place as the essential reference on literary artists of the American South. Broadly expanded and thoroughly revised, it boasts 604 entries-nearly double the earlier edition'...


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    Promising young barrister Harry Brissom and his fiancee looked forward to a life full of happiness...until the day Harry saw a fatal accident. When the intimidation and threats began Harry treated them with contempt - until his fiancee became their t...


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    Local drug dealer Jenner is leaving his Italian restaurant when he is shot in the head. Next day, further south, a young man is knocked off his scooter by a hit-and-run driver. There is little evidence to work on, so young PC Ballard is told by his s...



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    When Detective Constable Keen is assigned to investigate a hit and run, his first assumption is that this is a regrettable accident. The case is clear enough: John Noyes was walking to a local shop when he was hit by a car and seriously injured. And ...


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    Steven Predaux's girlfriend had left him, so Steven went to the party and drank...and drank. When he left the party he could barely drive - it would have better all round if he had been incapable of driving at all, for there was an accident, and some...