Book List:19 titles
  • A lone German bomber crosses the East coast of Britain on a moonless night in the long hot summer of 1940. The pilot picks up the silver thread of a river and following it to his target, drops his bomb over Cambridge’s rail yards. The shell falls s...


  • Japanese-Americans contributed mightily to the U.S. victory in WWII. One young Nisei may even have saved Doolittle’s Raid from disaster. His story was never told, possibly because it would have exposed how unjust the U.S. Government had been to int...


  • Cambridge, 1940. It is the first winter of the war, and snow is falling. When an evacuee drowns in the river, his body swept away, Detective Inspector Eden Brooke sets out to investigate what seems to be a deliberate attack. The following night, a lo...


  • This short story collection offers snapshots of a life. A kid is set up by an old uncle to think he’s going to be scalped. Seeing demons in every shadow a few nights later, he’s told by an older cousin it was all a joke, that adults always seem t...



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    An explosion on a Norfolk beach leads to far-reaching consequences for detectives Shaw and Valentine. When an explosion rips across Hunstanton Beach on the north Norfolk coast, an abandoned Second World War bomb is assumed to be the cause ... but ...


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    When the newspapers turn up to cover Ruby Bright’s 100th birthday, they find her seaside care home is a murder scene. Someone spirited Ruby away by wheelchair down to the water’s edge on the idyllic north Norfolk coast, and strangled her. But why...


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    When a body is discovered beneath the waves off Scolt Head Island, the contents of the dead man’s pockets lead Detective Inspector Peter Shaw to suspect an outbreak of ‘samphire wars’: a turf battle for control of the prized sea asparagus which...


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    When a reader contacts local newspaper The Crow to report a rare sighting of the Boreal or so-called 'Funeral' owl, the paper's editor Philip Dryden has a sense of foreboding. For the Funeral Owl is said to be an omen of death. It's already proving t...






  • By popular demand, Philip Dryden returns in an intriguing new fenland mystery. Journalist Philip Dryden is shocked to be informed by police that his father has been killed in a car accident -- he drowned during the fenland floods of 1977, 35 years...


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    An idyllic island holds a dark secret.... On a hot August day in 1994, 76 holidaymakers travel to an island off the North Norfolk coast. Only 75 return alive--a young man is murdered, the case left unsolved. Twenty years later, using state-of-the-ar...


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    Bodies are being exhumed at King's Lynn's cemetery, the bones moved to higher ground to avoid flooding. But when the coffin of murdered pub landlady Nora Tilden is hauled up into the light there's a grim discovery; the twisted corpse of a young black...


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    Rookie detective Peter Shaw teams up with his father's tough expartner to investigate both a gruesome series of present-day murders and some unfinished business from the past....


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    Det. Inspector Peter Shaw and veteran officer, Det. Sgt. George Valentine are sent to look for containters of toxic waste that may have been dumped on the Norfolk, English shore. While they are there they find the body of a man in a raft that is wash...


  • For seventeen years, the English hamlet of Jude's Ferry has lain abandoned, used only for army training exercises. Before then, the isolated, thousand-year-old community was famous for one thing---having never recorded a single crime. But when local ...


  • A man lies hidden in an abandoned boat. Stifling his own screams, he draws a knife across his arm, letting the blood flow free. Soon he'll be dead -- and life can begin again. Three decades later, small-town newspaper reporter Philip Dryden is ...


  • Crawling on elbows and knees, a man slowly inches forward, making his way through a cramped space and suffocating darkness. He doesn't know that someone is watching, and in a flash of light, his journey is over. Now, fifty years later, small-town...


  • In the stifling heat wave of June 1976, an American plane crashes on the Cambridgeshire Fens, the point of impact the remote Black Bank Farm. Out of the flames walks a young woman, Maggie Beck, clutching a baby in her arms. Twenty-seven years late...


  • A mutilated body found frozen in a block of ice. A second body perched high in a cathedral, riding a gargoyle -- hidden for more than thirty years. When forensic evidence links both victims to one crime, reporter Philip Dryden knows he's on to a terr...