Book List in Order: 27 titles


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    An inoffensive man is murdered in a seemingly motiveless attack. Detective Inspector Geraldine Steel and her team are baffled, until DNA from an apparent stranger is discovered on the victim's body.Geraldine is not convinced the suspect is guilty. Wh...



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    The new novel in the million-copy selling Detective Geraldine Steel seriesA sex worker dies in suspicious circumstances in York. As Detective Inspector Geraldine Steel tries to stay focused on the investigation her partner, Ian Peterson, risks his ow...



  • In a world where food is scarce, the government rules and ordinary people only exist to serve, can there ever be happiness? As a child, living in a post-apocalyptic world, the only person Rachel can rely on is her mother. But when her mother is kill...



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    Living with her colleague and long time love interest, Detective Inspector Ian Peterson, it seems that Geraldine Steel has finally found happiness. But life is never that simple.As a psychopath starts killing random women on the streets of York, Gera...



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    The new novel in the million-copy selling Detective Geraldine Steel series'Brilliant and chilling, Leigh Russell delivers a cracker of a read!' —Martina ColeWhen a hysterical mother reports her baby's sudden disappearance, suspicion immediately fal...



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    Four dead bodies. But who is guilty in this deadly web of secrecy and lies? When two homeless men are strangled to death, Detective Inspector Geraldine Steel is caught off guard by the cold-blooded nature of the crimes. However, her suspicions are ra...



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    A man is killed in apparently random attack, and suspicion falls on a gang of muggers. Only Detective Sergeant Geraldine Steel thinks this is the work of a more deliberate murderer. Two more victims are discovered, after further seemingly indiscrimin...



  • A woman out for revenge against her husband’s mistress finds herself caught in a deadly game in this domestic noir thriller by an acclaimed British author.Happily married to the headmaster of a prestigious boarding school, Louise enjoys a charm...



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    Mark Abbott is dead. His sister refuses to believe it was suicide, but only Detective Sergeant Geraldine Steel will listen. When other members of Mark's family disappear, Geraldine's suspicions are confirmed. Taking a risk, Geraldine finds herself co...







  • Julie is devastated to learn that her husband, Paul, is having an affair. It seems her life can’t get any worse - until she comes home to find his dead body in their bed.  When the police establish he was murdered, Julie is the obvious suspect. ...



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    Geraldine Steel is reunited with her former sergeant, Ian Peterson. When two people are murdered, their only connection lies buried in the past. As police search for the elusive killer, another body is discovered. Pursuing her first investigation in ...



  • UNMISSABLE' LEE CHILD A RARE TALENT' DAILY MAIL BRILLIANT' JEFFERY DEAVER A standalone short story featuring Detective Geraldine Steel HAVE YOURSELF A DEADLY LITTLE CHRISTMAS... It's Christmas Eve but not all is merry and bright for De...



  • In the eternal city of Rome, it’s easy to disappear. But finding someone is a different story… After a year in Paris working as an investigative reporter, Lucy Hall is ready for her next big scoop. While researching a spate of missing persons,...



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    Geraldine Steel is plunged into a double murder investigation which threatens not only her career, but her life. When her previously unknown twin Helena turns up, her problems threaten to make Geraldine's life turn toxic in more ways than one....



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    DI Ian Peterson investigates a series of gruesome and brutal murders. With a madman on the loose attacking women with a deadly but unusual weapon, all of York is on alert. As the body count rises, the case demands all of Ian's ingenuity, because the ...



  • Chasing a story, reporter Lucy Hall plunges into a desperate fight to save her own life. Lucy Hall’s first summer in Paris promises to be idyllic. She’s fallen in love with the city and enjoys her new job as an investigative reporter. When her...



  • Caroline's husband is killed, but she can’t turn to the police without implicating herself in his murder. When one of her 10-year-old twins is kidnapped, the desperate mother is forced to resort to drastic measures to get him back. As time runs out...



  • A deadly secret lurks in an island’s history, buried deep but not forgotten. And it is about to come to light. Lucy Hall arrives in the Seychelles determined to leave her worries behind. The tropical paradise looks sun-soaked and picture-perfect...



  • The dead body of unassuming David Lester is discovered in a dark side-street, and DI Geraldine Steel is plunged into another murder investigation. The clues mount up along with the suspects, but with the death of another man in inexplicable circumsta...







  • A man plummets to his death during the York Races. Despite the large crowds, no witnesses are able to help confirm whether the death was a suicide or a murder. Newly promoted, Detective Ian Peterson is plunged into the complex case that splashes acro...



  • After a glamorous young TV soap star dies in a car crash, all eyes are on Detective Geraldine Steel to discover what caused the tragic accident. Another driver was involved in the collision but seems to have miraculously walked away unscathed and has...



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    Detective Inspector Geraldine Steel returns in an exhilarating case of grisly murder in London When a successful businessman is brutally murdered, the police suspect his glamorous wife and her young lover. But when the victim's business partner suffe...



  • When three dead bodies are discovered in Detective Ian Peterson's hometown of Kent, it becomes clear that a vicious killer is on the loose. And without his trusted colleague, Detective Geraldine Steel, by his side, Ian's left to take the lead on a co...



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    Detective Inspector Geraldine Steel relocates to London to take on another thrilling murder investigationWhile Geraldine strikes up a friendship with her new sergeant, the bodies of two black girls are discovered in quick succession in North London. ...



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    Another thrilling case featuring Detective Inspector Geraldine Steel When the corpse of Abigail Kirby is discovered, police are shocked to learn that the victim's tongue was cut out while she lay dying. Then, shortly after coming forward, a witness i...



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    Following Cut Short, another thrilling case features Detective Inspector Geraldine Steel When a man dies in a gas explosion, the police suspect arson. The Murder Investigation Team are called in to investigate, but the case takes on a new and terrib...



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    D.S. Geraldine Steel expects the quiet town of Woolsmarsh to be dull. She quickly discovers she is wrong. The park is a place where children play, friends sit and gossip, people walk their dogs, or take a short cut to avoid the streets. But in the sh...


Complete Series List in Order

A Detective Ian Peterson Mystery

1) Cold Sacrifice (Jun-2013)
2) Fatal Act (Dec-2014)
3) Race to Death (Feb-2015)
5) Blood Axe (Nov-2016)

DI Geraldine Steel

1) Cut Short (Aug-2009)
2) Road Closed (Jul-2010)
3) Dead End (Aug-2011)
4) Death Bed (Sep-2012)
5) Stop Dead (Sep-2013)
7) Killer Plan (Oct-2016)
8) Murder Ring (Dec-2015)
9) Deadly Alibi (Dec-2016)
10) Class Murder (Apr-2018)
11) Death Rope (Jul-2018)
12) Rogue Killer (Oct-2019)
13) Deathly Affair (May-2020)
14) Deadly Revenge (Jul-2020)
15) Evil Impulse (Feb-2021)
16) Deep Cover (Aug-2021)

A Lucy Hall Mystery

1) Journey to Death (Feb-2016)
2) Girl in Danger (Oct-2016)
3) The Wrong Suspect (Jul-2017)