Book List:31 titles
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    DI Joanna Piercy is irritated at what she perceives to be an attempt to wrap her up in cotton wool during her pregnancy when she is asked to take on the case of Zachary Foster, a missing ninety-six-year-old man suffering from dementia. Zachary has va...


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    Two violent suicides leave Coroner Martha Gunn with some disturbing questions to answer -- but the most difficult one of all lies closer to home... Gina Marconi was a beautiful young barrister with everything to live for -- a loving fiancé, a yo...


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    A desperate phone call from an old acquaintance plunges forensic psychiatrist Claire Roget into an explosive situation with echoes in her own past. Forensic psychiatrist Dr Claire Roget finds it impossible to refuse when she receives a desperate ...


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    Detective Inspector Joanna Piercy investigates the disappearance of a young husband -- and discovers all is not as it seems. Jadon Glover is good-looking, professional, reliable and a perfect husband, according to his wife. So when he fails to re...


  • Can a psychiatrist prevent a crime when it exists only in a patient’s mind? When she receives a wedding invitation from one of her former patients, forensic psychiatrist Dr Claire Roget is more than a little alarmed. Highly intelligent and manip...


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    Coroner Martha Gunn is baffled by the discovery of an unidentified body in the ruins of a local beauty spot. On a bright spring morning, John Hyde opens the gates to the grounds of Moreton Corbet Castle, a local medieval ruin, and discovers the bo...


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    The disappearance of two French girls in a Staffordshire beauty spot signals a tough new case for Detective Joanna Piercy. Cécile Bellange is a worried mother. Her eighteen-year-old daughter Annabelle and her friend Dorothée left Paris for a s...


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    DI Alex Randall and coroner Martha Gunn search for a missing child, but their investigation is compromised by local superstitions and beliefs In the peaceful setting of the National Trust near Church Stretton, south of Shrewsbury, Tracey Walsh d...


  • Hiding from the truth brings dark and fatal consequencesCallum Hughes has been labelled a killer and a psycho. He has been labelled by the press, by his classmates and most of all by the family of the boy he stabbed. Roger Gough has been labelled a v...






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    A former child soap star needs Detective Inspector Joanna Piercy’s help " are her claims real-life drama or just an act? Just back from her honeymoon, the last thing Detective Inspector Joanna Piercy wants deal with on her return to work is n...


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    A deadly fire reunites coroner Martha Gunn with Detective Inspector Alex Randall in the fourth book in this successful series. When firemen are called to an intense blaze at the Grange in Melverley, they find the bodies of Christie Barton, her d...


  • When Gulliver Thornton and his sister, Charlotte, climb the Great Wall of China into the gardens of Biddulph Grange; they enter an enchanted world ruled by the evil ape Thoth. Follow their adventures through an ancient tomb of Egypt, a Scottish Gl...


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    On a snowy December morning, a young woman is found outside Patches nightclub in Leek. Half dead from the cold, she says she has been raped. As Detective Inspector Joanna Piercy, fresh from a disciplinary action, investigates, she learns that Kayleig...


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    When a woman arrives in A and E clutching a child in a pink blanket, Martha Gunn is not quite ready to make the discovery that the evening has in store for her. The baby is dead, and not only that, it has been mummified. Post mortem reveals the child...


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    Jakob Grimshaw has eked out a precarious living as a Staffordshire moorland farmer by selling off some of his land to Gabriel Frank, a local businessman, who seized the opportunity to build a select development of nine houses, the Prospect Farm Estat...


  • 1787 – A man hastily puts the finishing touches to his beloved jug as police descend upon him. Arrest him and hang him. Almost two centuries later, the same jug reappears, but where has it dwelt since the fatal day of its creator? And what is the m...


  • Dr. Daniel Gregory is a GP in a picturesque Mid-Staffordshire market town. Divorced and denied visiting rights to his seven year-old daughter, he is lonely and vulnerable to the dysfunctional behavior of some of the locals.Like Vanda Struel, a single...


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    Callum Hughes has been labeled a killer and a psycho. He has been labeled by the press, by his classmates and most of all by the family of the boy he stabbed. Roger Gough has been labeled a victim. He is described by everyone that the police question...


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    In separate locations in Leek, Staffordshire, three separate tableaux are being performed. DI Joanna Piercy is writing to her lover Matthew to try and explain recent events; her sikekick Mike Korpanski is filling in his insurance form after his wife ...


  • On a late summer Monday, Doctor Claire Roget takes up her new post of clinical psychiatrist at Greatbach Secure Psychiatrist Unit in the Midlands city of Stoke on Trent. Six months earlier, her predecessor Heidi Faro was brutally murdered in her offi...


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    Life in Shrewsbury is normally calm and uneventful. However, when the River Severn bursts its banks, a body is discovered floating in a flooded cottage. Coroner Martha Gunn is one of the first to be called to the scene. In the fetid cottage Martha’...


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    Something is amiss at a small primary school in the village of Horton. A local man, Joshua Baldwin, has been sitting in his car outside the school watching the children as they play. So DI Joanna Piercy is called out to investigate. She meets with th...


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    A spate of robberies targeting elderly women is disturbing enough, but especially so in a town as peaceful and sedate as Leek. Then one attack turns to murder, and DI Joanna Piercy is called to the eerily named Spite Hall. The body of Nan Lawrence...


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    From her surgery window Dr. Megan Banesto watches as the body of Bianca Rhys is dragged from the local pond; a paranoid schizophrenic famed for her outrageous claims and stories, her death doesn’t come as a surprise to the local community. Soon aft...


  • “It is always a joy to discover a new crime writer with a sure touch and the capacity to shock.”—Peter Lovesey “Priscilla Masters is fast establishing herself as a highly regarded novelist in the detective story genre.”—Staffordshire Even...


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    There was a hole in his chest. A big hole. A quick glance showed exposed flesh and bone, red gore. It had been an accurate shot. Truck driver Dave Shackleton senses that all is not well at Hardacre farm when he arrives to collect the morning's milk. ...


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    'Jonathan Selkirk - make your will.' Hours after opening this letter, high-powered solicitor Jonathan Selkirk is in hospital recovering from a suspected heart attack. That night, he vanishes from his private room. Has he discharged himself? Or been a...


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    Sharon Priest is on the moors in a flimsy red dress and spindly high heels. It is cold, very cold, as a snowstrom sweeps the moor - but Sharon doesn't feel the cold... Neither does Detective Inspector Joanna Piercy, for she is fending off Randall Pel...


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    Detective Inspector Joanna Piercy and her sergeant, Mike Korpanski, find themselves investigating the murder of a ten-year-old boy whose burning body is found beneath the Winking Man, a desolate outcrop from which nature has carved a human face. The ...






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    Detective Inspector Joanna Piercy breaks into the house of missing nurse Marilyn Smith. She finds Marilyn upstairs, spreadeagled across the bed, provacatively dressed and elaborately made up - she is also stone dead. Despite a lack of evidence at the...


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    ‘His patient was ready. He stood for a moment, staring down at her, his mind working out the correct incision. Then the first cut...’A body has been discovered in undergrowth in the grounds of Birmingham hospital, wrapped in a clinical waste bag ...