Tag: suspense

Dark of the Moon

Back in Mississippi to care for his dying black mother, a mulatto lawyer from Detroit takes a part-time job as deputy sheriff. His first case is the skeleton of a lynched youth and he nearly dies trying to solve it. »

Dark of the Moon

Back in Mississippi to care for his dying black mother, a mulatto lawyer from Detroit takes a part-time job as deputy sheriff. His first case is the skeleton of a lynched youth and he nearly dies trying to solve it. »

Four Weddings and a Murder

What’s the harm in letting your sister start a new business from your pub? Quite a lot, as Fiona McCabe finds out when she allows her sister to set up shop in the snug at McCabe’s. Kate, as it turns out, needs money fast. She’s set herself up as a wedding planner… and she intends to use the pub as a venue.And as if four weddings in a fortnight wasn’t stressful enough,... »

Duplicity

There are three sides to every story: Yours. Mine. And the truth… Max and Alissa have a fairy tale life-newlywed, madly in love and enviously rich. Then Max is brutally stabbed to death at their home and Alissa, miraculously, escapes with her life. But why was she spared? The hunt for the killer begins, uncovering a number of leads-was Max’s incredible wealth the motive? Had his shady busine... »

A Fatal April Shower

Ellie Rocca tapped the best party-planning company in the state, Luxe, for her mother’s seventy-fifth birthday party, and she’s not disappointed. The food is perfect, the wine and beer are flowing freely, and all the guests are having a wonderful time. In fact, everything is going along just perfectly until one of the guests turns up dead, strangled with her own scarf. Ellie’s po... »

The Girl Who Was Taken

Charlie Donlea, one of the most original new voices in suspense, returns with a haunting novel, laden with twists and high tension, about two abducted girls one who returns, one who doesn t and the forensics expert searching for answers. Nicole Cutty and Megan McDonald are both high school seniors in the small town of Emerson Bay, North Carolina. When they disappear from a beach party one warm sum... »

Hard Times

“It’s amazing how life goes back to normal, how the world keeps spinning, even after you do something so terrible that it can never be forgiven. You get up in the morning. You eat. You shower. Shave. Use the toilet. And the dream. Always the same dream. There is no escaping it. In my dream, I plunge the knife into a little girl’s chest.”-Sam Harlan Six weeks since discoveri... »

Gardner & Freeman 04-Murder in Slow Motion

Katy Jackson is missing, last seen at her neighbour’s house. DI Gardner and DS Freeman think Katy’s boyfriend, Andrew, is overreacting. She’s been gone just a few hours. But next door there’s evidence of a struggle and blood throughout the house. When they realise Katy’s neighbour is police officer Dawn Lawton, and that Dawn is missing too, it becomes impossible for G... »

Murder in Slow Motion

Katy Jackson is missing, last seen at her neighbour’s house. DI Gardner and DS Freeman think Katy’s boyfriend, Andrew, is overreacting. She’s been gone just a few hours. But next door there’s evidence of a struggle and blood throughout the house. When they realise Katy’s neighbour is police officer Dawn Lawton, and that Dawn is missing too, it becomes impossible for G... »

Before He Sins (Mackenzie White Book 7)

Priests are turning up dead, their bodies found crucified against church doors throughout Washington, D.C. Could this be some sort of act of revenge? Could it be a member of their order? Or a serial killer, hunting priests with a far more diabolical motive? The FBI turns to special agent Mackenzie White, as the case bears a resemblance to the religious overtones of her first case, The Scarecrow Ki... »

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