Whitney Burke is a renowned cave researcher and marine biologist who has abandoned her livelihood after losing an assistant in a tragic caving accident.Though Whitney vows never to enter Labyrinth Cave again,her husband and daughter join a NASA-sponsored caving expedition.When the expedition is overtaken by a group of criminals,Whitney must overcome her paralyzing fear to save her husband Tom,her daughter Cricket and,ultimately,herself.
AUTHOR: MARK T. SULLIVAN
The brand-new Rafferty and Llewellyn Mystery Love’s,labour’s,losses and not to mention a spattering of the occult are all part of an education at the prestigious Griffin School,but when a reunion culminates in the death of a high profile former student,DI Joseph Rafferty and his ever erudite partner, Sergeant Dafydd Llewellyn,are called in to unearth the truth behind the school s picturesque facade.
AUTHOR: GERALDINE EVANS
TITLE: DEADLY REUNION
A schoolgirl vanishes; everyone becomes a suspect.Murder is chilling and full of mystery; nobody’s child is safe.It is the ultimate and relentless test for the man in charge of the enquiry and his team but the killer is one step ahead and another body is found.Will it prove too much as both Dylan’s health and private life begins to suffer? DI Dylan is under the microscope and struggles to find a balance between his passion for his job and his love for his partner Jen.Will he be able to maintain the impetus to bring the perpetrator to justice and secure justice for the victims’ families?
AUTHOR: R C BRIDGESTOCK
TITLE: DEADLY FOCUS
When the local milkman starts finding sheep’s heads instead of empty milk bottles,Detective Inspector Mike Malone knows that once again,he has a murderer to find.With his trusted Detective Sergeant, Alan Shepherd,at his side,he starts the search for the vital clues that will solve the case.However, when Mike realises that his nemesis,Max Kitchener,has arrived in town,then he knows that he must protect those closest to him or blood will be spilt,maybe even his own. As Max Kitchener takes the stage to enact the final part of his revenge,Mike Malone faces a battle for his life.Who will be the victor? Heads or tails?
AUTHOR: MILLY REYNOLDS
TITLE: TAILS I WIN HEADS YOU LOSE!
GENRE: Mystery & Suspense
When the television programme Open Kitchen comes to town,there are various reactions from the people of Pitkethly.Jemima is glad of the opportunity to show off her baking skills,while Amaryllis looks forward to the mayhem that could result from a ‘healthy eating’ procession,and Christopher is aghast when he finds his ex-wife working on the project.But none of them expect murder to be on the menu.
AUTHOR: CECILIA PEARTREE
TITLE: A TASTEFUL CRIME
GENRE: Crime,Suspense & Thriller
Inspector Benedict Devlin as he investigates a series of gruesome murders in and around the Irish borderlands.When a young woman is found beaten to death on a building site,in what appears to be a sexually motivated killing,Devlin’s enquiries soon point to a local body-builder and steroid addict.But days later,born-again ex-con James Kerr is found nailed to a tree crucified having been released from prison and returned to his hometown to spread the word of God.Increasingly torn between his young family and his job,Devlin is determined to apprehend those responsible for the murders before they strike again,even as the carnage begins to jeopardise those he cares about most.
AUTHOR: BRIAN MCGILLOWAY
TITLE: GALLOWS LANE
Before DI Hero Nelson has the chance to get used to his new role as a father to brand-new twins,a murder investigation steals his attention.When a second victim is discovered on his patch,Hero has his eye on a single perpetrator for both murders but the suspect has a solid alibi for both crimes.Hero continues his investigation until he obtains a surprising end result.
AUTHOR: M. A. COMLEY
TITLE: END RESULT
DCI Brendan Moran’s last minute break in the West Country proves anything but restful as he becomes embroiled in the mysterious disappearance of an American tourist.Does the village harbour some dark and dreadful secret? The brooding presence of the old manor house and the dysfunctional de Courcy family may hold the answer but Moran soon finds that the residents of Cernham have a rather unorthodox approach to the problem of dealing with outsiders.As Moran is drawn deeper into Cernham’s mysterious past a cold-blooded execution in Berkshire plunges deputising DI Charlie Pepper into a maelstrom of murder,double cross and treachery …
AUTHOR: SCOTT HUNTER
TITLE: DEATH WALKS BEHIND YOU
GENRE: Mystery & Suspense
Jasper Moon,internationally renowned ‘seer to the stars’,had signally failed to foresee his own future.He is found dead on his consulting-room floor,his skull crushed with a crystal ball and,all, around him,his office in chaos.
Meanwhile,Ma Rafferty does some star-gazing of her own and is sure she can predict Detective Inspector Joe Rafferty’s future by the simple expedient of organising it herself.She is still engaged on her crusade to get Rafferty married off to a good Catholic girl with child-bearing hips.But Rafferty has a cunning plan to sabotage her machinations.Only trouble is,he needs Sergeant Llewellyn’s cooperation and he isn’t sure he’s going to get it.During their murder investigations,Inspector Rafferty and Sergeant Llewellyn discover a highly incriminating video concealed in Moon’s flat,a video which,if made public,could wreck more than one life.Was the famous astrologer really a vicious sexual predator? Gradually,connections begin to emerge between Moon and others in the small Essex town of Elmhurst.But how is Rafferty to solve the case when all of his suspects have seemingly unbreakable alibis?
AUTHOR: GERALDINE EVANS
TITLE: DEATH LINE
In the heat of a passionate encounter,ecstasy suddenly turns to terror for renowned geneticist and TV personality Dr. Kathleen Sullivan.Stricken by a brain hemorrhage,she is rendered completely paralyzed and speechless but still utterly aware; a prisoner inside her own body.
Kathleen is rushed to a Manhattan hospital,her chances of survival slim.Even if she pulls through, the likelihood that she’ll sustain permanent brain damage is near one hundred percent.But neither outcome can compare to the insidious fate in store for her masterminded by the very people entrusted with saving her life.As her lover,ER chief Richard Steele,watches and waits for a miracle, Kathleen becomes a pawn in a clandestine plot that runs deeper than medical politics and reaches into the highest echelons of power at New York City Hospital.Placed in the hands,and at the mercy,of revered Chief of Neurosurgery Dr. Tony Hamlin,Kathleen descends into a waking nightmare.Powerless to resist the sinister experiments she is subjected to,and unable to cry out for help,she must fight desperately to communicate her tortured,trapped thoughts to Steele before her tormentors can carry their bizarre and potentially lethal work to its completion.Ruthlessly determined to achieve their goals,the secret cabal of ambitious physicians will go to any length to avoid discovery,defy the law,and make medical history at all costs even the human life they are sworn to preserve.
AUTHOR: PATER CLEMENT
TITLE: CRITICAL CONDITION
GENRE: Suspense & Thriller