Tampa homicide lieutenant Carl Kane has led up grisly crime scenes before, but this one is different it’s identical to the remains left thirty years prior by a man who had whipped the city into chaos.
But Jack Redding, or as the media called him, The Quilter, had been put to death in the nineties. These murders are the doing of a copycat someone with inside knowledge of the original crimes.
As the bodies pile up, the motivation for the killings and the connection shared by the victims become clear. Kane must race around the clock to find the person or persons responsible for recreating the work of the most heinous murderer Tampa has ever seen. Little does Kane know his path will lead him to one of the most horrifying scenes he’s ever witnessed. In his line of work, and after recent events, that’s saying something.
AUTHOR: E.H. REINHARD
GENRE: Mystery, Suspense, Police Procedurals
Car Thieves are terrorizing Sussex and they smash into rural properties and steal up-market cars.
During a raid, prominent businessman Sir Mathew Markham is killed. The gang are arrested but deny it.
Rab McGovern is one of the most violent criminals Henderson has faced. A football thug from Glasgow, he has vowed never to go back to jail. Facing a murder charge, he admits the car thefts but not the Markham killing. DI Angus Henderson is under pressure to charge McGovern with the Markham murder. No matter how much despises McGovern, Henderson can’t ignore his denials. Henderson needs to make a stark choice, do what his boss wants or step out on a limb with nothing for support.
AUTHOR: IAIN CAMERON
TITLE: DRIVING INTO DARKNESS
GENRE: Crime, Detective Thriller
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The discovery of a dead banker sends shock waves through the sleepy coastal town of Ayr. And it’s up to DI Bob Valentine, recently back on the force after his near-fatal stabbing, to find the killer. But leads are hard to find and the pressure is on from an anxious Chief Superintendent who is being hounded by the media and still has serious concerns about her DI’s mental health. And as it becomes clear that there’s a serial killer on the loose, Bob Valentine must battle the demons of his post-traumatic stress, an investigation team that’s leaking like a sieve and frightening visions that might just be the key to unlocking the mystery.
AUTHOR: TONY BLACK
TITLE: ARTEFACTS OF THE DEAD
GENRE: Mystery, Detective, Serial killer
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Donal is new to working the beat in London, trying his best to forget that night. After all, there aren’t many police officers who can say they have a convicted murderer for an ex-girlfriend. So when a woman is murdered on his patch, Donal throws himself into the case. As the first person on the scene, Donal can’t forget the horrific sight that faced him and he knows this case can’t go unsolved. But how do you solve a case with no lead suspect and no evidence? As his past catches up with him, Donal is forced to confront his demons and the girl he left behind. But what will crack first, the case or Donal?
AUTHOR: JAMES NALLY
TITLE: ALONE WITH THE DEAD
GENRE: Detective Thriller
A young woman is found murdered on the grounds of a rural golf course, leaving Detective Inspector Angus Henderson of Sussex Police with no discernible clues. If that’s not enough, he has other problems to contend with when his girlfriend is injured in a car crash and a local gangster takes an interest in the case and starts beating up suspects. A breakthrough is made when it is discovered that the victim was a model on an adult website. This brings the owners of the website under suspicion, not only because of the business they run, but two of them are also lecturers at the university the victim attended. It’s a difficult case for the DI but it might be his last when his life is threatened by two animals; but only one of them is human.
AUTHOR: IAIN CAMERON
TITLE: ONE LAST LESSON
GENRE: Mystery, Crime
Recommendation: http://www.amazon.co.uk > … > Crime, Thrillers & Mystery > British Detectives
One man’s search for justice and redemption plunges him into the violent world of Melbourne’s underbelly. Defence lawyer Will Harris is reluctantly drawn into a bizarre murder trial. A terminally ill man claims to have witnessed the brutal crime in a vision. But the looming trial is more than just a media circus: it’s Will’s first big case since the tragic death of his fiancée. With the pressure mounting, Will’s loyalties are split when his fiancée’s sister is charged with drug trafficking. The strain of balancing both cases takes its toll and Will finds himself torn between following the law and seeking justice.
AUTHOR: ALEX HAMMOND
TITLE: BLOOD WITNESS
GENRE: Legal Thriller
The small town of Hutchville, New York is turned upside down. No longer is it the quaint, sleepy, suburb of New York City. Detective Matt Longo is back on the job and embroiled in his latest nightmare. Further complicating matters is the revelation of his partner’s corruption and organized crime ties; Donny Mello has left a bitter trail of lies and deceit. With his kid brother and newly promoted Detective Franny Longo by his side, will Matt be able to put his past behind him? Special Agent Cynthia Shyler, (F.B.I.) has been reassigned due to her
AUTHOR: MARC A. DI GIACOMO
TITLE: BACK IN TOWN
GENRE: Crime, Suspense, Thriller
It all starts when detective Brendan Healy is called in to investigate why a young woman called Rebecca Heilshorn was stabbed to death in her own home. All hell breaks loose when her brother bursts onto the crime scene. Rebecca turns out to have many secrets, and connections to a sordid network mixing politicians, wealth, and sex. Can Brendan solve the murder and how does it relate to his own tragic past?
AUTHOR: T.J. BREARTON
TITLE: A WOMAN FOUND DEAD IN A FARMHOUSE
GENRE: Mystery, Detective Thriller
Recommendation: http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk > TJ Brearton
Aiden Connelly is a young, successful Chicago based lawyer who has grown tired of the rat race of city life so he decides to relocate his family to the small, Southern town of Avalon. Once there he settles into his new job and tackles his first case, that of fallen beauty queen, Brandy White who is accused of murdering her husband, local football hero, Brandon, in cold blood.
As Aiden delves deeper into the case he soon realises that things are not as they seem and that Avalon is far from the idyllic town that it appears to be. Suddenly, a quiet backwater has transformed into a dangerous pressure cooker. In a town where everyone knows everyone, gathering evidence should be easy but the harder Aiden searches, the more he appreciates how tangled this net of loyalties is. It is up to him to unravel the mystery surrounding Brandon’s death before it is too late.
AUTHOR: CARYS JONES
TITLE: FIRST TO FALL
GENRE: Murder Mystery, Thriller , Supense
Recommendation: http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7314534.Carys_ Jones
As local residents and authorities in Far North Queensland assess the damage in the aftermath of Cyclone Yasi, a woman’s body is found in bizarre circumstances deep in the rainforest. Cass Diamond of Cairns CIB is on the team investigating the murder of fashionista Odile Janvier and it’s not long before she uncovers a disturbing connection between the victim and the local medical profession.
AUTHOR: CAROLINE DE COSTA
TITLE: DOUBLE MADNESS
GENRE: Crime , Murder