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Lust, Money & Murder Book 3 – Mike Wells

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February 16, 2019

Impending

Mike Wells has delivered an engrossing thriller pitting an international super-villain against a very capable secret services agent, in majestic settings throughout Europe. The third book in the original Lust, Money & Murder trilogy Murder, brings some closure to the money counterfeiting operation Special Agent Elaine Brogan has been chasing for some time. 

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The Interpretation of Murder – Jed Rubenfeld

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February 13, 2019

PsychoanalysisThe Interpretation of Murder is an intelligent and considered crime thriller, probably trying to create the first instance of ‘serial killer profiling’ before the science was developed. The murder of a young woman is followed by similar attempt using the same modus operandi, however, this lady (Miss Acton) survives but…


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Only a Mother – Elisabeth Carpenter

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January 22, 2019

Devotion

Only a Mother is an edgy, psychological thriller that keeps the reader emotionally taut and suspicious at the turn of every page.

Craig Wright has spent 17 years in jail for the rape and murder of 18-year-old Lucy Sharpe, and there is a cloud of suspicion hanging over him for the…

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The Puppet Show – M.W. Craven

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January 20, 2019

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The Puppet Show is a fascinatingly dark serial killer hunt that is packed with intrigue, subterfuge, vengeance, and characters that provide such enthralling dynamics that make this a truly outstanding thriller. A brilliant read.

Washington Poe is…


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The Wait for Shadows – Karl Holton

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January 19, 2019

Concealment

The Wait for Shadows is the remarkable second book in the Shadow Series from Karl Holton and continues unabated at the same relentless pace, with a complex plot, subterfuge, double-cross and ruthless killings, as the first. The storyline picks up just a week after the first book ends, with a…


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No Good Brother – Tyler Keevil

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January 17, 2019

Brotherhood

Your brother walks up to you and says “I’m in a terrible spot with some really bad people. Will you help me?” You say “Is this illegal?” and your brother says “Yes, but if we don’t do it, they’ll kill me.” What do you do? Are loyalty and brotherhood…


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The Angel – Katerina Diamond

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January 3, 2019

Abuse

The Angel is the third book in a crime thriller series from Katerina Diamond and you need to read the first and second books (The Teacher and The Secret) to appreciate the background and overall series storyline. Each book has a particular murder enquiry that the main detectives, DS Adrian Miles and…


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Close to Home – Cara Hunter

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December 31, 2018

Diligence

Close to Home is Cara Hunter’s first novel in the Detective Inspector Adam Fawley series. I had already read the other 2 books in the series, (In The Dark & No Way Out) so this was a huge desire to return to the debut novel and complete the series to…


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The Teacher – Katerina Diamond

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December 31, 2018

Revenge

The Teacher is an engrossing, thrilling and pacey murder mystery where the police and pitted against a brutal killer seeking revenge. The novel is delivered along 3 threads. One thread is a series of brutal murders, first a headmaster of a private school in Exeter by a mysterious figure, with the following…


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Entropy – Robert Raker

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December 30, 2018

Degeneration

Entropy is a uniquely bleak and compelling murder mystery with deep psychological character themes. Robert Raker does a wonderful job creating a dark imposing atmosphere that descends on the reader as they journey into the story. The ability to create a desolate and forsaken atmosphere that pervades everything is what…

Peter Donnelly
Ireland

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