Severed Relations by Rebecca Forster

Severed Relations: A Finn O’Brien Thriller (The Finn O’Brien Thriller Series Book 1)


Murder behind the gates of Fremont Place was unusual; two children and a nanny slaughtered in the home of a rich young lawyer and his beautiful wife was unheard of. Shunned cop, Detective Finn O’Brien, and his partner, Cori Anderson, must connect the dots between the L.A. ladies-who-lunch, lawyers who skate on the edge of the law, pornographers, and Hollywood freaks. Following a trail of bodies and shattered relationships, they uncover a horrific truth behind the murders that will either bind them together for eternity or severe their relationship in the cruelest cut of all.
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Cut The Threads by Robin Roughley

Cut The Threads: A Serial Killer Thriller That Will Keep You Hooked (DS Marnie Hammond Book 2)


Are you looking for an explosive & fast-paced serial killer thriller?  Then discover the best-selling DS Marnie Hammond Series today.

When the mutilated remains of local hard man, Tam Whitlow, are found tied to a chair, in a dilapidated building, Marnie Hammond and the team believe the murder could be gang-related.

Whitlow worked for Jimmy Rae, a man who hides behind the facade of local businessman but whose empire has been built on fear and extortion. However, it appears that someone is trying to take over from Rae, someone who is willing to commit horrific killings to achieve their goal.

Meanwhile, Tom Conway is looking for his oldest friend, John Hall, who is missing along with his young daughter, Rowan.  As Conway starts to ask questions he finds himself in grave danger.

Is there a link between the missing man and the spate of murders?

Will Tom or Marnie discover the truth before it is too late?

As the body count rises, Marnie realises that there is someone in the shadows, someone who will never rest until they have had their revenge.

What readers are saying about Cut The Threads:

“Very well written held my attention and didn’t let me go until the very end.” Donna Maguire – Donnas Book Blog

“I am happy to report that Robin doesn’t disappoint and  brings us one hell of an engaging, gritty, hard-hitting read that is superbly written….grabbing me from the very first page.” Shell Baker – Chelle’s Book Review

“This is a book to have in your hands, on your kindle…however you like to read, just read!” Alexina Golding – Bookstormer

“Another wonderfully told story from the master of crime stories, everyone has a depth so lacking in many others.” Nicki Murphy – Nicki’s Book Blog

“A crime read that starts off with a bang and just gets better and better until the mind-blowing finale!” Sarah Hardy – By The Letter Book Reviews

“‘Cut the Threads’ is fast-paced, action-packed and leads you astray in so many ways!” Caroline Vincent – Bits About Books

“This is turning out to be a real cracking series where Marnie is being pushed to unbelievable limits that just left me totally numb. Just utterly Brilliant!” Susan Hampson – Books From Dusk Till Dawn

“Cut The Threads is tense and suspenseful and a thrilling addition to the series. It kept me guessing until the end and I look forward to seeing what’s in store for Marnie next.” Eva Merckx – Novel Deelights

“I really did enjoy Cut the threads. It was gripping, dangerous, thrilling, a variety of characters, perfectly placed twists, kept me guessing.” Dash Fan Book Reviews

 

Robin Roughley is the best-selling author of the DS Lasser series. This is the second book in his thrilling DS Marnie Hammond Series, it will appeal to fans of authors like Adam Croft, Mark Edwards and Robert Bryndza.

 

Also available in the DS Marnie Hammond Series:

Keep You Near

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Captor by Anita Waller

Captor: a gripping thriller you don’t want to miss


“A must-read for crime thriller readers.” Bookstormer

Are you looking for an unputdownable psychological thriller? If so, you’ll love Captor by number 1 best-selling author Anita Waller.

Liz Chambers is a devoted mother who works for a successful law firm. She has two children, a husband and a blossoming career. But behind closed doors, Liz is harbouring a secret that could destroy her life.

Then the unthinkable happens, and in a frenzied attack, her young son is snatched from the home of the childminder charged with looking after him.

As Liz’s life unfolds, it becomes clear that someone is out for revenge.

Desperate to get her baby boy back, Liz must work out who is responsible for his kidnap, and why.

But as the body count begins to mount, Liz’s concern grows for the safety of her child.

Who has taken her baby?

And why is Captor so determined on revenge?

What EVERYONE is saying about Captor:

“… a really well written, gripping book with plenty of twists for me!” Donna Maguire – Donnas Book Blog

“…building up to a tense, drama-packed read. I was literally biting my nails by the end.” Lorna Cassidy – On The Shelf Reviews

“The author really keeps you on the edge of your seat – the twists made me gasp and she sets the atmosphere absolutely perfectly.” Melisa Broadbent – Broadbean’s Books

“If you are looking for a crime thriller that is somewhat unnerving as it is every mother’s worst nightmare, a fast-paced page turner that keeps you guessing. Then I definitely recommend Captor!” Dash Fan Book Reviews

“Captor will have you gripped from the beginning and won’t let you go until you have finished. It is a suspense-filled crime thriller that will keep you guessing throughout.” Gemma Myers – Between The Pages Book Club

“…Waller has definitely done it again and proves herself to be one of the best storytellers in the genre of murder, necessary murder, as she likes to say.” Rebecca Burnton – If Only I Could Read Faster

“Captor is one of those stories that hooks you in from the start. The suspense of who is behind the kidnapping mounts throughout the story, making for an exciting and thrilling ride.” Sarah Hardy – By The Letter Book Reviews

“Wow. what an amazing book. To say I couldn’t put it down doesn’t seem enough.” Jo Turner – Life Of Cri.me

“I absolutely loved this story. I was totally gripped. The twists I didn’t expect and I didn’t guess who the Captor was.” Philomena Callan – Cheekypee Reads And Reviews

“The characters were well thought out, well written and above all, believable. There is tension aplenty virtually from the opening page.” Sarah Kenny – Beyond The Veil Book Blog

“I guarantee you will not be able to put Captor to rest until finished, jam-packed and stacked with everything you could desire in a criminal  psychological thriller.” Diane Hogg – Sweet Little Book Blog

Anita Waller is the best-selling author of Beautiful, Angel, 34 Days, Strategy and Winterscroft. Captor is a fast-paced and suspenseful read which will appeal to fans of books like Gone Girl and Girl on the Train and authors like B A Paris, K.L. Slater and Claire Mackintosh.
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STRANGE LITTLE GIRL by John Dean

STRANGE LITTLE GIRL: A DCI John Blizzard murder mystery


A desecrated grave, an unforgotten crime, and a no-nonsense detective on the case

When detective John Blizzard is called to Hafton city cemetery to inspect a recently desecrated grave, he quickly suspects it is something to do with a girl who went missing years before.

The grave belongs to the victims of an unsolved murder case, involving members of the family to which the girl belonged. DCI Blizzard is sure that the father was the culprit but previous attempts to bring him to justice had failed. Now a wealthy businessman, Blizzard is still determined to put him under lock and key.

Spurred by the recent events, he convinces his divisional commander that the case be reopened. But Blizzard gets more than he bargained for when police probing brings a genuinely feared villain back to the area – a gangster who has always evaded the law and is ready to use any means necessary to do his dirty work.

When a new murder is committed, the pressure is on to solve the case. But something is being hidden from the detectives and the clues point to a sinister crime ring that will do anything to evade capture and protect its interests.

STRANGE LITTLE GIRL is the second book in the DCI John Blizzard crime series. They do not need to be read in any particular order, each is a standalone. All the books are free with Kindle Unlimited.

The full list is as follows:

1. THE LONG DEAD
2. STRANGE LITTLE GIRL
3. THE RAILWAY MAN
4. THE SECRETS MAN

If you are looking for your next murder mystery series, look no further than these books. Set in the fictional city of Hafton in northern England, they are well-crafted novels with realistic characters and a detective who won’t take no for an answer.

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Brick by Conrad Jones

Brick: an action-packed crime thriller (DI Braddick Book 1)


Do you love utterly gripping, fast-paced, crime thrillers? The best-selling Brick is a must read for all fans of crime fiction.

When a teenager is the victim of an unprovoked attack while walking his dog, a murder investigation begins. A cruel twist of fate makes his innocent family the targets of a vicious campaign of terror.

As the detectives of Liverpool’s Major Investigation Team try to contain the violence, several key members of an organised crime family begin to topple, causing shockwaves across the world.

Why was the teenager attacked?

And will the villains be brought to justice?

Also available in the DI Braddock Books series:

The unmissable Shadows

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Missing by Adam Nicholls

Missing (Mason Black Book 1)


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The clock is ticking. They’re still missing.

After handing in his detective badge, Mason Black now lives a stable life as a private investigator. But when the bodies of two children are discovered with messages written in blood, the pattern of a familiar killer emerges.

Now, the Carter twins are missing, and only Mason can help. With his unique knowledge of the killer, he has an advantage over the San Francisco Police Department. While his marriage falls apart, he must choose between repairing his life or opening doors that were meant to stay closed. There’s just one problem; neither solution will restore his faith in humanity.

The Lullaby Killer is on the hunt, and Mason Black is always a step behind. As the trail reveals shocking secrets and surprising twists, you’ll be holding your breath for the entirety of this gut-wrenching detective thriller.

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Sara’s Game by Ernie Lindsey

Sara’s Game (The Sara Winthrop Thriller Series Book 1)


Single mother, successful executive…target for revenge.

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Previously a #2 Kindle Bestseller on Amazon.com
Over HALF A MILLION copies downloaded worldwide!

Two years ago, Sara’s husband left for the gym one morning…and never came back. His car was found. He wasn’t. Unbelievably, the police report said, “No foul play suspected.” There were a few unreliable sightings over the following months, but little else.

Now, on the last day before summer break, her three children have gone missing from their schools, all at the same time.

And the note under her windshield wiper asks one foreboding question: Are you ready to play the game?

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Captured Lies by Maggie Thom

Captured Lies (The Caspian Wine Suspense/Thriller/Mystery Series Book 1)


“Your mom came into existence in 1983.”
She whirled around to stare at Guy. “She was born in 1952.”
“That may be true but we can’t find any information on a Donna Saunders prior to July 1983.”

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She was kidnapped not once but twice and now someone wants her dead because of it….
Her life was a lie!

Bailey knew her upbringing wasn’t normal but she’s worked hard to stabilize her life. At 29, she finally has a good business, a stable home; her life is miles from that of her childhood. Then suddenly her mother dies, leaving a gaping hole and a discovery that they may not even be related. If Guy, the private investigator is to be believed, her life is a lie. Using the skills she learned on the streets, Bailey travels back through a sketchy and dangerous past, to find answers. Dodging bullets, staying ahead of those who want her dead and convincing Guy she can do it alone, are making it difficult to discover not only the secrets of her mother’s past but that of a family claiming she is theirs.

Everyone seems to have a story… but who’s telling the truth? And who wants her dead? Is Guy part of the solution? Or part of the problem? To discover the facts, she’ll have to untangle a web of deceit, lies, and secrets, dating back over thirty years.

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Breaker by Rob Aspinall

Breaker: (Charlie Cobb Book #1: Gripping Crime Thriller Series)


Can the villain be the hero?

They call him Breaker. He enforces mob rule.

The guy they send to scare the worst of the worst.

He’s promised his daughter he’ll change his ways. But there’s a witness to silence, the streetwise Danny.

Which fate will he choose? Pull the trigger and kill young Danny? Or turn protector, going up against vicious crime boss, Ivan Rudenko?

It rains a lot on the mean streets of Manchester. It’s about to rain blood.

Breaker is the first in a new thriller series perfect for fans of Lee Child and Mark Dawson.

You’ll love this free origins novella because it’s loaded with action, adventure, dark humour and vigilante justice.

So strap yourself in and say hello to the baddest new good guy on the block.

Get Breaker now.

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Vanished? by Christer Tholin

Vanished?: A Swedish Crime Novel (Stockholm Sleuth Series Book 1)


“He could only hope he’d get out of here in one piece.”

Hunt across Sweden


To come to terms with his recent divorce, Martin, an attorney in Berlin, plans a peaceful vacation – two weeks in a Swedish summer house seem to be the solution. It won’t be peaceful, however, and those two weeks will change his life forever. He takes a liking to Liv, an attractive Swedish woman whom he meets in the neighbourhood. Unfortunately, they don’t get to have their first date – Liv disappears under mysterious circumstances. Martin begins his search but soon realises he can’t find Liv in a foreign country by himself. He hires two private investigators, Lars and Elin, and their discoveries make everything seem even stranger.
The complexities in this suspenseful criminal case lead to a hunt across Sweden. Martin comes close to finding answers, but his search lands him in very real danger, eventually leading to the first deaths. Soon he‘s wondering if he can get Liv and himself out of this situation alive.

VANISHED? is the first book in the Stockholm Sleuth Series around the private detectives Elin and Lars. If you like fast-paced action and surprising twists and turns, then you will love Christer Tholin’s Swedish crime novels.

Buy VANISHED? to follow the hunt across Sweden!    

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