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The book of cold cases

When Shea Collins, who runs a true crime website gets a chance to interview Beth Greer, an infamous woman acquitted of two cold case slayings, she senses something is not right and wonders if she is in the presence of a manipulative murderer.

Last night at the Hollywood Canteen

a novel
Murder mystery playwright Annie Laurence, new in town after a devastating breakup, definitely hopes to rub elbows with the right stars. Maybe then she can get her movie made. But when despised film critic Fiona Farris is found dead in the Canteen kitchen, Annie realizes any one of the Canteen's luminous volunteers could be guilty of the crime. To catch the killer, Annie falls in with Fiona's friends, a bitter and cynical group; each as uniquely unhappy in their life and career as Annie is in hers; that call themselves the Ambassador's Club. Solving a murder in real life, it turns out, is a lot harder than writing one for the stage. And by involving herself in the secrets and lies of the Ambassador's Club, Annie just might have put a target on her own back.

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Dixie Wheeler, whose father murdered her mother and brothers when she was one-year old, moves into her family's old house. She begins to think either the place is haunted or she is losing her mind and begins to investigate the murders.

The sanatorium

Accompanying family members to an isolated Swiss Alps hotel to recuperate from a traumatizing case, a woman detective uncovers the fates of long-ago tuberculosis patients who went missing from the property years earlier when it operated as a sanatorium.

At the river

The mystery of three missing teens and a traumatizing murder unearths decades of buried secrets in a shocking novel of suspense.


After a vagrant finds a dog wandering alone carrying a scrap of paper with the words "HELP US" attached to its collar, Caffery races against time to find the dog's owners, while a wealthy local family, held hostage in their remote home, fight for their lives.


In this chilling, seamlessly-plotted thriller, British detective Jack Caffery must find a dangerous mental patient on the loose before he can kill again?.


Detective Jack Caffery investigates a series of possible suicides that appear to have a connection with Elf's Grotto in Bristol, but with help from police diver Flea Marley, Caffery discovers more evidence that points to an insane predator obsessed with skin.


Nine feet under water, police diver Flea Marley closes her gloved fingers around a human hand. The fact that there's no body attached is disturbing enough, until the discovery of the matching appendage a day later. Both hands have been freshly amputated, and there are indications that the victim was still alive when they were removed. Newly seconded to the Major Crime Investigation Unit in Bristol, DI Jack Caffery soon establishes that the hands belong to a young man who has recently disappeared. As Caffery and Marley search for the rest of the victim and for his abductor, they journey into the darkest recesses of Bristol's underworld, where drug addiction is rife, street kids sell themselves for a hit, and a disturbing occult ritual may be making an unexpected appearance.

The treatment

In a quiet residential area in London, a couple is discovered bound and imprisoned in their own home. Savagely battered and severely dehydrated, the worst revelation is yet to come: their eight-year-old son has been abducted. But when the body is found and forensic evidence turns the case on its head, revealing disturbing parallels to events in Detective Caffery's own past, Caffery realizes he's dealing with much more sinister forces than he'd anticipated; and finds it increasingly difficult to maintain his professional distance. As the evidence mounts and Caffery struggles to hold his own life together, the case hurtles toward a shocking conclusion.


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