Cold Blood (Detective Erika Foster #5) by Robert Bryndza (2017)

When a battered suitcase containing the dismembered body of a young man washes up on the shore of the river Thames, Detective Erika Foster is shocked. She’s worked on some terrifying cases but never seen anything like this before. As Erika and her team set to work, she makes the link with another victim – […]

Love Me Not (Helen Grace #7) by M.J. Arlidge (2017)

She Loves Me A woman’s body lies in the road. At first it looks like a tragic accident. But when Helen Grace arrives on the scene it’s clear she’s looking at a coldblooded killing. But why would anyone target a much-loved wife and mother? She Loves Me Not Across town, a shopkeeper is killed while […]

Last Breath (Detective Erika Foster #4) by Robert Bryndza (2017)

He’s your perfect date. You’re his next victim. When the tortured body of a young woman is found in a dumpster, her eyes swollen shut and her clothes soaked with blood, Detective Erika Foster is one of the first at the crime scene. The trouble is, this time, it’s not her case. While she fights […]

Nothing Stays Buried (Monkeewrench #8) by P.J. Tracy (2017)

When Minneapolis homicide detectives Leo Magozzi and Gino Rolseth are called to a crime scene in a heavily wooded city park, everything about the setting is all too familiar. And when they discover a playing card on the victim’s body, their worst fears are confirmed there s a serial killer operating in the city for […]

Echoes in Death (In Death #44) by J.D. Robb (2017)

When the young woman—dazed, naked, and bloody—wanders in front of their car, Roarke slams on the brakes just in time, and Eve, still in glittering gown and heels, springs into action. It’s been a long night for the tired homicide cop, and it’s far from over. Daphne Strazza is rushed to the ER, but it’s […]

2016 Love Is … Book Awards

What better way to celebrate my birthday and kick off the flood of end-of-year posts then picking out my favourite books of 2016: 2016 Crime – Procedural Winner & Runner-Up 2016 Crime – Thriller Winner & Runner-Up 2016 Non-Fiction Winner & Runner-Up 2016 Non-Fiction – Biography Winner & Runner-Up 2016 Romance – Cop Winner & […]

Dark Water (DCI Erika Foster #3) by @RobertBryndza (2016)

Beneath the water the body sank rapidly. She would lie still and undisturbed for many years but above her on dry land, the nightmare was just beginning. When Detective Erika Foster receives a tip-off that key evidence for a major narcotics case was stashed in a disused quarry on the outskirts of London, she orders […]

Apprentice in Death (In Death #43) by J.D. Robb

The shots came quickly, silently, and with deadly accuracy. Within seconds, three people were dead at Central Park’s ice skating rink. The victims: a talented young skater, a doctor, and a teacher. As random as random can be. Eve Dallas has seen a lot of killers during her time with the NYPSD, but never one […]

The Night Stalker (DCI Erika Foster #2) by @RobertBryndza

In the dead of a swelteringly hot summer’s night, Detective Erika Foster is called to a murder scene. The victim, a doctor, is found suffocated in bed. His wrists are bound and his eyes bulging through a clear plastic bag tied tight over his head. A few days later, another victim is found dead, in […]