A senseless murder. A Terrifying legend. A Family haunted.
1990: In the darkest woods, three girls devote themselves to a sinister
2000: A young mother
disappears, leaving behind her husband and baby daughter.
2018: A teenage girl is charged with
murder, and her trial will shock the world.
Three chilling events, connected by the shadow he casts.
He is the Tall Man. He can make you
special... The Tall Man
is by Phoebe
The Story Keeper
is by Anna Mazzola.
Audrey Hart is on the Isle of Skye to collect
the folk and fairy tales of the people and communities around her. It is 1857
and the Highland Clearances have left devastation and poverty, and a community riven by fear. The crofters are suspicious and hostile to a stranger, claiming they no longer know their fireside stories.Then Audrey discovers the body of a young girl washed up on the beach
and the crofters reveal that it is only a matter of weeks since another girl
disappeared. They believe the girls are the victims of the restless dead:
spirits who take the form of birds.
Initially, Audrey is sure the girls are being abducted, but as events
accumulate she begins to wonder if something else is at work. Something which
may be linked to the death of her own mother, many years before.
When Thea Paris's flight is hijacked over the Libyan Desert,
her first priority is the two former child soldiers she is escorting to a new
life in London.
As an international
kidnap specialist, Thea Paris negotiates for hostage release as part of her
job. She knows one wrong move could lead to deadly consequences.
After she is forcibly separated from the boys
and the other passengers, Thea and her tactical team quickly regroup. And in
their desperate search for the hostages that follows, unearth a conspiracy
involving the CIA, the Vatican and the Sicilian Mafia, and a plot far more
sinister than Thea could ever have imagined.
is by K J Howe.
Lying to You
is by Amanda
You’d know if you were lying
to yourself, wouldn’t
you? When Jess Tidy was Mark Winter's student, she made a shocking accusation. Mark maintained his innocence, but the damage was done. Karen Winter stood by her husband
through everything, determined to protect her family. Now, ten years later, Jess is back. And the
truth about that night is finally going to come out . . .
No Time to Cry
someone in the Met is determined to make sure that
blame for the wrecked operation falls squarely on Con's shoulders. She is cut
loose and cast out, angry and alone with her grief... right until the moment
someone also tries to put a bullet through her head.
is by James Oswald.
ops are always dangerous, but DC Constance Fairchild never expected things to
go this wrong.
Returning to their base
of operations, an anonymous office in a shabby neighbourhood, she finds the
bloodied body of her boss, and friend, DI Pete Copperthwaite. He's been
executed - a single shot to the head.
the aftermath, it seems
There's no place to hide, and no time to cry.
In the ring, Cameron King is known as The Hunter
. A celebrated champion. A warrior.
But when her brother, science genius Nate,
deliberately crashes the car they're in and vanishes without trace Cameron is
left with a career in ruins, a reconstructed body and one burning question:
18 months later, working to find
bail-jumping fugitives, Cameron discovers a dead body - apparently killed with
her gun. As a detective comes through the door, she receives a panicked call
from her missing brother: 'They're coming, Cam. Get out.'
Sucked into a lethal and sinister conspiracy
hidden in the darkest shadows of power, Cameron is forced to fight her
toughest, bloodiest battle yet - not only to survive, but to uncover the
terrifying truth. The Hunter
is by Andrew Reid.
Grist Mill Road
is by Christopher J Yates.
Everyone knows what happened there. No one knows why. Matthew and Hannah were just
playing in the woods, a little way from home.
But now he's tying Hannah to a tree. And she has never been so
terrified. Patrick is there too, hidden,
watching. He can't move. He can't take his eyes off Matthew's gun. Years later, in New York City, living adult
lives they never would have imagined, the three will meet again. With even more
devastating consequences. It all began
on Grist Mill Road . . .
The Girl I Used to Be
is by Mary Torjussen.
How can you hide your mistakes when you don't
know what they are?
Gemma Brogan needs a
break from her life.
A work event looks
the ideal chance to get away. And a friendly new client seems like the perfect
gentleman when he joins Gemma for an innocent dinner . . .
But the next morning she has no memory of how
the night ended and he has vanished into thin air.
Suddenly, Gemma is plunged into a twisted
nightmare she can't control. To protect her future, and her family, she will
have to confront shocking secrets from her past - and the truth about the girl
she used to be.
On her own wedding night, beautiful and complicated Evie
White leaps off a cliff to her death.
What drove her to commit this terrible act? It's left to her best friend
and her husband to unravel the sinister mystery.
Following a twisted trail of clues leading to
Evie's darkest secrets, they begin to realize they never knew the real Evie at
all... The Night She Died
is by Jenny
is by Lisa Scottoline.
Everyone deserves a second chance at
Dr Noah Alderman, a widower
and single father, is finally content after marrying the wonderful Maggie. And
they're both thrilled when Maggie gets an unexpected chance to be a mother to
Anna, the daughter she once thought she'd lost forever.
But when seventeen-year-old Anna arrives
everything changes - and the darkest turn of events will shatter their lives in
ways no one could have imagined.
your perfect family becomes your worst nightmare?
Look Alive Twenty Five
is by Janet Evanovich There's nothing like a good deli, and the Red River Deli
in Trenton is one of the best. World-famous for its pastrami, coleslaw, and for
its disappearing managers. Over the last month, three have vanished from the
face of the earth, and the only clue in each case is one shoe that's been left
behind. The police are baffled. Lula is convinced that it's a case of alien
abduction. Whatever it is, they'd better figure out what's going on before they
lose their new manager, Ms. Stephanie Plum.
They believed that it was over.
Having survived the lethal Pendulum
conspiracy, photographer John Wallace atones for his past mistakes.
DI Patrick Bailey clings to the hope that he
can, at last, return to a normal life in London. But it’s only just beginning.
FBI investigator Christine Ash - alone and
paranoid - hunts down the remaining members of the ruthless Foundation
Dark forces are rising
But when masked assassins strike
at the heart of the UK government, a shocking new threat emerges that forces
all three to reunite.
Deadlier than ever
before. With time running out, they must defeat a lethal new adversary: a
manipulative mastermind with sinister powers unlike anything they've seen
is by Adam Handy.
is by Quintin Jardine.
Chief Constable Bob Skinner may have left the police service, but he's never far from a case. When his old mentor on the force, Jimmy Proud, finds himself in a desperate situation, Skinner gets pulled into a murder investigation that's been closed for thirty years. The
Body in the Quarry case was well-known around Edinburgh at the time: a popular
priest found dead in a frozen quarry; a suspect with a clear motive charged; a
guilty verdict. But with a journalist uncovering new evidence, the cold case
has come back to haunt Proud - and only Skinner can help him. With the clock ticking and his friend's
reputation at stake, Skinner must uncover the truth to find out if an innocent
man was convicted for murder. And if a killer is still on the loose...
So this is how it ends. It is clear to me now: one of us has
Mark and Evie had a whirlwind
romance. Evie brought Mark back to life after the sudden death of his first
wife. Cleo, Mark's sister, knows she should be happy for him. But Cleo doesn't
trust Evie... When Evie starts having accidents at home, her friends grow
concerned. Could Mark be causing her injuries? Called out to their cliff-top
house one night, Sergeant Stephanie King finds two bodies entangled on
Where does murder
begin? When the knife is raised to strike, or before, at the first thought of violence?
As the accused stands trial, the jury is forced to consider - is there ever a
proper defence for murder? And So it
is by Rachel Abbott.
Other books being published include No Mercy by Martina Cole
(October) and The Coldest Blood by J S Law (November)