Kurt Wallander's life looks like it has taken a turn for the better when his offer on a new house is accepted, only for him to uncover something unexpected in the garden - the skeleton of a middle-aged woman. As police officers comb the property, Wallander attempts to get his new life back on course by finding the woman's killer with the aid of his daughter, Linda. But when another discovery is made in the garden, Wallander is forced to delve further back into the area's past.
Agent of the State' is the first novel by Roger Pearce, a former Special Branch officer at New Scotland Yard who rose to become its Commander and a key player in Whitehall's intelligence network. It is an account of the way the British intelligence services work at all levels and of the hypocrisy of the British establishment.
A tense, action-packed adventure with the Roman army officer Figulus in the heart of barbaric first-century Britannia. Previously published in five separate ebook-only instalments. In this gripping novel about the Roman army's struggles against the barbarians in first-century Britannia, the junior officer Figulus faces a series of missions which could bring him honour and promotion - or lead to a dreadful fate
Lila Emerson is fascinated by other people's lives. As a house-sitter she loves looking after the glamorous, sophisticated homes she could never afford herself. And as a writer she enjoys watching the world go by, dreaming up stories for the people she sees from her window. But then she witnesses something only too real - the brutal and shocking murder of a young woman living across the street in New York.
Between the Crosses (Joseph Stark) - No longer a trainee but a freshly-minted Detective Constable, Joseph Stark finds himself working a double homicide. Thomas and Mary Chase were shot dead in their London home, and first impressions are that this is a burglary-gone-bad. But Stark is unconvinced. Burglary-Murders are usually a tragic case of unfortunate timing, but this felt like something else entirely. And when evidence arises to link this murder to a twenty year old cold case
Two schoolgirls are abducted in the small, dying Warwickshire town of Polesford, driving a knife into the heart of the community where police officer Helen Weeks grew up and from which she long ago escaped. But this is a place full of secrets, where dangerous truths lie buried.