In a pleasantly shocking surprise, I find myself featured in Clare Mackintosh's October 2022 Author Newsletter.
A former assassin for the Mossad now lives in New York City, where under various assumed names he’s a contract killer. When he accepts a challenging assignment from the head of the Brooklyn-based Odessa mafia, his ghostly existence over the last ten years is threatened, pushing him to take extreme measures along with unprecedented danger.
Is accepting the offer a subliminal death wish? Or is it a way to reclaim part of his damaged soul?
On New Year's Eve, Rhys Lloyd has a house full of guests for a party to end all parties. But not everyone is there to celebrate. By midnight, Rhys will be floating dead in the freezing waters of the lake.
On New Year's Day, DC Ffion Morgan has a village full of suspects - her neighbours, friends and family - and Ffion has her own secrets to protect. With a lie uncovered at every turn, soon the question isn't who wanted Rhys dead . . . but who finally killed him.
Emma loves her husband, Leo, and their young daughter, Ruby: she’d do anything for them. But almost everything she's told them about herself is a lie. When the very darkest moments of Emma’s past life finally emerge, she must somehow prove to Leo that she really is the woman he always thought she was. But first, she must tell him about the love of her other life.
Emily made one bad decision, and now her career could be over. Her family home on the Cornish coast is the only place where she feels safe. But when she arrives, there's a stranger living with her father. Emily doesn't trust the beautiful young woman, convinced that she's telling one lie after another. Soon, Emily becomes obsessed with finding out the truth... But should some secrets stay buried forever?
Lucy's life is small, but safe. She's got a good routine. But all that's about to change... When Lucy's neighbour asks her to look after her little girl for a couple of hours - and then doesn't come back - Lucy is suddenly responsible for someone other than herself. It takes courage to let the outside world in, and Lucy's about to learn there's much more to life - but only if she's brave enough to spread her wings.
Even though The Black Cat is gone, the strangest events are happening in London. World-famous treasures are being stolen and the clues all point to The Black Cat - legendary international jewel thief. It is up to Ben to investigate and solve this mystery.
A delightful sequel to Gangsta Granny, one of my favourite books by David Walliams.
When Julianne Hiller arrives at her best friend Piper Holden's house one late autumn morning, she discovers an eerie scene – the kettle is still warm, all the family’s phones are charging on the worktop, the cars are in the garage. But the house is deserted. In fifteen-year-old Riva Holden’s bedroom, scrawled across the mirror in blood, are three words: Make Them Stop What happens next?
A mystery lies behind the door of apartment three at No.12 rue des Amants. This is a beautiful old apartment block, far from the glittering lights of the Eiffel Tower and the bustling banks of the Seine. Nothing goes unseen here, and everyone has a story to unlock. Between the watchful concierge, the scorned lover, the prying journalist, the naïve student, and the unwanted guest, who holds the key to this mystery?
Three retired teachers meet up every week for their 'coffee o'clock' sessions. One fateful week they bump into their ex-colleague and by next week she is dead. Getting involved in a murder was the last thing these three ladies imagined but they know there's more than meets the eye in this case and it's down to them to prove it.
Charles Jenkins did not think he would have to make another covert trip to Russia but the last two of the Seven Sisters - deep cover American assets - have cut off communication and it is up to him to find out why. Pursued by mafia henchmen, Russian agents, and a particularly dogged Moscow police detective, Jenkins is determined to track down the final two sisters and get them to America — or die trying. As various forces close in, Jenkins fears this time he might’ve pushed his luck too far.
You're interviewing for your dream job when suddenly the interview takes a sinister direction. You're alone and trapped... what do you do?
Poisoned rossogollas. A killer on the loose. Two unlikely detectives. The Rossogolla Murders is a comic crime caper set in the City of Joy with thrills, spills, giggles and a murder or two.
Chief Detective Koa Kāne is on the hunt for a mysterious killer while avoiding discovery of his own criminal past. Set on Hawaii's Big Island, this nail-biting thriller has everything from secret military weapons, to saboteurs, and a volcanic eruption, to keep you hooked.
On a volcanic island, in the middle of shark-infested waters, stands The Cruel School with its appalling lessons, revolting dinners and terrifying teachers – especially the mysterious Science teacher Doctor Doktur.
When Larker is sent here, she quickly realises something very odd is going on… something involving Doctor Doktur and a ‘Monsterfication Machine’. Ultimately, she finds herself face to face with a real life Megamonster.
There seems to be no escape – but for Larker, nothing is impossible.