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You Could Do Something Amazing With Your Life [You Are Raoul Moat]

An account of the last days of Raoul Moat, told from inside his mind.

Reviewed on 25 November 2017 by Kim Fleet

The Angel

The body in the burnt-out signal box is just the beginning, but it could be the end for a lonely young man.

Reviewed on 25 November 2017 by Kati Barr-Taylor

The Seagull

DI Vera Stanhope has been persuaded to give a talk to inmates at Warkworth Prison. At the end she is approached by a prisoner in a wheelchair whom she recognises. He says he has information that she would be interested in hearing. Reluctantly she agrees to listen to what he has to say.

Reviewed on 25 November 2017 by Arnold Taylor

The Killer

Two women, Kaz Phelps and Nicci Armstrong – one the scion of a notable family of Essex gangsters, the other retired from the Metropolitan Police on medical grounds – are under threat and must cooperate to survive.

Reviewed on 25 November 2017 by Kate Balfour

Triple Crown

Something is rotten at the heart of American horse-racing, and British Horse Racing Authority investigator Jeff Hinkley goes undercover to help his US colleagues.

Reviewed on 25 November 2017 by Linda Wilson

The Venetian Game

Nathan Sutherland is the English honorary consul in Venice, a post that pays nothing but allows him to be of assistance to tourists in trouble. A rather dull life suddenly becomes exciting when he is offered a considerable amount of money to look after a small package.

Reviewed on 25 November 2017 by Arnold Taylor

The Innocents

Quinn Colson returns home and helps his friend Sheriff Lillie Virgil investigate when a young girl is found walking down a highway engulfed in flames.

Reviewed on 25 November 2017 by Chris Roberts

An Act of Silence

All Gabriel has ever wanted is for his mum to believe him but now he’s accused of murder and Linda is unable to help. Meanwhile, a young woman wants the world to know her terrible story.

Reviewed on 25 November 2017 by Sue Kelso Ryan

Sweet Little Lies

DC Cat Kinsella stopped trusting her father at the age of eight, so she’s certainly not surprised when a connection emerges between him and her latest murder investigations. It’s as if she’s been waiting her whole life for this moment.

Reviewed on 25 November 2017 by Linda Wilson

So Say The Fallen

DCI Serena Flanagan follows her instincts as she investigates the apparent suicide of a wealthy disabled man.

Reviewed on 25 November 2017 by John Cleal

Bluebird, Bluebird

Texas Ranger Darren Mathews is suspended from duty but makes his own way to a small East Texas town where a double murder shows signs of being racially inspired.

Reviewed on 25 November 2017 by Chris Roberts

Days Without End

Two young men meet after they sign up for the US Army in the 1850s. Together they go through the Indian Wars and the Civil War, experiencing the horrors of battle, imprisonment and loss.

Reviewed on 25 November 2017 by John Barnbrook

None So Blind

The remains of a young woman are found buried beneath tree roots. Harry Probert-Lloyd, a barrister forced home from London by encroaching blindness, has been dreading this. He knows whose bones they are and is determined to expose the guilty

Reviewed on 25 November 2017 by John Cleal

Ravenhill

Former UDA tearaway Jackie Shaw, who disappeared during the Troubles, returns to Belfast after 20 years for his father’s funeral and finds his past coming back to haunt him.

Reviewed on 25 November 2017 by John Cleal

When It Grows Dark

Stavern 1983. As Christmas is approaching the young policeman and a father of baby twins William Wisting becomes engrossed in an old mystery of an abandoned classic car. He’s determined to uncover 60-year-old secrets.

Reviewed on 25 November 2017 by Ewa Sherman

Robert B. Parker's The Devil Wins

A storm exposes a body, and the remains of two more killed years ago. Police Chief Jesse Stone investigates an event nobody in Paradise is keen to talk about.

Reviewed on 25 November 2017 by Chris Roberts

The Ninth Grave

Two countries, two predators, too many victims, and winter is closing in.

Reviewed on 25 November 2017 by Kati Barr-Taylor

The Asset

Kennedy’s younger sister, Belle, had been one of the victims of 9/11 and he never forgot that the last words he spoke to her were in anger. In an attempt to make amends, he abandons his studies and joins the Transport Security Administration as an aviation security specialist.

Reviewed on 25 November 2017 by Arnold Taylor

Secrets of Death

The Peak District is home to tourists of all types, but a rash of suicides is not what it wants to play host to.

Reviewed on 25 November 2017 by Linda Wilson

Indigo Donut

Indigo’s mother was murdered when she was a small child, but the past has a nasty habit of coming back to haunt her.

Reviewed on 25 November 2017 by Linda Wilson