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Sweet William

A father is desperate to be reunited with his son, and isn’t prepared to let anyone or anything stand in his way.

Reviewed on 09 June 2018 by Linda Wilson

Blackstone's Fancy

Bow Street Runner Edmund Blackstone is charged with stopping a prize fight. The only trouble is that one of the fighters is Blackstone’s own protégé, the up and coming Ebony Joe.

Reviewed on 09 June 2018 by Linda Wilson

Deception

With the country in the grip of a deadly epidemic, Shay has turned herself in, believing she’s the person who started it all. Her friend Kai disagrees and is determined to find her.

Reviewed on 09 June 2018 by Linda Wilson

A Secret Beat

Alexia Falls chucks in a chance of college in the US to follow her heart to London and take an internship at a production company. But money worries lead her down a dangerous path.

Reviewed on 09 June 2018 by Linda Wilson

Maigret and the Headless Corpse

A dismembered body, found in the Canal St-Martin, presents Maigret with a thoroughly baffling case involving a taciturn woman. And the examining magistrate wants quick results.

Reviewed on 09 June 2018 by Arnold Taylor

The Drifter

Ex-marine Peter Ash returns home to the US with problems from service in the Middle East, but none sufficient to prevent him helping out the family of a once close comrade.

Reviewed on 09 June 2018 by Chris Roberts

The Fighter

Jack Boucher, who was abandoned as a child, took up cage fighting as a way to find himself, and after 25 years has reached the end of a very long road.

Reviewed on 09 June 2018 by Chris Roberts

Beside the Syrian Sea

When his father is kidnapped by ISIS, Jonas employs his skills as an intelligence agent. But until now he has been working from behind a desk.

Reviewed on 09 June 2018 by Chris Roberts

American by Day

Police chief inspector Sigrid Odegard leaves her native Norway for New York State to find her brother Marcus, who has gone missing.

Reviewed on 09 June 2018 by Chris Roberts

A Fine Ambition

A chambermaid’s body is discovered on Instow beach. It appears she drowned, but Abigail March who, with detective Theo Newton is among guests at the hotel where she worked, is suspicious.

Reviewed on 09 June 2018 by John Cleal

Bats in the Belfry

A group of successful professionals jokingly share ideas on how to commit the perfect murder. When one of them disappears under mysterious circumstances Chief Inspector Macdonald is called in.

Reviewed on 09 June 2018 by John Cleal

Pandora's Boy

Flavia Albia investigates the suspicious death of a young girl on the Quirinale Hill, home of Rome’s wealthiest and most aristocratic and ancient citizens

Reviewed on 09 June 2018 by John Cleal

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