Jo Spain


Books by Jo Spain

The Darkest Place

Out-of-favour DCI Tom Reynolds gets a Christmas day call to a mass grave on an island off the Kerry coast, once the home of a controversial psychiatric institution, where there is one body too many – probably that of one of the doctors, missing for more than 40 years.

Reviewed on 10 August 2019 by John Cleal

The Confession

A man beats a disgraced banker to a pulp in front of his wife. He hands himself in, confesses the attack, but claims it was not premeditated and he didn’t know his victim. DS Alice Moody must discover whether this a random act or linked to the banker’s shady past.

Reviewed on 08 December 2018 by John Cleal

Beneath the Surface

A minister’s aide is murdered in the Irish parliament building. Detective Inspector Tom Reynolds and his team must uncover the truth in a sea of lies, corruption and secrets.

Reviewed on 12 November 2016 by John Cleal

With Our Blessing

The body of an elderly woman is found crucified in a Dublin park and DI Tom Reynolds must solve a killing which has its roots in Ireland’s darkest past.

Reviewed on 23 April 2016 by John Cleal