Countdown with Simon Kernick
Interviewed 24 January 2015
Books by Simon Kernick
Matt comes home from a night out with friends to find his girlfriend missing and a dead woman’s body in their bed. The nightmare gets worse when he’s told that Kate will die if he involves the police. To get Kate back, Matt has to do the unthinkable. He has to kill a stranger.
Reviewed on 16 January 2021 by Linda Wilson
Disgraced copper Ray Mason didn’t ask to be broken out of prison. The people responsible want someone dead and they’ve decided that Mason is best placed to make that happen. The only problem is that the target is a candidate for the top job in British politics.
Reviewed on 31 January 2020 by Linda Wilson
Brook Connor seems to have it all. But her life comes crashing down in ruins when her daughter is kidnapped. She can’t go to the police, as the kidnappers say they can see everything she does. The trouble is, Brook doesn’t even know if she can trust her own husband.
Reviewed on 30 March 2019 by Linda Wilson
A collection of two novellas and five short stories from thriller writer Simon Kernick.
Reviewed on 13 October 2018 by Linda Wilson
DI Ray Mason and cop-turned-PI Tina Boyd are on the trail of a group of powerful, sadistic killers, but the odds are stacked against them.
Reviewed on 06 January 2018 by Linda Wilson
The discovery of the bodies of two murdered women, one of whom went missing in Thailand in 1990, opens two cold cases that soon become very hot to handle.
Reviewed on 18 March 2017 by Linda Wilson
Jane Kinnear is in a police safe house after witnessing a brutal double murder while DI Ray Mason has to catch the killer and foil an imminent terrorist attack.
Reviewed on 16 January 2016 by Linda Wilson
Matt Barron has lost his memory in a car accident but he’s not sure if the people who are meant to be helping him can really be trusted, and when his past does start to catch up with him, nothing is quite what it seems.
Reviewed on 07 February 2015 by Linda Wilson
A family canoeing trip leads to terror for teenager Jess Grainger when she ends up helping a mysterious woman escape from the men with guns who are clearly trying to kill her. Jess soon discovers that they’ll kill anyone who gets in their way.
Reviewed on 22 February 2014 by Linda Wilson