Books published by Bantam Press
Jack Reacher happens upon the home town of his long-deceased father. Patty and Shorty’s car breaks down near an isolated motel in the same area. After a long, eventful time for all concerned they separately arrive at the same place – a dark, isolated forest.
Reviewed on 29 June 2019 by Sylvia Maughan
A London building boss is due to appear in court and a rival is due to testify against him. A young Bryant and May are detailed to make sure he does. But then he decides to attend a house party in a country mansion, which is where it all goes very wrong.
Reviewed on 01 June 2019 by Sylvia Maughan
Forensic anthropologist Dr David Hunter is called to give advice on a body washed up on the Essex marshes. The police seem to want an easy resolution to the case of a missing man, but Hunter isn’t convinced by the evidence and wants to delve deeper.
Reviewed on 24 June 2017 by Linda Wilson
Six years ago, a group of tourists disappeared on safari in Botswana. Only one escaped barely alive. Now in Boston a well-known hunter and taxidermist is found hung up and gutted like a deer. As Detective Jane Rizzoli investigates, connections emerge between the two incidents.
Reviewed on 08 June 2015 by Sylvia Wilson
As the Empress Matilda, only surviving child of Henry I, and her cousin Stephen battle for the English throne, two women from very different backgrounds struggle to survive as bands of mercenaries burn, rape and loot their way across the country.
Reviewed on 29 November 2014 by John Cleal
There are riots on the street and tension in Whitehall. Disgraced SAS sergeant Tom Buckingham becomes involved with Invicta, a group who are seemingly doing a good job of helping injured servicemen – but there might be more to them than meets the eye.
Reviewed on 04 October 2014 by Fiona Spence
Lacey Flint has had enough of being a detective. A transfer to the Marine Unit suits her very nicely, but trouble seems to follow Lacey around no matter where she goes, and when bodies start to turn up in her beloved river, she can’t just sit on the sidelines.
Reviewed on 26 July 2014 by Linda Wilson
National Transportation Safety Board investigator Tom Patrick is first on the scene when the engine of an aircraft on the ground at Los Angeles airport tears itself apart killing three men and injuring six more. And it’s not the only 737 that has problems as the death toll starts to rise.
Reviewed on 22 February 2014 by Linda Wilson
Sean is on the run in a stolen car. He eventually ditches the vehicle, but blunders into a man-trap on a lonely French farm. Rescued by the elder of the farmer’s daughters, he realises he has blundered into a realm of dark secrets which at least one of the family is willing to kill to protect.
Reviewed on 08 February 2014 by John Cleal