Accent Press Ltd

Books published by Accent Press Ltd

Black Violet

Michael Violet is a skilled pickpocket who uses his talent to lift top-end cars. When his journalist brother is murdered, Violet ends up in a team tracking the killers.

Reviewed on 01 September 2018 by Chris Roberts

Falling Suns

Rachel has given up her job as detective inspector to raise her son. Her son is murdered and Rachel’s cousin is convicted for his murder and placed in a secure psychiatric unit. When it becomes clear that he is likely to be freed, Rachel is driven into a determined and elaborate plan for revenge.

Reviewed on 26 November 2016 by John Barnbrook

The Dead Dog Day

TV reporter Cora Baxter has both personal and professional problems, after her boyfriend dumps her and her boss from hell is murdered.

Reviewed on 23 April 2016 by Sharon Wheeler

Pascal Passion

The headmistress of a village Church of England school is horribly murdered. DI Harry Falconer and Sergeant Davey Carmichael investigate, but their inquiries are interrupted by a second killing.

Reviewed on 10 January 2015 by John Cleal


When a gay man is found butchered in his own kitchen there appears to be no suspects and no motive. DCI Martin Phelps and his team must probe the man’s disturbed past to uncover a sinister chain of events – and more killings.

Reviewed on 27 December 2014 by John Cleal

Walking With Ghosts

Hotel owner ‘Honey’ Driver, police liaison officer for her association, becomes involved in a murder and a hunt for a priceless artefact when a woman is killed on a ghost walk.

Reviewed on 18 October 2014 by John Cleal

Silent as the Grave

Former TV correspondent Adam Bailey is asked to investigate the mystery of a curse on the aristocratic Rowe family over a Christmas at their isolated Yorkshire home. Cut off by a snow storm, Bailey must try to resolve rumours of madness in the family – and deal with new violence and more killings.

Reviewed on 04 October 2014 by John Cleal

Broken Faith

Jimmy Costello, a corrupt ex-Met detective, and now a ‘fixer’ for the Vatican, is sent to Spain to check a story that a senior cleric is involved with the Basque terrorist movement. The man he must talk to is killed and Jimmy has to solve the mystery – and also deal with some unwelcome reminders of his violent past.

Reviewed on 26 June 2014 by John Cleal

A Union Not Blessed

Boston lawyer Jean Marie McLeod, worried about his marriage and his young wife, seeks advice from a friend. A chance meeting drags him back into the world of espionage to foil a plot which could change the whole future of America.

Reviewed on 22 March 2014 by John Cleal

Something in the Blood

When Honey Driver is given the job of acting as liaison between the Bath Hotels Association and the local police, she isn’t expecting to get involved in a murder investigation. But it’s certainly more exciting than worrying about washing up and fending off her matchmaking mother.

Reviewed on 25 January 2014 by Linda Wilson