Books published by Corgi

The Sentinel

Jack Reacher arrives by chance at a small town near Tennessee, where there appears to be a power cut. Also, by chance, he manages to avert a kidnapping. By which time he is too involved not to let it all go.  

Reviewed on 25 September 2021 by Sylvia Maughan

Double Agent

A Russian foreign intelligence agent offers to defect, bringing evidence that the British Prime Minister is in the pay of Moscow.

Reviewed on 22 May 2021 by Chris Roberts

The Boy in the Headlights

Detectives Holger Munch and Mia Krüger are in search of a serial killer who targets random ordinary people. The pair struggle to predicts his next move but must deal with their own demons to stop the murders.

Reviewed on 14 March 2020 by Ewa Sherman

Too Close

The staff in the psychiatric hospital where Connie is incarcerated say she committed a terrible crime. She says she can’t remember a thing.

Reviewed on 31 January 2020 by Kati Barr-Taylor

An Unwanted Guest

Gwen Delaney may live to regret booking herself and her friend into the hotel – if she stays alive.

Reviewed on 31 January 2020 by Kati Barr-Taylor

Panic Room

A simple valuation job turns out to be more complex than estate agent Don Challenor had expected.

Reviewed on 09 March 2019 by Linda Wilson

The Owl Always Hunts At Night

A girl is found naked and murdered in a nest of owl feathers. With few clues, the police must find out why she died before the killer strikes again.

Reviewed on 03 March 2018 by Sue Kelso Ryan

Cold Blood

When his former CO calls in a favour, Nick Stone ends up on a walking trip to the North Pole.

Reviewed on 14 October 2017 by Linda Wilson

The Trophy Child

Karen Bloom’s family is cracking under her demands for perfection. Then her daughter Bronte goes missing, and the cracks become gaping chasms.

Reviewed on 22 July 2017 by Kati Barr-Taylor

Daisy in Chains

Hamish Wolfe is in prison for the murder of three women. Lawyer and true crime writer Maggie Rose has succeeded in having convictions quashed in the past, but she has no intention of taking Wolfe on as a client, despite entreaties from his fan club.

Reviewed on 04 February 2017 by Linda Wilson


Nick Stone is on the run with a seven-year-old boy in tow, hampered by the fact that he has no memory of who is out to kill him, or why.

Reviewed on 12 November 2016 by Linda Wilson

The Final Word

Crime reporter Annika Bengtzon is revisiting an old story of a young woman Josefin murdered by her violent boyfriend, a case that deeply touched her own life. She also reports on the court case of the savage killing of a homeless man. But the mysterious disappearance of her sister leaves her distraught.

Reviewed on 01 October 2016 by Ewa Sherman

State of Emergency

Ex-SAS man Tom Buckingham investigates dodgy goings-on in an ex-serviceman’s charity after foiling an assassination attempt on his Home Secretary boss.

Reviewed on 28 May 2016 by Fiona Spence

For Valour

When a young trooper is shot in the head during an SAS exercise, it seems a clear-cut case of the negligent discharge of a weapon. But that doesn’t stop Nick Stone wanting to do some digging, especially as the accused soldier is the son of a close friend.

Reviewed on 24 October 2015 by Linda Wilson


DC Janet Scott and DC Rachel Bailey investigate after a man’s body, shot to death, is found in a blazing and abandoned chapel.

Reviewed on 01 August 2015 by John Cleal

Don't Stand So Close

On a snowy January afternoon, a young girl hammers on the door of Stella’s home.  Despite her fears, she lets the girl in, only to be confronted by shocking allegations about her husband.

Reviewed on 07 February 2015 by Sylvia Wilson


As Jasper Dent proclaims in one of his tattoos, he hunts killers. It’s an unusual job for a teenager, but he’s well-qualified, as he’s the son of America’s most notorious serial killer.

Reviewed on 18 October 2014 by Linda Wilson

The Ways of the World

James Maxted is informed that his diplomat father has been accidentally killed in Paris whilst attending the Versailles peace talks in 1919. He’s not convinced of the cause of death and in spite of danger to his own life, begins to investigate.

Reviewed on 04 October 2014 by Arnold Taylor


When ex-marine Samuel Carver finds himself in the middle of a riot in South London he has to fall back on his instincts and years of training as the riot turns into a battleground

Reviewed on 26 July 2014 by John Cleal

Good People

When the tenant of the flat below dies and leaves almost $400,000 in cash, Tom and Anna Read think their problems have all been solved. But their decision to keep the cash involves them with ruthless men who believe they have been double-crossed and will stop at nothing to gain revenge.

Reviewed on 31 May 2014 by John Cleal

I Hunt Killers

When a body turns up in the small town of Lobo’s Nod, where the son of notorious serial killer Billy Dent still lives, suspicion automatically falls on him.

Reviewed on 20 September 2013 by Madeleine Marsh