Books reviewed by Madeleine Marsh
Rowan lands what seems to be her ideal job, a role as live-in nanny with a family in a remote village in Scotland, paying a generous salary, bonus and with all living expenses covered. But what should have been a dream turns into a nightmare.
Reviewed on 26 October 2019 by Madeleine Marsh
Louise has been haunted by the fear and shame of her school days, hiding a secret that only four people in the world share. One day she receives a friend request on Facebook from Maria Weston, a girl she was once friends with. But Maria died 25 years ago.
Reviewed on 04 August 2018 by Madeleine Marsh
An 11-year-old boy is found murdered and mutilated in the small town of Flint City. All the evidence points to Little League Coach Terry Maitland. But there’s as much evidence that he was out of town as there is placing him at the crime scene. How he can be in two places at once?
Reviewed on 07 July 2018 by Madeleine Marsh
Weeks after the disappearance of an Irish student in Derby, the body of a Polish girl is found in the back of a burnt-out van. Detective Inspector Brook thinks the two are linked, but he has to navigate the complex world of organised crime in order to find out how.
Reviewed on 24 October 2015 by Madeleine Marsh
Seven days after Nicole Wilson goes missing, her body is found in a field outside LA International Airport. She has been tortured and her body posed. A posed corpse means a ritual, which gives Detective Robert Hunter limited time until the killer does it again.
Reviewed on 26 September 2015 by Madeleine Marsh
In 1967, Jonah Kirk was eight years old, living in the city in a rented apartment with his mom. He dreams of being a musician but his mom can’t afford lessons. Then one day he is approached by a beautiful women who promises him a piano and gives him dreams.
Reviewed on 15 November 2014 by Madeleine Marsh
When young women are abducted, tortured and lobotomised before being released, the detective inspector in charge of the case calls on Jefferson Winter for help. Once an FBI agent, Winter is now a private consultant helping law enforcement with particularly difficult and harrowing cases.
Reviewed on 01 November 2014 by Madeleine Marsh
London 1856. The body of Lady Bessingham, a supporter of exploration and science, is discovered in her home. Inspector Adams, with the help of Professor Hatton and his morgue assistant Albert Roumande, uncover a grotesque world lying just beneath the veneer of civilised society.
Reviewed on 16 November 2013 by Madeleine Marsh