Kate Ellis

Books by Kate Ellis

The Mermaid's Scream

A middle-aged couple is found murdered in a South Devon caravan park, and the biographer of a local, reclusive literary legend is murdered. DI Wesley Peterson believes that the deaths are linked.

Reviewed on 06 January 2018 by Kate Balfour

A High Mortality of Doves

Scotland Yard Inspector Albert Lincoln, a scarred survivor of the war on the Western Front, is sent to a remote Derbyshire village to solve a series of bizarre killings.

Reviewed on 01 September 2017 by John Cleal

The House of Eyes

Reports of a missing model and the subsequent murder of her father lead DI Wesley Peterson into an investigation which throws suspicion onto many of the residents of the rural Devonshire town. The causes of the crime appear to have historical origins.

Reviewed on 20 August 2016 by John Barnbrook

Walking By Night

A young woman insists she has seen a dead body down an alleyway – but when police investigate, there’s nothing there. DI Joe Plantagenet is inclined to believe her, though.

Reviewed on 26 September 2015 by Sharon Wheeler

The Shroud Maker

The body of a woman is found floating out to sea in a small boat. The cause of death is pretty obvious – she’s been strangled. DI Wesley Peterson has to work out whether there’s a link between this death and the disappearance of another woman the previous year.

Reviewed on 15 November 2014 by Linda Wilson

The Shadow Collector

Lilith Benley has served 18 years in prison for the murder of two teenagers although she still protests her innocence. When a woman is found murdered nearby, it seems like the past isn’t going to stay buried.

Reviewed on 05 April 2014 by Linda Wilson