Once again Frederic D'ard is shown to be a master of psychological suspense. Crush is a tale of obsession, an initially innocent escape from everyday burdens that leads to murder. If you enjoy classic Hitchcock or film noir, Crush is a thriller you won't want to miss.
To Louise, whose life is spent divided between shifts at the local factory and sitting at home with a mother and alcoholic stepfather she despises, the Roolands epitomize culture and comfort. Their vibrancy and wealth are an appealing distraction to a young woman bored by her current situation. Entranced, Louise offers her services as a maid despite her family's objections.
After she becomes part of the household, Louise begins to see the flaws in the Roolands' relationship. She comes to know her employers and their ..quirks well. One night, an accident occurs, but was it an accident?
Her husband was gunned down, and her ex-husband was the only witness. Or was he the murderer?
Famous novelist Ingrid Langley has made a fresh start following her divorce from Patrick Gillard, an SAS-trained killer in Her Majesty’s secret service.
Leaving a turbulent life behind, Ingrid was happy with her second husband, policeman Peter Clyde. But when Peter is murdered in suspicious circumstances her world is shattered and terrifying feelings resurface. Instinctively she knows that something is amiss and seeks out the truth, however painful it may be. But her murdered husband was only a policeman and not an agent so why is the secret service so interested in his death?
When Patrick visits her in the midst of her grief she is furious and confused but cannot bring herself to turn him away. She sees him for the expert murderer he is but also as a lover and a protector.
Hidden by Karen E. Olson
Pub Date: November 1, 2015
This tense and twisting novel of identity and suspense marks an intriguing new departure for cozy mystery writer Karen E. Olson.
Nicole Jones – if that is her real name - lives off the grid. She doesn’t have a licence, passport or bank account. She definitely doesn’t own a computer. She hasn’t left her refuge, Block Island, in fifteen years. She’s hidden from the world and she likes it that way. Nicole doesn’t use a computer, not because she’s afraid of it, but because she’s afraid of what she – a badass hacker in her past life – would do with it.
When the last person Nicole wants to see suddenly reappears, using a name he knows will draw her out, Nicole realizes that her time hidden is now ending. Her past secrets tumbling into the open and her carefully-constructed new life set to fall apart, Nicole must re-hone her long-suppressed computer skills in order to escape from an island that is no longer a haven, but sudd...
Greythorne by L M Merrington
Pub Date: October 8, 2015
How did Lucy Greythorne die?
From the moment Nell Featherstone arrives at Greythorne Manor as a governess to eight-year-old Sophie, she finds herself haunted by the fate of the mistress of the house, and entranced by the child's father, the enigmatic Professor Nathaniel Greythorne.
When a violent storm reveals Lucy's body is not in her grave, Nell becomes suspicious about the Professor's research. But what she discovers in his laboratory will turn all her ideas about life and death, morality and creation on their head.
Enthralled by a man walking a fine line between passion and madness, Nell must make an impossible choice between life, death, and life after death, where any mistake could be her last.
Perfect for fans of Daphne DuMaurier, Susan Hill and Kate Mosse.
Greythorne is a classic gothic tale with a surprising twist.
Nell Featherstone is an educated young woman, but without means. She jumps at the opportun...