The Devil and the Dark Water

The Devil and the Dark Water

Synopsis of The Devil and the Dark Water An impossible murder A remarkable detective duo A demon who may or may not exist In The Devil and the Dark Water is 1634 and Samuel Pipps, the world’s greatest detective, is being transported from the Dutch East Indies to Amsterdam, where he is facing trial and […]

Devil’s Knot

Devil's Knot

Synopsis of Devil’s Knot The True Story of the West Memphis Three In 2011, one of the greatest miscarriages of justice in American legal history was set right when Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin, and Jessie Misskelley were released after eighteen years in prison. Award-winning journalist Mara Leveritt’s The Devil’s Knot remains the most comprehensive, insightful […]

The Devil’s Advocate

The Devil's Advocate

Synopsis of The Devil’s Advocate A DEADLY PROSECUTOR They call him the King of Death Row. Randal Korn has sent more men to their deaths than any district attorney in the history of the United States. A TWISTED RITUALISTIC KILLING When a young woman, Skylar Edwards, is found murdered in Buckstown, Alabama, a corrupt sheriff […]

Scatter Her Ashes

Scatter Her Ashes

Synopsis of Scatter Her Ashes In Scatter Her Ashes, disgraced, damaged former police officer Thorkild Aske has stopped taking his painkillers after his last experience searching for the missing in northern Norway. Wracked by withdrawal and desperate for work, he reluctantly agrees to investigate the disappearance of two schoolgirls for bestselling crime writer Milla Lind […]

The Silent Wife

The Silent Wife

Synopsis of The Silent Wife Investigating the killing of a prisoner during a riot inside a state penitentiary, GBI investigator Will Trent is confronted with disturbing information. One of the inmates claims that he is innocent of a brutal attack for which he has always been the prime suspect. The man insists that he was […]

In The Dark

In The Dark

Synopsis of In The Dark In In the Dark, A woman and child are found locked in a basement room, barely alive. No one knows who they are – the woman can’t speak, and there are no missing persons reports that match their profile. The elderly man who owns the house claims he has never […]

The Coast-to-Coast Murders

The Coast-to-Coast Murders

Synopsis of The Coast-to-Coast Murders In The Coast-to-Coast Murders, Michael and Megan Fitzgerald are siblings who share a troubling past. Both adopted, and now adults – Michael is a long-haul truck driver, Megan a college student majoring in psychology – they trust each other before anyone else. They’ve had to. When a young woman is […]

18 Below

18 Below

Synopsis of 18 Below 18 Below ON A HOT SUMMER’S DAY. A car speeds through the streets of Helsingborg. When it reaches the harbour, the driver keeps going, straight into the cold, dark sea. A BODY IN THE WATER. But it is not a suicide. The autopsy reveals that this man has been dead for […]

The Turn of the Key

The Turn of the Key

Synopsis of The Turn of the Key In The Turn of the Key, When Rowan stumbles across the advert, it seems like too good an opportunity to miss: a live-in nanny position, with a very generous salary. And when she arrives at Heatherbrae House, she is smitten by the luxurious ‘smart’ home fitted out with […]

The Puppet Show

The Puppet Show

Synopsis of The Puppet Show The Puppet Show A serial killer is burning people alive in the Lake District’s prehistoric stone circles. He leaves no clues, and the police are helpless. When his name is found carved into the charred remains of the third victim, disgraced detective Washington Poe is brought back from suspension and […]

Black Summer

Black Summer

Synopsis of Black Summer Black Summer Jared Keaton, chef to the stars. Charming. Charismatic. Psychopath . . . He’s currently serving a life sentence for the brutal murder of his daughter, Elizabeth. Her body was never found and Keaton was convicted largely on the testimony of Detective Sergeant Washington Poe. So when a young woman […]

The Guest List

The Guest List

Synopsis of The Guest List The Guest List The bride, the plus one, the best man, the wedding planner, the bridesmaid, the body. On an island off the coast of Ireland, guests gather to celebrate two people joining their lives together as one. The groom: handsome and charming, a rising television star. The bride: smart […]

I Will Miss You Tomorrow

I Will Miss You Tomorrow

Synopsis of I Will Miss You Tomorrow I Will Miss You Tomorrow The first in a new Norwegian crime series featuring disgraced ex-Chief Inspector Thorkild Aske, a damaged man with a complicated past Fresh out of prison and a stint in a psychiatric hospital, disgraced ex-policeman Thorkild Aske only wants to lose himself in drugged […]

X Ways to Die

X Ways to Die

Synopsis of X Ways to Die In murder investigations, it pays to keep things simple: motive, method, opportunity. But the case in front of Detective Fabian Risk is a nightmare. A killer who strikes out of nowhere. No apparent motive. No consistent method. Victims are tortured, strangled, burned, dismembered – each grisly killing carried out […]

Almost the Perfect Murder

Almost the Perfect Murder

Synopsis of Almost the Perfect Murder For over a year everyone assumed missing Dublin woman Elaine O’Hara had ended her own life. But after her remains were found gardaí discovered that Elaine was in thrall to a man who had spent years grooming her to let him kill her. That man was Graham Dwyer, a […]

Behind the Staircase

Behind the Staircase

Synopsis of Behind the Staircase December 2001 was the beginning of the long, arduous journey for Michael Peterson, who was accused, placed on trial, and convicted of murdering his second wife, Kathleen Peterson. In Behind the Staircase, a memoir, Peterson recounts the events leading up to the incident which would forever change his life. After […]

The Innocent Man

The Innocent Man

Synopsis of The Innocent Man In the baseball draft of 1971, Ron Williamson was the first player chosen from Oklahoma. Signing with Oakland, he said goodbye to his small home town and left for California to pursue his dreams of glory. Six years later he was back, his dreams broken by a bad arm and […]

The Curator

The Curator

Synopsis of The Curator It’s Christmas and a serial killer is leaving displayed body parts all over Cumbria. A strange message is left at each scene: #BSC6 Called in to investigate, the National Crime Agency’s Washington Poe and Tilly Bradshaw are faced with a case that makes no sense. Why were some victims anaesthetized, while […]

Motive X

Motive X

Synopsis of Motive X He strikes at random. His motive unknown. No one is safe… Helsingborg police must solve the unsolveable. A wave of apparently random homicides is sweeping through their idyllic seaside town. The murders have no pattern, no order, no reason. The perpetrator is immune to psychological profiling; forensically untraceable; utterly invulnerable to […]

The Sleeping Nymph – Painted in Blood

The Sleeping Nymph

Synopsis of The Sleeping Nymph This is the highly anticipated follow-up to Flowers Over the Inferno. Superintendent Teresa Battaglia, expert criminal profiler with four decades of experience on the Italian police force, returns for a chilling cold case. A decades-old murder investigation has landed on Superintendent Teresa Battaglia’s desk. DNA analysis has revealed that a […]

On Harrow Hill

On Harrow Hill

Synopsis of On Harrow Hill When an old colleague comes to him for help solving the mysterious death of his town’s most prominent resident, retired NYPD detective Dave Gurney must use all of his analytical skills to hunt a murderer who just might be killing from beyond the grave. The idyllic community of Larchfield is […]

What Will Burn

What Will Burn

Synopsis of What Will Burn The charred remains of an elderly woman are discovered in a burned-out game-keepers cottage, hidden away in woodland to the west of Edinburgh. Clearly no accidental fire, Detective Inspector Tony McLean suspects that neither is this simply a grim arson attack. There is far more to the victim than her […]

In a Dark Dark Wood

In a Dark Dark Wood

Synopsis of In a Dark Dark Wood Nora hasn’t seen Clare for ten years. Not since the day Nora walked out of her old life and never looked back. Until, out of the blue, an invitation to Clare’s hen party arrives. A weekend in a remote cottage – the perfect opportunity for Nora to reconnect […]

The Law of Innocence

The Law of Innocence

Synopsis of The Law of Innocence The most importan case of his life. Only this time the defendant is himself. “The law of innocence is unwritten. It will not be found in a leather-bound code book. It will never be argued in a courtroom. In nature, for every action there is an equal and opposite […]