Here we have this month’s Autumn October Line-up for you, a selection of titles that we think you will love as the nights draw in.
Dark Sacred Night: A Bosch and Ballard thriller (Harry Bosch Series Book 21) by Michael Connelly
Released on 30th October, Connelly’s latest finds Detectives Renée Ballard and Harry Bosch crossing paths for the very first time.
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Detective Renée Ballard is working the graveyard shift again and returns to Hollywood Station in the early hours only to find that an older man has snuck in and is rifling through old file cabinets.
The intruder is none other than legendary LAPD detective Harry Bosch, working a cold case that has gotten under his skin. Ballard kicks him out, but eventually Bosch persuades her to help and she relents.
Bosch is investigating the death of fifteen-year-old Daisy Clayton, a runaway who was brutally murdered. He crossed paths with her devastated mother while working a previous case, and Daisy’s story has seized hold of him.
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Red War by Kyle Mills
Kyle Mills does it again in this the 17th in the Mitch Rapp series.
When Russian president Maxim Krupin discovers that he has inoperable brain cancer, he’s determined to cling to power. His first task is to kill or imprison any of his countrymen who can threaten him. Soon, though, his illness becomes serious enough to require a more dramatic diversion – war with the West.
Upon learning of Krupin’s condition, CIA director Irene Kennedy understands that the US is facing an opponent who has nothing to lose. The only way to avoid a confrontation that could leave millions dead is to send Mitch Rapp to Russia under impossibly dangerous orders. With the Kremlin’s entire security apparatus hunting him, he must find and kill a man many have deemed the most powerful in the world.
Success means averting a war that could consume all of Europe. But if his mission is discovered, Rapp will plunge Russia and America into a conflict that neither will survive.
This is another spellbinding read from his other superb novels.
Red War is available on Amazon
Ascension Day: An unputdownable death row thriller by John Matthews
Part legal thriller, part murder
Sometimes death is the only option…
With only 47 days left until Larry Durrant’s execution, lawyer Jac McElroy is determined to save his client’s life.
There are only three small problems: the evidence against Durrant is overwhelming, he’s made a full confession, and he wants to die…
But Jac’s hungry to make his mark and he knows something isn’t right about Larry Durrant’s murder conviction.
Trouble is, everyone thinks Larry’s guilty, and Jac soon discovers that someone doesn’t want anyone — especially a lawyer — digging around this case.
And it’s clear they’ll stop at nothing to make sure Larry’s execution goes ahead on schedule.
Is Jac prepared to risk his career, his reputation and his life to save a man who, by his own admission, is a murderer…?
Part legal thriller and part murder mystery ASCENSION DAY is an epic death row crime novel with a lawyer turned private investigator caught in a desperate race against time.
Perfect for fans of John Grisham, Jo Nesbo, Michael Connelly and Harlan Coben…
Ascension Day is now available for pre-order on Amazon. and due to be released on the 4th of October.
Hunting the Saturday Night Strangler (A Bitter Wind Mystery) by C.M. Wendelbo
Hunting The Saturday Night Strangler is to be released on 8th October, and is book two in C. M. Wendelboe’s Bitter Wind Mystery series and it looks to be every bit as enjoyable as book 1 Hunting the Five Point Killer.
Two innocent victims, strangled to death on consecutive Saturday nights. Even as they see the pattern emerging, retired detective Arn Anderson and TV reporter Ana Maria Villarreal can’t seem to convince the Cheyenne police that the killer may strike again.
Hunting a remorseless murderer leads Arn and Ana Maria down a rabbit hole of ranchers and rustlers. But the closer they come to catching the killer, the more they’re met with suspicion. And when their investigation collides with a desperate act of violence, they wonder whether they’re unwinding the killer’s twisted thread of clues or tightening their own noose.
Hunting The Saturday Night Strangler is available for pre-order on Amazon
AND SO IT BEGINS by Rachel Abbott
Rachel Abbott is such a prolific storyteller and she has nailed it again with this superb psychological thriller that is due to be released on the 11th October.
WHO WILL BELIEVE YOUR STORY IF THE ONLY WITNESS IS DEAD?
Cleo knows she should be happy for her brother Mark. He’s managed to find someone new after the sudden death of his first wife – but something about Evie just doesn’t feel right…
When Evie starts having accidents at home, her friends grow concerned. Could Mark be causing her injuries? Called out to their cliff-top house one night, Sergeant Stephanie King finds two bodies entangled on blood-drenched sheets.
Where does murder begin? When the knife is raised to strike, or before, at the first thought of violence? As the accused stands trial, the jury is forced to consider – is there ever a proper defence for murder?
And So it Begins is available for pre-order on Amazon
Murder on the CliffTops by Betty Rowland
Set in the beautiful French mountains and an idyllic French village, Murder on the Clifftops is an intriguing and entertaining murder mystery.
French cheese, fine wine and… a mystifying murder?
A delightful afternoon stroll turns to disaster when the guests of an artists’ retreat in the French mountains spot the body of a man at the bottom of a cliff.
Amongst them is Melissa Craig who, binoculars at the ready, suddenly finds herself at the
Her suspicions are confirmed when another body is found days later in almost exactly the same spot. It can’t be a coincidence; someone in this idyllic French village is up to no good, and it’s up to her to find out who.
Between the eccentric locals and mischievous guests, Melissa finds herself with no shortage of potential suspects: was it the surly handyman with a dark past, or perhaps the short-sighted widow with an excellent golf swing? But the real question is: how close to the edge will Melissa have to tread to find the culprit…?
An absolutely unputdownable murder mystery you’ll read in one sitting. Perfect for anyone who loves Agatha Christie, P.D. James or Faith Martin.
Murder on the Clifftops is available for pre-order on Amazon
Fatal Promise: A totally gripping and heart-stopping serial killer thriller (Detective Kim Stone Crime Thriller Book 9)
For fans of Angela
Eeeny meeny, miney, moe. Who lives, who dies only I know.
When the body of a doctor is discovered brutally murdered in local woodland, Detective Kim Stone is shocked to discover the victim is Gordon Cordell – a man linked to a previous case she worked on involving the death of a young school girl. Gordon has a chequered past, but who would want him dead?
As the investigation gets underway, Gordon’s son is involved in a horrific car crash which leaves him fighting for his life. Kim’s sure this was no accident.
Then the body of a woman is found dead in suspicious circumstances and Kim makes a disturbing link between the victims and Russells Hall Hospital. The same hospital where Gordon worked.
With Kim and her team still grieving the loss of one of their own, they’re at their weakest and facing one of the most dangerous serial killers they’ve ever encountered. Everything is on the line. Can Kim keep her squad together and find the killer before he claims his next victim?
The killer is picking off his victims at a terrifying pace, and he’s not finished yet.
From multi-million number one
Fatal Promise is available for pre-order on Amazon
In a House of Lies: The Brand New Rebus Thriller (Inspector Rebus 22) by Ian Rankin
Ian Rankin is quoted as saying, “I never have a clearly defined plan. The story has a sense of where it wants to go, and I just follow it.” This is amazing considering the sheer volume of the man’s output and the intricate detail and plots that manifest. This latest installment, released on the 4th of October will not disappoint die-hard fans.
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IN A HOUSE OF LIES…
Everyone has something to hide
A missing private investigator is found, locked in a car hidden deep in the woods. Worse still – both for his family and the police – is that his body was in an area that had already been searched.
Everyone has secrets
Detective Inspector Siobhan Clarke is part of a new inquiry, combing through the mistakes of the original case. There were always suspicions over how the investigation was handled and now – after a decade without answers – it’s time for the truth.
Nobody is innocent
Every officer involved must be questioned, and it seems everyone on the case has something to hide, and everything to lose. But there is one man who knows where the trail may lead – and that it could be the end of him: John Rebus.
In a House of Lies is now available for pre-order on Amazon
Hush Hush by Mel Sherratt
This is a gripping new series from million-copy bestseller Mel Sherratt that is to be released on the 18th of October
‘An absolute masterpiece. Twisty, turny and full of surprises!’ ANGELA MARSONS
‘Mel Sherratt’s books are as smart and edgy as her heroines’ CARA HUNTER
‘Twists and turns and delivers a satisfying shot of tension’ RACHEL ABBOTT
A killer is on the loose, attacking people in places they feel most safe: their workplaces, their homes. It’s up to DS Grace Allendale to stop the murders, and prove herself to her new team.
All clues lead to local crime family the Steeles, but that’s where things get complicated. Because the Steeles aren’t just any family, they’re Grace’s family. Two brothers and two sisters, connected by the violent father only Grace and her mother escaped.
To catch the killer, Grace will have to choose between her team and her blood. But who do you trust, when both sides are out to get you?
An unforgettable thriller that fans of MARTINA COLE and CARA HUNTER won’t be able to put down.
Hush Hush is available for pre-order on Amazon
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