This book was the subject of a frenzied bidding war and is the first of three psychological thrillers set in the art world, and has already been optioned by Columbia Pictures for a film adaptation. Heroine Judith Raleigh has been compared to a female Talented Mr Ripley, set in the glamorous and decadent worlds of London, the French Riviera, the Italian coast and Paris. Maestra follows the story of Judith Rashleigh, who works in a London auction house by day and a bar at night, who ends up in a battle for her life after stumbling across a conspiracy.
A sure fire bestseller. Take the ever popular Wilbur Smith and team him up with Tom Cain, a successful thriller writer. It may not feel like a ‘real’ Wilbur Smith book but he is in his 80’s now and he claims it is the only way to keep up with demand from his readers for new material.
Disgraced former special ops pilot Maya, home from the war, sees an unthinkable image captured by her nanny cam while she is at work: her two-year-old daughter playing with her husband, Joe who she had seen being brutally murdered two weeks earlier. Can you believe everything you see with your own eyes, even when you desperately want to? To find the answer, Maya must finally come to terms with deep secrets and deceit in her own past before she can face the unbelievable truth about her husband and herself.
A semi-naked girl wanders through the woods in freezing cold weather. When she finally reaches the road, a car comes out of nowhere and does not stop. By the time Detective Patrik Hedstrom receives word of the accident, the girl has already been identified. Four months ago she disappeared on her way home from the local riding school, and no one has seen her since. It quickly becomes clear that she has been subjected to unimaginably brutal treatment. And it’s likely she’s not the only one.
Amelia Sachs is up against a brilliant killer who turns common products into murder weapons.
Tough pioneer story of a couple and their children set in the black swamp of Ohio in the mid 1800s. Chevalier brings the period to life with her period detail. A deeply engrossing piece of historical fiction that will tell you more than you ever wanted to know about growing apple trees.
The death of a young man, found cocooned in plastic, looks like it was a tragic accident – a sex game gone wrong. But when another victim is found days later in similar circumstances DI Helen Grace knows that she is looking for a serial killer.