Category Archives: Series Fiction

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The Death Messenger by Mari Hannah

‘The Death Messenger’ is the 2nd novel by Mari Hannah featuring DI Eloise O’Neil and DS Matthew Ryan and follows on from ‘The Silent Room’. O’Neil has been tasked with setting up an elite squad to investigate serious crimes. She … Continue reading

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Stagestruck by Peter Lovesey

‘Stagestruck’ is Peter Lovesey’s 11th novel featuring Bath detective Peter Diamond and as the name suggests, this novel revolves around the theatre. The latest production by the Bath Royal Theatre is I am a Camera and the leading actress in … Continue reading

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The Gates of Rome by Conn Iggulden

‘The Gates of Rome’ is the first novel in Conn Iggulden’s Emperor series and introduces us to the young Gaius Julius Caesar. This was also Conn Iggulden’s debut novel. The childhood of Julius Caesar is not actually documented, so Iggulden … Continue reading

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The Sleeping Doll by Jeffery Deaver

‘The Sleeping Doll’ is the first novel in Jeffery Deaver’s Katherine Dance series. Katherine Dance is a Special Agent with the California Bureau of Investigation and an expert in kinesics, the science of interpreting behaviour. Daniel Pell has been in … Continue reading

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Crucible of Secrets by Shona (S.G.) Maclean

‘Crucible of Secrets’ is also known as ‘Crucible’ and depending on the version you read it is by Shona Maclean or S.G. Maclean. It is the third novel in her Alexander Seaton series set in 17th century Scotland. Alexander Seaton … Continue reading

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Fall by Candice Fox

‘Fall’ is the 3rd novel in Candice Fox’s Archer and Bennett series. The novel opens with a scene from Eden Archer’s secret life – just so that we know that even with her injuries sustained in the previous novel – … Continue reading

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In Dust and Ashes by Anne Holt

In Dust and Ashes is the 10th novel by Anne Holt featuring Oslo Detective Hanne Wilhelmsen. All novels in the series have now been translated into English. Hanne continues to work from home assisted by the young and awkward police … Continue reading

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A Darker Domain by Val McDermid

‘A Darker Domain’ is the 2nd novel in Val McDermid’s DI Karen Pirie series and in this novel Pirie has a much larger role than in the first novel. Pirie and her team are working on 2 cold cases in … Continue reading

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Skeleton Hill by Peter Lovesey

‘Skeleton Hill’ is the 10th Inspector Diamond mystery by Peter Lovesey. The series is set in Bath and always makes me want to visit the place. Lansdown Hill was the site of a civil war battle 350 years ago. These … Continue reading

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The Likeness by Tana French

‘The Likeness’ is the 2nd novel in the Dublin Murder Squad series by Tana French. After the events of the previous novel ‘In The Woods’ Cassie Maddox left the Murder Squad to work for domestic violence. Rob also left, but … Continue reading

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