It seems like a straightforward domestic murder until a bloodstained sliver of X-ray is found clutched in the dead woman's fist - and it quickly becomes clear that this case is anything but ordinary. DI Thorne discovers that the victim's mother had herself been murdered fifteen years before by infamous serial killer Raymond Garvey. The hunt to catch Garvey was one of the biggest in the history of the Met, and ended with seven women dead
When Donna Langford receives a very recent photo of her ex-husband in the post, she gets the shock of her life because she's just spent ten years in prison for organising his murder. When her daughter goes missing, Donna believes there can only be one man responsible and hires Anna Carpenter, a private investigator, to find him.
The great opportunistic metropolis that is 21st-century London draws in thousands of immigrants. This population fills the spaces unwanted by the majority - invisible, untraceable and powerless. So when a murdered girl is fished from Hampstead Ponds one morning, she could be anyone.
The year is 1911. Hired to find a young woman named Anna Pape who ran away from home to become an actress, Chief Inspector Bell gets a shock when her murdered body turns up instead. Petite young blonde women like Anna are being murdered in cities across America. And there are disturbing familiarities about the killings themselves. If Bell is right about his fears, then he is on the trail of one of the greatest monsters of his time
When a fire disrupts the London Air Traffic Control Centre, the controllers move to an emergency control room at Heathrow. Which is exactly where a group of terrorists want them. But there is more to the situation than first meets the eye. This is not just an attack on Heathrow. Things will get even worse before the truth emerges. By then, there seems to be no way to stop a terrorist attack far more shocking than anyone had imagined.
Written under a pseudonym by J.K. Rowling, this gripping, elegant mystery is steeped in the atmosphere of London. A war veteran wounded both physically and psychologically, Cormoran Strike's life is in disarray but the case he is working on gives him a lifeline, despite coming at a personal cost.
All six residents of No. 23 have something to hide. Collette is on the run; Cher is an underage children's home escapee; lonely Dougal tries to make friends; while a gorgeous Iranian asylum seeker and a tag-wearing skinhead try to keep their heads down. There for them all is Vesta, a woman who knows everything that goes on - or thought she did. But one of them is a killer, expertly hiding their pastime, all the while closing in on their next victim.
Soon after Sally Lockhart's father drowns at sea, she receives an anonymous letter. The warning it contains makes a man die of fear at her feet. Determined to discover the truth about her father's death, Sally is plunged into a terrifying mystery in the dark heart of Victorian London, at the centre of which lies a deadly blood-soaked jewel.
Ruth Butterham is young, poor and awaiting trial for murder. When Dorothea's charitable work leads her to Oakgate Prison, she finds herself drawn to Ruth, a teenage seamstress - and self-confessed murderess - who nurses a dark and uncanny secret. A secret that is leading her straight to the gallows. As Ruth reveals her disturbing past to Dorothea, the fates of these two women entwine, and with every revelation, a new layer of doubt is cast. Can Ruth be trusted? Is she mad, or a murderer?