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MURDER AT THE UNIVERSITY a gripping crime mystery full of twists ...
by FAITH MARTIN

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English

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253

Publication Date

October 10, 2017

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Looking for a brilliant murder mystery with a feisty female detective?<br /><br /><b>MEET DI HILLARY GREENE, A POLICE WOMAN WITH A THIRST FOR JUSTICE AND A CAREER ON THE ROCKS</b><br /><br /><b>A pretty French student is found dead</b> in her room at an exclusive Oxford college. Everyone thinks it is another tragic case of accidental drug overdose.<br /><br />But <b>Detective Hillary Greene</b> has a nose for the truth. She quickly discovers that the student was involved in some very unusual activities.<br /><br />With a <b>shocking cause of death</b> found, the case becomes a high-profile murder investigation.<br /><br />Adding to the pressure, Hillary’s nemesis is transferred to work with her at the station.<br /><br /><b>Can Hillary keep her cool and get justice for the unfortunate student?</b><br /><br />This is a crime mystery full of well-observed characters, which will have you <b>gripped from start to finish.</b><br /><br />MURDER AT THE UNIVERSITY is the <b>second in a series</b> of page-turning crime thrillers set in Oxfordshire. <br /><br />Perfect for fans of <b>Agatha Christie, Colin Dexter, or Ruth Rendell.</b> <br /><br /><b>What readers are saying about MURDER AT THE UNIVERSITY</b><br /><br />“Really enjoying this series and <b>love Hillary</b> and her team.” Nerys<br /><br />“I like Hillary and her team and <b>love the Oxford setting.</b>” Hannelore Cheney<br /><br />“I’ve got to say, Faith Martin is becoming one of my favourite authors. . . <b>Move over Inspector Morse, make way for D.I. Greene.</b>” Carole Gourlay<br /><br />“An <b>excellent plot</b>, a well told story and an enjoyable read” Nerys<br /><br /><br /><b>THE LOCATION</b><br />Oxford is a city of two halves — town and gown. In the town, you have Cornmarket street full of shops and shoppers that could be found in any city in the country. But Oxford's 'dreaming spires' are the real draw for the tourists, romantics and those with intellectual aspirations to wear the gowns of students and dons. In centuries-old quads, croquet can still be played on lawns as smooth as velvet. Here, 'New' College's walls are actually over 500 years old, and Cotswold stone gleams in even the wateriest of winter sunlight. A city of bicycles, with undergraduates (and fellows) flapping about in faded, black gowns; the Martyrs’ Memorial, and fabled inns where the likes of J.R.R Tolkien sat and wrote about a Hobbit who lived in a hole in the ground. Everywhere you turn, you see history staring back at you. And of course there has always been murder! <br /><br /><b>THE DETECTIVE</b><br /><br /><b>DI Hillary Greene</b><br />An attractive woman in her forties, Hillary Greene is a police officer of many years’ experience, and came up through the ranks. Consequently, she knows how the system works, and is fiercely loyal to the force without being blinkered to its faults. She is a long-standing friend of her immediate superior officer, 'Mellow' Mallow and enjoys a rather enigmatic relationship with the steely Superintendent Marcus Donleavy. Popular with the rank and file for her no-nonsense attitude and competence.<br /><br />PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A REVISED EDITION OF A BOOK FIRST PUBLISHED AS “ON THE STRAIGHT AND NARROW.”<br /><br /><b>DI HILLARY GREENE SERIES</b><br />BOOK 1: MURDER ON THE OXFORD CANAL<br />BOOK 2: MURDER AT THE UNIVERSITY<br />BOOK 3: MURDER OF THE BRIDE<br />BOOK 4: MURDER IN THE VILLAGE<br />BOOK 5: MURDER IN THE FAMILY<br />BOOK 6: MURDER AT HOME<br />BOOK 7: MURDER IN THE MEADOW<br />BOOK 8: MURDER IN THE MANSION<br />BOOK 9: MURDER IN THE GARDEN<br />BOOK 10: MURDER BY FIRE<br />BOOK 11: MURDER AT WORK<br />BOOK 12: MURDER NEVER RETIRES<br />BOOK 13: MURDER OF A LOVER<br />BOOK 14: MURDER NEVER MISSES<br />BOOK 15: MURDER AT MIDNIGHT<br />BOOK 16: MURDER IN MIND<br />BOOK 17: HILLARY’S FINAL CASE<br />BOOK 18: HILLARY’S BACK! (NEW)<br />Join the Joffe Books mailing list to be the first to hear about new releases.<br /><br />
The Last Thing She Ever Did
by Gregg Olsen

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English

Pages

372

Publication Date

January 01, 2018

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<p><b>From the Amazon Charts and #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author comes a psychological thriller exploring the things we dare to do when no one is looking . . .</b></p><p>The community along Oregon’s Deschutes River is one of successful careers and perfect families. For years, up-and-comers Liz and Owen have admired their good friends and neighbors, Carole and David. They appear to have it all—security, happiness, and a beautiful young son, Charlie.</p><p>Then Charlie vanishes without a trace, and all that seemed safe is shattered by a tragedy that is incomprehensible—except to Liz.</p><p>It took one fleeting moment for her to change the lives of everyone she loves—a heartrending accident that can’t be undone. Neither can the second-worst mistake of her life: concealing it. As two marriages crack and buckle in grief and fear, Liz retreats into her own dark place of guilt, escalating paranoia—and betrayals even she can’t imagine. Because there’s another good neighbor who has his own secrets, his own pain, and his own reasons for watching Liz’s every move. </p><p>And only he knows that the mystery of the missing boy on the Deschutes River is far from over.</p>
The Tuscan Child
by Rhys Bowen

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English

Pages

329

Publication Date

February 20, 2018

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<p><b>From <i>New York Times</i> and <i>Wall Street Journal</i> bestselling author Rhys Bowen comes a haunting novel about a woman who braves her father’s hidden past to discover his secrets… </b></p><p><b>“Pass the bread, the olives, and the wine. Oh, and a copy of <i>The Tuscan Child</i> to savor with them.” —NPR</b></p><p>In 1944, British bomber pilot Hugo Langley parachuted from his stricken plane into the verdant fields of German-occupied Tuscany. Badly wounded, he found refuge in a ruined monastery and in the arms of Sofia Bartoli. But the love that kindled between them was shaken by an irreversible betrayal.</p><p>Nearly thirty years later, Hugo’s estranged daughter, Joanna, has returned home to the English countryside to arrange her father’s funeral. Among his personal effects is an unopened letter addressed to Sofia. In it is a startling revelation.</p><p>Still dealing with the emotional wounds of her own personal trauma, Joanna embarks on a healing journey to Tuscany to understand her father’s history—and maybe come to understand herself as well. Joanna soon discovers that some would prefer the past be left undisturbed, but she has come too far to let go of her father’s secrets now…</p>
The Art of Inheriting Secrets: A Novel
by Barbara O'Neal

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English

Pages

359

Publication Date

July 17, 2018

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<p>When Olivia Shaw’s mother dies, the sophisticated food editor is astonished to learn she’s inherited a centuries-old English estate—and a title to go with it. Raw with grief and reeling from the knowledge that her reserved mother hid something so momentous, Olivia leaves San Francisco and crosses the pond to unravel the mystery of a lifetime.</p><p>One glance at the breathtaking Rosemere Priory and Olivia understands why the manor, magnificent even in disrepair, was the subject of her mother’s exquisite paintings. What she doesn’t understand is why her mother never mentioned it to her. As Olivia begins digging into her mother’s past, she discovers that the peeling wallpaper, debris-laden halls, and ceiling-high Elizabethan windows covered in lush green vines hide unimaginable secrets.</p><p>Although personal problems and her life back home beckon, Olivia finds herself falling for the charming English village and its residents. But before she can decide what Rosemere’s and her own future hold, Olivia must first untangle the secrets of her past.</p>
The Debriefing
by Jeffery Deaver

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January 14, 2020

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<p><b>International bestselling author Jeffery Deaver explores the borderline between lies and loyalty in a story of a brotherhood on the brink.</b></p><p>In the wake of a disastrous firefight with a Mexican cartel, two El Paso police officers find themselves in a military hospital facing a debriefing about what went wrong. As their accounts unfold, Tony, a by-the-book cop, begins to believe that hotheaded Matt might have divided loyalties. Could he have intentionally led the team into a trap that saw the death of a beloved senior officer? Or is the truth even more terrifying than Tony dares to imagine?</p>
The Sound of Rain (Nicole Foster Thriller Book 1)
by Gregg Olsen

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English

Pages

349

Publication Date

December 13, 2016

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<p>Former homicide detective Nicole Foster has hit rock bottom. Driven off the force by her treacherous partner and lover, she’s flat broke and struggling with a gambling addiction. All Nicole has left is the dream of a warm bed at a homeless shelter and the haunting memories of three-year-old Kelsey Chase—whose murder case ended her career.</p><p>As Nicole obsesses over the old facts, she realizes everything about that case felt off: a disinterested mom, a suicidal pedophile, and too many questions left unanswered. When the little girl’s grieving father begs Nicole for help, she’s drawn back into the investigation…and given one shot at redemption.</p><p>But the deeper Nicole digs, the more evil she uncovers, including betrayals that hit painfully close to home. Will a shocking discovery be the key to finally getting justice for Kelsey and resurrecting her own life?</p>
Winter's Mourn (Winter Black Series Book 1)
by Mary Stone

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English

Pages

318

Publication Date

April 09, 2019

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<h2>A killer is watching…</h2><br />Thirteen years ago, Winter Black came home early from a sleepover to find her parents brutally murdered and her little brother gone—taken by a serial killer called The Preacher. <br /><br />Now a rookie FBI agent assigned to her first murder case, Winter has returned to the small Virginia town where she grew up. But when bones found by a hunter lead to the discovery of a secret burial ground containing the remains of children, the investigation suddenly hits close to home as the past and future collide with each new shocking discovery. Will they find her brother’s bones in the makeshift graveyard next?<br /><br />Only The Preacher knows, and he’ll do anything to keep the past—and its secrets—buried until he’s ready to make his final move.<br /><br /><b>A masterfully conceived psychological thriller reminiscent of Lee Child, <i>Winter’s Mourn</i> will keep readers turning the pages—and watching the window—long past midnight.</b><br /><br /><h3>Scroll up to one-click your copy today!</h3>
DON'T LIE TO ME (Eva Rae Thomas Mystery Book 1)
by Willow Rose

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English

Pages

277

Publication Date

April 15, 2019

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<h3><p>When twelve-year-old Sophie Williams went on a Girl Scout summer camp, she never returned home.</h3></p><p> Three months later, her body is found inside her sleeping bag in the most frequented area of Cocoa Beach, and the town is outraged. </p><p>The girl isn't just any child. She's the town's most beloved surf idol, and it was believed that she could be the next Kelly Slater. </p><p> As another child, the son of a well-known senator is kidnapped, and the parents receive a disturbing video, <b>FBI profiler Eva Rae Thomas</b> — who has just returned to her hometown, divorced and out of a job — plunges into the investigation, breaking her promise to her children not to do police work again. </p><p> Local law enforcement, with her old flame Matt Miller in charge, are the ones who ask for her help in a case so unsettling that only she can solve it. But the deeper they dig, the deadlier it becomes for Matt and Eva Rae. Soon, everyone she holds dear is in grave danger as this case hits a little too close to home. </p><p><b><i> DON’T LIE TO ME </i> is the first book in the Eva Rae Thomas Mystery Series and can be read as a standalone.<br /></b></p><hr><p>Praise:</p><p><b><i>"ABSOLUTE PERFECTION."</p><i></i><br /><p>"I just could not put it down and read it in one sitting. Excellent!"</p></i><i><p><br />"I loved it and can’t wait for the next one in this series. Don’t miss this one!! "</p></i><i><p><br />"Eva’s character could quickly become my favorite."</p></i><i><p><br />"So many twists and turns that you don't expect."</i></p></b>
BEWARE THE PAST a gripping crime thriller with a huge twist
by JOY ELLIS

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English

Pages

369

Publication Date

December 17, 2017

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A <b>stunning new </b> crime thriller from #1 best-selling author Joy Ellis with a totally shocking conclusion. <b>Discover the author everyone’s talking about.</b><br /><br /><b>ONE TERRIBLE CASE ALWAYS HAUNTED DETECTIVE MATT BALLARD. NOW MANY YEARS LATER, THE KILLER SEEMS TO BE BACK. AND THIS TIME HE’S AFTER MATT.</b><br /><br />When Matt Ballard was starting out his career, <b>three boys were murdered in the same area,</b> the remote and bleak Gibbet Fen. When the main suspect was killed in a hit-and-run, the killings stopped. <b>But Matt was not satisfied that the real murderer had been caught.</b><br /><br />Over 25 years later, <b>Matt gets a photo in an unmarked envelope.</b> It’s of the Gibbet Fen crime scene. And the picture was taken before the murder took place.<br /><br />More photos arrive, relating to the historic murders, as well as intimate pictures of Matt’s <b>very secret private life.</b><br /><br /> <b>A KILLER WHO WILL STOP AT NOTHING TO DESTROY A DETECTIVE.</b><br /><br /><b>Then another murder happens,</b> with some of the hallmarks of the old case. Has the killer returned or is this just a sick copycat determined to ruin Matt’s life and reputation? Everyone around Matt is in danger as the killer plays mind games with the detective.<br /><br /><b>In an absolutely breathtaking conclusion,</b> Matt and his team race against time to stop a vicious killer who knows no limits.<br /><br /><b>WHAT READERS ARE SAYING ABOUT BEWARE THE PAST</b><br />“I think <b>I forgot to breathe</b> every now and then while I was reading and really begrudged having to put the book down.” Barbara<br /><br />“A simply brilliant book, <b>so many twists and turns,</b> I had no idea what to expect at any time.” Janet<br /><br />“The <b>suspense starts on Page 1</b> and continues through the twists and turns until the very surprising ending.” Linda Strong<br /><br />“OMG, this book was fantastic I absolutely loved it. I was <b>gripped from the first page</b> but as the tension and suspense mounted throughout the book it just got better and better and that ending, well just WOW!” Dawn Jones<br /><br />“<b>Gripping from beginning to end.</b>” Olga<br /><br />“Without doubt <b>Joy Ellis' best yet</b>, this from someone who has read all of the Ellis novels.” Ron<br /><br />“Full of suspense, <b>many clues and leads</b> that only lead to dead-ends. Interesting characters with a past and buried secrets.” Missmesmerized<br /><br /><b>The Setting</b><br />England's rural fenland is a strange place, with its never-ending fields, winding tracks, and long straight droves (the old livestock routes) that lead to nowhere. The lonely lanes are flanked either side by deep drainage ditches and are, for a good part of the year, filled with tall, whispering reeds. Closer to the Wash, high seabanks form a barrier between river and marsh, and the richly fertile soil of the drained land. But when the mists come down, as they so often do, perspective is destroyed and all sense of direction lost, and then the fens become a rather frightening place of mystery and danger. Somewhere that you do not want to be at night.<br /><br /><b>Perfect for fans of Rachel Abbott, Robert Bryndza, Mel Sherratt, Angela Marsons, Colin Dexter, or Ruth Rendell.</b><br /><br /><b>ALSO BY JOY ELLIS</b><br /><br />DETECTIVE MATT BALLARD<br />Book 1: BEWARE THE PAST<br />Book 2: FIVE BLOODY HEARTS<br /><br />THE NIKKI GALENA SERIES<br />Book 1: CRIME ON THE FENS<br />Book 2: SHADOW OVER THE FENS<br />Book 3: HUNTED ON THE FENS<br />Book 4: KILLER ON THE FENS<br />Book 5: STALKER ON THE FENS<br />Book 6: CAPTIVE ON THE FENS<br />Book 7: BURIED ON THE FENS<br />Book 8: THIEVES ON THE FENS<br />Book 9: FIRE ON THE FENS<br /><br />JACKMAN & EVANS<br />Book 1: THE MURDERER’S SON<br />Book 2: THEIR LOST DAUGHTERS<br />Book 3: THE FOURTH FRIEND<br />Book 4: THE GUILTY ONES<br />Book 5: THE STOLEN BOYS<br /><br />
To Die in Vienna
by Kevin Wignall

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English

Pages

264

Publication Date

June 14, 2018

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<p><b>Soon to be a major motion picture starring Jake Gyllenhaal.</b></p><p><b>He’s seen something that could get him killed. But what?</b></p><p>Freddie Makin is a spy for hire. For a year he’s been watching Jiang Cheng, an academic whose life seems suspiciously normal. To Freddie it’s just a job: he never asks who’s paying him and why—until the day someone is sent to kill him, and suddenly the watcher becomes the watched.</p><p>On the run from whoever wants him dead, Freddie knows he must have seen something incriminating. The only trouble is, he has no idea what. Is the CIA behind all this—or does it go higher than that? Have his trackers uncovered his own murky past?</p><p>As he’s forced into a lethal dance across Vienna, Freddie knows one thing for sure: his only hope for survival is keeping the truth from the other side, and making sure the secrets from his past stay hidden.</p>

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