After leaving university and a violent relationship behind, Rosie flies to Australia to spend some time with her uncle, Charlie, and his wife, Rita.
Trying to regain some of her lost confidence she hikes along the coast for a day. She’s horrified to see a body on the beach. However the ‘body’ is the very much alive and enigmatic Alfie. The two women become friends and spend time together in Sydney where Alfie’s wild nature becomes apparent. When Alfie is attacked the situation takes a turn for the worse and they decide to leave the city.
It’s a road trip that ends in murder...
Who is Alfie? What is Rosie hiding?
Detective Sergeant Pete Norton wants answers to these questions.
What he will discover is that this case is a killer.
What if you woke up in a strange place and didn’t know who you were?
A woman regains consciousness in a Thai hospital unaware of how she got there or who she is. The doctor names her Kai, the Thai word for fever.
Unable to recall what led her to end up at the bottom of a cliff, Kai’s only clue to her identity is a diary. Stuck in a foreign land with no memory, she begins to unpick the truth about her past. Will she discover who she is and why she is in danger?
A room full of secrets. A school under siege. How will it end?
What could be worse than a school shooting?
When the unimaginable happens, and armed men burst into a classroom to take the students and teacher hostage, no one can predict how it will end.
The reason for the attack is unclear, but it seems nearly all the hostages are hiding secrets that could have led the gunmen to the school.
After calling the police and evacuating the school, headteacher Cam Cleaver and his deputy, Penny Bainbridge, both realise their own children are among those being held hostage.
When one of the students is injured, both teachers struggle to maintain focus as the lives of their son and daughter are at risk.
But who is really behind the invasion? And will anybody get out alive?
THE DI KATE FLETCHER SERIES
CLOSER TO HOME
Family. Secrets. Murder.
Newly promoted DI Kate Fletcher has reluctantly returned to her home town after a twenty-year absence and a recent divorce. The discovery of a child’s body near the estate where Kate grew up has her rushing back to Thorpe – a place of bad memories and closed mouths.
As her team investigate the murder, they keep hitting dead ends. The community is reluctant to reopen old wounds and retell old stories. But Kate’s history refuses to stay buried.
Then another child disappears…
Can Kate solve the case and right the wrongs from her past?
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When the body of a woman is discovered near Doncaster’s red light district, DI Kate Fletcher is called to the scene.
The victim has an abdominal wound that looks like a Caesarean incision, leading the police to believe she may have been pregnant.
Kate’s team establish the woman’s identity but it soon becomes clear that those close to her have something to hide.
The post-mortem reveals the victim wasn’t pregnant and, when a second body is discovered with similar wounds, the police realise they are hunting for a serial killer with a sinister fixation.
Can Kate solve the case before another woman dies?
And can a ruthless, methodical killer be brought to justice?
Two murders. One missing girl.
DI Kate Fletcher is called out to a freezing canal where a woman’s body is found floating in a lock. With no identification, the police struggle to piece together the details of the woman’s life.
In Thorpe a daughter confesses to the murder of her father. She says she helped him escape a painful death from liver cancer, but was her role more active than she claims?
As Kate and her team investigate, the links between the two cases are inescapable and everything seems to lead back to the disappearance of a teenager years earlier.
Then the main suspect vanishes….
Can Kate connect the events of past and present to bring the culprit to justice?
When you can't prove it's murder, how do you get justice?
DI Kate Fletcher is called to a gory crime scene just outside Doncaster. Julia Sullivan – a prominent right-wing local politician – has been murdered in her bath, her wrists and throat slashed with a shard of mirror. Despite the presence of a note, the death is clearly not suicide.
A second fake suicide is discovered near the village of Turton. At the scene, Kate is struck by the similarity of the note to the one at the Sullivan scene. Is it possible that the victims are connected?
When a third murder is uncovered, Kate realises she is on the hunt for a vicious killer, whose motive may well be buried in the past…
It all starts with a reunion…
When two bodies are discovered over a hundred miles apart the most obvious link appears to be DI Kate Fletcher, but, as Kate's team investigate, a more sinister connection develops - one firmly rooted in the past.
The discovery of another victim confirms Kate's suspicion that this is a murderer with a clear agenda. All the evidence leads back to Thorpe – Kate’s childhood home – and the events of what should have been an idyllic summer more than thirty years ago.
As Kate starts to unravel the complex web, she realises the answer might lie in the links between the victims; specific individuals are being targeted.
Can the killer be stopped in time to save the final person on the list?