Gritty, david mark's dead pretty is an absorbing, atmospheric, and endlessly entertaining, twisty ride readers won’t soon forget. One girl missing. Reuben hollow--a man convicted of murder with the help of perjured testimony from the Humberside Police--has just been released from prison after a high-profile wrongful conviction suit, putting Pharaoh's reputation at stake.
Dead Pretty Detective Sergeant McAvoy Book 6 #ad - . A stunning new novel from one of britain's most original crime writers, unsolved murders, Dead Pretty finds Detective Sergeant Aector McAvoy and Detective Superintendent Trish Pharaoh grappling with vigilantes, and a killer far too close to home. While a colleague struggles to solve the recent killing of a man too vile to have mourners, Detective Sergeant of the Humberside Police's murder squad, Aector McAvoy, is still haunted by the past.
His devotion to his cases is unshakeable, but it’s been nine months since Hannah Kelly disappeared in the quiet English countryside, and it is becoming harder to convince himself that she is just missing instead of dead. Especially when another young woman is found brutally murdered.
Cruel Mercy Detective Sergeant McAvoy Book 5Blue Rider Press #ad - But every step toward locating valentine is a step deeper into a sinister underground network of misguided loyalty, faith, and honor that pulses beneath the streets of New York. The latest installment of the detective sergeant McAvoy novels, and the first to be set in the United States, Cruel Mercy finds Hull's most enigmatic detective treading unfamiliar ground in this wicked stateside thriller.
The latest installment in david mark's internationally acclaimed Detective Sergeant McAvoy series, Cruel Mercy is McAvoy's first adventure on American soil. In the new york police department's 7th precinct on the Lower East Side, Detective Ronny Alto is investigating a crime that's left one man dead and the other in a medically induced coma after surviving a shot to the head.
Cruel Mercy Detective Sergeant McAvoy Book 5 #ad - . One hope is that brishen ayres, a boxing coach and legend in the gypsy community in England, will wake up and reveal the person—or people—responsible for the murder of his protégé Shay Helden and his own mutilation. Another hope is Detective Sergeant Aector McAvoy. Far away from his home in the U. K. And from the guidance of his boss trish pharaoh, from his familiar hull, but he has his own motives for the trip: find a man named Valentine Teague—another amateur boxer, a rival of the Helden family, perhaps most important, McAvoy is flown in to assist with the case, and, his brother-in-law.
Taking Pity Detective Sergeant McAvoy Book 4Blue Rider Press #ad - She gives mcavoy a case that’s supposed to ease him back into the game: a re-investigation of a rural quadruple murder that was put to bed fifty years ago. Hailed by the new york times as being “in the honorable tradition of Joseph Wambaugh and Ed McBain, dark, ” David Mark’s police procedurals are smart, and above all, wholly captivating.
. All that remained was charred masonry, broken timbers, and dried blood—a crude reminder of the home invasion and explosion that tore his house and family apart. The new york times hails david mark's work as "in the honorable tradition of Joseph Wambaugh and Ed McBain"; in Taking Pity, Detective Sergeant Aector McAvoy returns for another darkly enthralling installment of this internationally acclaimed series.
It’s been three months since Detective Sergeant Aector McAvoy returned home, or what was left of it after a horrific tragedy. But what was supposed to be a cut-and-dry job quickly unravels as McAvoy digs up new evidence and witness testimonies, steering him closer to some of the most notorious criminals in northern England.
Taking Pity Detective Sergeant McAvoy Book 4 #ad - Fast-paced, noir-ish and fresh off the heels of Sorrow Bound’s violent finale, Taking Pity is the latest page-turning installment in the gripping Detective McAvoy series. Mcavoy’s wife and daughter are safe, he’s been assured; he just wishes he knew where they were. Organized crime emerges as the city’s latest threat, with two warring factions leaving plenty of bodies for Detective Superintendent Trish Pharaoh and her unit to clean up.
Now more than ever, Pharaoh needs her sergeant to return to work and be a policeman again.
Sorrow Bound Detective Sergeant McAvoy Book 3Blue Rider Press #ad - Mcavoy comes to suspect these are actually copycat murders, committed as revenge for mishandled police investigations conducted years ago. As the vicious monsters lurking in the shadows creep closer and closer to home, McAvoy must figure out a way to protect his family at all costs. David mark’s latest detective sergeant McAvoy novel, CRUEL MERCY, is on-sale February 2017.
But when one of mcavoy’s fellow police officers is blackmailed, McAvoy’s life—and that of his wife, Roisin, and the couple’s two young children—is suddenly in jeopardy. Then, mcavoy and ds trish pharaoh are distracted by something deadlier: a serial murderer with a taste for the macabre. The new york times hails david Mark's work as "in the honorable tradition of Joseph Wambaugh and Ed McBain.
Sorrow Bound Detective Sergeant McAvoy Book 3 #ad - Sorrow bound is the third installment of the internationally acclaimed Detective Sergeant Aector McAvoy series. The sweltering summer heat is pushing detective Sergeant Aector McAvoy and the Serious and Organized Crime Unit to the brink as a sadistic new boss takes over the local drug trade and violent crime escalates.
Original Skin: A Detective Sergeant McAvoy NovelPlume #ad - The new york times hails david Mark's work as "in the honorable tradition of Joseph Wambaugh and Ed McBain. Original skin is the second installment of the internationally acclaimed Detective Sergeant Aector McAvoy series. When “swinger” simon appleyard is found strung-up and naked in his apartment, the authorities are only too happy to chalk it up to suicide.
. Although detective sargeant aector McAvoy would be perfectly content to stay home with his wife and their newborn baby, he begins to suspect that murder is just the beginning. As his investigation brings him uncomfortably close to the local political elite, McAvoy realizes he is hunting a sadistic killer with a lust that won’t be satisfied until the River Humber runs red.
Original Skin: A Detective Sergeant McAvoy Novel #ad - David mark’s latest detective sergeant McAvoy novel, CRUEL MERCY, is on-sale February 2017. After all, a new gang has taken over the local drug trade, and Detective Superintendant Trish Pharaoh’s Serious and Organized Crime Unit is run ragged. A murder investigation is the last thing they need. But more bodies begin to surface, and all are somehow connected to the underground erotic scene.
The Dark Winter: A Novel Detective Sergeant McAvoy Book 1Plume #ad - He notices a pattern missed by his fellow officers, who would rather get a quick arrest than bother themselves with finding the true killer. Compelled by his keen sense of justice, he decides to strike out alone—but in the depths of the dark winter, CRUEL MERCY, it’s difficult to forget what happened the last time he found himself on the wrong side of a killer’s blade…David Mark’s latest Detective Sergeant McAvoy novel, is on-sale February 2017.
The new york times hails david Mark's work as "in the honorable tradition of Joseph Wambaugh and Ed McBain. Dark winter is the first book in the internationally acclaimed Detective Sergeant Aector McAvoy series. A series of suspicious deaths have rocked Hull, a port city in England as old and mysterious as its bordering sea.
The Dark Winter: A Novel Detective Sergeant McAvoy Book 1 #ad - Torn between his police duties and his aching desire to spend more time with his pregnant wife and young son, McAvoy is an unlikely hero: a physically imposing man far more comfortable exploring computer databases than throwing around his muscle. They have captured the attention of Detective Sergeant Aector McAvoy.
Mausoleum, TheSevern House Publishers #ad - When lightning strikes an ancient crypt, it exposes a devastating wartime secret in this compelling psychological thriller. 1967. Grieving the loss of her son, she seeks out the company of the dead, taking comfort amid the ancient headstones and crypts of the local churchyard. There are those who believe the village’s secrets should remain buried … whatever the cost.
When lightning strikes a tumbledown tomb, she glimpses a corpse that doesn’t belong among the crumbling bones. But not all gilsland’s residents welcome the two young women’s interference. In a quiet village in the wild lands of the Scottish borders, disgraced academic Cordelia Hemlock is trying to put her life back together.
Mausoleum, The #ad - . But when the storm passes and the body vanishes, the authorities refuse to believe the claims of a hysterical ‘outsider’. Teaming up with a reluctant witness, local woman Felicity Goose, Cordelia’s enquiries all lead back to a former POW camp that was set up in the village during the Second World War.
The Blood Road: Scottish crime fiction at its very best Logan McRae, Book 11HarperCollins #ad - Because Bell died two years ago. Or at least they thought he did. Now inspector logan mcrae has to work out where DI Bell’s been all this time – and what was so important that he felt the need to come back from the dead. But the deeper Logan digs, the more bones he uncovers. The tenth logan McRae novel from the No.
1 sunday Times bestselling author. Scottish crime fiction at its very best. Some things just won’t stay buried…When Detective Inspector Bell turns up dead in a crashed car, it’s a shock to everyone. And there are people out there who’ll kill to keep those skeletons buried….