Free from Indie UK press, Galleons Green: Hidden Jeopardy (Rafi Khan Crime Thriller Series)
by P. Venmore Rowland.
A novel of corruption, suspense and romantic intrigue.
Belgravia, London. Victor Bartrev is a Russian oligarch with perilously few scruples and a very large chequebook. His huge Russian/EU gas deal is close to being signed. It should have been a done deal. Without warning, he discovers that his activities are under investigation but he is confident that his ruthless allies in the criminal and political worlds will neutralise this threat.
Rafi Khan is distraught when he finds that his partner, Detective Chief Inspector Kate Adams, has become a pawn in a deadly conspiracy and it seems that the politicians are willing to sacrifice her.
Rafi defies his bosses and takes on the criminals. He faces a desperate race against time, but first he has to uncover who is behind the deadly plot, before he has any chance of saving his partner's life…
A rich mixture of murder, mystery and romance – a tense and compelling thriller.
Hidden Jeopardy is a Rafi Khan crime thriller and the sequel to the acclaimed Latent Hazard: on the edge.
Free from Endeavor Press: The Noose Tightens (A Sergeant Martin Nicols Mystery)
by Alistair Kinnon.
In a dusty barn the body of a young boy is found hanging.
It is the most sickening case Sergeant Martin Nicols has ever witnessed.
And also the most baffling.
From a broken home, the boy may have been a victim of abuse. But by whom? And for what ends?
No one is speaking. And no one wants to help.
As he digs deep into the case, Nichols uncovers a seedy underworld of twisted desires and cruel punishments. A world that comes dangerously close to home: to his own police department: and to his own past.
As he gets closer and close to solving the case, the noose tightens.
But who's neck will be encircled by the rope?
'The Noose Tightens' is a brilliant psychological crime drama that will keep the reader guessing until the very last page.
In Sergeant Martin Nicols it introduces a memorable new character, a detective who must learn from his own troubled past to understand the mind of a killer - and hunt him down before his next victim is slain.