September 2019 at Joffe Books #TeamJoffeBooks #JoffeBooks2019 @joffebooks

Here are the Joffe Books publications for September  2019


Play Dead (Sam Clayton #3)
Play Dead (DI Sam Clayton #3)

Author – Anne Penketh

Genre – Crime Fiction

Publication Date – 5th September 2019

WHO IS KILLING OFF MUSICIANS WITH THEIR OWN INSTRUMENTS?

Detective Inspector Sam Clayton is called in to investigate three victims with ties to the Norfolk Festival Orchestra.  Musician Kristina Manning is impaled by her cello spike.
The disgraced conductor is found with his head stuffed in a piano. He’s on the brink of death.  A trumpeter dies, poisoned by his mouthpiece.  Will Clayton’s new girlfriend, Melissa, a singer in the NFO, be next on the murderer’s list?


Detective Ruby Baker Trilogy

DETECTIVE RUBY BAKER three gripping seaside mysteries box set

Author – Daisy White

Genre – Crime Fiction, Mystery

Publication Date – 5th September 2019

BOOK 1: BEFORE I LEFT

BOOK 2: BEFORE I FOUND YOU

BOOK 3: BEFORE I TRUST YOU


Slice

Slice

Author – David Hodges

Genre – Crime Fiction

Publication Date – 13th September 2019

THERE’S A KILLER INSIDE THE POLICE STATION.
A police station should be a safe place. But not when there’s a psychotic serial killer working there.  THE FIRST VICTIM IS FOUND GRUESOMELY MUTILATED IN HIS MOST SENSITIVE AREA. HE IS DRESSED IN A JUDGE’S WIG.

Detective Superintendent Jack Fulton takes on the grisly murder enquiry and discovers that his murderer might actually be one of the police station staff.

MORE EMINENT VICTIMS FOLLOW. KILLED IN THE SAME SADISTIC MANNER.


The Quayside Murder (Eric Ward #3)

The Quayside Murder (Eric Ward #3)Author – Roy Lewis

Genre – Crime Fiction

Publication Date – 5th September 2019

AN OFFER TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE

Former police officer-turned-solicitor Eric Ward is recovering from a serious eye operation when the offer comes in.  Come down to London.  Help Philip Scarn, a successful entrepreneur, break into the North East.  Get paid handsomely doing it.

On the journey, Ward is nearly killed. At the other end of a phone call, a shadowy voice warns this is just the beginning.


The Diamond Murder (Eric Ward #4)

The Diamond Murder (Eric Ward #4)Author – Roy Lewis

Genre – Crime Fiction

Publication Date – 15th September 2019

thriving law practice and a happy marriage are almost enough to convince solicitor Eric Ward he has overcome his painful past and started a new life.

All it takes is the wrong client for it all to unravel.

An investigative journalist beaten to a pulp.  A crooked Newcastle businessman living the high life in France.  A woman from a half-forgotten past.

 


The Missing Nurse (Yorkshire Murder Mysteries #1)

The Missing Nurse (Yorkshire Murder Mysteries #1)Author – Roger Silverwood

Genre – Crime Fiction

Publication Date – 15th September 2019

For Inspector Michael Angel, the savage murder in an insane asylum twenty years ago marks the beginning of this gruesome trail of enquiries to find missing nurse Fiona Thomas.  In spite of obstruction from the chief constable, this quirky Yorkshire policeman reduces the suspects to one, by resorting to an unusual and original strategy.

A dead woman wearing one stocking inside out, an American class ring, a missing videotape of the lovely Lola, and two dead cats all play their part in this scramble to find the killer in this unusual and gripping mystery.


The Missing Wife (Yorkshire Murder Mysteries #2)

The Missing Wife (Yorkshire Murder Mysteries #2)Author – Roger Silverwood

Genre – Crime Fiction

Publication Date – 15th September 2019

Lady Yvette, the beautiful wife of local MP Sir Charles Millhouse, is found choked to death in a reservoir. Her clothes and an antique pearl collar she usually wore are missing.

Within a short space of time another body is discovered, also choked to death. With no clues and little forensic evidence to go on, will quirky Yorkshire policeman Michael Angel’s guile be enough to reveal the identity of the choker?

 


The Man in the Pink Suit (Yorkshire Murder Mysteries #3)

The Man in the Pink Suit (Yorkshire Murder Mysteries #3)Author – Roger Silverwood

Genre – Crime Fiction

Publication Date – 15th September 2019

Frank P. Jones, the celebrity art critic known nationally as “The Man In the Pink Suit,” is seen by four independent witnesses and recorded shooting industrialist Charles Tabor. Jones strongly denies the charge, but he has the motive, the opportunity, a Walter PPK/S automatic, and no alibi.

Detective Inspector Michael Angel is called in to unravel another nerve-jangling mystery in his quirky, unique way. But what is the truth? Was Jones hypnotized, drugged, or is he simply a liar?


Desperate (Detective Mia Harvey #1)

DESPERATE a chilling mystery with a huge twist (DETECTIVE MIA HARVEY THRILLERS Book 1)Author – Patti Battison

Genre – Crime Fiction

Publication Date – 26th September 2019

They arrived at the landfill site to find uniformed officers conducting a rigorous fingertip search amongst the mouldering mounds. One area was cordoned off with yellow police tape. DS Mia Harvey cut a determined path towards it and found herself staring at the body of a young female crammed into a heavy-duty green-plastic refuse sack, chin touching knees, heels kissing buttocks.

DCI Paul Wells is certain that Chris Lennox is the killer. With Lennox safely in the cells Wells’ team prepares its case.  But they can’t get enough evidence to charge him. Time runs out and they have to release him.


Obsessed (Detective Mia Harvey #2)

OBSESSED a chilling mystery with a huge twist (DETECTIVE MIA HARVEY THRILLERS Book 2)Author – Patti Battison

Genre – Crime Fiction

Publication Date – 26th September 2019

A BEAUTIFUL MOTHER OF TWO MISSING FOR DAYS.  HER HUSBAND IS A CONVICTED CRIMINAL.  AN OBSESSED SUPER FAN MEETING HER HERO.

What happens when love goes bad — and it becomes an obsession? Ageing rocker Johnny Lee Rogers is performing a series of charity concerts in Larchborough. His biggest fan, librarian Lizzie Thornton, has won tickets to see his final show. She’s convinced that fate is bringing them together . . . and Lizzie’s always wanted a December wedding.

A BODY IS FOUND, STABBED TO DEATH.


Sherlock Holmes and the Unholy Trinity (The Oddysey of Sherlock Holmes #1)

SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE UNHOLY TRINITY a gripping mystery inspired by the work of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (The Odyssey of Sherlock Holmes Book 1)Author – Paul D Gilbert

Genre – Crime Fiction

Publication Date – 30th September 2019

A colourfully dressed Bedouin brandishing a sword interrupts Holmes and Watson at their breakfast table. He brings a cryptic warning: stay out of the affairs of his people, or face the consequences.

Just as the detecting duo begin unravelling that mystery, they are summoned to Vatican City. Cardinal Tosca, the Pope’s right-hand man, has been murdered at his desk and his translation of an ancient scroll has been stolen from the Papal palace.

The great detective and his faithful Watson find themselves battling a fog of secrecy. Rumours swirl about a lost gospel and mysterious packages from Egypt, and whispers of a clandestine group known only as the ‘Unholy Trinity’ grow louder.


Sherlock Holmes: The Four Handed Game (The Oddysey of Sherlock Holmes #2)

SHERLOCK HOLMES: THE FOUR-HANDED GAME a gripping mystery inspired by the work of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (The Odyssey of Sherlock Holmes Book 2)Author – Paul D Gilbert

Genre – Crime Fiction

Publication Date – 30th September 2019

In the fog of London town, a man is hounded by mysterious attackers. Each morning John Harden is silently menaced by a different passenger on his train. Objects keep disappearing in his house, then reappearing in bizarre places. Is he losing his mind, or can Holmes and Watson find a pattern to this sly terrorisation?

Holmes and Watson are just coming to grips with this mystery when another lands on their doorstep. So marks the beginning of an unprecedented spate of cases, each more alarming than the next: a tormented translator, an assaulted actress, a murder with the hallmarks of Jack the Ripper . . .


The Illumination of Sherlock Holmes (The Oddysey of Sherlock Holmes #3)

THE ILLUMINATION OF SHERLOCK HOLMES a gripping mystery inspired by the work of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (The Odyssey of Sherlock Holmes Book 3)Author – Paul D Gilbert

Genre – Crime Fiction

Publication Date – 30th September 2019

Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson reunite after a long and hazardous journey through the icy mountains of Bavaria.

They face a dramatic encounter within the walls of a secluded castle. Sherlock Holmes and his brother, Mycroft, give chase, only for their quarry to escape. The three men, in the company of a new and mysterious ally, return to London knowing that an old adversary will be seeking a deadly revenge.

Almost at once Holmes and Watson are presented with an intriguing case, one that brings back disquieting memories.


The Lost Files of Sherlock Holmes (The Lost Files of Sherlock Holmes #1)

THE LOST FILES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES a gripping mystery inspired by the work of Sir Arthur Conan DoyleAuthor – Paul D Gilbert

Genre – Crime Fiction

Publication Date – 30th September 2019

Enough time has passed. Dr John Watson can finally reopen his tin box of chronicles. In this astonishing collection, a treasure trove of new accounts of Sherlock Holmes’s extraordinary skills finally comes to light.

What is the connection between murderous attacks on a colonel’s wife and the Legend of King Arthur? Why is a disgraced former ship captain stalking his neighbour? Who stole the statue of The Dying Gaul from a completely secure museum in Rome?

 


The Cronicles of Sherlock Holmes (The Lost Files of Sherlock Holmes #2)

THE CHRONICLES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES a gripping mystery inspired by the work of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (THE LOST FILES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES Book 2)Author – Paul D Gilbert

Genre – Crime Fiction

Publication Date – 30th September 2019

Delving into the depths of his memory, Dr John Watson finally reveals a collection of never-before-penned cases brought before the great Sherlock Holmes. Join the beloved British detective, as he is pitted against a selection of truly ingenious puzzles.

Where is the connection between an impoverished dowager, an attempt on Mycroft’s life and Holmes’ deadliest adversary? Who or what is red leech? Did a ship really disappear in a patch of mist or is the witness insane?

 


The Annals of Sherlock Holmes (The Lost Files of Sherlock Holmes #3)

THE ANNALS OF SHERLOCK HOLMES a gripping mystery inspired by the work of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (THE LOST FILES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES Book 3)Author – Paul D Gilbert

Genre – Crime Fiction

Publication Date – 30th September 2019

In this gratifyingly perplexing anthology, Dr John Watson finally discloses the details of mysteries tantalizingly alluded to but never before unravelled.

Is a mother really speaking with her drowned daughter from beyond the grave? What connects a politician, a lighthouse and a trained cormorant? Why is the depth to which the parsley has sunk into the butter dish so vital a clue?

 


Sherlock Holmes and the Giant Rat of Sumatra

SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE GIANT RAT OF SUMATRA a gripping mystery inspired by the work of Sir Arthur Conan DoyleAuthor – Paul D Gilbert

Genre – Crime Fiction

Publication Date – 30th September 2019

Autumn 1898. London. A scandal in the making.
Dockworkers are stunned by the arrival of the Matilda Briggs, a long overdue tea cutter returning from Calcutta. The dust-covered vessel has been abandoned by its crew, and seems to have drifted into a vacant berth guided by an unseen hand.

The only member of the crew aboard is a lone cabin boy in the throes of death, following a murderous attack. The ship’s log has also vanished without a trace. All that remains is a series of indecipherable markings have been scratched into the ship’s decking.


 

 

 

 

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