Here are the Joffe Books publications for October  2019


The Flower Show Murder (Monica Noble #2)

THE FLOWER SHOW MURDER an addictive crime mystery full of twists (Monica Noble Detective Book 2) by [MARTIN, FAITH]Author – Faith Martin

Genre – Crime Fiction

Publication Date – 3rd October 2019

SMELL THE ROSES AND DIE!

Monica Noble is thrilled to be asked to judge a neighbouring village’s flower show, even if she can’t tell a begonia from an azalea!  Her fellow judge Vicar James Davies inhales deeply from a large bloom and drops dead in the tent. At first everyone thinks he’s had a heart attack, but the doctor on hand is suspicious and calls in the police. A second murder quickly follows, this time of one of the main suspects.  Monica must help Chief Inspector Jason Dury to solve the two murders and find the killer — fast, before anyone else pays the ultimate price.


What Lies Beneath (Mike Nash #1)

WHAT LIES BENEATH an absolutely addictive crime thriller with a huge twist (Detective Mike Nash Thriller Book 1) by [KITSON, BILL]Author – Bill Kitson

Genre – Crime Fiction

Publication Date – 4th October 2019

BONES IN THE WATER

Two skeletons are discovered in Lamentation Tarn, a mountain lake.  Talented detective Mike Nash and his team have little evidence with which to work, until a surprising discovery prompts them to contact law enforcement agencies in Eastern Europe.
A GRIPPING, FAST-PACED MYSTERY WITH SOME STUNNING TWISTS
A joint task force is formed to uncover a criminal network involved in prostitution, drugs, and human trafficking, but Nash’s preoccupation with internal politics, as well as with an attractive Russian detective, proves to be a distraction.


Vanish Without Trace (Mike Nash #2)

VANISH WITHOUT TRACE an absolutely addictive crime thriller with a huge twist (Detective Mike Nash Thriller Book 2) by [KITSON, BILL]Author – Bill Kitson

Genre – Crime Fiction

Publication Date – 4th October 2019

HOW DO YOU SOLVE A CRIME WHEN THERE’S NO EVIDENCE ONE HAS BEEN COMMITTED?

Sarah Kelly goes for a night out at a club. She leaves around 2 a.m. No one sees her again.  Detective Mike Nash has nothing to go on, until a chance remark causes him to look deeper into other cases. Young women who have vanished without trace.  Nash spots chilling similarities:  NO BODIES, NO WITNESSES, ALL DISAPPEARANCES EXPLAINED AWAY.  He needs to find a solution and fast as two more women vanish, making it personal and potentially fatal. Both for Nash and for the women who have disappeared.


Playing With Fire (Mike Nash #3)

PLAYING WITH FIRE an absolutely addictive crime thriller with a huge twist (Detective Mike Nash Thriller Book 3) by [KITSON, BILL]Author – Bill Kitson

Genre – Crime Fiction

Publication Date – 4th October 2019

Gary Vickers killed his lover’s daughter. There was overwhelming evidence of his guilt. He is now due for release from prison.  Against all advice, he insists on returning to Helmsdale, where Detective Mike Nash must protect him.  
But Nash has other, more pressing worries . . . With extremist politicians fanning racial hatred and provoking attacks on migrant workers, Nash has to prevent an explosive situation from boiling over into civil unrest.  SHOULD YOU PROTECT SOMEONE CONVICTED OF AN UNSPEAKABLE CRIME?

 


Blood on the Cowley Road (Susan Holden #1)

BLOOD ON THE COWLEY ROAD a gripping mystery full of twists (Detective Susan Holden Book 1) by [TICKLER, PETER]Author – Peter Tickler

Genre – Crime Fiction

Publication Date – 7th October 2019

Sarah Johnson plunges to her death from the top of the multi-storey carpark, right in front of his prying camera. Was her death the result of a sick prank by an art student?

Sarah turns out to have a history of mental ill-health, so to DI Susan Holden, it looks like a straightforward case of suicide.

Then Jake Arnold, the last person Sarah phoned on her mobile, turns up dead in the River Isis, and Holden’s preconceptions are thrown into disorder.

Now she and her colleagues are plunged into a race against time to stop any more deaths.


Blood in Grandpoint (Susan Holden #2)

BLOOD IN GRANDPONT a gripping mystery full of twists (Detective Susan Holden Book 2) by [TICKLER, PETER]Author – Peter Tickler

Genre – Crime Fiction

Publication Date – 7th October 2019

A PACEY WHODUNIT WHICH WILL KEEP YOU GUESSING UNTIL THE VERY LAST PAGE.

A woman is stabbed to death in an Oxford car park. A revealing photograph on her mobile phone points towards a crime of sexual passion or revenge.  But as Detective Holden and her team investigate further, it seems that things might not be as clear-cut as they first appeared.  Then another body is found in the middle-class area of Oxford known as Grandpont, adding a whole new dimension to the case.  Now, as the complications pile up in Holden’s professional and personal life, finding the killer becomes more than a matter of life and death…


Blood on the Marsh (Susan Holden #3)

BLOOD ON THE MARSH a gripping mystery full of twists (Detective Susan Holden Book 3) by [TICKLER, PETER]Author – Peter Tickler

Genre – Crime Fiction

Publication Date – 7th October 2019

An old woman dies in a care home. This should be a gentle return to duty for Detective Holden.  But the evidence of drugs misuse suggests otherwise and, as Holden investigates, cracks appear in the emotional fabric of Sunnymede Care Home.
WHO WANTS THE RESIDENTS DEAD?
As staff, doctors, and family fall under the glare of investigation, Holden finds her own stress levels rising, and then another death follows, this time unequivocally murder.  
Holden and her team find themselves racing to prevent further bloodshed as a killer runs amok in the grimy setting of Oxford’s back streets.


White Lies Deadly Lies

WHITE LIES, DEADLY LIES a gripping crime thriller full of twists by [TICKLER, PETER]Author – Peter Tickler

Genre – Crime Fiction

Publication Date – 7th October 2019

A multiple car-crash on the M40 near Oxford. Doug Mullen rescues a mother and daughter.  A video taken by an onlooker briefly goes viral.  But public exposure brings its own problems.  There is no accounting for who will see you and what that may lead on to. Mullen is a private detective, house-sitter and reluctant dog-sitter . . .

He is also a bit of a soft touch when he encounters damsels in distress. While trying to support the damaged Natalie Swan and her rebellious daughter Ellie, he finds himself a man in demand.


Rollover (Detective Temple #1)

ROLLOVER a gripping crime thriller you won’t be able to put down (Detective Jeff Temple Book 1) by [RAVEN, JAMES]Author – James Raven

Genre – Crime Fiction

Publication Date – 11th October 2019

YOUR FRIEND WINS THE LOTTERY . . . THEN GETS MURDERED, AND YOU’RE THE NUMBER ONE SUSPECT.

Saturday night at Danny Cain’s home. As their daughter sleeps upstairs, Danny and his wife watch the national lottery draw. This week a massive rollover jackpot.  Within minutes, Vince, Danny’s best friend and business partner, calls and claims that he’s won the jackpot.

A TAUT CRIME THRILLER THAT WILL HAVE YOU GRIPPED FROM THE FIRST PAGE.


Urban Myth (Detective Temple #2)

URBAN MYTH a totally addictive crime thriller with a massive twist (Detective Jeff Temple Book 2) by [RAVEN, JAMES]Author – James Raven

Genre – Crime Fiction

Publication Date – 11th October 2019

THE HOLIDAY HOME FROM HELL.  DEEP IN AN ANCIENT ENGLISH FOREST WHERE NO ONE CAN HEAR YOUR SCREAMS.  Something terrible is going on in the house — something that defies the imagination.  Even Detective Jeff Temple, hunting down a brutal killer, is shocked to discover the chilling secret.  When American Jack Keaton decides to take his family to the house on vacation, he gets a phone call from a mystery woman, warning him off.  But Keaton ignores it. He brings his wife and two kids over from Texas for what he hopes will be the trip of a lifetime.

AS SOON AS THE FAMILY ARRIVES, THE NIGHTMARE BEGINS . . .


Random Targets (Detective Temple #3)

RANDOM TARGETS a crime thriller you won’t want to put down (Detective Jeff Temple Book 3) by [RAVEN, JAMES]Author – James Raven

Genre – Crime Fiction

Publication Date – 11th October 2019

A sniper launches a series of deadly attacks on Britain’s motorways, striking in the dark during rush hour and causing total carnage.  No one knows who he is, or why he’s doing it, but, as the death toll rises, fear grips the nation.  It’s up to DCI Jeff Temple of the Major Investigations Team to bring the killing spree to an end.  As he closes in on the sniper, Temple makes a shocking discovery about the motive behind the attacks. A terrible precedent has been set and Temple soon realizes that in future anyone who drives on Britain’s motorways risks becoming a random target.

 


The Geordie Murder (Eric Ward #5)

THE MORALS OF A MURDERER an enthralling crime mystery full of twists (Yorkshire Murder Mysteries Book 4) by [SILVERWOOD, ROGER]Author – Roy Lewis

Genre – Crime Fiction

Publication Date – 14th October 2019

EXPLOITATION. KIDNAP. MURDER.

Sam Turiff is a loan shark preying on the most vulnerable people in Newcastle.

Detective Eric Ward’s investigation runs into a brick wall trying to bring down the callous criminal. No one will give evidence against him. They’re frightened what he’ll do to them.  Then Kate Geraghty is kidnapped. She’s the granddaughter of local tycoon Liam Geraghty, and there’s a link to the loan shark.
But who carried out the kidnapping and why, since no ransom is demanded?


Morals of a Murderer (Yorkshire Murder Mysteries #4)

THE MORALS OF A MURDERER an enthralling crime mystery full of twists (Yorkshire Murder Mysteries Book 4) by [SILVERWOOD, ROGER]Author – Roger Silverwood

Genre – Crime Fiction

Publication Date – 21st October 2019

Duncan McFee is savagely murdered in a distillery. He’s found in one of the vats used to make gin. He was the chairman of the company.  Yet none of the suspects is burly enough to have delivered the fatal blow. Detective Inspector Michael Angel is called in to unravel the mystery.  He proves to be even more in demand when jailbird and bank robber Morris Yardley tries to buy his freedom with the proceeds of his last heist, insisting Angel acts as his go-between.
An old lady in a sweetshop, a dog called Schwarzenegger and a whiff of menthol all have their part to play as Angel races to reveal the murderer in this unusual and enthralling mystery.


The Greek Island Killer (DI Jack Dawes #1)

THE GREEK ISLAND KILLER an enthralling murder mystery with a twist (DETECTIVE INSPECTOR JACK DAWES MYSTERY Book 1) by [LLOYD, FRANCES]Author – Frances Lloyd

Genre – Crime Fiction

Publication Date – 16th October 2019

SOMEONE’S POISONING PARADISE

Detective Inspector Jack Dawes and his bride, Corrie, join eight other holidaymakers bound for a tiny Greek island, ready for a bit of sun, sea and sand. One of them is a ruthless killer.  Mayhem ensues when a storm destroys the island’s primitive communications, cutting it off from civilization.

IT’S A PERFECT OPPORTUNITY FOR MURDER.


The Bluebell Killer (DI Jack Dawes #2)

THE BLUEBELL KILLER an enthralling British murder mystery with a twist (DETECTIVE INSPECTOR JACK DAWES MYSTERY Book 2) by [LLOYD, FRANCES]Author – Frances Lloyd

Genre – Crime Fiction

Publication Date – 16th October 2019

HOW MUCH DO YOU TRUST YOUR NEIGHBOURS?

A naked body is found floating in the Thames. Its head and hands have been clumsily hacked off.  The murder rocks the affluent, influential residents of riverside Kings Richington. They band together to keep such savage goings-on out of the headlines and demand a discreet police cover-upDetective Inspector Jack Dawes is on the case, but his investigation keeps hitting dead-ends. Pride for respectability trumps the pursuit of justice.  AND PROVIDES THE PERFECT COVER FOR MURDER.


The Shetland Killer (DI Jack Dawes #3)

THE SHETLAND KILLER an enthralling Scottish murder mystery full of twists (DETECTIVE INSPECTOR JACK DAWES MYSTERY Book 3) by [LLOYD, FRANCES]Author – Frances Lloyd

Genre – Crime Fiction

Publication Date – 16th October 2019

TWO MURDERED WOMEN. TWELVE DAYS TO CHRISTMAS.

DI Jack Dawes is called into investigating the death of a woman found with her throat slit on a snowy London street, twelve days before Christmas. A man, seen standing over the body, has yet to be discovered.  Then Jack is sent away to shed light on a grisly death on the Shetland Islands.  The corpse of another young woman lies sprawled underneath the tower of secluded Doomdochry Castle. It looks like suicide, but DI Dawes suspects foul playWHAT SECRETS DOES THE CASTLE HOLD?


The Gallows Green Killer (DI Jack Dawes #4)

THE GALLOWS GREEN KILLER an enthralling British murder mystery with a twist (DETECTIVE INSPECTOR JACK DAWES MYSTERY Book 4) by [LLOYD, FRANCES]Author – Frances Lloyd

Genre – Crime Fiction

Publication Date – 16th October 2019

SOMETHING IS AFOOT IN A SLEEPY SOMERSET HAMLET.

Rosemary and Dick Brown move into a beautiful, secluded house on Gallows Green in the idyllic Somerset village of Lullington Barrow. It seems like a dream come true. But is it too good to be true?

The tight-knit community close ranks when asked about the previous residents.

NO ONE IS WHO THEY APPEAR TO BE.


Crime in the Gallery (Detective Markham #6)

CRIME IN THE GALLERY a fiercely addictive crime thriller (Detective Markham Mystery Book 6) by [MOLONEY, CATHERINE]Author – Catherine Moloney

Genre – Crime Fiction

Publication Date – 25th October 2019

DETECTIVE MARKHAM RACES TO UNCOVER WHO IS PRACTICING THE ART OF MURDER

Esteemed curator Helen Melville is found murdered in Bromgrove Art Gallery ⁠— frozen to death in the textiles conservation freezer.  She had discovered something troubling in the gallery archives shortly beforehand, but her secret died with her. Or did it?

Her murder is just the beginning.

 


Risky Mission (Frank Doy #1)

RISKY MISSION an unstoppable crime thriller with a shocking twist (Frank Doy Book 1) by [LATUS, DAN]Author – Dan Latus

Genre – Crime Fiction

Publication Date – 30th October 2019

Frank Doy, contract security specialist, is flat broke. Then beautiful and mysterious Vlasta George shows up at his door. She’ll give him good money to take her to a secret location in Europe, no questions asked.
WHAT COULD GO WRONG?
The woman’s husband is a murderous Teesside gangster. She is running away to start a life without him, taking her two young kids and a million pounds with her.

HE WANTS HER BACK. DEAD OR ALIVE.


Silent Crimes (Detective Sophie Allen  #8)

SILENT CRIMES a totally captivating crime mystery (Detective Sophie Allen Book 8) by [HAMBLING, MICHAEL]Author – Michael Hambling

Genre – Crime Fiction

Publication Date – 30th October 2019

AN INTRICATE MYSTERY FULL OF BURIED SECRETS

Detective Sophie Allen’s daughter discovers the body of a reclusive tramp in remote woodland in Dorset. He’s been dead for a week.  Sophie and her team try to piece together something about his life, but progress is slow.

NO ONE IS QUITE WHAT THEY SEEM.

Then a hidden package is discovered near his rudimentary shelter. The police also find out that someone has been in the area asking about the tramp recently. A picture begins to emerge.  He was an important member of a commune that had a three-year existence on a farm on the Quantock Hills in Somerset more than decade earlier.

WHAT HAPPENED IN THE COMMUNE AND WHY ARE PEOPLE STILL DYING BECAUSE OF IT?


Detective Sophie Allen Box Set of books 4-6

ADETECTIVE SOPHIE ALLEN BOOKS 4-6: three enthralling crime mysteries by [HAMBLING, MICHAEL]uthor – Michael Hambling

Genre – Crime Fiction

Publication Date – 29th October 2019

Book 4 – Buried Crimes

Book 5 – Twisted Crimes

Book 6 – Evil Crimes


Nikki Galena box set of books 4-6

DETECTIVE NIKKI GALENA BOOKS 4-6 three absolutely gripping crime thrillers by [ELLIS, JOY]Author – Joy Ellis

Genre – Crime Fiction

Publication Date – 28th October 2019

Book 4 – Killer on the Fens

Book 5 – Stalker on the Fens

Book 6 – Captive on the Fens


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