Today is publication day for THE RAVENSWOOD MURDERS (Detective Alice Rossi #2) by Helen H Durrant and it is an honour to be kicking off the Book Tour for this brilliant new addition to the series which will have you turning page after page all the way to the end.
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THE RAVENSWOOD MURDERS by Helen H Durrant
Format – Kindle
Publisher – Joffe Books
Publication Date – 16th November 2023
Genre – Crime thriller, mystery and suspense
Author – Helen H Durrant
MEET DETECTIVE ALICE ROSSI IN THIS BRILLIANT NEW BRITISH CRIME SERIES FULL OF STUNNING TWISTS.
A brand-new mystery from #1 bestselling author Helen H. Durrant that will have you gripped from start to explosive finish.
Day 1. A young woman’s body is found in a shallow grave in the woods, buried in a white shroud. She’s been dead for a week. Her teeth are smashed in, her lips stitched together. Her hands are missing.
She’s the fourth young woman found like this.
With no witnesses, no clues and no leads to follow, the investigation is going nowhere.
That’s when Detective Alice Rossi is called in.
Alice knows this case is a poisoned chalice. Not least because she has a new team to contend with — who don’t like being bossed around by a woman.
Day 2. Sixteen-year-old Maggie Hewson is reported missing. She never came home from school, and her father is beside himself.
Will she be the fifth girl to die?
DCI Alice Rossi of Greater Manchester’s Serious Crime Squad has served with the police for the past twenty-nine years. Since the death of her husband, Paul, six years ago, she has lived alone in a large, three-storey Edwardian terrace on the outskirts of Manchester. Her grown-up son lives in Edinburgh with his family. Alice is about to retire — but she’s not looking forward to it. Since her husband died, work has been her mainstay, not because she misses Paul — he was a bad man — but because it keeps her dark thoughts at bay.
Detective Alice Rossi is back in another exciting addition to the series. The books do work as stand alone but you will enjoy them much more if you read book 1 first as there is a back story that you won’t want to miss.
After the success of her last case Alice is asked to take over an investigation that has ground to a halt. Can she succeed in cracking this difficult case or is it a poisoned chalice that will leave her career in tatters?
Full review to follow
HELEN H. DURRANT
OVER 1.5 MILLION BOOKS SOLD!
Helen is one of the ‘baby boomer’ generation and began writing when she retired from her job at a local college. Born in Edinburgh to an English father and Scottish mother the family settled in a Pennine village between the counties of Lancashire and Yorkshire. It is an environment which has shaped her stories. Writing is a second career and, despite having a bus pass, keeps her busy, and tuned in.
Helen’s children are all grown-up and she has five grandchildren.