Three British Mystery Novels

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  • Engels
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  • november 2018
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  • 522 pagina's
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Lynnwood, by Thomas Brown, was a finalist in the People's Book Prize


The unthinkable is happening in Lynnwood - a village with centuries of guilt on its conscience.


Who wouldn't want to live in an idyllic village in the English countryside like Lynnwood? With its charming pub, old dairy, friendly vicar, gurgling brooks, and its old paths with memories of simpler times.


A Taste for Blood, by David Stuart Davies


Two plots running parallel... you won't see what's coming


Two laser-sharp detectives, two thought-provoking cases and two skilful plots.


Featuring private investigator Johnny (One Eye) Hawke, and his one-time colleague in the police force Detective David Llewellyn. Llewellyn is investigating the chilling crimes of a top psychiatrist and his scheming patient who the doctor believes has knuckled under his authority. In the meantime, Hawke is on the case of a mysterious suicide in Edgware Road... soon discovered as not your average suicide.


The guts and insight of the two investigators bring both cases to a head - though you won't even begin to see how until you have turned the last pages.


Ellipsis, by Nikki Dudley


"Right on time," Daniel Mansen mouths to Alice as she pushes him to his death. Haunted by these words, Alice becomes obsessed with discovering how a man she didn't know could predict her actions. On the day of the funeral, Daniel's cousin, Thom, finds a piece of paper in Daniel's room detailing the exact time and place of his death.


As Thom and Alice both search for answers, they become knotted together in a story of obsession, hidden truths and the gaps in everyday life that can destroy or save a person.


Ellipsis is a thriller stemming from what is left unsaid, what bounces around in the mind and evaporates when trying to remember. Can there be a conclusion when no-one seems to know the truth?

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Praise for Lynnwood The plot line is new and exciting, I won't say anymore about that because I don't want to give it away! But I know I was surprised more than once at what was happening. If you are looking for a good book, definitely pick up this one. - Alison Mudge, Librarian, USA An exciting, on the edge of your seat gothic that will have readers begging for more. - Rosemary Smith, Librarian and Cayocosta Book Reviews A dark and disturbing horror story set in a picturesque village. Full of rich description, it depicts the horrifying, ravenous secret lurking beneath the surface of the village. I would recommend this to fans of classic English horror as well as fans of Stephen King. - Lucy O'Connor, Waterstones A quintessentially British folk horror chiller, with an escalating power of dread that is rendered deftly. A new voice in British horror, that you'll want to read, has entered the field. - Adam Nevill, Author of Apartment 16 and The Ritual ... A dark journey not only of the mind, but of the soul. This beautifully crafted tale of the horror that lurks in a picturesque English village is hopefully the first of many to come from this brilliant young author. Mr. Brown's extraordinary talent is evident as he paints a virtual feast for the reader with eloquently chosen prose in this powerfully engaging novel. - Nina D'Arcangela Praise for A Taste for Blood Johnny Hawke breathes new life into the traditional British mystery. He's a hero with a heart. - Val McDermid This is a delightful read because you are not quite sure what will happen and you are hooked enough to keep on reading. Enjoyable. - J Robert Ewbank, author A well-crafted thriller that had me gripped from the first chapter. A Taste for Blood far exceeded expectations with its carefully crafted plotting and characterization. So good were these that it encouraged me to read the novel a second time. - Amazon review I wholeheartedly recommend David Stuart Davies to those who enjoy a good read. - Amazon review Praise for Ellipsis It's a tale that will keep them wondering, gasping, thinking, smiling, grimacing, rereading. What more can a reader ask for? - Spinetingler Magazine I wouldn't have stopped reading if my house was on fire! - Cas Peace, author of 'For the Love of Daisy', North Hampshire Tight, evocative gut-punches tempered by the desperate details of everyday life. - Shawn Kupfer, author of White Male, 34 This is the type of story that keeps a reader up half the night. - Maureen Vincent-Northam, author of 'The Writer's ABC Checklist' and 'The Greatest Genealogy Tips in the World', Hereford

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