Catherine has been enjoying the single life for long enough to know a good catch when she sees one. Gorgeous, charismatic, spontaneous – Lee seems almost too perfect to be true. And her friends clearly agree, as each in turn falls under his spell. But there is a darker side to Lee. His erratic, controlling and sometimes frightening behaviour means that Catherine is increasingly isolated. Driven into the darkest corner of her world, and trusting no one, she plans a meticulous escape.
"AN OCD IS STALKED BY A PSYCHOPATH"
Police analyst Annabel wouldn't describe herself as lonely. Her work and the needs of her aging mother keep her busy. But Annabel is shocked when she discovers her neighbor's decomposing body in the house next door, and she is appalled to think that no one, including herself, noticed the woman's absence. Annabel sets out to investigate, despite her colleagues' lack of interest, and discovers that such cases are frighteningly common in her hometown.
"Just Loved It"
Genevieve has finally escaped the stressful demands of her sales job and achieved her dream: to leave London behind and begin a new life aboard a houseboat in Kent. Not many people know that she financed her fresh start by working weekends as a dancer at a less-than-reputable gentlemen's club called the Barclay, and she's determined to keep it that way. But on the night of her housewarming party the past intrudes when a body washes up beside the boat, and Genevieve recognizes the victim, a fellow dancer from the Barclay.
"Good read, bad narration"
Elizabeth Haynes kick started her writing career with the renowned writers challenge NaNoWriMo - an attempt to finish a novel of 50,000 words in one month. This was enough of a motivation to get her started and subsequent years saw repeated efforts, eventually resulting in what would become her first published novel Into the Darkest Corner. Elizabeth talks about her experience as an author; he writing process, inspirations and more.
Harriet Tubman was born into slavery around 1820. This biography by Elizabeth Ross Haynes was published just eight years after Harriet's death (1913) as a part of her book Unsung Heroes. Over the years Ms. Tubman's legacy as a former slave, an abolitionist, a humanitarian, a suffragette, and a spy and agent for the US Army has grown. Beginning in 2020 her face will grace the US 20 dollar bill.
"Encouraging and Inspiring Story"
In the crisp, early morning hours, the police are called to a suspected murder at a farm outside a small English village. A beautiful young woman has been found dead, blood all over the cottage she lives in. At the same time, police respond to a reported female suicide, where a car has fallen into a local quarry. As DCI Louisa Smith and her team gather the evidence, they discover a link between these two women, a link which has sealed their dreadful fate one cold night, under a silent moon.
"I LOVE BRITISH POLICE MYSTERIES - 4.5"
Elizabeth Haynes' new psychological thriller is a brilliantly suspenseful and shocking story in which nothing is at it seems, but everything is at stake. Sarah Carpenter lives in an isolated farmhouse in North Yorkshire, and for the first time after the death of her husband some years ago and her children, Louis and Kitty, leaving for university, she's living alone. But she doesn't consider herself lonely. She has two dogs, a wide network of friends and the support of her best friend, Sophie.
Highly intelligent but socially inept, Colin spends his free time collecting academic qualifications and searching for ways to meet women, until he stumbles upon a new technique that proves both potent and deadly. Police analyst Annabel is shocked when she discovers a decomposing body in the house next door and realises that no one, including herself, noticed her neighbour's absence. At work she finds data showing that such cases are frighteningly common in her own town and sets out to investigate, convinced she is on trail of a killer.
Genevieve has finally escaped the stressful demands of her sales job and achieved her dream: to leave London behind and start a new life aboard a houseboat in Kent. But on the night of her boat-warming party the dream is shattered when a body washes up beside the boat, and she recognises the victim. As the sanctuary of the boatyard is threatened, and her life is increasingly at risk, the story of how Genevieve came to be so out of her depth unfolds, and she learns the real cost of mixing business with pleasure.
"Perfect holiday listen"
The stunning new novel featuring DI Louisa Smith.
Catherine har nydt singlelivet længe nok til at spotte en lækker fyr, når hun ser en. Pragtfuld, karismatisk, spontan - Lee er drømmemanden. Hendes venner er enige med hende, og den ene efter den anden tryllebindes af ham. Men Lee har en mørk side. Hans uberegnelige, kontrollerende og til tider skræmmende opførsel betyder, at Catherine bliver mere og mere isoleret.
In einem kleinen englischen Dorf wird eine junge Frau tot aufgefunden, ihr Haus voller Blut. Fast zeitgleich wird in einem nahen Steinbruch die Leiche ihrer Nachbarin entdeckt. Das kann kein Zufall sein, denkt sich Louisa Smith! Gerade zum Detective Chief Inspector befördert, beginnt sie zu ermitteln. Langsam setzt sich ein faszinierendes Puzzle zusammen.