DI Nikki Galena

8 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 4,252 ratings

Crime on the Fens Publisher's Summary

DI Nikki Galena: A police detective with nothing left to lose, she's seen a girl die in her arms, and her daughter will never leave the hospital again. She's gotten tough on the criminals she believes did this to her. Too tough. And now she's been given one final warning: make it work with her new sergeant, DS Joseph Easter, or she's out.

Her partner, DS Joseph Easter, is the handsome, squeaky-clean new member of the team. But his nickname, Holy Joe, belies his former life as a soldier. He has an estranged daughter who blames him for everything that went wrong with their family.

Their adversary is a ruthless man who holds DI Galena responsible for his terrible disfigurement.

©2016 Joy Ellis (P)2016 Tantor
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  • Book 1

    • Crime on the Fens

    • DI Nikki Galena, Book 1
    • By: Joy Ellis
    • Narrated by: Henrietta Meire
    • Length: 7 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,801
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,647
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,643

    DI Nikki Galena: A police detective with nothing left to lose, she's seen a girl die in her arms, and her daughter will never leave the hospital again. She's gotten tough on the criminals she believes did this to her. Too tough. And now she's been given one final warning: make it work with her new sergeant, DS Joseph Easter, or she's out.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Exxcellent British police procedural

    • By Wayne on 12-24-16

    Regular price: $26.59

  • Book 2

    • Shadow over the Fens

    • DI Nikki Galena Series, Book 2
    • By: Joy Ellis
    • Narrated by: Henrietta Meire
    • Length: 7 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 667
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 624
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 617

    Detective Nikki Galena's friend and neighbor meets a tragic end, but there's more to his death than meets the eye. And someone terrible from DS Joseph Easter's past is back.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I really enjoy this series.

    • By Charlotte Araki on 05-27-17

    Regular price: $26.59

  • Book 3

    • Hunted on the Fens

    • DI Nikki Galena Series, Book 3
    • By: Joy Ellis
    • Narrated by: Henrietta Meire
    • Length: 9 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 502
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 472
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 472

    DI Nikki Galena faces her toughest challenge yet. Can she save her team and herself from a cruel and determined adversary who will stop at nothing to harm Nikki and her colleagues? First she must work out who wants revenge against her or one of her detectives. Full of twists and turns, this is a crime novel that will keep listeners riveted until the stunning ending.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Page Turner

    • By Jean on 02-26-17

    Regular price: $27.99

  • Book 4

    • Killer on the Fens

    • DI Nikki Galena Series, Book 4
    • By: Joy Ellis
    • Narrated by: Henrietta Meire
    • Length: 6 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 404
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 372
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 372

    DI Nikki Galena faces a personal challenge which will stretch her to the limit. She must fulfill her father's dying wish and discover who the mysterious Eve is. Meanwhile, a dead drug dealer is found on an abandoned airfield that the locals say is haunted. The trail of both mysteries will lead to the most shocking discovery of Nikki's career and put her whole team in mortal danger. Full of twists and turns, this is a crime thriller that will keep you riveted until the shocking ending.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • <br />This is how much I have enjoyed this series.

    • By Gary on 06-25-17

    Regular price: $26.59

  • Book 5

    • Stalker on the Fens

    • By: Joy Ellis
    • Narrated by: Henrietta Meire
    • Length: 8 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 295
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 273
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 272

    Detective Inspector Nikki Galena's close friend Helen Brook is involved in a serious accident where she is trapped in a collapsed cellar. After her hard-won recovery, Helen is still getting flashbacks to a man she says was down there with her and who confessed to a murder. But no trace of this man can be found. Then Helen tells Nikki that someone is watching her. But is all this in her friend's imagination and part of her post-traumatic stress?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I love this English police procedural series!

    • By Wayne on 08-29-17

    Regular price: $27.99

  • Book 6

    • Captive on the Fens

    • DI Nikki Galena Series, Book 6
    • By: Joy Ellis
    • Narrated by: Henrietta Meire
    • Length: 8 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 250
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 237
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 238

    A young woman's body is found in a remote barn on the Fens. Before she was killed, one of her fingers had been cut off. Who is inflicting this violence and why? The young woman in the barn had been kept captive for some time. And the case shows strong similarities to an unsolved murder in Derbyshire. When another woman is found alive with similar injuries, the case grows even more complicated.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Author Joy Ellis never disappoints!

    • By Wayne on 09-15-17

    Regular price: $27.99

  • Book 7

    • Buried on the Fens

    • DI Nikki Galena Series, Book 7
    • By: Joy Ellis
    • Narrated by: Henrietta Meire
    • Length: 8 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 176
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 165
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 164

    A skeleton is found in a shallow grave in the churchyard. But this was not an official burial. The victim was murdered decades ago. At the same time, Detective Nikki Galena and her team are investigating the brutal slaying of local businesswoman Madeline Prospero. She was a member of an exclusive and secretive drinking club called The Briar Patch. But they've got no suspects and no one is telling them the truth. Meanwhile, the buried skeleton leads them on a trail to the village of Quintin Eaudyke. This is a troubled place. In the late 70s and 80s a reign of terror was unleashed.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of my favorite police procedural series!

    • By Wayne on 03-21-18

    Regular price: $20.99

  • Book 8

    • Thieves on the Fens

    • DI Nikki Galena Series, Book 8
    • By: Joy Ellis
    • Narrated by: Henrietta Meire
    • Length: 7 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 157
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 143
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 145

    DI Nikki Galena gets a series of anonymous calls. She is told the place, time, and who will die. But the messages are in a secret language used only by villains. Nikki and her team must decode the riddles and work out where the threats are coming from.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • End of the DI Nikki Galena series, but don't fear!

    • By Wayne on 05-12-18

    Regular price: $17.49