Ryder & Loveday Mysteries

3 books in series
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A Fatal Obsession Publisher's Summary

The start of a brand-new series from the global best-selling author of the DI Hillary Greene series.

Oxford, 1960. There's a murderer on the loose, and two unlikely heroes are poised to solve the case.

Meet Trudy Loveday - smart, enthusiastic and always underestimated.

In the hope of getting her out of the way, Trudy is assigned to help coroner Clement Ryder as he reopens the case of a young woman's death. She can't believe her luck - she is actually going to be working on a real murder case.

Meanwhile, the rest of the police force are busy investigating a series of threats and murders in the local community, and Clement can't help but feel it's all linked.

As Trudy and Clement form an unlikely partnership, are they going to be the ones to solve these crimes before the murderer strikes again?

©2018 Faith Martin (P)2018 HarperCollins Publishers Limited
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  • Book 1

    • A Fatal Obsession

    • By: Faith Martin
    • Narrated by: Stephanie Racine
    • Length: 8 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 93
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 87
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83

    Oxford, 1960. There's a murderer on the loose, and two unlikely heroes are poised to solve the case. Meet Trudy Loveday - smart, enthusiastic and always underestimated. In the hope of getting her out of the way, Trudy is assigned to help coroner Clement Ryder as he reopens the case of a young woman's death. She can't believe her luck - she is actually going to be working on a real murder case. Meanwhile, the rest of the police force are busy investigating a series of threats and murders in the local community, and Clement can't help but feel it's all linked.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • So Glad I Bought This Book

    • By John on 07-25-18

    Regular price: $14.18

  • Book 2

    • A Fatal Mistake

    • By: Faith Martin
    • Narrated by: Stephanie Racine
    • Length: 8 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49

    In the glorious sunshine of Oxford, on a day when everyone should be celebrating, tragedy strikes when a university student is found floating in the river, dead. Probationary WPC Trudy Loveday finds herself paired with coroner Clement Ryder to investigate and it soon becomes clear that this case is not going to be easy. The witnesses all refuse to give a straight answer, each new lead sends them in a new direction and tales of other missing youngsters add further mystery to the investigation.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good new series without sex, swearing and violence

    • By wisconsinclark on 10-04-18

    Regular price: $14.18

  • Book 3

    • A Fatal Flaw

    • Ryder & Loveday, Book 3
    • By: Faith Martin
    • Narrated by: Stephanie Racine
    • Length: 8 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    Oxford, 1960. As the city of Oxford prepares itself for the inaugural Miss Oxford Honey Beauty Pageant at The Old Swan Theatre, excitement is in the air. But when one of the leading contestants is found dead, suspicion hangs over the competition. Poisoned, the authorities assume her death was suicide. But after a malicious series of pranks and blackmail attempts are reported, WPC Loveday and Coroner Clement Ryder are called upon to solve the case. In an atmosphere of fierce competition, the list of suspects is endless.... 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Well done!

    • By Gale Ann on 02-13-19

    Regular price: $13.08