Author Archives: djpaterson

About djpaterson

Reader, Writer, Arithmeticer. Not always in that order.

Review: The Unkind Hours, by Dwayne Alexander Smith

Steven Burns, a former major league baseball player, had the perfect life… until his five year old daughter is abducted and murdered. With zero suspects the police are left baffled and Steven must accept the haunting loss without justice. Until… … Continue reading

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Review: A Deathly Silence, by Jane Isaac

When the mutilated body of a police officer is found in a derelict factory, the Hamptonshire police force is shocked to the core. DCI Helen Lavery returns from injury leave and is immediately plunged into an investigation like no other. … Continue reading

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Review: Tell Me Lies, by Ed James

Megan Holliday opens her eyes and finds herself slumped on her doorstep. The last thing she remembers is being in the car with her two kids. She sees a handwritten note on her lap – Don’t call the police. It’s … Continue reading

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Review: The Twisted Web, by Rebecca Bradley

A social media shaming. A killer with a message. A deadly combination. When the body of a man is left in the city centre set up as a realistic police crime scene, DI Hannah Robbins is forced to enter a … Continue reading

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Review: Impostor, by LJ Ross

After an elite criminal profiling unit is shut down amid a storm of scandal and mismanagement, only one person emerges unscathed. Forensic psychiatrist Doctor Alexander Gregory has a reputation for being able to step inside the darkest minds to uncover … Continue reading

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Reviews: Blowout and Greenwash, by Colleen Cross

Two book reviews in one! Blowout is book 3 in the Katerina Carter fraud thriller series. Here’s the blurb: On private investigator Katerina Carter’s trip to a remote island aboard a luxurious yacht, she suspects the boat’s slick and charming … Continue reading

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Review: Resthaven, by Erik Therme

The last thing Kaylee wants to do is participate in a childish scavenger hunt – especially inside the abandoned retirement home on the edge of town. When she finds a bruised, deaf boy hiding inside one of the rooms, she … Continue reading

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Review: Closer Than You Think, by Darren O’Sullivan

He’s watching. She’s waiting. Having barely escaped the clutches of a serial killer, Claire Moore has struggled to rebuild her life. After her terrifying encounter with the man the media dubbed The Black-Out Killer, she became an overnight celebrity: a … Continue reading

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Review: Sniper, by Karla Forbes

Flynn was one of the elite, a highly trained sniper in the British army who was proud of his skills and lived by a strict moral code. But even the best can crack when the stress becomes intolerable and now … Continue reading

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Review: On My Life, by Angela Clarke

Framed. Imprisoned. Pregnant. Jenna thought she had the perfect life: a loving fiancé, a great job, a beautiful home. Then she finds her stepdaughter murdered; her partner missing. And the police think she did it… Locked up to await trial, … Continue reading

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Review: Game Theory, by Colleen Cross

Someone is siphoning funds from billionaire Zachary Barron’s currency hedge fund. Intent on prosecuting the thief to the fullest extent of the law, he hires Katerina “Kat” Carter, the best forensic accountant in the business, to follow the money trail. … Continue reading

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Blog Tour Review: Twisted, by Steve Cavanagh

BEFORE YOU READ THIS BOOK I WANT YOU TO KNOW THREE THINGS: 1. The police are looking to charge me with murder. 2. No one knows who I am. Or how I did it. 3. If you think you’ve found me. I’m … Continue reading

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Review: Grey Magic, by JT Lawrence

Did real-life witch Raven Kane murder one of her clients? No one appreciates the irony of her situation more than Raven Kane: she’s a burnt-out witch … and that’s the least of her problems. Accused of murder, this eccentric hexing-and-texting … Continue reading

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Review: After He Died, by Michael J. Malone

You need to know who your husband really was… When Paula Gadd’s husband of almost thirty years dies, just days away from the seventh anniversary of their son, Christopher’s death, her world falls apart. Grieving and bereft, she is stunned … Continue reading

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Review: Dark Pines, by Will Dean

SEE NO EVIL Eyes missing, two bodies lie deep in the forest near a remote Swedish town. HEAR NO EVIL Tuva Moodyson, a deaf reporter on a small-time local paper, is looking for the story that could make her career. … Continue reading

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