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The Girl In The Dark

“Overturning the stones that other authors daren’t touch – the best of British crime fiction.”


The woman lies on the hard stone and takes her last breath. Her chestnut-brown eyes are frozen in panic, a deep purple bruise under her tangled hair. “No police” are her final words. “I need Blake.”

Before she received the blow that fractured her skull, formerly homeless Shannon had just got her life back on track and was always ready to help other people. But why would anyone want to kill her? And what had she discovered that had scared her so much, in the weeks before she died?

Nobody seems to care what happened to Shannon, except the woman who saw her as a big sister: Blake Claremont. Blake will forever be grateful to Shannon for helping her when she was a lonely teenager, sleeping rough on the streets of London. Now, she is determined to find out who killed her and calls upon her old friend, hardened and razor-sharp Detective John Byron.

But as they investigate, Blake and Byron realise there are more victims. Someone is killing the most vulnerable people in society. People who have fallen through the cracks. Who nobody sees, and nobody looks for.

But Blake and Byron see. And they won’t stop looking until they catch the killer.

Unless he finds them first.

A mind-blowing and totally addictive crime thriller from the bestselling author of the Charlie Fox books. Fans of Karin Slaughter, Kendra Elliot and Cara Hunter won’t be able to put this down.


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The Girl In The Dark audiobookListen to a 5-minute excerpt from the superb The Girl In The Dark Audiobook, narrated by Tamsin Kennard:

‘I’ll get you some help, OK?’ she tells the woman, hitting the first of the three nines. ‘They’ll send someone.’
The woman paws at Tess’s arm and speaks again, making a colossal effort to produce two slurred but almost recognisable words.
Tess freezes.
Did she just say ‘No, please’? Or was it ‘No police’?

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Praise for The Girl In The Dark:


Oh my goodness what a rollercoaster! It’s 2:45am and I’m reeling over this. WOW!‘ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐


Heart-thumping! Oh my…Page-turning… Jaw-dropping, edge-of-the-seatI read it in a day…  Perfect.’ @the.aesthete.nerd, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐


Such a must read!… The characters are almost climbing off the pagesI just couldn’t put it down. Amazing!‘ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐


I LOVED this The action is non-stop I don’t give a lot of 5-star reviews but for this, I did!’  NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐


Readers are hooked by the Blake and Byron Thrillers:



‘Oh My GOD. What is this book?? I could not put it down! Kept me up until the wee hours! Read this!’ LauraReviews88, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐


Wow!! Just wow!!… This book is brilliant! More than brilliant, amazing!!!Absolutely gripping, addictive and captivating… I was absolutely hooked from the first page to the last. I had a complete shock at the twists… Love, love, loved all the characters!!!‘ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐


I was practically dizzy from those twists and turns. What an incredible build up and ending. Highly recommend… Perfectly timed gasp-out-loud twists.’ ChaosHappinessBookMama, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐


IncredibleIt blew my socks off… Full of tension and suspense, I couldn’t think about putting it down, I had to know what happened.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐


Phenomenal… Killer book – literally!‘ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐


WOW, did not see that ending coming. Kept me hooked all the way through.’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐


‘I was sitting, relaxed, on the sofa when I started to read this book but after reading the first chapter I was sitting on the edge of it and I stayed there the whole time.’ B for Book Review, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐


Just amazinggripping…The twists and turns kept throwing me off track and the ending, oh my goodness… A must-read… Such a page turner.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐


‘I was totally blown away… Brilliant… You definitely have to read it, can’t recommend it enough.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐


‘Twists and turns keeping me on the edge of my seat… I rushed through this book, eager to turn the pages… I can’t wait for the next book in the series!‘ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐


‘Fast-paced and amazing… It gripped me with lots of twists and turns which threw me to the edge of my seat till the very end… A must-read and a true page-turner. Absolutely it deserves 5 stars.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐


Fantastic… I loved the concept, I loved the characters… I’d give this one a 6 out of 5 if it was allowable.’ Nigeladamsbookworm, ⭐⭐⭐⭐



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