Please recommend askDavid.com
   using these social sharing buttons:
David

Books:  

  
   

Book: The Trial - Dark Urban Scottish Crime Story (Parliament House Books Book 1) by John Mayer
Author John Mayer

if you read and liked the book:

The Trial - Dark Urban Scottish Crime Story (Parliament House Books Book 1) by John Mayer

...you might also like our reading suggestions below

Two Little Boys - a topical, dark and disturbing crime thriller - Ted Darling crime series by L M Krier
Topical, dark and disturbing crime thriller featuring a decidedly different type of detective. In his darkest and most complex case to date, DI Ted Darling has to confront demons from his own past when investigating the brutal murder of a young boy. As more deaths follow, he realises he's up against powerful people who believe themselves to be above the law, and starts to feel out of his depth. Just how high up does it go? At [...]
 
Wild Thing - 'a chilling cold-blooded killer' (Ted Darling crime series Book 7) by L M Krier
Random, unrelated killings, seemingly without motives? Or the work of a single cold-blooded killer? And are the murders in any way connected to the shocking crimes which RSPCA officers are investigating in the same area? DI Ted Darling's latest case takes him to the darkest side of the human psyche, where identifying the killer is the least of his problems. Making a case that will stick takes all of his skills and experience. [...]
 
Walk On By - 'trouble of a serious kind' (Ted Darling crime series Book 8) by L M Krier
Compelling, character-led police procedural crime thriller with a distinctly different type of detective in the lead role. It's a big operation and a complex one. With the Big Boss out of action, Ted's in charge of one part of the enquiry, a robbery and brutal stabbing of a woman in a car park. But overseeing it all is a senior officer with a serious grudge against Ted. One who'd stop at nothing to take him down. Then another [...]
 
When I'm Old and Grey - when a killer strikes close to home (Ted Darling crime series Book 4) (Di Ted Darling) by L M Krier
When a killer strikes close to home ... DI Ted Darling doesn't like coincidences. There are too many for comfort surrounding his latest case. They're spilling over into his private life too, when toxic family secrets are uncovered. A serial killer appears to be targeting vulnerable elderly people in care homes and despatching them in the most cynical way. Ted and his team are struggling to get a lead on who the killer really [...]
 
Shut Up and Drive - ‘a serial sex attacker on the loose’ (Ted Darling crime series Book 5) by L M Krier
A serial sex attacker is spreading fear in Stockport and DI Ted Darling and his team are on the case. The man randomly targets young women and abducts them from busy supermarket car parks. He's armed with a knife and is clearly highly trained in how to handle it. Ever-dwindling police resources make the manhunt harder, even though the attacker clearly doesn't care whether or not he's caught. All his victims say he's dead [...]
 
Sugar & Spice - The controversial crime thriller novel (When you think the unthinkable, where do you turn?) by Saffina Desforges
~ Amazon China Number One best-seller ~ An iTunes Breakout book of 2013 - ~ Amazon #1 best-seller in Police Procedurals, Thrillers & Hard-Boiled - ~ #2 in Amazon UK Top 100 overall chart - ~ The 11th best-selling ebook of 2011 - ~ Waterstones #1 Thriller - ~ A 'Red Adept' mystery prize winner 2011 "Outstanding - compares well to any P.D. James novel." - An American Editor - "An unsettling read with echoes of Mo Hayder." - [...]
 
40 Days 40 Nights (Sgt Major Crane Novels) by Wendy Cartmell
Ideal for fans of police procedural murder mysteries, 40 Days 40 Nights is the the second Sgt Major Crane crime thriller. Summer 2012. Aldershot Garrison has been overrun by Team GB as they make their final preparations for the Olympic Games. Tasked with babysitting the athletes for the duration of their stay, Sergeant Major Crane has braced himself for an uneventful few weeks. But when the body of a soldier is discovered and [...]
 
Only the Lonely - ‘blind dates end in bleeding hearts’ (Ted Darling crime series Book 6) by L M Krier
'blind dates end in bleeding hearts' Ted Darling is back and his boss has news for him. He'll be taking on more responsibility over an expanded area, with a bigger team. Before he even has chance to take stock, he's facing his first body in what could be the most cynical murder he's ever encountered. The corpse count rises with a separate case developing, where a savage killer appears to be selecting victims from online [...]
 
Preacher Man - 'their blood shall be upon them' (Ted Darling crime series Book 9) by L M Krier
A teenager is found naked and wandering in a lane near Stockport. He can't answer any questions about the serious injuries he's sustained, only repeatedly recite a biblical passage. DCI Ted Darling's team take the case and discover he's been missing for six months - and he's not the only young person to have suffered the same fate. Ted's tied up in an important court case where the father of the young defendant seems prepared [...]
 
Cry for the Bad Man - where does a wise man hide a pebble? (Ted Darling crime series Book 10) by L M Krier
'Where does a wise man hide a pebble?' Home Office Pathologist Professor Nelson's question marks the beginning of Detective Chief Inspector Ted Darling's latest case. Not one he was expecting to get for him and his team. The tragic but seemingly straightforward suicide of a young man. It's a case where nothing is quite as it seems. There's no shortage of potential suspects. The trouble is, they all alibi one another. The case [...]
 
CLOSURE (Zachary Taylor. Book 1) by Larry Quartley
For Zachary Taylor it's about to get personal... CLOSURE sees a detective who can't let go of the past or the part he played in the murder of his old DCI. Investigating the brutal rape and murder of a young woman, whose death pulls the past into the here and now... In 2003 Detective Chief Inspector Charlie Benner was gunned down when he and other officers were caught up in a shooting frenzy between rival drug gangs. Zachary [...]
 
The Sound of Sirens by David Carter
The ancient city of Chester, Friday night, and the weekend starts here. High summer, skimpy fashions, short skirts, tight jeans, it's a hot night, and the town's relaxed. It's 11pm and the pubs are beginning to close. The band has just finished playing; packing their instruments away, but the night is young. A young man enters the still crowded pub. Walks up to the small stage. Pulls out a handgun and empties four shots into [...]
 
Hellfire Vengeance (The Travis Knight Series #2) by Charles Shea
John Lasham, a Catholic priest, was burned alive in his car in the parking lot of Piedmont Hospital. Detectives with the Atlanta Homicide Unit have no motive for the horrific attack, but there is one person who has a pretty good idea why the priest was incinerated - Travis Knight. He's the criminal defense attorney who just days before successfully defended Father Lasham and two other priests at their trial where they were [...]
 
Fragile Cord - A gripping psychological thriller (DS Coupland Book 1) by Emma Salisbury
Top Ten Hard-Boiled Crime Bestseller, over 100,000 downloads How far would you go to hide the truth? A small boy lies drowned in the bottom of a bath - His mother is found with a noose around her neck The local community is in shock. Introducing Salford detectives Kevin Coupland and Alex Moreton as they investigate what appears to be a routine murder-suicide. Tracey Kavanagh was her usual upbeat self; right up until the [...]
 
Steps to Heaven (Sgt Major Crane Novels) by Wendy Cartmell
Ideal for fans of police procedural murder mysteries, this tense, twisting, emotionally compelling crime thriller will stay with you long after you turn the final page. Meet Sgt Major Crane. A Special Investigations Branch Detective in the British Army, he is the soldier who polices other soldiers. He thinks he has seen every crime known to both war and peace. But nothing has prepared him for the case of Solomon. An [...]
 
Silenced Justice - A Josh Williams Novel by Joe Broadmeadow
Because without Truth, there is no Justice! Silenced Justice. The compelling new novel of corruption, greed, and the search for the truth Lieutenant Josh Williams is back in this latest thriller from Joe Broadmeadow, Silenced Justice. When his former boss, retired Lieutenant Chris Hamlin, asks him to reopen an old case, Josh uncovers the shocking truth behind an innocent man's death in prison. In 1972, Darnell Grey, accused [...]
 
Collision Course (A Josh Williams Novel) by Joe Broadmeadow
Collision Course is an intense police procedural and legal thriller incorporating elements of blind political aspirations, human failings, and hope. In the style of Scott Turow and John Grisham, Collision Course is a fascinating and enjoyable read. The novel is set in the background of the strained relationship between the Police and the minority community arising from racial prejudices embedded within police departments. [...]
 
Where There's A Will - Inspector Stone Book One by Alex R Carver
The kidnapping of a child is every parent's worst nightmare, for the Keatings though it isn't a nightmare, it's a reality. Inspector Stone is tasked with finding Alice Keating and bringing her home safely. Hard enough under normal circumstances, but between investigating an unrelated armed robbery, family problems, and the machinations of an ambitious underling, it's almost impossible. Unbeknown to either Stone or Alice's [...]
 
Blood Tide - A Doug Brown Terrorism Thriller by Jay Tinsiano
Detective Douglas Brown transferred to Hong Kong to forget his past and the dark memory that still haunts him Richard Blythe. Blythe, an explosives expert gone rogue, had terrorised London and outwitted Brown, leading to the deaths of countless innocents. Now the detective's worst fear has come true. Blythe free from prison to wreak havoc and lead Brown on a deadly cat and mouse game in the city of Hong Kong. Blood Tide is a [...]
 
The DCI Jones Casebook - Ellis Flynn by Kerry J Donovan
An empathetic detective and his Swedish-born colleague hunt for the abductors of a teenage schoolgirl a police procedural set in England and France. When fourteen-year-old Hollie Jardine fails to return home from school, her terrified parents call the police. It doesn't take veteran detective, DCI David Jones, head of the Midlands Police Serious Crime Unit, long to discover a link between Hollie and convicted sex-offender, [...]
 
Rose Red 1 - Snow White (Rose Red crime thriller series) by Saffina Desforges
What if fairy tales were real? The scary monster you thought was lurking under your bed with the dust bunnies has got his feet up on your desk and is drinking coffee with your boss. Cassandra 'Red' Rose is a war-worn cop with way more scars than most. A senior detective in The Metropolitan Police, she fights the mean streets - cleansing them of their sins - all the while, fending off demons of her own. Real-life crime and a [...]
 
Baby's Got Blue Eyes - compelling début crime thriller (Ted Darling crime series Book 2) (Di Ted Darling) by L M Krier
A compelling debut crime thriller with a very different sort of detective. Someone is dumping bodies on DI Ted Darling's patch and he's not happy. Ted's a good solid copper, in an old-fashioned way, with an excellent clear-up rate. He's not at all like your average cop and has his own unique way of dealing with any prejudice his differences bring him. No heavy drinking, no failed marriage, just a steady, long-term [...]
 
The Killing Collective - A Stanford Carter Murder Mystery Thriller - A Gripping, Stand Alone, Character-Driven FBI Crime Thriller by Gary Starta with Robin ...
Longtime detective Stanford Carter and his wife, forensic scientist Jill Seacrest, have always felt one was the yin to the other's yang. Carter is formal, logical, detached and incredibly reserved. As team leader, he displays an unflagging commitment to duty, a keen sense of logic and strategy, and the poker face of a true champion. Despite his ardent desire to learn the secrets of the universe and its plan for us all, the [...]
 
STORM LOG-0505 (The First Detective Deans Novel) by James D Mortain
Love gripping detective mysteries , or ghosts and haunted houses ? Then why not try a new British crime thriller that brings a chilling blend of all three into one unputdownable series read? "On a par with Peter James and Mark Billingham" The wait is almost over for Detective Andrew Deans; years of agony and despair hanging on the results of his wife's fertility treatment. But a student is missing. And he must find her. [...]
 
Sir Laurence Dies (The 'Dies' Trilogy Book 1) by Christopher D. Abbott
Sir Laurence was a decorated soldier in the Great War, and a hardnosed businessman. He was also a man of whom everyone was a little afraid. So when he boasted to Doctor Straay about his expert knowledge of crime fiction and requested that Straay spend a weekend at his country estate, the detective had reservations. What began as an absorbing evening of drinks, conversation, and card games, soon turned into a horrific scene of [...]
 

Books:  

  
   




Home | Contact | Legal Notice | Impressum Book Promotion | Do you like askDavid.com? | Boost Your Karma

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Amazon and the Amazon logo are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates.