Tim Ellis

Biography

Tim Ellis is a retired soldier, bean counter, and teacher who has been writing fiction for five years.

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Books

A Time to Kill (P&R14)
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Series: Parish & Richards. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 83,430. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Parish & Richards investigate what appears to be the simple case of a woman who was sexually assaulted and murdered in her own apartment, but Richards is convinced it's the work of a serial killer . . . Stick & Xena attend the A&E at King George Hospital to investigate a woman who says that she murdered her boyfriend, but things are a lot more complicated than they first appear . . .
The Writer's A-Z of Body Language
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,560. Language: British English. Published: October 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Personality
This book is for writer's to cherry-pick body language for their characters. It does what says on the cover - it's an A-Z list of emotions, attitudes and feelings with the associated body language. Updated version. Now with a linked Table of Contents and Index.
In the Twinkling of an Eye
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Series: Parish & Richards, Book 13. Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 83,620. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Parish & Richards are given the case of a gifted boy murdered on the fourteenth green at the local golf course; Richards is also trying to find out if a 1966 diary that she bought at a car boot sale, and written by a captive 15 year-old girl called Loveday, is genuine. Stick and Xena are working to solve the case of a young woman found in a wood.
Silent in the Grave
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Series: Parish & Richards, Book 12. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 85,350. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Parish and Richards are on a body hunt. Xena – with the help of Charlie Baxter, Cookie and Jenifer – conducts an investigation from her hospital bed to prove Stick is innocent, even though he won’t help himself. Kowalski can’t concentrate on his job with Jerry in a drug-induced coma in the hospital, so he tackles an unsolved cold case from the 1980s called the Red Spider murders.
The Haunting of Bleeding Heart Yard (Quigg 6)
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Series: Quigg, Book 6. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 113,300. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Quigg and Kline face their most difficult case yet - unravelling the mystery behind the dismembered body in Bleeding Heart Yard. Kline goes on a journey of discovery with a holocaust survivor, and Lucy has her own trials and tribulations. Also includes a bonus novella: 'The Enigma of Apocalypse Heights' (Quigg 7) at the end.
Dark Christmas (Josiah Dark #1)
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 24,570. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Novella (24,000-words): With a new partner he doesn’t want, a journalist who defies the laws of physics and an unknown man letting himself into his house, Detective Inspector Josiah Dark of the Serious Crimes Division must find out why Santa has been busy leaving gory Christmas presents around Greater Manchester.
A Lamb to the Slaughter (P&R11)
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Series: Parish & Richards, Book 11. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 92,980. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Parish, Richards and a DI from Norwich investigate the death of a child, which is linked to child abductions across the southeast. Parish also receives a severed tongue and a location in the post. In his search for Jerry, Kowalski must travel to Wales to find out the truth behind his wife’s disappearance. During his travels he must help a desperate Cookie who is on the run.
Through a Glass Darkly (P&R10)
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Series: Parish & Richards, Book 10. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 86,230. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Parish & Richards are sent to Cyprus to discover if a British Army officer being held by the Cypriot police is responsible for murdering a local woman and the disappearance of three other women, or whether he is being made a scapegoat by the anti-British elements of the Cypriot government.
The House of Mourning (P&R9)
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Series: Parish & Richards, Book 9. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 84,480. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Parish & Richards must find a killer who is carving broken hearts on women's abdomens. Stick & Xena have the case of a severed hand, but Xena has her own problems. Jerry gets involved with a woman who thinks someone is trying to kill her, so she asks Cookie for help who gets herself into serious trouble in doing so. Parish & Richards finally get the chance to visit the Excess Bagage depot.
The Terror at Grisly Park (Quigg 5)
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Series: Quigg, Book 5. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 79,390. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Quigg and Kline are struggling to fit the pieces of a multiple murder together when the past and present intersect in Room 13 at the Waterbury Hotel in the horror theme park that is Grisly Park.
Be Not Afraid (P&R8)
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Series: Parish & Richards, Book 8. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 86,190. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Parish and Richards travel to Quantica, Virginia, and they stumble over an American serial Killer called "The Painter". Chief Kowalski and his wife Jerry are accused of Satanic Ritual Abuse of their children, who are taken away by Social Services - Kowalski has another heart attack and ends up in hospital... The story continues.
The Dead Know Not (P&R7)
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Series: Parish & Richards, Book 7. Price: $3.28 USD. Words: 86,710. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Parish & Richards have two cases to solve. One turns out to be unfinished business, the other is very close to home. Angie struggles to come to terms with her new baby. Kowalski is promoted, but someone is out to ruin him. Two detectives join the team, and are allocated the case of five bodies discovered in the grounds of a house.
As You Sow, So Shall You Reap
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Price: $1.70 USD. Words: 17,660. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
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DI Inigo Morgan and his partner DC Tigris Griffiths must travel a tortuous journey to find the killer of Verona Izatt, a woman who lived alone in a cottage left to her by her aunt in Little Haven in Wales, and is discoveed with her lips sewn together and her heart missing.
The Breath of Life (P&R6)
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Series: Parish & Richards, Book 6. Price: $3.28 USD. Words: 84,640. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
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Parish and Richards investigate a case involving recently pregnant headless bodies disposed of in the sewers. Not only do they struggle to discover the identity of the victims, but they can't find the babies either. Kowalski and Nash investigate the death of a landlady who has been bludgeoned to death and a withered flower left on the body.
Winter of my Heart (Poetry)
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Price: $1.70 USD. Words: 11,610. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
A collection of poems predominantly about love, and my influences in writing these poems were Leonard Cohen, Rod McKuen, Marc Bolan, Sylvia Plath, Bob Dylan, and Shel Silverstein.
Where do you want to go today?
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Price: $1.70 USD. Words: 20,680. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A second collection of short stories that will prise your chest open, rip your thrashing heart out, and leave your bleeding corpse gasping for more.
His Wrath is Come (P&R5)
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Series: Parish & Richards, Book 5. Price: $3.28 USD. Words: 82,220. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
PC Lola Laveque in Missing Persons identifies a pattern. Murders are thin on the ground, so Parish and Richards decide to investigate. Their investigations lead them all over Essex, and eventually to Maldon where they discover one man's obsession for his family.
The Shadow of Death (P&R4)
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Series: Parish & Richards, Book 4. Price: $3.28 USD. Words: 88,580. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
If you've read Chapter 1 you'll know that DCI Marshall has taken the place of Chief Walter Day, transferred Kowalski to Traffic Analysis, and is taking an active role in running the investigations... But what you don't know is that DCI Marshall has an agenda!
The Skulls Beneath Eternity Wharf (Quigg 4)
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Series: Quigg, Book 4. Price: $3.28 USD. Words: 84,560. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Quigg faces his most difficult case yet when over a thousand skulls are discovered beneath Eternity Wharf in Fulham. Quigg and Walsh must investigate the past and the present to find out the truth behind the skulls.
The Twelve Murders of Christmas (Quigg 1)
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Series: Quigg, Book 1. Price: $1.70 USD. Words: 33,980. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Detective Inspector Quigg and Sergeant Lulu Begone (on an exchange programme from the South African Police Service) must hunt down a festive serial killer who is selecting his victims to match the Christmas carol - The Twelve Days of Christmas.
The Flesh is Weak (P&R3)
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Series: Parish & Richards, Book 3. Price: $3.28 USD. Words: 79,540. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A grave containing the skeleton of ten year-old Amy Linton – missing for eight years – is found in Galleyhill Wood in Essex, and then Head of Forensics, Paul Toadstone, finds more skeletons in the same grave, and more graves in the woods.
The Wages of Sin (P&R2)
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Series: Parish & Richards, Book 2. Price: $3.28 USD. Words: 86,000. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
After seven years, a psychopath starts killing again. He is mutilating women, and hanging them upside down in abandoned buildings with a meat hook through their ankles. Pinned to their breasts are messages in ancient languages. Parish and Richards begin their investigation, but Chief Inspector Trevor Naylor wants revenge on Parish, and the killer wants Mary Richards.
Untended Treasures
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Price: $1.70 USD. Words: 54,870. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Untended treasures, keepsakes, hidden, but not forgotten. Found, dusted off, enjoyed once again. An eclectic collection of short stories, two of which won 3rd Prizes in competitions.
Warrior: Scourge of the Steppe
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Series: Warrior: Genghis Khan, Book 2. Price: $3.28 USD. Words: 81,230. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Mongolian Steppe (1190 - 1206): Warrior: Scourge of the Steppe is the second book in the Warrior series. It tells the story of Temujin's rise to power, the systematic destruction of his enemies, and the brutality of his revenge.
Warrior: Path of Destiny
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Series: Warrior: Genghis Khan, Book 1. Price: $3.28 USD. Words: 97,320. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Mongolian Steppe (1176 - 1183): Warrior: Path of Destiny, the first book in the Warrior series, tells the story of Temujin's childhood and enslavement. It interweaves the brutality of history, revenge, love, friendship and betrayal in telling the story of Temujin – the boy who would become the greatest warrior of all: Genghis Khan.
Solomon's Key
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Price: $3.28 USD. Words: 73,810. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Women are being murdered and mutilated in Hammersmith, London. The killer is leaving messages in ancient languages. DCI James Harte must overcome enforced counselling and the worst winter in London since the first Ice Age to find the psychopath before the secret of Solomon’s Key is unleashed on the world.
The Graves at Angel Brook (Quigg 3)
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Series: Quigg, Book 3. Price: $3.28 USD. Words: 79,990. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
The sequel to Body 13 has Quigg and Heather Walsh (his new temporary partner) trying to identify a serial killer who carves biblical references into his child victims.
The Knowledge of Time: Second Civilisation
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Price: $3.28 USD. Words: 59,470. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
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Earth 5036: When Gracie eavesdrops on her father’s meetings with the Grammers, and learns of a library that travels through time, she must undertake a perilous journey predicted three thousand years before to save the knowledge of humanity from the Beasts.
Body 13 (Quigg 2)
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Series: Quigg, Book 2. Price: $3.28 USD. Words: 89,070. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
DI Quigg and his temporary partner PC Mavourneen Duffy hunt for a stolen corpse from the mortuary at Hammersmith Hospital, which leads to the discovery of an exclusive paedophile ring called the Apostles.
Orc Quest: Prophecy
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Price: $3.28 USD. Words: 54,180. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Grog the Orc is a coward, and has been banished from the Bloodwolf Clan for failing the passage to adulthood. So begins his quest to find the last human on Garagol, who it is rumoured knows witchery and can give him back his courage.
A Life for a Life (P&R1)
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Series: Parish & Richards, Book 1. Price: $3.28 USD. Words: 84,990. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
What starts as a routine stabbing turns into the hunt for a serial killer who leaves numbered tokens in his victim’s mouths. DI Jed Parish and PC Mary Richards must discover the dark history behind the tokens and the connection between the victims. To do that, they must gain access to the abandoned Beech Tree Orphanage where a terrible truth awaits.

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