Parish & Richards

A Life for a Life (P&R1)
Series: Parish & Richards, Book 1. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 84,990. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
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.
The Wages of Sin (P&R2)
Series: Parish & Richards, Book 2. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 86,000. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
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.
The Flesh is Weak (P&R3)
Series: Parish & Richards, Book 3. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 79,540. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
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 Shadow of Death (P&R4)
Series: Parish & Richards, Book 4. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 88,580. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
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!
His Wrath is Come (P&R5)
Series: Parish & Richards, Book 5. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 82,220. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
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 Breath of Life (P&R6)
Series: Parish & Richards, Book 6. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 84,640. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
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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.
The Dead Know Not (P&R7)
Series: Parish & Richards, Book 7. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 86,710. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Categories: 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.
Be Not Afraid (P&R8)
Series: Parish & Richards, Book 8. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 86,190. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
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 House of Mourning (P&R9)
Series: Parish & Richards, Book 9. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 84,480. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
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.
Through a Glass Darkly (P&R10)
Series: Parish & Richards, Book 10. Price: $5.60 USD. Words: 86,230. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
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.
A Lamb to the Slaughter (P&R11)
Series: Parish & Richards, Book 11. Price: $5.60 USD. Words: 92,980. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
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.
Silent in the Grave (P&R12)
Series: Parish & Richards, Book 12. Price: $5.60 USD. Words: 85,350. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
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.
In the Twinkling of an Eye (P&R13)
Series: Parish & Richards, Book 13. Price: $5.60 USD. Words: 83,620. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
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.
A Time to Kill (P&R14)
Series: Parish & Richards. Price: $5.60 USD. Words: 83,430. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
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 . . .