In a world where the truth is not always straightforward, scientists have tried time and again to create a drug that would compel people to reveal all. Scientist and Police Consultant Dr Neroli Sonnclere is pulled into a great discovery: a powerful new truth drug. With DI Adam McClellan, she realises that the truth can be dangerous and struggles to keep it from falling into wrong hands.
When Cassie Pengear’s landlady asks her to check the references of the new tenant, she expects it to be a simple matter of confirming what was provided. She did not expect it to lead to a dead body in the flat below, a series of thefts in the building, and mysterious events at a bank she’s done typing for. If Cassie wants to feel safe in her flat again, she’ll have to solve the death downstairs.
A short Christmas mystery set in the world of the Cassie Pengear Mysteries. While preparing their tinkering/ haberdashery shop for the Christmas season, Kate and Ada find a body on their doorstep. When Inspector Wainwright is sent to investigate, they start looking into the crime themselves before he can scare away all of their Christmas patrons. A short Christmas mystery of approx. 5000 words.
It's Friday night in a London hospital's busy A&E ward. Waiting to be seen is Conrad Douglas, a 48 year old man who is bleeding from a nasty cut above his right eye and sitting on a small mountain of secrets.
Who is Conrad? What's he doing in A&E? How did he get hurt? And who's the man sitting next to him who refuses to leave? These are the questions that The Wait answers... and more.
Francis Bacon is charged with investigating the murder of a barrister at Gray's Inn. He recruits his unwanted student Thomas Clarady to do the tiresome legwork, chasing witnesses from Whitehall to the London streets. Everyone has something up his pinked and padded sleeve. Even the brilliant Bacon is at a loss — and in danger — until he sees through the disguises of the season of Misrule.
A puzzling series of events. A strange scent. A unique gift. When London is suddenly plagued by rats, Scotland Yard DI Adam McClellan calls on police consultant and scientist, Dr Neroli Sonnclere. Born with a keen sense of smell, she has the ability to discern odours undetected by ordinary humans. For her, smell tells a story. If there’s anyone who can figure out the strange phenomenon, she can.
When Jillian and Teddy arrive with her wedding attendants in London, they become embroiled in a jewel heist with a man left stabbed to death. Can they solve the crimes in the midst of Jillian's wedding plans? An old acquaintance from San Diego comes to their aid, but will his help be enough? Perhaps the jewel has a curse.