H.A Dawson: a former software developer and systems analyst for one of the U.K's largest banking groups.
The author has drawn on these career disciplines and her adventurous nature to create an exciting catalogue of psychological suspense, mystery suspense and British private investigator novels.
Alfred Hitchcock has played his part in influencing the author. Gritty themes, plots with a beat to keep you hooked, plausible characters with their quirks and "psychological suspense that twists like a corkscrew". This mix makes for an exciting read so don't pause too long.
The books are not for the beach! You the reader needs to be alert, as immersing yourself in these stories is essential or you'll miss the subtle clues. The stories centre on strong female characters and are written in the style of high quality British T.V dramas.
The author is an avid reader with eclectic tastes, admiring authors* whose writing styles have a steady flow and good concepts.
If you're a fan of Jodi Picoult, Rachel Abbott, Sophie Hanna, C L Taylor, Mark Edwards, Sue Grafton, Diane Chamberlain, Dean Koontz, Michael Crichton, you'll enjoy these high quality books.
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A British crime series woven with strong psychological suspense elements. The stories may be read as "stand alone". Each book focuses on a theme with a different main character.
A team of private investigators comprising of Luke Adams and Imogen Morrison play an essential role as the "glue" in the plots. They impart sanity and act as the classic"cavalry" in solving problems for the main character.
However their personal lives do impinge on their investigations.
They don't escape trouble while their professional working relationship can on occasions produce some humorous touches.
The Morrison Adams series is not an A to Z procedural but a journey into people's mindsets melded with action, intense situations, emotional conflict and a few heroic deeds
These combinations propel the stories forward to that "time is tight" climax.
You will find Imogen and Luke amiable not "tough and rough", they are engaging characters who "bounce off each other" and undoubtedly have some chemistry.
Struck With Venom: A dying man begs his daughter to search for a mysterious sibling. A nurse is at odds with her mother unaware of how the past carries her fate.
Trampling Broken Sticks: A suicidal patient befriends a nurse after her roof top rescue. Neither of them suspect they're targets in a string of "accidents". Two intense psychological mysteries where the suspense twists like a corkscrew.
Dark secrets demand treatment like festering wounds. Once they turn septic the temperature soars for these nurses coerced into private investigations.
Novels include 1. Never To Be Ignored and 2. Stolen By Jackdaws.
The stories brim with disturbing twists, edgy drama blended into a gripping thriller. The suspense is palpable enhanced by the cast of strong convincing characters,
He steers into the bend then their vehicle thrust sideways, slams into an embankment, tumbles and flips back upright, the metal body shredded by the road surface, then silence! From the dark a voice shrieks Nick!
Stacy's senses are numb. She can not accept someone hates her. Why, what has she done that's so bad to warrant such reaction? The veiled threats descend as friends ignore Stacy's pleas,
One foe. An agitated nurse. Nasty notes. A chain of disturbing events. A dangerous pact with a suicidal patient. This ward nurse has to contend with
a hidden enemy as well as a highly emotional mother.
Loyal friends enjoy lending a hand to help to those less able, however matters can turn nasty when objects of great value disappear and others claim ownership. A nurse risks all to survive uncertain perils, this includes being an unsuitable private investigator
She's a good nurse disturbed by dark recurring dreams.
Then a new patient asks for her by name . . .
Shona does her utmost to placate her charge. From professional necessity nurses must be neutral, but Shona’s patient Carmen has entwined her inside a cage of emotions. Carmen wants her missing son. Are her actions warranted? How will this impact Shona? She's collateral from the fallout.
Revenge traps unfortunate souls as the obsession drives their mental stability into meltdown. Their wish for justice overwhelms reasonable behaviour. Presenting two stories about two strong female characters from a houseful of highly professional nurses each with their own story and personal dilemma. Psychological suspense at its most exciting and intriguing.Hold on for plenty of grit.
Revenge is innate with some people as no moral obligation can hinder their brutal attempts to destroy lives. Hate that festers for years distorts any reasonable perspective. Two stories about two strong female characters from a houseful of highly professional nurses each with their own story and personal dilemma. Psychological suspense at its most exciting and intriguing.
A mix of WWII concentration camps, a dedicated son, poison, murder, identical twins, blind revenge and a bunch of vigilantes manipulated by a hopeful individual make excellent reading of these exciting exploits. H.A Dawson's mysteries can stare you in the face and take you by surprise without notice.
Organ transplants, drugs and alcoholism accompany a nasty cocktail of corruption, abduction, blackmail and murder in these thrillers from H.A Dawson. Classic British psychological suspense involving a pair of private investigators and their clients. Plenty of intrigue, surprises and sometimes shocking revelations when a mystery leaves its calling card.
A mystery? Murders? Who knows the full story? Laying out the bare facts is imperative before our heroines become victims. After a sequence of distressing events these strong willed women decide to take new directions. Women trapped by circumstances set in motion decades ago. They need some professional expertise to escape their assailants. Meet Morrison - Adams a pair of skilled investigators.
Two perturbed newcomers. A bigoted community. Messy family secrets conspire to destroy a new mother.
A derelict house stands near a remote Cornish beach. The locals stress its disturbing history. A young woman's unsettled by events that confound the senses.
Michaela turns investigator demanding answers from an entire community. Her family's attitude sparks further complications.
Death hurts. Lies devastate. Combined they're volcanic. Now a family erupts!
A single mother's stunned. She has been deceived since childhood. Engrossed in seeking the facts, she's embroiled in a long standing family feud. Her family have some unsavoury secrets. The vengeful backlash brings a mad dash to save lives.
She's a threat. Does Megan see the dangers? How can she survive a vendetta which is shrouded in secrecy. This is no simple matter.
The sight of her face sends tremors through the town, it reminds some of their sordid deeds. Entwined in a conspiracy this artistic woman grapples veiled threats and suspicious accidents. Can she escape further perils?