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Dead Woman Walking

Dead Woman Walking
  • Author(s): Sharon Bolton
  • Location(s): Northumberland
  • Genre(s): Crime, Thriller
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Just before dawn in the hills near the Scottish border, a man murders a young woman. At the same time, a hot-air balloon crashes out of the sky. There’s just one survivor. She’s seen the killer’s face – but...

Gallows Drop

Gallows Drop
  • Author(s): Mari Hannah
  • Location(s): Northumberland
  • Genre(s): Crime, Thriller
  • Era(s): Contemporary

At dawn on a lonely stretch of road, a body is found hanging from an ancient gallows the morning after a country show. Hours earlier, DCI Kate Daniels had seen the victim alive. With her leave period imminent, she’s...

The Lost (Stone & Oliver 1)

The Lost (Stone & Oliver 1)
  • Author(s): Mari Hannah
  • Location(s): The North East (England), Northumberland
  • Genre(s): Crime, Thriller
  • Era(s): Contemporary

‘He was her child. The only one she’d ever have. It would kill her to learn that he was missing.’ Alex arrives home from holiday to find that her ten-year-old son Daniel has disappeared. It’s the first case together...

Toby Jug

Toby Jug
  • Author(s): Denis O'Connor
  • Location(s): Northumberland
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Modern

From the bestselling author of Paw Tracks in the Moonlight comes a new adventure with Denis O’Connor and his beloved cat Toby Jug. When Denis receives a call to help an abused and starved racehorse called Lady May, he...

Holy Island

Holy Island
  • Author(s): L J Ross
  • Location(s): Lindisfarne (Holy Island)
  • Genre(s): Crime, Mystery
  • Era(s): Modern

Detective Chief Inspector Ryan retreats to Holy Island seeking sanctuary when he is forced to take sabbatical leave from his duties as a homicide detective. A few days before Christmas, his peace is shattered and he is thrust back...

Settled Blood

Settled Blood
  • Author(s): Mari Hannah
  • Location(s): County Durham, Northumberland, The Pennines
  • Genre(s): Crime
  • Era(s): Modern

When a young girl is found dead at the base of Hadrian’s Wall, it’s not long before Detective Chief Inspector Kate Daniels realises her death was no ordinary homicide. She was thrown from a great height and was probably...

Monument to Murder (Kate Daniels 4)

Monument to Murder (Kate Daniels 4)
  • Author(s): Mari Hannah
  • Location(s): Bamburgh, Northumberland
  • Genre(s): Crime
  • Era(s): Modern

When skeletal remains are found beneath the fortified walls of an ancient castle on Northumberland’s rugged coastline, DCI Kate Daniels calls on a forensic anthropologist to help identify the corpse. Meanwhile, newly widowed prison psychologist Emily McCann finds herself...

Sycamore Gap

Sycamore Gap
  • Author(s): L J Ross
  • Location(s): Northumberland
  • Genre(s): Crime, Mystery
  • Era(s): Modern

Detective Chief Inspector Ryan believes he has put his turbulent history behind him. Then, in the early hours of the summer solstice, the skeleton of a young woman is found inside the Roman Wall at Sycamore Gap. She has...

Wedlock: How Georgian Britain’s Worst Husband Met His Match

Wedlock: How Georgian Britain’s Worst Husband Met His Match
  • Author(s): Wendy Moore
  • Location(s): County Durham, Northumberland
  • Genre(s): Historical, Thriller
  • Era(s): 1750s-1800

Moore transposes the historical Mary Eleonor Bowes (distant relationship of the Queen Mother) into a living, breathing woman, suffering Domestic Abuse at the hands of her new husband. It follows in detail her trials and tribulations through her marriage,...

Borderlands

Borderlands
  • Author(s): L J Ross
  • Location(s): Northumberland
  • Genre(s): Crime, Mystery
  • Era(s): Modern

When the gods made man, they made a weapon… After uncovering a fresh wave of corruption within the ranks of Northumbria CID, Detective Chief Inspector Ryan was looking forward to an uneventful summer. But, when a young woman is...

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