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Dashboard Elvis is Dead

Dashboard Elvis is Dead
  • Author(s): David F Ross
  • Location(s): Glasgow, United States (USA)
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Humour
  • Era(s): Turn 21st Century

A failed writer connects the murder of an American journalist, a drowned 80s musician and a Scottish politician’s resignation, in a heart-wrenching novel about ordinary people living in extraordinary times. Renowned photo-journalist Jude Montgomery arrives in Glasgow in 2014,...

Dead Hill

Dead Hill
  • Author(s): John Dean
  • Location(s): North Pennines
  • Genre(s): Crime, Mystery
  • Era(s): Modern day

A man is killed by being pushed over the edge of a quarry. There is no doubt about who the culprits are, so why can’t DCI Jack Harris lay a finger on them? Surly and abrasive, veteran detective Harris...

Dead of Night

Dead of Night
  • Author(s): Michael Stanley
  • Location(s): South Africa
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Mystery, Thriller
  • Era(s): contemporary

When freelance journalist, Crystal Nguyen, heads to South Africa, she thinks she’ll be researching an article on rhino-horn smuggling for National Geographic, but within a week she’s been hunting poachers, hunted by their bosses, and then arrested in connection...

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...

Death of a Coast Watcher

Death of a Coast Watcher
  • Author(s): Anthony English
  • Location(s): Papua New Guinea
  • Genre(s): Historical, Fiction
  • Era(s): Post-WWII

In 1943 on Bougainville Island, New Guinea, a Japanese officer beheads Hugh Rand, an Australian spy — a coast watcher. The spectators include villagers he terrorised as his mind frayed under the stress of pursuit by soldiers and their...

Death on the Nile

Death on the Nile
  • Author(s): Agatha Christie
  • Location(s): Egypt
  • Genre(s): Crime
  • Era(s): 1930s

The tranquillity of a cruise along the Nile is shattered by the discovery that Linnet Ridgeway has been shot through the head. She was young, stylish and beautiful, a girl who had everything — until she lost her life....

Deception Island

Deception Island
  • Author(s): Judith A Boss
  • Location(s): Antarctica
  • Genre(s): Romance, Suspense
  • Era(s): Near-future

While at an archaeology dig in Afghanistan, evolutionary anthropologist Rachel St. Claire discovers a pendant with strange shifting symbols. Not long after, she receives an urgent call from her colleague, Dr. Grace McAllister, insisting Rachel come to Antarctica to...

Deep Down Dead

Deep Down Dead
  • Author(s): Steph Broadribb
  • Location(s): California, Florida, Georgia, West Virginia
  • Genre(s): Thriller
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Lori Anderson is as tough as they come, managing to keep her career as a fearless Florida bounty hunter separate from her role as single mother to nine-year-old Dakota, who suffers from leukaemia. But when the hospital bills start...

Delhi: Adventures in a Megacity

Delhi: Adventures in a Megacity
  • Author(s): Sam Miller
  • Location(s): Delhi
  • Genre(s): Travelogue
  • Era(s): Modern

The author trips up over rough pavements, crosses highways, clambers onto rooftops and over 500-million-year-old rocks as he brings this city to life in the pages of his book.

Dennis Bisskit and the Basset Hound from Beacon’s Bottom

Dennis Bisskit and the Basset Hound from Beacon’s Bottom
  • Author(s): Stephen Ainley
  • Location(s): Kensington, Beacon's Bottom, Birmingham
  • Genre(s): Humour, Crime
  • Era(s): 1970

1970. Dennis Bisskit and best friend, Stinky Blackshaw are now recognised as Dudley’s finest private investigators. After foiling a gang of shoplifters at Lewis’s Department Store, they are hired by Lady Babbington-Perch, to guard her Crufts Dog Show favourite,...

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