Darkest Thoughts

The Reading Agency Books of the Year 2017Book 1 in the mind-bending Craig McIntyre conspiracy thriller series. Your inner self can be deadly. Craig McIntyre’s mere presence can transform people’s darkest thoughts into action. On an Iraqi street, McIntyre finds himself at the center of an event that leaves several people dead. Ex-military, now a bodyguard,…


Genre: Thriller
Series: Craig McIntyre conspiracy thrillers | Subjects: adventure, Canada, Craig McIntyre thriller series, crime, Deepest Wounds, espionage, Furthest Reaches, Politics, Psychological, road-trip, USA

Fred The Head

In March 1971 an off-duty special police constable found the macabre remains of a body… The skull, protruding from the ground, revealed the skeleton of a man who had been violently murdered and buried in a shallow grave by the river Trent in Staffordshire. The naked body, except for a pair of pink socks and…


Genre: Crime, Librario, Non-fiction, True Crime
Subjects: crime, detective, Fred The Head, mystery, River Trent, Staffordshire, true crime, unsolved

No Lying Quiet

The year is 2000 and aunt Lily’s death is more than an occasion for family sorrow. Lily’s wartime past conceals a tale of violence and deception which becomes all the more threatening with her passing. As Jim Riach, her nephew, uncovers the clues to her life he is  confronted, by Guthrie, the malevolent Glasgow underworld…


Genre: Crime, Fiction, Historical, Librario
Subjects: crime, Inverness, Nova Scotia, Scotland, Underworld

The Cat Kin

View the trailer here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H8HT5gBVgdM&feature=youtu.be Everyone who came to the strange gym class was looking for something else. What they found was the mysterious Mrs Powell and Pashki, a lost art from an age when cats were worshipped as gods. Ben and Tiffany wonder: who is their eccentric old teacher? What does she really want with…


Genre: Action, Adventure, Animals, Crime, Danger, Fiction, Strident, Thriller
Series: Cat Kin Trilogy | Subjects: Animal rights, crime, Investigating

Penance

Debut crime fiction from one of the BBC’s best-known voices. From Ireland to Scotland. From life to death. Oonagh O’Neil has a challenge on her hands – and her head over a toilet bowl. TV journalist and media darling Oonagh O’Neil faces danger and chaos when an elderly priest dies on the altar of his…


Genre: Crime, Fiction, Sociological, Strident
Subjects: crime, Glasgow, journalism, Magdalene Institution, religion, Scotland, TV

Spider

Catalyst Book Award winnerWatch: Trailer for the novels of Linda Strachan WINNER OF THE 2010 CATALYST BOOK AWARD. Spider is on his last warning. If he’s caught joyriding again he’ll be sent down, no questions asked. He’s trying to stick to the straight and narrow but his girlfriend Deanna and mate Andy reckon he should risk one…


Genre: Coming of Age, Crime, Danger, Fiction, Strident, Teen
Series: Decisions, Decisions, Decisions | Subjects: cars, crime, Family, Loss, teenagers

Red, White & Black

For 65 years, the wreckage of an aeroplane has lain scattered on a remote Norwegian mountainside – a poignant and lonely memorial to the failure of its clandestine wartime mission. But when Danny and his uncle, Angus, discover that secret wartime documents are rumoured to have been within the plane, they decide they must investigate.…


Genre: Adventure, Coming of Age, Danger, Fiction, Strident, Thriller, Travel
Series: The Danny Lansing Adventures | Subjects: art, crime, discovery, journalism, Journey, Nazis, Norway, Poland, self-awareness, war

Lee’s Holiday Showdown

Nothing is ever straightforward when Lee is around! Not even a summer holiday in Spain… It ought to be a case of lazing by the pool, but Lee is soon spying on dodgy men in shiny suits and sunglasses, battling with a family that seems determined to ruin everyone’s holiday and haranguing horrendous holiday reps.…


Genre: Adventure, Fiction, Humour, Strident
Series: Lee | Subjects: Comedy, crime, Family, Humour, Journey, Spain, travel

Don’t Judge Me

The incendiary new novel from award-winning Linda Strachan. We all make snap judgements, about our friends, people we meet and other people’s motives. But what if we’re wrong? What if a life depends on getting it right? Take 4 teens, an arsonist, an unreliable witness and four different motives. With life and death on the…


Genre: Coming of Age, Crime, Danger, Fiction, Strident
Series: Decisions, Decisions, Decisions | Subjects: Arson, crime, Investigating, Vulnerability

Dead Boy Talking

Josh has 25 minutes left to live. Yesterday he stabbed his best mate and now it’s happened to him. Lying alone in a pool of blood Josh hasn’t much time to think, but there are things he can’t get out of his head. Where is his girlfriend, Skye? What happened to his missing brother? And…


Genre: Coming of Age, Crime, Danger, Fiction, Strident
Series: Decisions, Decisions, Decisions | Subjects: crime, Investigating, Knife crime

Conjuring the Infinite

Catalyst Book Award winnerWINNER of the Catalyst Book Award 2014   Read: CONJURING THE INFINITE by Kirkland Ciccone chapter 1 or CONJURING THE INFINITE by Kirkland Ciccone chapter 1 And here’s an hilarious Teen Titles interview with Kirkland, alongside a review of Conjuring The Infinite.   Madness. Magick. Murder The Cottage is a care unit in the country for…


Genre: Fiction, Murky, Mystery, Quirky, Strident, Weirdness, Young Adult
Series: The Castlecrankie Chronicles | Subjects: crime, cult

Cat’s Paw

Pashki: the ancient Egyptian art of moving like a cat. The Cat Kin: London’s most unusual after-school club. The Cat Kin are not the only ones with extraordinary skills. Ben Gallagher has stumbled on a far more sinister gang, ruled over by a man with a horrific past. Deep beneath the city streets hides the deadly…


Genre: Adventure, Animals, Coming of Age, Danger, Fiction, Strident, Thriller
Series: Cat Kin Trilogy | Subjects: Animal rights, crime, Loss

Cat’s Cradle

Pashki, the art of moving like a cat, has survived for more than two thousand years. So has something else. Ben has a problem. After years of separation, his mum and dad are back together, and he doesn’t want to miss a moment of it. The trouble is, Tiffany is now a girl with a…


Genre: Adventure, Animals, Coming of Age, Crime, Danger, Fiction, Strident, Thriller
Series: Cat Kin Trilogy | Subjects: Animal rights, cats, crime

Bad Faith

Life’s easy for Cassandra. The privileged daughter of a rector, she’s been protected from the extremist gangs who enforce the One Church’s will. Her boyfriend Ming is a bad influence, of course, with infidel parents who are constantly in trouble with the religious authorities. But Cass has no intention of letting their different backgrounds drive…


Genre: Action, Coming of Age, Crime, Dystopia, Existential, Fiction, Satire, Strident, Thriller
Subjects: crime, Meaning of life