Crime & Mystery
Horton and Cantelli are called to a nursing home where an elderly resident claims she’s been attacked by an intruder. Horton is ready to dismiss it as senile rambling until he discovers that her room-mate has died, the dead woman’s belongings are missing and her son, convicted for armed robbery, has been found dead in his cell. Soon, to his surprise, Horton finds he is caught up in a complex investigation that has far-reaching international implications. With the pressure on to find the killers, and hampered by his belief that his bosses are lying to him, Horton discovers that he’s stepped into a web of intrigue, deception and corruption that stretches far back into the past.
Audiobook of the Month
A Love Like Blood - Marcus Sedgwick
A Love Like Blood is Marcus Sedgwick's first adult novel - intelligently chilling, it's a dark, compelling read about how a man's life can change in a moment; about where the desire for truth - and for revenge - can lead; about love and fear and hatred. And it is also about the question of blood...
In 1944, just days after the liberation of Paris, Charles Jackson sees something horrific: a man, apparently drinking the blood of a murdered woman. Terrified, he does nothing, telling himself that worse things happen in wars. Seven years later he returns to the city - and sees the same man dining in the company of a fascinating young woman. When they leave the restaurant, Charles decides to follow...