MURDER NOW AND THEN an utterly gripping crime mystery full of twists By Faith Martin
MURDER NOW AND THEN an utterly gripping crime mystery full of twists (DI Hillary Greene Book 19) By Faith Martin
Book/Novel Author: Faith Martin
Book/Novel Title: MURDER NOW AND THEN an utterly gripping crime mystery full of twists
ONE OF THE WORLD’S FAVOURITE DETECTIVES RETURNS.A BRAND-NEW MYSTERY FROM THE TWO-MILLION-SELLING AUTHOR.Former Detective Hillary Greene and her cold case team are taking a fresh look at the unsolved murder of Michael Beck, found bludgeoned over the head and dead in a river near his home in 2012.Just twenty-two at the time, he’d recently finished a history degree and had his whole life ahead of him. Everyone said he was a pleasant sort of lad with a passion for the past, quietly living with his parents until he could afford a place of his own. But it quickly turned out that there were at least two people who might have wanted him dead.The first, his recently-jilted girlfriend Mia de Salle, hadn’t taken the break-up well. The second, his former tutor Dr Timothy Durning, had been accused of sexual harassment by Michael. But the original team could find no forensic evidence linking either of their prime suspects to the crime, nor witnesses placing them in the area when Michael was killed.Hillary, however, is determined to find fresh leads. But while she and her team get to work, in the city of Oxford two men from the city’s criminal underbelly have been viciously murdered in the last six months.Are the recent murders and her own cold case linked? More than a decade later, has the same killer struck again? And if so, what’s the connection between the mild-mannered young man and the underworld criminals?It’s up to Hillary to stop a killer getting away with murder — both now and then.Perfect for fans of Betty Rowlands, Agatha Christie, L.J. Ross, T.E. Kinsey, J.R. Ellis, Helen Cox, M.C. Beaton, or Clare Chase.WHAT READERS ARE SAYING ABOUT THE BESTSELLING SERIES:“So glad Hillary is back – absolutely loved the other books in the series and really enjoyed this one too.” Nerys“Would give more than 5 stars if I could.” Barbara“The plotting is perfect, as always, with plenty of twists and red herrings.” Amanda“Once I started reading her newest cold case, I was once again hooked.” Renee“I love Faith Martin and enjoy every book that I read from her, and this book definitely ranks high on my list.” RobinTHE DETECTIVEDI Hillary Greene: An attractive, single woman just over fifty, Hillary Greene was a police officer of many years’ experience (earning the rank of DI) and came up through the ranks. Consequently, she knew how the system worked, and was always fiercely loyal to the force without being blinkered to its faults. Forced to retire early through no fault of her own, she has now returned to the force as a civilian consultant on cold cases.DI HILLARY GREENE SERIESBook 1: MURDER ON THE OXFORD CANALBook 2: MURDER AT THE UNIVERSITYBook 3: MURDER OF THE BRIDEBook 4: MURDER IN THE VILLAGEBook 5: MURDER IN THE FAMILYBook 6: MURDER AT HOMEBook 7: MURDER IN THE MEADOWBook 8: MURDER IN THE MANSIONBook 9: MURDER IN THE GARDENBook 10: MURDER BY FIREBook 11: MURDER AT WORKBook 12: MURDER NEVER RETIRESBook 13: MURDER OF A LOVERBook 14: MURDER NEVER MISSESBook 15: MURDER AT MIDNIGHTBook 16: MURDER IN MINDBook 17: HILLARY’S FINAL CASEBook 18: HILLARY’S BACK!Book 19: MURDER NOW AND THENJoin the Joffe Books mailing list to be the first to hear about Faith Martin’s new series coming soon.Read more
Certainly an entertaining Hillary Greene case.Nicely written with good development of Hillary’s assistants. The suicide death is not very convincing, nor the pickpocket.Unfortunately the ‘culprit’ is obvious early in the narrative.
So glad to have another Hillary other than Jenny starling best faith Martin character by far. No one can beat Hillary.
So happy to see another book added to this series. It’s as good as all the others!Best to read them in order.
Love her books but thought the end of this one,, was a bit convoluted…she seemed too curious about one of her staff…leaps to her conclusion seem a bit farfetched…ending was like writer ran out of a idea and was just trying to get it wrapped up
Really wish there were more. Every book added to the character and had a different type of mystery. Secondary characters really add to the storyline.
Quite readable but not up to snuff with her previous cases.Not very spell binding this time. I will look forward to her next escapade.