The DS Adam Tyler Series
A WATERSTONES THRILLER OF THE MONTH
One wrong move will ignite the city . . .
A body is found bricked into a wall of the Old Vicarage. From the state of the hands, it’s clear the dead man was buried alive. When the man is connected to an old missing person’s case, Detective Sergeant Adam Tyler is called.
After an ‘incident’, Tyler needs this case to go well in order to prove himself and get his career back on track. But he soon discovers that he has a connection to the case that hopelessly compromises him. He makes the snap decision not to tell his superiors, certain that he is the only one that can solve the crime. Now Tyler must move carefully to find out the truth, without destroying the case or himself.
Meanwhile, someone in the city knows exactly what happened to the body. Someone who is watching Tyler closely. Someone with an unhealthy obsession with fire . . .
A taut investigative thriller bursting with character and tension, introducing an enigmatic, fresh lead detective unlike any you have met before. Perfect for fans of Adrian McKinty, Tana French, Steve Cavanagh and Sharon Bolton.
SUNDAY TIMES, CRIME BOOK OF THE MONTH
No secret can stay buried forever...
Sheffield’s Botanical Gardens is an oasis of peace – until one morning when the body of a young woman is found there, buried in a quiet corner. Police determine that she’s been there for months and would have gone undiscovered for years – except someone returned in the dead of night to dig her up.
DS Adam Tyler and his team have many questions to answer – who is the victim? Who killed her and hid her body? And who dug her up?
Tyler’s investigation draws him into the secretive world of nighthawkers: treasure-hunters who operate under cover of darkness, seeking the lost and valuable . . . and willing to kill to keep what they find.
3. Cold Reckoning
'A rollercoaster ride of a thriller... will keep you hanging on by your fingertips until the tense final moments'- PETER ROBINSON
The darkness from his past will finally come to light...
For sixteen years, DS Adam Tyler has been searching for answers to his father, Richard's, death. Convinced it wasn't suicide, he has been investigating the case in secret.
When a body is found in a frozen lake, linked to a cold case from 2002, it doesn't seem to have anything to do with the death of his father - except Tyler knows Richard was investigating the same case shortly before he died. And Tyler doesn't believe in coincidences.
As he throws himself into finding out what really happened that day, Tyler uncovers a string of botched investigations, mysterious disappearances and, ultimately, deep-seated police corruption. There are dangerous people who don't want Tyler asking questions - and the truth always comes at a price.
This time, it could cost him everything.