Dwayne Leary is a salvager, part of a team sent to strip an old oil refinery in one of the most inhospitable places on earth. But there is more than camels and nomads roaming the desert. Besieged by insurgents, Leary and his crew realize their enemy is not on the outside. Something else has infiltrated the oil refinery. Something leaving Leary and the others paranoid, unsure of who to trust. Something carried by ... The Sandflies.
Three soldiers maimed and traumatized in combat are intent on making it to the top of the world. Lieutenant Jon Fowler and his team are not alone at the North Pole. A group of scientists are conducting research into climate change, while adventurers and tourists have arrived at a Russian Ice Station to sample the polar experience. All are unaware that one of nature’s most formidable beasts is roaming the ice sheets, a man-eater, hungry and desperate. Fighting bad weather, Fowler and his team find they have to overcome more than their own adversities to save those stranded, alone and hunted in ... The White.
SUCKERS (Vile Beasts Series)
Whales are dying on the Scottish coast and cetologist Sarah Bennett wants to know why. Something is attacking and killing these mighty leviathans. Something voracious. The source of the dead whales seems to be the sleepy fishing isle of Mol Mar, where police sergeant Maurice Bradley is investigating several bizarre killings, the victims left drained of blood. With Sarah’s help, Bradley discovers the deaths of the islanders and the whales are inextricably linked, and the pair soon find themselves battling a terrifying blood sucking menace from the sea, intent on devouring the island’s inhabitants.
MEGALANIA (Vile Beasts Series)
Research scientist Suzanna Howard has reached one of the most unexplored regions on Earth, only to find a mining corporation has beaten her to it. But more than gold has been unearthed in the interior of Papua New Guinea. Animals thought extinct for over 10,000 years have been living undisturbed. Until now. When the creatures attack the intruders in their domain, Suzanna finds herself allied to the very people she despises. As she battles to protect a species once thought extinct, she soon realizes the Megalania are not the ones on the endangered list.
They say elephants never forget... Ageing mercenary Frank Humbolt takes on one last job: to capture a rebel leader deep in the heart of Africa. Only he hasn’t counted on the local wildlife. A group of rogue elephants, seemingly angered by years of poaching, are wreaking revenge by bringing wanton destruction to the region. Humbolt and his team soon find themselves hunted by both men and beasts. Thankfully, he stumbles upon Jennifer Fox, a young zoologist, who may be the only person able to get him and his team out alive, as the fate of an entire nation hinges on his very survival.
Waynfleet International specialize in those dirty deeds that governments don't like doing themselves. However, things are not going well for Lt Col Harry Delaney and his band of mercenaries. A botched job in Albania and mounting debts has forced them to take their riskiest assignment yet: to replace the ailing president of the former Soviet Republic of Azjikistan with his exiled daughter. The journey to Azjikistan takes Delaney and his motley crew from the streets of London, to Paris, Moscow, Las Vegas and Switzerland. En route, they encounter Russian agents, Islamist assassins, interfering spies, murderous thugs, a femme fatale, the Trans Siberian Express, and a despotic tyrant. Intrigue and murder follow Delaney and his team every step of the way, but with so much at stake, this is one job they cannot afford to mess up.
EYNHALLOW ENMITY (Inspector Anderson 1)
While the rest of the country is worrying about the Falklands Conflict, an escaped mental patient drags Inspector Anderson away from his desk to the remote Orkney Islands. The Special Branch detective believes it’s no threat to national security and is looking forward to wasting his expenses and spending a few days relaxing. But when bodies start turning up, the sceptical inspector soon finds himself hunting for an unstoppable killer that is demonstrating seemingly uncanny abilities. Forced to ask a young psychiatrist for help, they unravel the reason for the killing spree and discover the secret to the apparent supernatural attacks goes all the way back to Nazi Germany.
THE LOCH (Inspector Anderson 2)
On the hunt for a missing government official, Inspector Anderson arrives at picturesque Loch Morar. All is not what it seems. A psychopathic farmer is intent on keeping an outbreak of disease secret. A young American is searching for his missing sister. And there is something lurking in ... THE LOCH.
PARADISE WOODS (Inspector Anderson 3)
The irascible inspector is investigating a break-in at a medical testing laboratory at Paradise Woods, deep in the heart of Scotland's rural Cairngorms. Animal rights campaigners have released a wild ape, a highly dangerous and unpredictable animal that savages and kills several people. And when the dead don't seem to want to stay dead, Anderson realizes something else has escaped from the research facility. Something terrible. Something that threatens not only the peaceful surroundings of Paradise Woods, but also the entire country.
MURDER LAID BARE (Hope and Carver 1)
When a body is discovered on a nudist beach, the struggling seaside resort of Milhaven is thrust into the media spotlight. Fortunately, Inspector Hope has just arrived at the sleepy coastal town, much to the annoyance of brassy Detective Sergeant Elaine Carver. Forced to work together, the temperamental Carver and rather prudish Hope delve into the dead man’s past and uncover a darker side to the goings on at the seemingly innocent nudist resort. However, both Hope and Carver are themselves harbouring dark secrets and have far more in common than they think. The investigation soon leads them on a path of self-discovery where they have to face their inner demons as they uncover the seedier side to middle class suburbia.
DEATH OF AN ANGEL (Hope and Carver 2)
When Milhaven’s annual biker event culminates in a shooting, Hope and Carver are called to investigate. But with Carver struggling to juggle work with her personal life, and the pair facing nothing but a wall of silence, even she doubts that they can get a result this time. As the collateral damage from the shooting escalates, and biker gangs clash in the once peaceful seaside resort, a taskforce prepares to take over the investigation, leaving Hope and Carver under pressure to find the culprit. But even if they can solve the case, Carver realizes it could all be too late for Milhaven, as the seaside town may never be the same again.
When a young girl is found brutally murdered in London's Clapham Common, determined Metropolitan Police DCI Elizabeth Grainger finds herself thrust into an investigation that spans two continents. While attempting to track down the vicious killer, Grainger struggles to cope with her disordered home life, and things soon get even more complicated when Khan, a tough, Delhi police inspector, arrives to assist in the investigation. Khan's indomitable methods prove too much for Grainger, and as the case spirals out of control, she begins to wonder if there is more to the enigmatic Sikh than meets the eye.