Six Feet Under The Inspector Thanet Mysteries Book 2Open Road Media Mystery & Thriller - But all that changes the first day he goes to Nettleton, a little town with evil secrets—and a body count on the rise. Sayers, agatha christie, and the blockbuster television series Midsomer Murders. A classic british mystery, Six Feet Under is perfect for fans of Dorothy L. Det. Inspector thanet’s partner, the brash young Mike Lineham, answers the call.
The first victim is carrie Birch, a quiet woman who lives with her elderly mother and has never made an enemy in her life. Inspector luke Thanet may be the only happy cop in England. . Six feet under is the 2nd book in the Inspector Thanet Mysteries, but you may enjoy reading the series in any order. He finds carrie brutally murdered in a Nettleton bathroom, the first revelation in a series of shocks that will tear the little village wide open.
Six Feet Under The Inspector Thanet Mysteries Book 2 - He has two healthy children, a wonderful wife, and the inner peace that comes from knowing there’s nothing on the job he can’t handle. An english village is shaken by murder in this police procedural from the “dependably pleasing” author of The Night She Died The Boston Globe. When she doesn’t come home one night, her mother panics and calls the police.
Puppet for a Corpse The Inspector Thanet Mysteries Book 3Open Road Media Mystery & Thriller - This cwa silver dagger–winning series set in the Kent countryside is beloved by fans of the classic English mystery. Arnold pettifer is found dead from an overdose of pills and alcohol, Det. For a doctor to kill himself is not just to renege on that pledge, but to betray all mankind. A doctor’s apparent suicide sets off alarm bells for Detective Inspector Thanet, “a shrewd yet compassionate observer of aberrant human behavior” The New York Times.
The hippocratic oath binds medical professionals to a lifetime of helping fellow human beings. Inspector luke Thanet’s first reaction is disgust. Puppet for a corpse showcases the talents of police inspector Thanet, “a subtle interviewer with a genius for reading character” The New York Times. When Dr.
Puppet for a Corpse The Inspector Thanet Mysteries Book 3 - Pettifer is as obvious as it may seem. His second is suspicion: This, he thinks, is murder. He had a prospering practice, a beautiful new wife, money in the bank, and a baby on the way. . Nothing in pettifer’s life would point to suicide. Puppet for a corpse is the 3rd book in the Inspector Thanet Mysteries, but you may enjoy reading the series in any order.
But when inspector thanet learns that Pettifer’s wife had taken a lover, he begins to suspect her—only to find that nothing about the death of Dr.
Element of Doubt The Inspector Thanet Mysteries Book 7Open Road Media Mystery & Thriller - James or Midsomer Murders. Det. A village so lovely it seems straight out of a fairytale, Ribbleden is far from the main roads and Thanet’s usual beat. The wall was too high for an accidental tumble, and a woman with Nerine’s lust for life would never have committed suicide. Many in ribbleden wanted her dead—but who gave her the final push? Written by the CWA Silver Dagger–winning Dorothy Simpson, this classic village mystery with a shocking modern twist is perfect for fans of P.
Inspector luke thanet is pulling into his driveway, anticipating a long, lazy evening at home, when murder intervenes. D. Element of doubt is the 7th book in the Inspector Thanet Mysteries, but you may enjoy reading the series in any order. A notorious woman with a taste for married men, Nerine was found dead on her patio, her neck broken by the fall from the second floor.
Element of Doubt The Inspector Thanet Mysteries Book 7 - When the inspector pulls into town, the quiet country streets are deserted: Everyone is crowded outside the manor gates, waiting to learn what happened to Nerine Tarrant. . There’s no shortage of suspects when a body turns up in a charming English village in this mystery starring mild-mannered Detective Inspector Thanet.
The Night She Died The Inspector Thanet Mysteries Book 1Open Road Media Mystery & Thriller - When julie was a child, she witnessed a murder—a traumatic event so scarring she repressed it entirely. The perpetrator could have been a burglar, a jealous husband, or a spurned lover. Luke thanet is a british police inspector with a soft heart, bad back, and bloodhound’s nose for murder. The night she died is the 1st book in the Inspector Thanet Mysteries, but you may enjoy reading the series in any order.
James manner” Kirkus Reviews. British police detective luke thanet tracks a housewife’s killer in the debut novel of an award-winning mystery series “in the P. But detective inspector thanet never leaps to conclusions, and always takes his time; it seems the key to finding this killer lurks twenty years in the past.
The Night She Died The Inspector Thanet Mysteries Book 1 - Julie holmes lies dead in her front hall, wrapped in her overcoat, her handbag missing. When a young woman is found stabbed through the heart with a kitchen knife, Thanet and his partner, the brusque young Mike Lineham, rush to the scene. . Thanet believes that before she died, Julie’s memory came back—and so did the killer.
. . The first in the series featuring inspector thanet, a “most likable policeman, ” The Night She Died is a compelling procedural from an acclaimed CWA Silver Dagger winner Yorkshire Post.
No Laughing Matter The Inspector Thanet Mysteries Book 12Open Road Media Mystery & Thriller - James or midsomer murders, no laughing Matter is another sterling entry in Dorothy Simpson’s long-running, award-winning mystery series. But Det. No laughing matter is the 12th book in the Inspector Thanet Mysteries, but you may enjoy reading the series in any order. Vineyard owner zak randish has been found dead in his personal laboratory, where he’d been working late into the night to perfect the next vintage.
. D. His equipment is smashed and his blood stains every surface, mingling with the wine. Sturrenden vineyard is a few miles west of town, a lovely piece of land where tourists come to sip wine, tour the grounds, and enjoy the exquisite Kentish scenery. Perfect for fans of P. Although outwardly happy, and thanet must uncover them soon, and at peace, Randish had terrible secrets, successful, lest the vineyard’s tidy rows of grapes run red with blood as red as Sturrenden wine.
No Laughing Matter The Inspector Thanet Mysteries Book 12 - A country vineyard is tainted by murder in this “absorbing” English police procedural starring Detective Inspector Thanet Publishers Weekly. Inspector luke thanet is too busy for such frivolous activities, so his first visit comes with the introduction of a an attraction far more in keeping with his usual interests: murder.
Doomed to Die The Inspector Thanet Mysteries Book 10Open Road Media Mystery & Thriller - Charming, stylish, and endlessly absorbing, the CWA Silver Dagger–winning Luke Thanet mysteries are some of the best English police procedurals ever written. Mike lineham, dig into the case, they will discover a tantalizing connection to a powerful local barrister—and a secret that many people might have killed for.
Inspector luke thanet, a veteran homicide investigator whose cases have carried him across the sprawling Kentish countryside, is about to discover a mystery far more shocking than anything he’s encountered before. Doomed to die is the 10th book in the Inspector Thanet Mysteries, but you may enjoy reading the series in any order.
Doomed to Die The Inspector Thanet Mysteries Book 10 - When a woman is found with a bloody gash on her scalp and a plastic bag over her head, there’s no question that she was murdered. The husband is the natural suspect, but as Thanet and his partner, the dogged Sgt. The victim is perdita master, an artist with a terminally ill mother and a husband who threatened violence when she demanded a divorce.
But Det. Detective inspector thanet uncovers the shocking secrets that led to an artist’s murder in this captivating entry in the award-winning British mystery series. .
Close Her Eyes The Inspector Thanet Mysteries Book 4Open Road Media Mystery & Thriller - A famously soft-hearted detective, Thanet takes every crime personally, and he’s overdue for a break. A well-crafted and compelling mystery novel, ” close Her Eyes is part of the acclaimed Inspector Thanet series, which includes CWA Silver Dagger winner Last Seen Alive The Armchair Detective. Inspector luke thanet is looking forward to a few days off to putter around his garden and forget the stresses of his job.
But do her parents even want her found? Charity’s family belongs to a strict fundamentalist religious order, and they insist that the investigation of her disappearance be left up to God. But when a young girl goes missing, it’s all hands on deck. A mystery about a missing girl and a secretive church in a small English village from an author known for “character and psychological insight” The Washington Post.
Close Her Eyes The Inspector Thanet Mysteries Book 4 - . On a blistering summer weekend, as all of England rushes to the seashore, Det. But when the holy approach fails tragically and Charity is found brutally murdered, the impetuous young Mike Lineham, Thanet and his partner, will tear the church apart to find her killer. Close her eyes is the 4th book in the Inspector Thanet Mysteries, but you may enjoy reading the series in any order.
Thanet will move heaven and earth to bring Charity Pritchard home alive.
Dead by Morning The Inspector Thanet Mysteries Book 9Open Road Media Mystery & Thriller - When it comes to mixing elements of the traditional English murder mystery with the thrills of a modern police procedural, no one does it better than CWA Silver Dagger winner Dorothy Simpson. Dead by morning is the 9th book in the Inspector Thanet Mysteries, but you may enjoy reading the series in any order.
Leo martindale returned to Sutton-in-the-Weald after twenty years to claim his inheritance. Was the death an accident, a hit and run caused by icy roads—or was it murder? Thanet will have to ignore his boss breathing down his neck to find out the truth. A hard-driving, fiery welshman, he has breathed new life into a stagnant police force, and Det.
Dead by Morning The Inspector Thanet Mysteries Book 9 - But when a body is found in the little village of Sutton-in-the-Weald the morning after a heavy snowstorm, Draco insists on overseeing the investigation—which means finding the killer won’t be Thanet’s only problem. A snowstorm in a quiet english village ends in death in this “skillfully plotted” mystery starring the beloved Detective Inspector Thanet Publishers Weekly.
Inspector luke thanet has been forced to admit that even if he’s difficult to work with, Draco gets results. . Over the last year, Superintendent Draco has turned the little police station at Sturrenden upside down. Two days later, he’s dead.
Suspicious Death The Inspector Thanet Mysteries Book 8Open Road Media Mystery & Thriller - D. Inspector luke thanet is now reporting to a brusque, ambitious upstart recently promoted from Cardiff. . With the station in chaos, Thanet is almost happy to investigate a suspicious death. After twenty years at the helm, the superintendent has retired, and Det. A compelling british police procedural starring the mild-mannered Detective Inspector Thanet from “a modern-day version of Agatha Christie” Booklist.
James and Midsomer Murders. The award-winning detective Inspector Thanet series about one of the best-loved English policemen is perfect for fans of P. Change is coming to the Sturrenden police station. A new chief means turf wars and bureaucratic infighting. When powerful businesswoman marcia salden is found dead in the River Sture and the autopsy suggests foul play, Thanet descends on the village of Telford Green, where a tangled web of conspiracy rewarded Marcia’s ambition with murder.
Suspicious Death The Inspector Thanet Mysteries Book 8 - Suspicious death is the 8th book in the Inspector Thanet Mysteries, but you may enjoy reading the series in any order. The political side of detective work is what keeps Thanet from seeking promotion. He would rather be risking his neck in the field, and he’s one of the best at his job.
Wake the Dead The Inspector Thanet Mysteries Book 11Open Road Media Mystery & Thriller - Det. The victim is the mother of Hugo Fairleigh, local member of Parliament and organizer of the fête. The food is exquisite, the music lovely, and the company divine. Inspector luke thanet and his wife are having a wonderful time at the party—until murder intervenes. Suspecting the killer came from fairleigh’s own circles, Thanet begins investigating the MP’s family, certain of only one thing: This party is over.
Local celebrities have descended on Thaxden Hall to raise money for the town hospice. . Written by the cwa silver dagger–winning Dorothy Simpson, understated, Wake the Dead is a perfect English mystery novel: at once tightly plotted, and utterly shocking. An elderly woman who suffered a stroke just a few days before, she’s an unlikely target for a killer, yet someone saw fit to hold a pillow over her face until she breathed no more.
Wake the Dead The Inspector Thanet Mysteries Book 11 - The thaxden fête is one of the highlights of the Sturrenden social calendar, and this year it promises to be better than ever. Wake the dead is the 11th book in the Inspector Thanet Mysteries, but you may enjoy reading the series in any order. A quaint english village’s summer gala is interrupted by murder in this award-winning mystery series starring the mild-mannered Detective Inspector Thanet.