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(The first book in the Titan Trilogy series)
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The body of a young woman is found in a remote farmhouse. Her death exposes a web of dark secrets

"A great detective mystery: realistic, well-written, and with such dramatic tension that I was up all night racing to reach the conclusion." Chris Child

"Over 200 five-star reviews!"

"Detective Brendan Healy solves a complex case, facing his own demons, in a brilliant police procedural with a dark conspiracy in the background." Sarah Victor

"Complex, beautifully drawn characters, twists and turns, great atmosphere, a real page turner." Beth Boyd

Who killed Rebecca Heilshorn?
Rebecca Heilshorn, lies stabbed to death in her bed in a remote, upstate New York farmhouse. Rookie detective Brendan Healy is called in to investigate. All hell breaks loose when her brother bursts onto the scene. Rebecca turns out to have many secrets and connections to a sordid network mixing power, wealth, and sex.

Detective Brendan Healy, trying to put his demons behind him, pursues a dangerous investigation that will risk both his life and his sanity.

Habit is a compelling mystery which will appeal to all fans of crime fiction. T.J. Brearton amps up the tension at every step, until the shocking and gripping conclusion.

Perfect for fans of Stieg Larsson, Jo Nesbo, or Dennis Lehane novels.

Get "SURVIVORS", the gripping sequel to Habit, now on AMAZON

And DAYBREAK the stunning conclusion of the thriller trilogy is now available

T.J. Brearton's other books include:
DARK KILLS a gripping detective thriller
DARK WEB a detective murder mystery
HIGHWATER, a supernatural thriller
GUNPLAY a collection of suspense short stories

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Used availability for T J Brearton's Habit

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Paperback Editions

November 2014 : USA Paperback
Title: HABIT: a detective thriller you won't want to put down
Author(s): T J Brearton
ISBN: 1-5052-0469-0 / 978-1-5052-0469-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

November 2016 : Audio CD
Title: Habit
Author(s): T J Brearton
ISBN: 1-5159-1409-7 / 978-1-5159-1409-9
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

November 2016 : Audio CD
Title: Habit
Author(s): T J Brearton
ISBN: 1-5159-6409-4 / 978-1-5159-6409-4
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

November 2016 : UK Audio edition
Title: Habit: Titan Trilogy Series, Book 1
Author(s): T J Brearton
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

July 2014 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: HABIT: a gripping detective thriller full of suspense (Titan Trilogy Book 1)
Author(s): T J BREARTON
Publisher: Joffe Books crime thrillers and mystery suspense
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

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