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Dead Bad

(2018)
(The eighth book in the Calladine & Bayliss series)
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Looking for a brilliant best-selling crime mystery with great detectives?

Detectives Calladine and Bayliss face a vicious serial killer in a mystery with a shocking ending.

A woman's body is found in a disused church, a homemade stuffed toy by her side. The victim had been dumped there months ago. The crime has the hallmarks of twenty-year-old case whose alleged perpetrator is in prison.

Detective Ruth Bayliss must work out whether a serial killer has returned, or if a new killer is just taunting the police.

Her partner DI Tom Calladine faces the fight of his life to clear his name of corruption accusations. And then things go from bad to worse for Calladine . . .

With the team under massive pressure and drugs flooding the streets, another gruesomely presented body is found.

In an ending with a huge twist, the detectives must unpick decades' old lies before anyone else dies.

If you like Angela Marsons, Rachel Abbott, Mel Sherratt, Ruth Rendell, or Mark Billingham you will enjoy this exciting new crime fiction writer.

What readers are saying about DEAD BAD

"As soon as I'd started it I was gripped." Nerys

"The shocking truth is revealed with a surprising ending." Hannelore Cheney

"Brilliant from start to finish." Susan

"Well written and action packed." Linda Strong

"I couldn't put it down." Barbara

DEAD BAD is book eight of a new series of detective thrillers featuring D.S. Ruth Bayliss and D.I. Tom Calladine.

THE DETECTIVES
Tom Calladine is a detective inspector who is devoted to his job. His personal life, however, is not so successful. Having been married and divorced before the age of twenty-one has set a pattern that he finds difficult to escape.

Ruth Bayliss is in her mid-thirties, plain-speaking but loyal. She is balancing her professional life with looking after a small child.

THE SETTING
The fictional village of Leesdon on the outskirts of an industrial northern English city. There is little work and a lot of crime. The bane of Calladine's life is the Hobfield housing estate, breeding ground to all that is wrong with the area that he calls home.

DISCOVER YOUR NEXT FAVOURITE MYSTERY SERIES NOW

THE CALLADINE & BAYLISS MYSTERY SERIES
Book 1: DEAD WRONG
Book 2: DEAD SILENT
Book 3: DEAD LIST
Book 4: DEAD LOST
Book 5: DEAD & BURIED
Book 6: DEAD NASTY
Book 7: DEAD JEALOUS
BOOK 8: DEAD BAD

THE DCI GRECO BOOKS
Book 1: DARK MURDER
Book 2: DARK HOUSES
Book 3: DARK TRADE
Book 4: DARK ANGEL

MATT BRINDLE
HIS THIRD VICTIM

Genre: Mystery

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Used availability for Helen H Durrant's Dead Bad

Paperback Editions

May 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: DEAD BAD a gripping crime mystery full of twists
Author(s): HELEN H DURRANT
ISBN: 1-78931-014-8 / 978-1-78931-014-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Joffe Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Kindle Editions

May 2018 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: DEAD BAD a gripping crime mystery full of twists
Author(s): HELEN H DURRANT
Publisher: Joffe Books Mystery, Crime Thriller, Suspense Fiction
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU