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Dead Secret

(2015)
(The first book in the D.S. Ava Merry and D.I. Jim Neal series)
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Shocking family secrets come to light when a young woman is murdered



“If you read one detective thriller this year make it “Dead Secret.” I really couldn't put this mystery down. Great pace, well-developed characters with some very dark pasts.” Ann Abrams

“A brilliant new detective writer who will have you reading all night. I loved it.” Chris Child

Who killed Amy Hill?
Amy Hill, a nineteen-year-old student, is strangled and her body dumped on open ground in the city. New police partners, D.I. Jim Neal and D.S. Ava Merry are called in to investigate this brutal crime. The last person to see Amy alive was Simon, the son of a family friend, but before he can be properly questioned he disappears.

Detectives Neal and Merry are led on a trail of shocking family secrets and crimes. Can this duo track down the murderer before anyone else dies? Stopping this tragic cycle of violence will put D.S. Merry’s life at risk in a thrilling and heart-stopping finale.

If you like Angela Marsons, Rachel Abbott, Ruth Rendell, or Mark Billingham you will be gripped by this exciting new crime fiction writer.

DEAD SECRET is the first in a new series of detective thrillers featuring D.S. Ava Merry and D.I. Jim Neal. Ava Merry is a young policewoman, recently promoted to detective sergeant. She is a fitness fanatic with a taste for dangerous relationships. Jim Neal is a single dad who juggles his devotion to his job with caring for his son.

Set in the fictional Northern city of Stromford, this detective mystery will have you gripped from start to shocking conclusion.

ALSO BY JANICE FROST
DS MERRY & DI NEAL SERIES
Book 1: DEAD SECRET
Book 2: DARK SECRET
Book 3: HER HUSBAND’S SECRET
Book 4: THEIR FATAL SECRETS
Book 5: DIRTY SECRETS
Book 6: MURDEROUS SECRETS

STANDALONE: THE WOMAN ON THE CLIFF

Genre: Mystery

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Paperback Editions

June 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: DEAD SECRET: a gripping detective thriller full of suspense
Author(s): Janice Frost
ISBN: 1-5146-2293-9 / 978-1-5146-2293-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

May 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Dead Secret: DS Merry & DI Neal Series, Book 1
Author(s): Janice Frost
Publisher: QUEST from W. F. Howes Ltd
Availability: Amazon   


May 2018 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Dead Secret: DS Merry & DI Neal Series, Book 1
Author(s): Janice Frost
Publisher: QUEST from W. F. Howes Ltd
Availability: Amazon AU   


May 2018 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Dead Secret: DS Merry & DI Neal Series, Book 1
Author(s): Janice Frost
Publisher: QUEST from W. F. Howes Ltd
Availability: Amazon CA   


May 2018 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Dead Secret: DS Merry & DI Neal Series, Book 1
Author(s): Janice Frost
Publisher: QUEST from W. F. Howes Ltd
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

May 2015 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: DEAD SECRET a gripping detective thriller full of suspense (Detective Ava Merry Book 1)
Author(s): JANICE FROST
Publisher: Joffe Books Mystery, Crime Thriller, Suspense
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU