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A serial rapist wreaks havoc in Copenhagen. The police investigation is hampered not only by the absence of evidence or clues to the attacker's identity, but also by the force's own incompetence and prejudice. As Axel Steen becomes more and more obsessed with the case, it becomes clear that men who hate women are found at every level of society.
Winner of The Golden Laurels 2016. Multi-award-winning Scandi crime series from the third bestselling author in Denmark. When the bound, hooded corpse of an unidentified man is found propped up against a gravestone in the central cemetery, Axel Steen is assigned the case. Rogue camera footage soon suggests police involvement and links to the demolition of a nearby youth house, teeming with militant left-wing radicals. But Axel soon discovers that many people, both inside and out of the force, have an unusual interest in the case - and in preventing its resolution. With a rapidly worsening heart condition, an estranged ex-wife and beloved five-year-old daughter to contend with, Axel will not stop until the killer is caught, whatever the consequences. But the consequences turn out to be greater than expected - especially for Axel himself. Danish title: 'Uro'.
The official book from the world-renowned PUG CAFE: the story of how one Pug called Bertie brought dogs from every walk of life together.
The remarkable story of former British soldier and 'Chennai Six' member Nick Dunn, who was caught up in one of the biggest miscarriages of justice in the modern era.
The true story of the first NHS baby. Hold On Edna! is a nostalgic tale of community spirit, hardship and family ties, culminating in the greatest change to ordinary working families in modern history.
Instagram sensation Maggie the dog is a walking miracle. But her warm, playful nature masks a traumatic past. Maggie was shot 17 times and subjected to cruelty and torture, before being rescued from Lebanon and brought to live in the UK by a determined and loving young woman called Kasey. This is the incredible story of their journey together.
A dog is for life, but an old dog's wisdom is for ever. Full of practical advice, uplifting stories, and scientific expertise, this book reveals how dogs can be a constant source of wisdom, comfort and love in their old age. A must-have for all dog-lovers.
A warm and engaging memoir from the star of Channel 5's popular series 'The Yorkshire Vet'. From work experience under James Herriot to eventually taking over his practice in the Yorkshire Dales, Peter Wright tells the hilarious and heartbreaking story of his encounters with creatures of all shapes and sizes.
Groomed into a drug gang from the age of 10, Joey O'Callaghan broke the golden bond of gangland silence. His evidence won murder convictions against two of the most violent drug bosses in Ireland. Joey was just 18 years old when he became a ghost - the youngest ever person to be signed up to the Witness Protection Programme.
Patricia and Jean Owtram are possibly the only living sisters to have both signed the wartime Official Secrets Act. When war breaks out in 1939, Patricia and Jean join the Wrens, where they quickly pick up Morse code, and are tasked with intercepting enemy messages and feeding them back to Bletchley Park.
A shocking memoir, detailing one man's journey from his native Northern Ireland into a dark scandal that nestled in the heart of 1970's Soho in London. 'This is my journey into a world of drink and drugs, gangsters, rent boys, businessmen, politicians, pimps and paedophiles... I am in a unique position to tell the real story of Playland.'
During the 1940s and 1950s John Christie murdered at least eight people, including his lodgers Beryl Evans and her baby daughter Geraldine. Now, over 50 years later, Peter Thorley, Beryl's youngest brother, is ready to tell the shocking true story of the crimes and horror of life at 10 Rillington Place.
Born in a Romani ghetto, Eliska Tanzer has only one dream - to go to school. But education isn't for gypsy girls... This is her unflinching account of overcoming poverty and persecution, as she fights to find her place in the world as an educated woman.
A shocking memoir, detailing one man's journey from his native Northern Ireland into a dark scandal that nestled in the heart of 1970's Soho in London. Travelling to the big city to escape the Troubles in his native Northern Ireland, Anthony Daly quickly fell foul of predators, looking for young men to blackmail and sexually exploit.
In the early 1970s, Rex and his brother Kevin were believed to be the last orphans to be transported to Australia under the Child Migrants Programme. With a promise of a better life and a brighter future, the two innocent boys were sent to the other side of the globe, unaware of what was in store for them. But they would soon find out...
Can costume shop owner Becky Finn keep her mind on her fiance and off the handsome co-star of the Christmas panto? Feel-good romantic comedy set in a sleepy Yorkshire village.
Max is an impecunious journalist married to Martha, the daughter of a wealthy family. Max discovers members of his old platoon from Passchendaele are being knocked off one by one. With the police believing Max is the murderer, he and Martha are forced to go on the run. Will he solve the crime or will the murderer or police get to him first?
Gritty true crime expose of the UK's biggest ever drugs bust! Martyn Pritchard and Eddie Laxton, the journalist chasing the big story, found themselves at the centre of Operation Julie, and together became entrenched in the biggest drugs scandal Britain has ever known.
The story of Nick Harding's unlikely trajectory from cat-hater to reluctant cat-owner and finally cat-lover, via a global investigation of the weirdly fascinating domestic cat world.
When Leah Hills disappears following a short stop at a service station with her husband, Chris, many questions arise and dark secrets are revealed. Did she leave with someone else? Is she still in Norfolk? Is she even still alive?
With four children (three of them triplets!) and a marriage break-up to contend with, some things get a little lost in the mix. Like symptoms. Emma Campbell bravely and honestly offers heartfelt thoughts on what happens when cancer becomes an unwelcome guest at an already crowded party.
Shortlisted for a CWA Debut Dagger Award. The first in a gripping series of crime novels set in the dark heart of Putin's Russia, featuring the intriguing Captain Natalya Ivanova. When the daughter of a Swedish millionaire goes missing, the investigation uncovers a trail of corruption and dark secrets that twists and turns to a dramatic conclusion.
This rural romantic comedy is a fun escapist trip away from the urban grind, set against the backdrop of the Tour de France Grand Depart in a beautiful Yorkshire village.
Following injury and the horrors of the Iraq war, Jordan Wylie, a young soldier from the backstreets of Blackpool, joins a security team on a tanker in Yemen, seduced by the James Bond lifestyle. But a dark price is paid in this true account of isolation and the ever-present threat of death on the perilous waters of 'Pirate Alley'.
The true story of a firefighter and his experiences of high-profile disasters during his 25-year career. There is one memory he cannot escape: the death of a three-year-old boy in his arms after a house fire just days before Christmas.
An often humorous, always candid and no-holds-barred reflection of the life of a policewoman in the 80s, this book offers a personal account of a life in uniform, while touching on the Newbury Bypass demos, the effects of Scarman, the Hungerford Massacre, the bombing of Libya, the AIDS epidemic and working under the notorious Ali Dizaei.