This summer sees three hot new releases from Triskele Books!
On Saturday 3 June, we're launching Sacred Lake by Gillian E. Hamer, Bad Apples by JJ Marsh and The Rebel Queen by JD Smith. Here are the details:
Sacred Lake by Gillian E. Hamer
Two bodies discovered in a sacred Anglesey lake. One four weeks old. One four decades.
Random murders or ritual sacrifice?
Coincidence isn’t part of the vocabulary for DI Amanda Gold and her team. So when an up-and-coming star chef goes missing, the hunt for a killer is on.
Pressure mounts as suspect number one becomes victim number three.
DS Gethin Evans has an instinct. He is going to prove these crimes are sexually motivated, even if it means going it alone.
The hunt nears its end. The question is no longer who is right but who will survive?
If the sins of the past shadow everyone’s future, there’s no place to hide.
Bad Apples by JJ Marsh
“Some people are just rotten to the core.”
Acting DCI Beatrice Stubbs is representing Scotland Yard at a police conference in Portugal. Her task is to investigate a rumour – a ghostwritten exposé of European intelligence agencies – and discover who is behind such a book.
Hardly a dangerous assignment, so she invites family and friends for a holiday. Days at the conference and evenings at the villa should be the perfect work-life balance.
Until one of her colleagues is murdered.
An eclectic alliance of international detectives forms to find the assassin. But are they really on the same side?
Meanwhile, tensions rise at the holiday villa. A clash of egos sours the atmosphere and when a five-year-old child disappears, their idyll turns hellish.
From Lisbon streets to the quays of Porto, Parisian cafés to the green mountains of Gerês, Beatrice learns that trust can be a fatal mistake.
The Rebel Queen by JD Smith
My name is Zabdas: a son, father, commander and confidant. I am a man born of invasion, a warrior in a forgotten land. I speak of history, of Rome and Syria, and relay the story of Zenobia: wife to the king, sister to me, mother to her country, daughter of the gods …
Syria is finally at peace. The war against the Persians is won and a triumph held in honour of King Odenathus and his victories. Whilst the east prospers, so the west crumbles as Emperor Gallienus struggles to maintain power.
With success comes opportunity. Peace never holds for long as rumours surrounding Odenathus’ rising popularity abound and enemies approach on every frontier.
Zenobia must play the game of politics, forge alliances and press her advantage no matter what, if she is to secure the east. Zabdas discovers his past, and battles both conscience and heart as he chooses paths that will change everything.
It is the year of death. The gods are watching and no one is safe …