DI Alec McKay is a man haunted by the loss of his daughter. As he obsesses over a missing person case that is going nowhere, McKay's investigation is interrupted when bodies start appearing on the Scottish Black Isle. Soon McKay and his team start to identify a disturbing pattern behind the killings. Why are candles and roses placed around the bodies? What is this twisted murderer trying to achieve? While the police follow their own leads, a young woman who discovered the first victim begins an investigation of her own. As the case unfolds McKay will be forced to face his own demons. To catch the killer McKay must discover the true motive and untangle the web of truth and lies. Candles and Roses is the first book in the explosive new DI McKay Series.
©2016 Alex Walters (P)2017 Bloodhound Books
Ian Colquhoun is an extraordinary young man surviving a mind-numbing attack that has resulted in the loss of his legs. The agonies and extraordinary experiences, courage, and his determination to survive make this a gripping and inspirational audiobook. Given the last rites three times, Ian has come through kidney failure, a seven-week coma, heart problems, 65 percent burns, and has endured more than 20 operations. Thanks to the Internet, there were thousands of people praying for his life all over the world. The burns were to his chest/abdomen, arms, hands, chin, and worst of all, his legs. They were burned right through to the bone. They were going to have to come off if he was to live. His parents were told that still might not be enough to save his life. Yet, somehow, his burned, broken body and soul fought on. Author Says: "Losing my legs was the best thing to happen to me! I had the opportunity to take stock of my life and go on to writing books and starring in films and on TV. I have no regrets about anything." Author Bio: Born April 7, 1978, Ian was brought up in Livingston, Scotland. Since his amputations and recovery, he has passed his driving test and appeared on Channel 4's Men in White programme. Ian has also been stunt trained through a specialist agency, his first film role, playing a sailor in Ocean of Fear, and performed a dangerous stunt at Pinewood Studio's underwater studio. Since writing his autobiography, he has survived two high-speed motorway accidents, walking away from both without a scratch. A military historian, with a particular interest in the Jacobite wars in Scotland and Ireland (1689-1746), Ian has taken to writing historical novels and appeared in a highly successful promotional film that helped Scotland be awarded the 2014 Commonwealth Games.
©2007 Ian Colquhoun (P)2017 Ian Colquhoun
An improbable killer. A stubborn detective. Misleading evidence. Nothing is what it seems to be. A beheaded victim leads to revealing a sordid story. Throw a new crime in the middle, and you may get lost in the evidence. Follow McNamara and his team in his quest to find a bold murderer. Even though many might think the killer should be decorated, McNamara must follow the letter of the law. A shy love story seasons the darkness of the crimes. If you love a good traditional crime story, then this is the book to you. Buy it and spend a nice afternoon or two with a compelling and riveting story.
©2017 Roxana Nastase (P)2017 Roxana Nastase