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y A Secret to the Grave Jane Blythe , Melbourne : Jane Blythe , 2012 10241439 2012 single work novel crime detective

A suicide. A secret. To the grave. That was the promise that ten girls made many years ago, and now the time has come when they will be forced to make a choice. Keep the secret and lose their lives, or reveal it and risk the lives of others. Detective Parker Bell has just returned to work after shooting dead a killer, when he and his partner land the case of a young woman abducted by a man who has left a list of clues pointing to nine other women he plans to kill. Throughout the course of the investigation Parker meets Tessa Micah, a potential victim and the most interesting, striking, infuriating woman he has ever met, she awakens something inside of him that he thought was long dead. When Tessa refuses to shed any light on why she is in the sights of a serial killer its up to Parker to find the madman before he can bring his plan to fruition, leaving ten dead women in his wake.

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y Winter Wonderland Jane Blythe , Aberfeldie : Bear Spots Publications , 2014 10241677 2014 single work novel crime detective

The spine-tinglingly gripping sequel to 'A Secret to the Grave.' Winter is approaching and serial killer, The Iceman, is emerging from hibernation to once again rule the winter with theatrical and brutal murders. With the city in the grips of Iceman fuelled terror, Detective Parker Bell is handed the task of finding a killer who is meticulous enough to leave behind no physical evidence and self-controlled enough to lie dormant through spring, summer and fall. As he hunts the Iceman, Detective Parker Bell must also balance his fledgling relationship with Tessa Micah, who is still struggling to deal with the emotional backlash of her own encounter with a madman. When Tessa stumbles upon the killer's identity things spiral out of control, irrevocably changing Parker's world forever.

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y Dead or Alive Jane Blythe , Aberfeldie : Bear Spots Publications , 2014 10241799 2014 single work novel crime detective

The bone-chilling sequel to 'A Secret to the Grave' and 'Winter Wonderland.'

Twenty-one years ago a terrified little girl shot dead a man. Lila and Eric Abbott's world spins out of control in an instant when their young son is shot and their infant daughter abducted in a seemingly random car jacking. While working on the case Detective Parker Bell disappears without a trace leaving, his friends and family, including new wife Tessa, frantic to find out what has happened to him. Pregnant with their first child Tessa clings to the belief that her husband would never abandon her, despite the insistence of family and friends that Parker's recent behavioral changes may mean he has left on purpose. A husband who's dead or a husband who's alive but abandoned her seem to be Tessa's only choices, until a mysterious stranger enters her life.

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y Little Girl Lost Jane Blythe , Aberfeldie : Bear Spots Publications , 2015 10241897 2015 single work novel crime detective

The heart stopping sequel to 'A Secret to the Grave', 'Winter Wonderland' and 'Dead or Alive'. After crashing their car in the woods Detective Parker Bell and his wife Tessa stumble upon a blood splattered child and find themselves thrown headfirst into a nightmare eerily familiar to the one Tessa found herself in sixteen years ago. Forced to confront a past she would rather forget, every decision Tessa makes could cost her everything she has grown to love. Faced with several missing children cases he knows are related to Tessa's childhood nightmare, Parker must decide how hard to push his wife to get the answers he wants, and if he is even ready to face the truth of what happened to Tessa when she was kidnapped as a child. The revelations will irrevocably change both Parker and Tessa's lives forever.

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y Forgotten Jane Blythe , Aberfeldie : Bear Spots Publications , 2015 10241982 2015 single work novel crime detective

The shocking finale to 'A Secret to the Grave', 'Winter Wonderland', 'Dead or Alive' and 'Little Girl Lost'. With his relationship to wife, Tessa, strained almost to the point of breaking, Detective Parker Bell finds himself once again becoming too invested in his latest case, that of a young woman who was kidnapped and is suffering from amnesia. As he becomes intrigued by and attracted to the beautiful and mysterious young woman he names Hope his friends and family feel that he is losing his objectivity, and risking everything he cares about in the process. Meanwhile Tessa is working to battle her demons and figure out what secrets Hope is hiding before its too late. Unfortunately Hope's secrets will end up costing one of them their lives.

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