the mysteries

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The First DCI Jack Callum Mystery

The Author’s Cut:First published to critical acclaim as No Evil, Three Monkeys sees the 1st DCI Jack Callum Mystery restored to the author’s original vision, complete with its original title and at its original length.

A girl's body is found. Her eyes, and mouth have been sewn shut and candle wax has been poured into her ears to seal them.
 

DCI Jack Callum leads the investigation into this gruesome crime that shatters the peace of a sleepy 1950s English town. Images of three monkeys are sent to the police to taunt them: see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil.
 

Something very nasty is going on and more victims come to light. Who is doing this and why? DCI Callum looks like he’s closing in on the culprits, but then a team of detectives from Scotland Yard is brought in to take over the case.
 

In a breathtaking finale, Callum must race against time, and break his own rules, to save someone very close to him.

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The Second DCI Jack Callum Mystery

The Author’s Cut:First published to critical acclaim as Prime Evil, A Dangerous Life sees the  second DCI Jack Callum Mystery restored to the author’s original vision, complete with its original title and at its original length.

A tortured body is found hanging from a tree

DCI Jack Callum leads the investigation into this puzzling crime. The clues lead him tantalisingly close to the answer but without cracking the case. Why was the man killed? What were the victim’s links to London gangland bosses?
 

When an unsolved murder is uncovered that seems to be connected, Jack must use his team to their full strength to separate the innocent from the guilty. Jack also faces a challenge he never expected as he is accused of an improper relationship with a colleague.

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The Third DCI Jack Callum Mystery

The Author’s Cut:First published to critical acclaim as For Her Sins, Appetite For Evil sees the third DCI Jack Callum Mystery restored to the author’s original vision, complete with its original title and at its original length.

A young nun is found murdered. She has been stabbed repeatedly and her body violated.

 

December 1959: DCI Jack Callum and the team are called to a local orphanage to investigate the murder of Sister Bernadette, a noviciate nun.

 

The post-mortem throws up a massive shock, and suspicion falls on a handsome young priest with whom Bernadette worked closely. More violence is unleashed as the dark secrets of these seemingly devout people are exposed. 

Powerful members of the local community are determined that the scandal goes away, but jealousy, love, and loss will be revealed by Jack’s investigation. 

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The Fourth DCI Jack Callum Mystery

It’s only Rock n’ Roll, but is it? No, this is much more deadly.

Music mogul Harry Franks is found brutally murdered in his opulent Hertfordshire home. Initially the finger of suspicion initially points to his young lover Neville Parrish. However, as the investigation continues, Jack discovers that the victim’s dangerous life was one of intrigue and debauchery and the list of suspects begins to grow.

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The Fifth DCI Jack Callum Mystery

Death comes calling at Welwyn and Hatfield police station as one of Jack’s colleagues is brutally murdered.

The investigation is taken out of Jack’s hands and assigned to a Superintendant from Scotland Yard. Undeterred Jack continues to investigate his friend’s life and the circumstances that led to his murder. As revelation follows shocking revelation he starts to doubt the wisdom of his decision.

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The Sixth DCI Jack Callum Mystery

A young woman, one of Jack’s daughter’s school friends, is found viciously murdered.

Her death triggers an investigation into the colourful worlds of professional wrestling and variety theatre. He discovers layer upon layer of deceit lurking under the showbiz gaiety and glamour of both businesses, and uncovers dark and deadly secrets that stretch back decades.