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Love Me Not

M. J. Arlidge

THE SEVENTH DI HELEN GRACE THRILLER BY THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR M. J. ARLIDGE

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A blood-red sunrise
Just after 7 AM DI Helen Grace stumbles on a dead woman lying in a country road. She has been brutally shot for no apparent reason.

Two hours later
At gunpoint a shopkeeper is forced to close up by two assailants. Before the police can get inside a single gunshot rings out.

A rampage of revenge?
Over one long day the town of Southampton is terrorized by two young killers who appear to be killing at random.

For DI Helen Grace, it's a race against time. Uncover why they're doing this and who's next or always be a step behind - until the sun sets on this bloody killing spree.

PRAISE FOR M.J. ARLIDGE:

'Helen Grace is one of the greatest heroes to come along in years' JEFFERY DEAVER

'The new Jo Nesbo' JUDY FINNIGAN

'Chills to the bone' Daily Mail

'Fast paced and nailbitingly tense ... gripping' SUN

'Chilling stuff' Fabulist

'A chilling read' My Weekly

'A grisly, gripping thriller' Sunday Mirror

'Gruesomely realistic, intriguing and relentless. Arlidge's fledgling army of fans is about to grow' Sunday Sport

'Eeny Meeny debuts one of the best new series detectives, Helen Grace. Determined, tough and damaged, she must unravel a terrifying riddle of a killer kidnapping victims in pairs. Mesmerizing!' Lisa Gardner

'Expertly pulled off. It has a devious premise. DI Helen Grace is fiendishly awesome. It's scary as all hell. And it has a full cast of realistically drawn, interesting characters that make the thing read like a bullet' Will Lavender

Running Blind

M. J. Arlidge

New to the police force, WPC Helen Grace is assigned to her first clear-cut case. Sure there's something sinister beneath the surface, Helen has a bad feeling . . . but who's going to take the word of a rookie?

Running Blind is an exclusive eBook novella featuring DI Helen Grace, from bestselling author M. J. Arlidge.

Fresh out of Police College, 18-year-old WPC Helen Grace is the first to arrive on the scene of a fatal collision. Her colleagues see nothing amiss, convinced that the young man's death was a tragic accident. But Helen is not so sure.

Who is their mystery victim? Why would he risk life and limb running across a busy highway? And what might he have been running from?

There's a dark secret lurking amid the quiet fields of Hampshire, one that Helen is determined to uncover.

In this ebook novella, rookie Helen Grace discovers what it's like to be a woman in a man's world, facing impossible odds as she races against time to save vulnerable lives.

Hide and Seek

M. J. Arlidge

'A great set-up, and Arlidge keeps the tension ratcheted up throughout' Sunday Times Crime Club

Detective Inspector Helen Grace has spent her whole life running.

From the past. From herself. From everyone who's ever tried to get close to her.

She's spent her whole life hiding.

Behind the badge. Behind her reputation as one of the country's best detectives. Until - framed for murder - she became one of its most high-profile prisoners.

Now there is nowhere to run. Nowhere to hide.

Because HMP Holloway is a place of dark days and long nights with dangers at every turn. Despised by the inmates and reviled by the guards, Helen must face her nightmare alone.

And then a carefully mutilated body is found in a locked cell.

Now Helen must find a ruthless serial killer. Before the killer finds her.

AFTER Little Boy Blue FIND OUT WHAT AWAITS DI HELEN GRACE IN THE SIXTH THRILLER BY BESTSELLING AUTHOR M. J. ARLIDGE: Hide and Seek

PRAISE FOR M.J. ARLIDGE:

'Helen Grace is one of the greatest heroes to come along in years' Jeffery Deaver

'The new Jo Nesbo' Judy Finnigan

'Fast paced and nailbitingly tense ... gripping' The Sun

'DI Helen Grace is a genuinely fresh heroine ... MJ Arlidge weaves together a tapestry that chills to the bone' The Daily Mail

'A grisly, gripping thriller' Sunday Mirror

'An orchestration of tension that is always fluid and cinematic, Arlidge's writing grabs the reader by the throat - as does his single-minded, unconventional heroine' Crimetime

No Way Back

M. J. Arlidge

A treat for fans of DI Helen Grace: an ebook short story from Top Ten Sunday Times bestselling author M. J. Arlidge.

Jodie's arriving at her third children's home. She's only fifteen.
Maybe this time will be different. She'll be safe. Looked after.

But the truth is Jodie has no one left to protect her.
She must defend herself. She must change.

PRAISE FOR M.J. ARLIDGE:

'Helen Grace is one of the greatest heroes to come along in years' JEFFERY DEAVER

'The new Jo Nesbo' JUDY FINNIGAN

'Fast paced and nailbitingly tense ... gripping' SUN

'DI Helen Grace is a genuinely fresh heroine ... MJ Arlidge weaves together a tapestry that chills to the bone'
Daily Mail

'Chilling stuff'
Fabulist

'A chilling read'
My Weekly

'A grisly, gripping thriller'
Sunday Mirror

'Gruesomely realistic, intriguing and relentless. Arlidge's fledgling army of fans is about to grow'
Sunday Sport

'Eeny Meeny debuts one of the best new series detectives, Helen Grace. Determined, tough and damaged, she must unravel a terrifying riddle of a killer kidnapping victims in pairs. Mesmerizing!'
Lisa Gardner

'Expertly pulled off. It has a devious premise. DI Helen Grace is fiendishly awesome. It's scary as all hell. And it has a full cast of realistically drawn, interesting characters that make the thing read like a bullet'
Will Lavender

'A fast-paced, twisting police procedural and thriller that's sure to become another bestseller'
Huffington Post

Little Boy Blue

M. J. Arlidge

THE FIFTH DI HELEN GRACE THRILLER BY BESTSELLING AUTHOR M J ARLIDGE
'Helen Grace is one of the greatest heroes to come along in years' JEFFERY DEAVER

*****
There are some fates worse than death . . .

Called to a Southampton nightclub, Detective Inspector Helen Grace cuts the duct tape from the asphyxiated victim and discovers she knows him.

A man from the double life she has concealed from her superiors, Helen is determined to find his murderer - while keeping their relationship hidden at all costs.

When a new victim is found, Helen works around the clock to stop her life unravelling. She'll do anything to solve this case - but dare she reveal her own darkest secrets and lose everything?

And would even that be enough to stop this killer?

PRAISE FOR M.J. ARLIDGE:

'The new Jo Nesbo' JUDY FINNIGAN

'Fast paced and nailbitingly tense ... gripping' SUN

'DI Helen Grace is a genuinely fresh heroine ... MJ Arlidge weaves together a tapestry that chills to the bone'
Daily Mail

'Chilling stuff'
Fabulist

'A chilling read'
My Weekly

'A grisly, gripping thriller'
Sunday Mirror

'Gruesomely realistic, intriguing and relentless. Arlidge's fledgling army of fans is about to grow'
Sunday Sport

'Eeny Meeny debuts one of the best new series detectives, Helen Grace. Determined, tough and damaged, she must unravel a terrifying riddle of a killer kidnapping victims in pairs. Mesmerizing!'
Lisa Gardner

'Expertly pulled off. It has a devious premise. DI Helen Grace is fiendishly awesome. It's scary as all hell. And it has a full cast of realistically drawn, interesting characters that make the thing read like a bullet'
Will Lavender

'A fast-paced, twisting police procedural and thriller that's sure to become another bestseller'
Huffington Post

Liar Liar

M. J. Arlidge

In the dead of night, three raging fires light up the city skies. It's more than a tragic coincidence. For DI Helen Grace the flames announce the arrival of an evil she has never encountered before.

Because this is no firestarter seeking sick thrills, but something more chilling: a series of careful, calculating acts of murder.

But why were the victims chosen? What's driving the killer? And who will be next?

A powder keg of fear, suspicion and dread has been laid. Now all it needs is a spark to set it off...

The Doll's House

M. J. Arlidge

A young woman wakes in a cold, dark cellar, with no idea how she got there or who kidnapped her. So begins her terrible nightmare.

The body of another young woman is discovered buried on a remote beach. But the dead girl was never reported missing - her estranged family having received regular texts from her over the years.

For DI Helen Grace it's chilling evidence that she's chasing a twisted monster who is clever and resourceful - a predator who's killed before.

As Helen struggles to understand the killer's motivation, she relaises she's in a desperate race against time...

Pop Goes the Weasel

M. J. Arlidge

A man's body is found in an empty house. His heart has been cut out and delivered to his family.

He is the first victim, and DI Helen Grace knows he will not be the last. But why would a happily married man be this far from home at night?

The media call it Jack the Ripper in reverse: a serial killer preying on family men who lead hidden double lives.

Helen senses the fury behind the murders. But what she cannot possibly predict is how volatile this killer is - or what awaits at the end of the chase...

Eeny Meeny

M. J. Arlidge

A young couple wakes disorientated, trapped and without food or water. There's no escape. Instead there's a gun loaded with a single bullet and a mobile phone with charge enough only to deliver a short message: when one of you kills the other, the survivor will walk free

Other pairs are soon taken. The victims appear to be chosen at random, but the planning is meticulous. And until DI Helen Grace can establish a connection, a twisted killer will remain out of reach. A breakthrough is elusive, but then the investigation begins to turn full circle . . .

M. J. Arlidge

Biography

M. J. Arlidge has worked in television for the last fifteen years, specializing in high-end drama production, including the prime-time crime serials Torn, The Little House and Silent Witness. Arlidge also pilots original crime series for both UK and US networks. In 2015 his audio exclusive Six Degrees of Assassination was a Number One bestseller.

His first thriller, Eeny Meeny, was the UK's bestselling crime debut of 2014. It was followed by the bestselling Pop Goes the Weasel, The Doll's House, Liar Liar, Little Boy Blue and Hide and Seek.