Witness: A Thriller and Suspense eBook Sampler from Witness

Emlyn Rees, Stephen Booth, Mari Hannah, Aline Templeton, Frances Fyfield, Rory Clements, Leigh Russell, Nancy Allen, and Brian McGilloway

Product Details

  • On Sale:

    April 15, 2014
  • ISBN:

    9780062356024
  • eBook

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Witness: A Thriller and Suspense eBook Sampler from Witness Impulse

William Morrow/Harper Collins e-original thriller imprint Witness Impulse presents a free sampler of excerpts from twelve new or upcoming novels, as well as "Claws," a complete original short story by Stephen Booth.

You'll find:

An Introduction from Witness Impulse editor Emily Krump
"Claws" by Stephen Booth (in its entirety)
Excerpts from Newly Released Impulse Books:

Settled Blood by Mari Hannah
Cold in the Earth by Aline Templeton
Shadows on the Mirror by Frances Fyfield
Prince by Rory Clements
Cut Short by Leigh Russell
Confession by Carey Baldwin

Coming Soon from Impulse:

Code of the Hills by Nancy Allen
Someone You Know by Brian McGilloway
Blessed are the Dead by Kristi Belcamino
Daddy's Girl by Margie Orford
Psalmist by James Lilliefors
China Dogs by Sam Masters

Authors

Emlyn Rees

Emlyn Rees published his first crime novel at age twenty-five and his second a year later, then co-wrote seven comedies with Josie Lloyd, including the Sunday Times bestseller Come Together. He is the commissioning editor of British and American paperback crime fiction imprint Exhibit A and lives on, near, and around Brighton beach.

Stephen Booth

Stephen Booth's fourteen novels featuring Cooper and Fry, all to be published by Witness, have sold over half a million copies around the world.

Mari Hannah

Mari Hannah, the award-winning author of three novels featuring detective Kate Daniels, was born in London and moved north as a child. Her career as a probation officer was cut short when she was injured while on duty, and thereafter she spent several years as a film/television screenwriter. She now lives in Northumberland with her partner, an ex-murder detective. She was the winner of the 2010 Northern Writers' Award and the 2013 Polari First Book Prize and longlisted for the CWA 2014 Dagger in the Library Award. Recently the Kate Daniels series was optioned for television in the UK.

Aline Templeton

Aline Templeton grew up in the fishing village of Anstruther, in the East Neuk of Fife. She has worked in education and broadcasting and was a Justice of the Peace for ten years. Married, with two grown-up children and three grandchildren, she now lives in a house with a view of Edinburgh Castle. When not writing, she enjoys cooking, choral singing, and traveling the back roads of France.

Frances Fyfield

Frances Fyfield has spent much of her professional life practicing as a criminal lawyer, work that has informed her highly acclaimed novels. She has been the recipient of both the Gold and Silver Crime Writers' Association Daggers. She is also a regular broadcaster on Radio 4, most recently as the presenter of the series Tales from the Stave. She lives in London and in Deal, overlooking the sea, which is her passion.

Rory Clements

After a career in national newspapers, Rory Clements now lives in a seventeenth-century farmhouse in Norfolk and writes full time. When not immersing himself in the Elizabethan world, he enjoys village life and a game of tennis with friends. He is married to the artist Naomi Clements-Wright. There are five books in the John Shakespeare series of Elizabethan mysteries: Martyr, which was shortlisted for the CWA John Creasey Award; Revenger, which won the 2010 CWA Ellis Peters Historical Fiction Award; Prince, which was shortlisted for the 2011 Ellis Peters Historical Fiction Award; Traitor; and Monarch. All are published by John Murray. A TV series based on the books is currently in development.

You can find out more about Rory, his writing and the world of John Shakespeare on his website www.roryclements.com and at www.johnmurray.co.uk.

Leigh Russell

Leigh Russell is the award-winning author of the Geraldine Steel and Ian Peterson mysteries. She is an English teacher who lives in the UK with her family.

Nancy Allen

Nancy Allen practiced law for 15 years as Assistant Missouri Attorney General and Assistant Prosecutor in her native Ozarks. She tried over 30 jury trials, including murder and sexual offenses, and is now a law instructor at Missouri State University. A KILLING AT THE CREEK is her second novel.

Brian McGilloway

Brian McGilloway is the New York Times bestselling author of the critically acclaimed Inspector Benedict Devlin and DS Lucy Black series. He lives near the Irish borderlands with his wife, daughter, and three sons.