The Runaway

The Runaway

Ali Harper

Contemporary / Mystery / Humor and Comedy

She has nowhere left to turn... A twisty, compelling, thought-provoking new crime thriller from a major new talent. 'Outstanding, gritty and hard-hitting, yet woven with humour' Jo Jakeman, author of Sticks and Stones A body without a name...One night, the body of a young woman is found, naked but for a necklace, tied to a statue outside a block of luxury flats. There should be an outcry. But the police rule it a suicide, and move on. A case where nothing is as it seems...Private investigators Lee and Jo, owners of No Stone Unturned detective agency in Leeds, are tasked with looking into the case. Who was the woman? Did she really kill herself? A world where danger lurks around every corner...As they investigate, Lee and Jo uncover shocking secrets. And when they see links between this case and another they are working on, they are forced to question – is any woman ever truly safe in this world? And are they risking their own lives by delving too deep? Praise for Ali Harper: "I...
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The Disappeared

The Disappeared

Ali Harper

Contemporary / Mystery / Humor and Comedy

YOU'LL NEVER FIND ME... A twisty, compelling, characterful crime thriller from a major new talent. NOT TO BE MISSED! A distraught mother...When Susan Wilkins walks into No Stone Unturned, Leeds's newest private detective agency, owners Lee and Jo are thrilled. Their first client is the kind of person they always hoped to help—a kind woman desperately worried about her son, Jack. A missing son...The case seems simple—kid starts college, takes up with the wrong crowd, forgets to ring his mother. But very quickly, Lee and Jo suspect they're not being told the whole truth... A case which could prove deadly...Their office is ransacked, everyone who knows Jack refuses to talk to them and they feel like they're being followed...it's clear Lee and Jo have stumbled into something bigger, and far more dangerous, than they ever expected. Will they find Jack, or will their first case silence them both for good?
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