Ellen Kelly novels

HuntingShadowsHunting Shadows

Lee, southeast London. A young girl has disappeared.

There are no witnesses, no leads, no clues. The police are tracking a shadow, and time is running out …

DI Ellen Kelly is at the top of her game – at least she was, until she took the law into her own hands and confronted her husband’s killer. Now she’s back at work, leading the investigation into the missing child. Her superiors are watching her; the distraught family is depending on her. Ellen has a lot to prove. And she knows it.

A tense thriller that stalks the urban streets of southeast London and the bleak wilderness of the North Kent coast, Hunting Shadows introduces the forceful, compromised police detective, DI Ellen Kelly.

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The Waiting Game


You never know who’s watching…

DI Ellen Kelly is struggling. Her boss has left. Her career seems to be stalling – again. And her feelings for Jim O’Dwyer feel are spiralling out of control.

Distraction can be very dangerous.

Someone is out there, stalking the weak, bringing misery and fear. It’s Ellen’s job to stop it. Soon. Because now, for the first time, she is the one trapped in the web.

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All Things Nice

Never forgive. Never forget.

All Things NiceCharlotte Gleeson is living the life she always dreamed of, but it’s nothing like she imagined. Her daughter hates her, her husband is having an affair, her drinking is out of control. And now she’s the prime suspect in a murder investigation… For DI Ellen Kelly, this is her first big investigation in eight months – since she let a serial killer get away. There’s an awful lot riding on a good result, which means keeping up the pressure on Charlotte Gleeson and her messed-up family.

As Ellen investigates, it becomes clear the Gleesons are harbouring some dangerous secrets. The more she digs, the more she uncovers … and the closer she comes to a deadly confrontation.

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