“Last Orders: The Freeman Files Series” – By Ted Tayler”

In the second book of The Freeman Files Series, Last Orders by Ted Tayler, retired detective Gus Freeman, and his Crime Review Team investigate the murder of barmaid Trudi Villiers. They begin fifteen years after the girl’s body was found with her cell phone, skirt, underwear, and high heel shoes missing. Raped and murdered on her way home after midnight from her job at a local … Continue reading “Last Orders: The Freeman Files Series” – By Ted Tayler”

“Past Rites” by Claire Stibbe

Past Rites is the third book in Claire Stibbe’s Detective Temeke’s Crime Series and like the first two it packs a wallop. This is a deeply psychological examination of bullies and the cliques that engage in those behaviors. Beyond that Stibbe tackles the subject of child abuse and the subsequent psychological damage it does. When Temeke is removed from Homicide he is assigned the laborious … Continue reading “Past Rites” by Claire Stibbe