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Elizabeth Haynes - Author

About the Author

Elizabeth Haynes is a police intelligence analyst. She lives in a village near Maidstone, Kent, with her husband and son.

Her first book, Into the Darkest Corner, was Amazons Best Book of 2011 and winner of Rising Stars 2011. It was longlisted for the CWA John Creasey (New Blood) Debut Dagger and has been translated into multiple languages. The film is being produced by Revolution Films, with BAFTA winner Tinge Krishnan directing. Her second novel, Revenge of the Tide, will be published by Myriad in March 2012.

 

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Featured books by Elizabeth Haynes

Under a Silent Moon

Under a Silent Moon

Author: Elizabeth Haynes Format: Paperback Release Date: 08/05/2014

In the crisp, early morning hours, the police are called to a suspected murder at a farm outside a small English village. A beautiful young woman has been found dead, blood all over the cottage she lives in. At the same time, police respond to a reported female suicide, where a car has fallen into a local quarry. As DCI Louisa Smith and her team gather the evidence, they discover a link between these two women, a link which has sealed their dreadful fate one cold night, under a silent moon.

Other books by Elizabeth Haynes

The Murder of Harriet Monckton

The Murder of Harriet Monckton

Author: Elizabeth Haynes Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/09/2018

On 7th November 1843, Harriet Monckton, 23 years old and a woman of respectable parentage and religious habits, is found murdered in the privy behind the chapel she regularly attended in Bromley, Kent. The community is appalled by her death, apparently as a result of swallowing a fatal dose of prussic acid, and even more so when the surgeon reports that Harriet was around six months pregnant. Drawing on the coroner's reports and witness testimonies, Elizabeth Haynes builds a compelling picture of Harriet's final hours through the eyes of those closest to her and the last people to see her alive. Her fellow teacher and companion, her would-be fiance, her seducer, her former lover-all are suspects; each has a reason to want her dead. Brimming with lust, mistrust and guilt, The Murder of Harriet Monckton is a masterclass of suspense from one of our greatest crime writers.

Never Alone

Never Alone

Author: Elizabeth Haynes Format: Paperback Release Date: 06/10/2016

Elizabeth Haynes' new psychological thriller is a brilliantly suspenseful and shocking story in which nothing is at it seems, but everything is at stake.Sarah Carpenter lives in an isolated farmhouse in North Yorkshire and for the first time, after the death of her husband some years ago and her children, Louis and Kitty, leaving for university, she's living alone. But she doesn't consider herself lonely. She has two dogs, a wide network of friends and the support of her best friend, Sophie.When an old acquaintance, Aiden Beck, needs somewhere to stay for a while, Sarah's cottage seems ideal; and renewing her relationship with Aiden gives her a reason to smile again. It's supposed to be temporary, but not everyone is comfortable with the arrangement: her children are wary of his motives, and Will Brewer, an old friend of her son's, seems to have taken it upon himself to check up on Sarah at every opportunity. Even Sophie has grown remote and distant.After Sophie disappears, it's clear she hasn't been entirely honest with anyone, including Will, who seems more concerned for Sarah's safety than anyone else. As the weather closes in, events take a dramatic turn and Kitty too goes missing. Suddenly Sarah finds herself in terrible danger, unsure of who she can still trust.But she isn't facing this alone; she has Aiden, and Aiden offers the protection that Sarah needs. Doesn't he?

lelek legsotetje

lelek legsotetje

Author: Elizabeth Haynes Format: eBook Release Date: 01/06/2016

Az amazon.co.uk legjobb konyve (2011) Catherine elvezi a londoni szinglik gondtalan eletet, mignem az egyik ejszakai szorakozohelyen megismerkedik Lee-vel. A ferfi jo vagasu, karizmatikus es titokzatos - elvarazsolja Catrherine-t es a lany baratnoit is. Amikor azonban kiderul, hogy Lee valojaban kiszamithatatlan, manipulativ es eroszakos, mar keso: Catherine egyedul marad a ketsegbeejto helyzetben, es senki sem hisz neki. Mikozben fokozatosan tarul fel elotte Lee sotet oldala, egyre jobban belegabalyodik a lelki terror es a szexualis kiszolgaltatottsag suru halojaba. Vajon van-e kiut, el lehet-e menekulni a ferfi elol, aki mindenre kepes, csak hogy birtokolja vagyainak targyat... Megindito, ahogy vegigkovethetjuk egy fiatal no tehetetlen vergodeset, mikozben vele egyutt rettegunk. A rendorsegi elemzokent dolgozo szerzo olyan hitelesen es valosaghuen abrazolja a csaladon beluli eroszakot es az ennek nyoman fellepo psziches zavarokat, hogy szinte az olvasot is megbenitja a kilatastalansag erzese... "e;Izgalmas konyv egy olyan temarol, amelyrol nem lehet eleget beszelni."e; (Guardian) "e;Mindig azt mondtam, hogy en sosem bonyolodnek olyan kapcsolatba, amelyben elofordulhat eroszak, hiszen az elso gyanus jelre azonnal szakitanek. Am ezutan a konyv utan rajottem, hogy ez nem ilyen egyszeru."e; (The Bookbag) A Konyvjelzo magazin 2012. oktoberi szamaban megjelent cikk: Eroszak a parkapcsolatban: ki lehet szallni?

Behind Closed Doors

Behind Closed Doors

Author: Elizabeth Haynes Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/01/2016

Ten years ago, fourteen-year-old Scarlett Rainsford vanished without a trace during a family holiday to Greece. When Scarlett is discovered back in her home town after all this time, DCI Louisa Smith is determined to find out what happened to her and why she remained hidden for so long. Was she abducted or did she run away? As Lou and her team delve deeper into Scarlett's past, their investigation throws up more questions than it answers. But as they edge closer to discovering what really went on behind closed doors, the truth is more sinister and disturbing than they had ever imagined. From the bestselling author of Into the Darkest Corner comes an unsettling and compulsively readable novel that will keep you under its spell until the very last page.

Schwesterherz

Schwesterherz

Author: Elizabeth Haynes Format: eBook Release Date: 09/11/2015

Scarlett war 15, als sie eines Sommers von der Ferieninsel Korfu verschwand. Sie wurde nachts in ein Auto gezerrt und sah ihre Familie nie wieder. Noch heute macht sich DCI Lou Smith Vorwurfe, dass sie damals nicht helfen konnte, den Fall aufzuklaren und Scarlett zu finden. Doch nach zehn Jahren taucht Scarlett plotzlich auf, in einem Bordell in ihrem Heimatort, unter anderem Namen. Aber sie schweigt. Lou sturzt sich auf den Fall, und schwort sich, herauszufinden, was passiert ist. Und plotzlich scheint sie in ein Wespennest des Verbrechens gestochen zu haben, das weiter reicht, als sie es je fur moglich gehalten hatte.

Unlocking the Mysteries of Cataloging A Workbook of Examples, 2nd Edition

Unlocking the Mysteries of Cataloging A Workbook of Examples, 2nd Edition

Author: Elizabeth Haynes, Joanna F. Fountain, Michele Zwierski Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/03/2015

Ideal for students and both beginning and practicing catalogers in public, school, and academic libraries, this updated workbook offers targeted, hands-on exercises that enhance understanding of description, classification, subject analysis, subject heading application, and MARC 21 subject analysis. * Provides more than 100 examples that together encompass virtually all types of materials libraries collect and catalog, with MARC answer records * Offers exercises that allow practice in AACR2r and RDA, description, subject classification, subject heading application, classification, subject analysis, and MARC 21 * Covers both RDA and AACR2r answer records for selected exercises * Includes non-English materials * Links to a website that provides for multiple approaches and answer records and enables you to view all the graphics in color and enlarge them as needed * Links instruction to an additional website that provides answer records for all exercises

Behind Closed Doors

Behind Closed Doors

Author: Elizabeth Haynes Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/01/2015

'To begin with, nothing was certain except her own terror . . .' Ten years ago, fourteen-year-old Scarlett Rainsford vanished without a trace during a family holiday to Greece. Not being able to find Scarlett was one of the biggest regrets of DCI Louisa Smith's career and when Scarlett is discovered back in her home town after all this time, Lou is determined to find out what happened to her and why she remained hidden for so long. Was she abducted or did she run away? As Lou and her team delve deeper into Scarlett's past, their investigation throws up more questions than it answers. But as they edge closer to the truth about what really went on behind closed doors, it is more sinister and disturbing than they had ever imagined. From the bestselling author of Into the Darkest Corner comes an unsettling and compulsively readable novel that will keep you under its spell until the very last page.

Promises to Keep

Promises to Keep

Author: Elizabeth Haynes Format: eBook Release Date: 06/01/2015

Haunted by a tragic death, Jo finds temporary respite from the all-consuming memories through running; its the only thing that is keeping her sane. So when she discovers a young boy living rough in the woods, Jo is determined to do everything within her power to keep him safe.DS Sam Hollands wants to get her relationship back on track, unsure of how to make things right. But everything changes when she returns from work one night to find a stranger in her home . . .This is a stunning, psychologically-rich short story from one of the most authentic and compelling voices in crime fiction.Promises to Keep is a short story that includes a sneak peek from Behind Closed Doors by Elizabeth Haynes, the second novel in the Briarstone Crime Series featuring DCI Louisa Smith.

Atemnot

Atemnot

Author: Elizabeth Haynes Format: eBook Release Date: 15/09/2014

Es ist ein klarer Herbstmorgen in dem kleinen englischen Dorf, als die Polizei zu einem grausamen Tatort gerufen wird: Eine junge blonde Frau wurde tot aufgefunden, ihr kleines Hauschen voller Blut. Fast zur gleichen Zeit wird in einem nahe gelegenen Steinbruch die Leiche ihrer Nachbarin gefunden: offensichtich Selbstmord. Das kann kein Zufall sein, denkt sich Louisa Smith, die gerade zum Detective Chief Inspector befordert wurde. Als sie mit ihrem Team beginnt, in dem Dorf zu ermitteln, setzt sich langsam ein faszinierendes Puzzle zusammen: Das halbe Dorf scheint ein groes Geheimnis zu huten. Ein erotisches, dunkles, gefahrliches Geheimnis, und niemand wei, ob der Tater eventuell doch noch mal zuschlagen wird...

Under a Silent Moon

Under a Silent Moon

Author: Elizabeth Haynes Format: Paperback Release Date: 08/05/2014

In the crisp, early morning hours, the police are called to a suspected murder at a farm outside a small English village. A beautiful young woman has been found dead, blood all over the cottage she lives in. At the same time, police respond to a reported female suicide, where a car has fallen into a local quarry. As DCI Louisa Smith and her team gather the evidence, they discover a link between these two women, a link which has sealed their dreadful fate one cold night, under a silent moon.

Promises to Keep

Promises to Keep

Author: Elizabeth Haynes Format: eBook Release Date: 24/02/2014

Running is the only thing keeping Jo sane. Haunted by the tragic death of a teenage asylum seeker, the rhythm of her feet pounding the earth provides temporary respite from all-consuming memories. So when she discovers a young boy living rough in the woods, Jo is determined to do everything within her power to keep him safe. DS Sam Hollands wants to get her relationship back on track, unsure of how to make things right. But everything changes when she returns from work one night to find a stranger in her home . . .Told with the use of source documents, allowing the reader to delve deeper into the world of the characters, this is a stunning, psychologically-rich short story from one of the most authentic and compelling voices in British crime fiction.

Dark Tide

Dark Tide

Author: Elizabeth Haynes Format: eBook Release Date: 12/03/2013

From the author of the acclaimed New York Times bestseller Into the Darkest Corner comes another page-turning novel of gripping suspense (Wall Street Journal).Genevieve has finally escaped the stressful demands of her sales job and achieved her dream: to leave London behind and begin a new life aboard a houseboat in Kent. Not many people know that she financed her fresh start by working weekends as a dancer at a less-than-reputable gentlemens club called the Barclay, and shes determined to keep it that way. But on the night of her housewarming party the past intrudes when a body washes up beside the boat, and Genevieve recognizes the victim, a fellow dancer from the Barclay.As the sanctuary of the marina is threatened, and Genevieves life seems increasingly at risk, the story of how she came to be so out of her depth unfolds, and she discovers the hard way the real cost of mixing business with pleasure. . . .

Human Remains

Human Remains

Author: Elizabeth Haynes Format: Paperback Release Date: 14/02/2013

Elizabeth Haynes' chilling new psychological thriller preys on our darkest fears - and shows how easily ordinary lives can fall apart when no one is watching. Police analyst Annabel wouldn't describe herself as lonely. Her work keeps her busy and the needs of her ageing mother and her cat are more than enough to fill her time when she's on her own. But Annabel is shocked when she discovers her neighbour's decomposing body in the house next door, and appalled to think that no one, including herself, noticed her absence. Back at work she sets out to investigate, despite her police officer colleagues' lack of interest, and finds data showing that such cases are frighteningly common in her own home town.

Revenge of the Tide

Revenge of the Tide

Author: Elizabeth Haynes Format: Paperback Release Date: 15/03/2012

Elizabeth Haynes' second novel is a taut and gripping murder mystery introducing a compelling new heroine, Genevieve - office worker by day and pole dancer by night - who finds herself implicated in a mob underworld of murder, corruption and betrayal. Genevieve has finally escaped the stressful demands of her sales job and achieved her dream: to leave London behind and start a new life aboard a houseboat in Kent. But on the night of her boat-warming party the dream is shattered when a body washes up beside the boat, and Genevieve recognises the victim. As the sanctuary of the boatyard is threatened, and Genevieve's life seems increasingly at risk, the story of how she came to be so out of her depth is unfolded, and Genevieve finds out the real cost of mixing business with pleasure...

Crime Writers A Research Guide

Crime Writers A Research Guide

Author: Elizabeth Haynes Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/01/2011

This invaluable resource provides information about and sources for researching 50 of the top crime genre writers, including websites and other online resources. * A timeline of major authors and events in the development of the crime fiction genre * Read-alike sections listing other authors whose works are similar in style or theme to those of ten major authors included in the book * Lists of major organizations and awards in the field of crime literature * A bibliography of online and print sources for biographical and critical information about crime genre authors