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Danielle Ramsay - Author

About the Author

Danielle Ramsay is a proud Scot living in a small seaside town in the North-East of England. Always a storyteller, it was only after initially following an academic career lecturing in literature that she found her place in life and began to write creatively full-time. After much hard graft her work was short-listed for the CWA Debut Dagger in 2009. Always on the go, always passionate in what she is doing, Danielle fills her days with horse-riding, running and murder by proxy.

 

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Featured books by Danielle Ramsay

Blind Alley

Blind Alley

Author: Danielle Ramsay Format: Paperback Release Date: 27/02/2014

Three brutal attacks. One near-fatal beating. And a deadly score to settle. DI Jack Brady is riding high after the successful outcome of his previous case, but his world is about to come crashing down. There's a serial rapist plaguing the streets of Whitley Bay. Three young women have been horribly abused, and his boss and the press are screaming for answers. Everything seems to point to his old friend and foe, gangster Martin Madley, though Brady still struggles to believe he's capable of such acts. With time running out before the villain strikes again, Brady must follow every scrap of evidence. But there are forces at work he knows nothing about, and his persistence is leading both him and those close to him ever further into danger...

Other books by Danielle Ramsay

The Last Cut a terrifying serial killer thriller that will grip you

The Last Cut a terrifying serial killer thriller that will grip you

Author: Danielle Ramsay Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/06/2017

Harri Jacobs knows she's being stalked. But it might be her only chance to get revenge... A gritty thriller for fans of Rachel Abbott and Angela Marsons. 'A really cracking read!' Martina Cole He's taking women. He's stripping them of their identity. It's all for her... DS Harri Jacobs transferred to Newcastle from the Met in the hope of leaving her past behind: the moment where her stalker turned violent. He left her alive, saying that one day he would be back. And she ran. But a year later, she realises he has followed her from home. He'll prove his devotion. With blood... Bloggers love The Last Cut! Find out what they're saying: 'I love Harri...Just as with all of Danielle's writing, I want more.' The Booky Place 'An exciting new series with a new detective that will thrill crime fans' Hooked from Page One 'Claustrophobic, suffocating, dark even. In essence, all the things I love about a gritty serial killer story which this book most definitely is.' Jen Med's Book Reviews

The Puppet Maker DI Jack Brady 5

The Puppet Maker DI Jack Brady 5

Author: Danielle Ramsay Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/04/2016

The fifth DI Jack Brady investigation, a gritty serial killer thriller for fans of Peter James and Tania Carver. How do you catch a killer when no one knows he's out there? How can you be saved when no one knows you're lost? No one knew about the Puppet Maker... until DI Brady found what remained of his victims. The murderer never meant them to be found. They are his private collection: each body identical, each... altered. Brady knows that now his secret is out, the killer will destroy the evidence - including his latest captive. He must find a man who has hidden the worst of crimes for over twenty years. And whose nameless victims were never even missed...

Blood Reckoning DI Jack Brady 4

Blood Reckoning DI Jack Brady 4

Author: Danielle Ramsay Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/04/2015

A brutal killer is on the loose in this page-turning DI Jack Brady investigation. Fans of Peter James and Tania Carver will love this gripping serial killer thriller. 'A powerful and intelligent thriller from a must-read writer' David Mark on BLIND ALLEY In the 1970s, a terrifying serial killer stalked the streets of Tynemouth. The press called him the Joker. The crimes stopped - but the man was never caught. And now he's back. A body has been found in a sleazy motel room, murdered in exactly the same way as the Joker's first victims. Is it a copycat? A trick? Or is the Joker at work once more? It's only DI Jack Brady's first day back - and this will be his most twisted case yet. As Brady digs into both the old murders and the new, he must confront revenge, betrayal, love and lies...and a truly ruthless killer.

Blind Alley

Blind Alley

Author: Danielle Ramsay Format: Paperback Release Date: 27/02/2014

Three brutal attacks. One near-fatal beating. And a deadly score to settle. DI Jack Brady is riding high after the successful outcome of his previous case, but his world is about to come crashing down. There's a serial rapist plaguing the streets of Whitley Bay. Three young women have been horribly abused, and his boss and the press are screaming for answers. Everything seems to point to his old friend and foe, gangster Martin Madley, though Brady still struggles to believe he's capable of such acts. With time running out before the villain strikes again, Brady must follow every scrap of evidence. But there are forces at work he knows nothing about, and his persistence is leading both him and those close to him ever further into danger...

Engelsgrab

Engelsgrab

Author: Danielle Ramsay Format: eBook Release Date: 10/12/2013

An einem kalten Novembermorgen wird am Strand von Whitley Bay die Leiche eines jungen Madchens gefunden. Nur wenige Hundert Meter von ihrem Zuhause entfernt. Ihr Gesicht zur Unkenntlichkeit verstummelt. Detective Jack Brady soll ermitteln. Doch der vertrauliche Anruf eines Freundes und Kollegen sturzt ihn in einen Gewissenskonflikt: James Matthews war offenbar der Letzte, der die 15-jahrige Sophie lebend gesehen hat. Welches Geheimnis verbirgt Matthews, selbst Vater einer Tochter im Teenageralter? Im Laufe seiner Nachforschungen muss Detective Brady feststellen, dass noch zwei Manner eine unruhmliche Rolle im Leben der jungen Sophie gespielt haben: ihr Stiefvater und ein junger Lehrer ...

Broken Silence

Broken Silence

Author: Danielle Ramsay Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/10/2010

Early one morning in the seaside resort of Whitley Bay, the lifeless body of a young girl, Sophie Washington, is found brutally murdered - her face mutilated beyond recognition. Back on active duty after being shot, DI Jack Brady is struggling to deal with his marriage break-up. His problems intensify when his friend and colleague DI James Matthews reveals that he was with the victim on the night of her murder. Brady's loyal deputy, DS Harry Conrad and police psychologist, Amelia Jenkins are assigned with him to crack the case. But as Brady delves deeper into Sophie's life he discovers a far from rosy picture. Brady must ask some tough questions if he is to get at the truth. Questions not only about Sophie, but also about himself - and what he finds out isn't going to be pretty. A hard-hitting thriller that will engross fans of Peter James and Val McDermid.

Broken Silence

Broken Silence

Author: Danielle Ramsay Format: eBook Release Date: 14/10/2010

Who killed Sophie Washington?Early one cold November morning in the run-down seaside resort of Whitley Bay, the body of a young girl is discovered. Found abandoned five minutes walk from her home, her face has been mutilated beyond recognition.DI Jack Brady, just back on active duty after recovering from a vicious shooting incident, is on the edge. Struggling to deal with his marriage break-up and his tortured past, his problems intensify when long-standing friend and colleague DI James Matthews confidentially reveals that he was with the victim the night of her murder.Brady's loyal deputy, the clean-cut, Detective Sergeant Harry Conrad and the attractive and highly-respected police psychologist, Dr Amelia Jenkins are assigned with Brady to solve the victim's murder. But the investigation becomes increasingly compromised as Brady realises that Matthews is holding something back from him that could be vital to the case.As Brady delves ever deeper into Sophie's life, he comes to realise that the three men who should have protected her during her short life are the chief suspects in her murder: her teacher, her step-father and a police detective.Brady finds himself unravelling a metaphorical thread that eventually makes him re-evaluate not only the seemingly blameless life of the victim, but more disturbingly, Matthews's motivation and ultimately his own.

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