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Robert Bryndza - Author

About the Author

Robert Bryndza is the author of the international #1 bestselling Detective Erika Foster series. Robert's books have sold over 3 million copies and have been translated into 28 languages. He is British and lives in Slovakia.

Featured books by Robert Bryndza

Nine Elms

Nine Elms

Author: Robert Bryndza Format: Paperback Release Date: 25/06/2020

An incredibly dramatic, graphic and gripping start to a new series. This isn’t just an introduction though, it’s a fabulous full serving in its own, very distinctive right. 15 years ago Kate Marshall solved a high profile murder case and very nearly became a victim herself, now, a copycat killer is on the loose, determined to finish the job. The beginning takes us back to 1995, within a few pages there is a real sense of Kate, and the case. Chapter two is incredibly stark, making me flinch before things seriously kicked off. I was glued to the pages, and read the whole book in one sitting. If you are a little squeamish, then be warned, there are some darker than dark, vivid and violent incidents ahead of you. Personally, I didn’t feel it was overly sensational though, as it felt all too real! Robert Bryndza really has set the scene for a fabulous new series. Fierce, startling and incredibly readable, Nine Elms comes as highly recommended from me. The Kate Marshall series: 1. Nine Elms 2. Shadow Sands

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Shadow Sands The heart-racing new Kate Marshall thriller

Shadow Sands The heart-racing new Kate Marshall thriller

Author: Robert Bryndza Format: Paperback Release Date: 10/06/2021

THE UNMISSABLE NEW THRILLER FROM THE INTERNATIONALLY BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE GIRL IN THE ICE AND NINE ELMS ROBERT BRYNDZA __________ 'You can't help turning the pages hungrily to see what happens next' THE TIMES 'Taut, atmospheric and spooky, Shadow Sands is truly chilling' JP DELANEY When Kate Marshall finds the body of a young man floating in the Shadow Sands reservoir, the authorities label it a tragic accident. But the details don't add up: why was he there in the middle of the night? If he was such a strong swimmer, how did he drown? As Kate and her assistant Tristan Harper follow the evidence, they make a far darker discovery . . . This is only the latest victim in a series of bloody murders dating back decades. A mythic serial killer is said to hide in the rolling fog, abducting his victims like a phantom. And when another woman is taken, Kate and Tristan have a matter of days to save her from meeting the same fate. _________ WHAT READERS ARE SAYING ABOUT SHADOW SANDS 'Another top class novel full of mystery, tension and dark secrets . . . The more I read, the more I am loving this series and, seeing how this one has ended, I cannot wait for book three' 'Rob Bryndza is one of the best authors I have read, I love his books' 'Dark, disturbing yet every bit as thrilling as Nine Elms. I just know there are more thrills and chills awaiting us in future books in the series. Kudos to the author as he has well and truly nailed it' 'Bryndza has done it again. The second episode in the Kate Marshall series was just excellent. Full of excitement, danger and mystery, it was a brilliant read'

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Other books by Robert Bryndza

Coco Pinchard's Must-Have Toy Story

Coco Pinchard's Must-Have Toy Story

Author: Robert Bryndza Format: Paperback Release Date: 21/04/2021

Coco Pinchard's Must-Have Toy Story by Robert Bryndza

A Very Coco Christmas

A Very Coco Christmas

Author: Robert Bryndza Format: Paperback Release Date: 21/04/2021

A Very Coco Christmas by Robert Bryndza

Coco Pinchard, the Consequences of Love and Sex

Coco Pinchard, the Consequences of Love and Sex

Author: Robert Bryndza Format: Paperback Release Date: 21/04/2021

Coco Pinchard, the Consequences of Love and Sex by Robert Bryndza

The Not So Secret Emails of Coco Pinchard

The Not So Secret Emails of Coco Pinchard

Author: Robert Bryndza Format: Paperback Release Date: 21/04/2021

The Not So Secret Emails of Coco Pinchard by Robert Bryndza

Coco Pinchard's Big Fat Tipsy Wedding

Coco Pinchard's Big Fat Tipsy Wedding

Author: Robert Bryndza Format: Paperback Release Date: 21/04/2021

Coco Pinchard's Big Fat Tipsy Wedding by Robert Bryndza

Cold Blood

Cold Blood

Author: Robert Bryndza Format: Paperback Release Date: 03/12/2020

'OMG what a story ... you seriously need to read this one. I devoured this in one sitting, it is certainly one pulse-racing, nail-biting, gritty read ... I thought my heart was going to explode ... will definitely keep you on the edge of your seat from start to finish.' Chelle's Book Reviews The suitcase was badly rusted, and took Erika several attempts, but it yielded and sagged open as she unzipped it. Nothing could prepare her for what she would find inside... When a battered suitcase containing the dismembered body of a young man washes up on the shore of the river Thames, Detective Erika Foster is shocked. But it's not the first time she's seen such a brutal murder... Two weeks earlier, the body of a young woman was found dumped in an identical suitcase. What connects the two victims? As Erika and her team set to work, they quickly realise they are on the trail of a serial killer who has already made their next move. Yet just as Erika starts to make headway with the investigation, she is the target of a violent attack. Forced to recover at home, and with her personal life falling apart, everything is stacked against her, but nothing will stop Erika. As the body count rises, the case takes an even more twisted turn when the twin daughters of Erika's colleague, Commander Marsh, are suddenly put in terrible jeopardy. The stakes are higher than ever before, but can Erika save the lives of two innocent children before it's too late? She's running out of time and about to make a disturbing discovery...there's more than one killer. Brilliantly gripping, Cold Blood will have you hooked from the first page and holding your breath to the heart-stopping and shocking ending. Read what everyone is saying about Cold Blood: 'Unputdownable ... I couldn't read it fast enough and stayed up way too late ... best thriller I have read in ages and I've read some good ones ... this is as good as it gets, and for me it was brilliant. I loved it.' Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars 'Robert Bryndza never fails to amaze me, he is such a gifted writer and I love the fact that he is able to maintain such a high standard of writing whilst keeping the series highly original in content. Would I recommend Cold Blood? It's a thousand hell yeses and if you haven't read this series yet you really need to.' The Book Review Cafe 'I absolutely LOVE Robert Bryndza's writing and the Erika Foster series is probably one of the best female detective series I've read.....no wait, not just female, but the best detective series ever! ...Wow, wow, wow!! Erika is back with a bang.' Stardust Book Reviews 'Blindingly excellent ... These books should come with a disclaimer as once you start reading you aren't going to want to walk away. This is a book you are going to want to feast upon and devour as fast as you can.' Jen Med's Book Reviews, 5 stars 'This is a heart racing, hold your breath, drama packed instalment of one of the best crime thriller series available! Robert Bryndza is a genius and raises the bar for the genre!' The Quiet Knitter

Deadly Secrets

Deadly Secrets

Author: Robert Bryndza Format: Paperback Release Date: 03/12/2020

To commit the perfect murder, you need the perfect cover. On an icy morning, a mother wakes to find her daughter's blood-soaked body frozen to the road. Who would carry out such a killing on the victim's doorstep? Straight off her last harrowing case, Detective Erika Foster is feeling fragile but determined to lead the investigation. As she sets to work, she finds reports of assaults in the same quiet South London suburb where the woman was killed. One chilling detail links them to the murder victim - they were all attacked by a figure in black wearing a gas mask. Erika is on the hunt for a killer with a terrifying calling card. The case gets more complicated when she uncovers a tangled web of secrets surrounding the death of the beautiful young woman. Yet just as Erika begins to piece the clues together, she is forced to confront painful memories of her past. Erika must dig deep, stay focused and find the killer. Only this time, one of her own is in terrible danger... From the global million-copy bestselling author comes a totally heart-racing, hold-your-breath read that will keep you hooked until the very last page. Read what everyone is saying about Deadly Secrets: 'It was absolutely brilliant!... the story keeps you in suspense right to the end with more red herrings than you can shake a stick at. I honestly didn't guess who it was until the reveal actually happened, and loved the twist - very cleverly done!' Stardust Book Reviews 'I love how the author doesn't give anything away and kept me guessing throughout. I truly had no idea who could be behind the killings and when all is revealed, with some shocking twists, it won't be what you are expecting! ...a thrilling and addictive read that chilled me to the bone.' By the Letter Book Reviews 'Simply Splendid!! This is another fabulous story by Robert Bryndza. He certainly has a talent when it comes to writing entertaining thrillers.' Goodreads Reviewer 'This newest installment has exactly the same high quality of writing, plot development, twists and the healthy dose of suspense and action I have become used to with this series. I found myself hooked right from the very first page as there is just something about the writing that draws you right in.' It's All About Books

Shadow Sands

Shadow Sands

Author: Robert Bryndza Format: Paperback Release Date: 03/11/2020

The internationally bestselling author of Nine Elms and The Girl in the Ice Robert Bryndza is back with a nail-biting new Kate Marshall case, a woman with a dark secret and a powerful sense of justice. When Kate Marhsall finds the bloated body of a young man floating in the Shadow Sands reservoir, the authorities label it a tragic accident. But the details don't add up: why was the victim there, in the middle of the night? If he was such a strong swimmer, how did he drown? Kate is certain there is more to this case than meets the eye. As she and her research assistant Tristan Harper dig deeper, they discover a bloody trail that points towards an active serial killer hiding in plain sight. People have been silently disappearing for years, and when another woman is taken, Kate and Tristan have a matter of days to save her from meeting the same fate. _________ PRAISE FOR NINE ELMS 'The perfect book for Erika Foster fans. It has all the same vibes - but MORE. I actually think this is Robert Bryndza's best book yet' 'A gripping read that I could not put down' 'What an absolutely stunning start to what promises to be a brilliant new series'

Nine Elms

Nine Elms

Author: Robert Bryndza Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/01/2020

An incredibly dramatic, graphic and gripping start to a new series. This isn’t just an introduction though, it’s a fabulous full serving in its own, very distinctive right. 15 years ago Kate Marshall solved a high profile murder case and very nearly became a victim herself, now, a copycat killer is on the loose, determined to finish the job. The beginning takes us back to 1995, within a few pages there is a real sense of Kate, and the case. Chapter two is incredibly stark, making me flinch before things seriously kicked off. I was glued to the pages, and read the whole book in one sitting. If you are a little squeamish, then be warned, there are some darker than dark, vivid and violent incidents ahead of you. Personally, I didn’t feel it was overly sensational though, as it felt all too real! Robert Bryndza really has set the scene for a fabulous new series. Fierce, startling and incredibly readable, Nine Elms comes as highly recommended from me.

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Last Breath

Last Breath

Author: Robert Bryndza Format: Paperback Release Date: 28/11/2019

He's your perfect date. You're his next victim. When the tortured body of a young woman is found in a dumpster, her eyes swollen shut and her clothes soaked with blood, Detective Erika Foster is one of the first at the crime scene. The trouble is, this time, it's not her case. While she fights to secure her place on the investigation team, Erika can't help but get involved and quickly finds a link to the unsolved murder of a woman four months earlier. Dumped in a similar location, both women have identical wounds - a fatal incision to their femoral artery. Stalking his victims online, the killer is preying on young pretty women using a fake identity. How will Erika catch a murderer who doesn't seem to exist? Then another girl is abducted while waiting for a date. Erika and her team must get to her before she becomes another dead victim, and, come face to face with a terrifyingly sadistic individual. Gripping, tense and impossible to put down, Last Breath will have you on the edge of your seat, racing to the final dramatic page. Read what everyone is saying about Last Breath: 'Oh my giddy aunt, Robert Bryndza never fails to surprise me, just when I convinced myself the Detective Erika Foster series couldn't possibly get any better, he delivers another belter of a book...each book has been from the last and how each story offers something unique, which is why Robert Bryndza continues to be one of my very favourite authors on the planet.' The Book Review Cafe 'It's the sort of book that you want to devour in one sitting, it's too good to put down. The characters crackle with energy and the chemistry between them is fantastic to read... A breathtaking addition to the series that I would thoroughly recommend!' The Quiet Knitter 'Robert Bryndza has leapfrogged up to the top place in my list of favourite crime authors after reading his other books... This book was absolutely fantastic!! The story gripped me from page one and didn't let up until the end...If you're looking for a gritty police procedural crime thriller, then I can highly recommend this book. If you're going to buy this one, don't forget to buy the others too!! Five stars (although if I could give it more I would!).' Star Dust Book Reviews 'I will always applaud for more Erika Foster #QueenDetective. I love her so much, she is one of my best fictional characters.' The Book Heathen 'One of my most anticipated reads of 2017...Last Breath is a gripping, nail biting ride of a read. I seriously cannot get enough of the author's books and now that I have finished this one I have the long agonising wait for the next one. Brilliant series, brilliant book by a brilliant author, what else can I say!' By the Letter Book Reviews

The Night Stalker

The Night Stalker

Author: Robert Bryndza Format: Paperback Release Date: 12/09/2019

The Night Stalker by Robert Bryndza

The Girl in the Ice

The Girl in the Ice

Author: Robert Bryndza Format: Paperback Release Date: 23/08/2019

The Girl in the Ice by Robert Bryndza

Miss Wrong and Mr Right

Miss Wrong and Mr Right

Author: Robert Bryndza Format: Paperback Release Date: 17/06/2019

Miss Wrong and Mr Right by Robert Bryndza

Dark Water

Dark Water

Author: Robert Bryndza Format: Paperback Release Date: 13/12/2018

Beneath the water the body sank rapidly. She would lie still and undisturbed for many years but above her on dry land, the nightmare was just beginning. When Detective Erika Foster receives a tip off that key evidence for a major narcotics case was stashed in a disused quarry on the outskirts of London, she orders for it to be searched. From the thick sludge the drugs are recovered, but so is the skeleton of a young child. The remains are quickly identified as eleven-year-old Jessica Collins. The missing girl who made headline news when she vanished twenty-six years ago. As Erika tries to piece together new evidence with the old, she discovers a family harbouring secrets, a detective plagued by her failure to find Jessica, and the mysterious death of a man living by the quarry. Is the suspect someone close to home? Someone doesn't want this case solved. And they'll do anything to stop Erika from finding the truth. Read what everyone is saying about Dark Water: 'OH MY GOD! Just let me a take a moment while I catch my breath! I LOVED IT! WHAT A BOOK! WHAT AN AUTHOR! WHAT A READ! It is all consuming, there is no let up... every twist and turn is designed to make you gasp, to make your head spin and your heart beat out of your chest.' Emma the Little Bookworm 'HOLY MOLY Robert Bryndza has only gone and done it again... it's one of those books you can't bear to put down, as each chapter ends you just have to read one more and before you know it it's the middle of the night!... I can and will wholeheartedly recommend Dark Waters for anyone looking for an original crime story but with all the hallmarks of a truly thrilling tale.' Book Review Cafe 'Oh wowzerz ... OMG I really wasn't expecting the ending ... this is one hell of a read.' Insights into the Wonderful World of Books 'Utterly addictive ... a book you really need to finish before bedtime, otherwise you will be up into the wee hours of the morning hooked!' The Quiet Knitter 'When all was revealed, I was totally gut punched... a winner and one that I feel will stay with me for quite some time.' Novel Gossip 'OMG!! What an amazing book! Once I started reading it, I couldn't stop! From the first chapter I was hooked and held bound and captive till the end ... this book is just fabulous, and absolutely the author's best to date!!' Relax and Read Book Reviews 'Brilliantly plotted, incredibly captivating, and definitely a must-read!... Robert Bryndza is like a breath of fresh air. He creates characters we can't get enough of and juicy, complex stories that suck you in...He truly writes with great depth and heart, and leaves you, as a reader, surprised, highly entertained, and extremely satisfied.' What's Better Than Books 'A gripping and an edge of your seat read. It made my heart and pulse race with every page I turned. It is one of those books that when you finish, you sit back and just think, wow! There is just so much more I want to say but I think I will just end up gushing and not do this fantastic book the justice it deserves. An outstanding read by an author who is one of my firm favourites.' By The Letter Book Reviews

Deadly Secrets

Deadly Secrets

Author: Robert Bryndza Format: Ebook Release Date: 13/04/2018

To commit the perfect murder, you need the perfect cover.On an icy morning, a mother wakes to find her daughters blood-soaked body frozen to the road. Who would carry out such a killing on the victims doorstep?Straight off her last harrowing case, Detective Erika Foster is feeling fragile but determined to lead the investigation. As she sets to work, she finds reports of assaults in the same quiet South London suburb where the woman was killed. One chilling detail links them to the murder victim they were all attacked by a figure in black wearing a gas mask. Erika is on the hunt for a killer with a terrifying calling card. The case gets more complicated when she uncovers a tangled web of secrets surrounding the death of the beautiful young woman. Yet just as Erika begins to piece the clues together, she is forced to confront painful memories of her past. Erika must dig deep, stay focused and find the killer. Only this time, one of her own is in terrible danger From the global million-copy bestselling author comes a totally heart-racing, hold-your-breath read that will keep you hooked until the very last page.Read what everyone is saying about the Detective Erika Foster series:Blindingly excellent ... These books should come with a disclaimer as once you start reading you arent going to want to walk away. This is a book you are going to want to feast upon and devour as fast as you can. Jen Meds Book ReviewsOMG what a story you seriously need to read this one. I devoured this in one sitting, it is certainly one pulse-racing, nail-biting, gritty read I thought my heart was going to explode will definitely keep you on the edge of your seat from start to finish. Chelles Book ReviewsI freakin LOVED it! . . . Once in a while a book stops you in your tracks . . . this is THAT book! Crime Book JunkieI loved, loved, loved this book and Erika Foster is most definitely my kind of heroine. She is smart, tenacious, direct and passionateI found the writing tight, evocative and enthralling. I CANNOT wait for the next installment. Angela MarsonsOH MY GOD! Just let me a take a moment while I catch my breath! I LOVED IT! WHAT A BOOK! WHAT AN AUTHOR! WHAT A READ! It is all-consuming, there is nolet up every twist and turn is designed to make you gasp, to make your head spin and your heart beat out of your chest. Emma the Little BookwormA non-stop, edge-of-your-seat, rollercoaster of a thriller! The ending, oh the ending! My mind is still blown! This book does not disappoint! The Book Addicted BoyOh my gosh!...gripping, grimy, hardcore, thrillingI was hooked!!!..

The Night Stalker

The Night Stalker

Author: Robert Bryndza Format: Paperback Release Date: 22/03/2018

'Absolutely brilliant ...impossible to put this book down! ... A must read' The Quiet Knitter If the Night Stalker is watching, you're already dead... In the dead of a swelteringly hot summer's night, Detective Erika Foster is called to a murder scene. The victim, a doctor, is found suffocated in bed. His wrists are bound and his eyes bulging through a clear plastic bag tied tight over his head. A few days later, another victim is found dead, in exactly the same circumstances. As Erika and her team start digging deeper, they discover a calculated serial killer - stalking their victims before choosing the right moment to strike. The victims are all single men, with very private lives. Why are their pasts shrouded in secrecy? And what links them to the killer? As a heat wave descends upon London, Erika will do everything to stop the Night Stalker before the body count rises, even if it means risking her job. But the victims might not be the only ones being watched... Erika's own life could be on the line. The global bestselling author of The Girl in the Ice is back with a heart-racing, electrifying thriller. If you love Angela Marsons, Rachel Abbott and Peter James, you'll be hooked on Robert Bryndza. Read what people are saying about The Night Stalker 'The Night Stalker is dark, fast-paced and shot through with wit and psychological insight. I couldn't put it down.' Mark Edwards 'Erika is fast becoming one of my favourite detectives...I absolutely loved this heart-pounding, fast-paced, chilling crime thriller.' The Book Review Cafe 'Just when I thought it couldn't get any better...From the first page, we're sucked in with tension that had me holding my breath.' The Suspense is Thrilling Me 'A truly brilliant crime series...The Night Stalker made me feel like I had been swept up in a whirlwind and had me clinging on for dear life, only letting me go right at the very end.' By The Letter Book Reviews 'Intense, suspenseful, and clever??...a gripping page turner that is disturbingly real, and I highly recommend it.' What's Better Than Books? 'A truly fantastic and exciting serial killer chiller!' Booklover Catlady 'The Night Stalker is a very gripping, engaging read full of nail-biting tension. Once I started reading it, I couldn't stop!...an amazing work of fiction no reader of the crime genre should miss.' Relax and Read Reviews 'I think any fans of a good police procedural will become completely engaged in this series featuring a gritty and determined strong female lead.' Carrie's Book Reviews 'This book grabbed me by the throat and didn't let go till I got to the end.' Sincerely Book Angels The Night Stalker now a Wall Street Journal #1 best seller

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