On, Off

by Colleen Mccullough

Crime / Mystery eBooks of the Month

LoveReading View on On, Off

Author of Thornbirds with something completely different, a murder mystery, fast-paced with a great setting and a twist on the very last page, all highly satisfying.  A lot of the action takes place in a research centre for neuroscience.  In a large refrigerator used for storing bodies and parts of bodies of animals used for experimentation, a monkey ‘comes to life’ and in a panic rips open the bags awaiting incineration.  Two of them contain human body parts.  Naturally suspicion falls on the staff of the centre ….. truly unputdownable.

Similar this month: None but try Sara Paretsky.
Comparison: Tess Gerritsen, Karin Slaughter, Mo Hayder.

Sarah Broadhurst

On, Off Synopsis

Innocence is no protection…

In Holloman, Connecticut, someone is preying on the innocent. At a prestigious research centre fondly known by its staff as the 'Hug', parts of a mutilated body are found. Lieutenant Carmine Delmonico of the Holloman Police learns that a string of horrifying murders – each with the same modus operandi as the one at the Hug – have been commited throughout the state. When another body is found, the medical staff become prime suspects.

With the powers that be in turmoil and every member of staff hiding something, Delmonico must delve into the lives of each and every Hug employee. This is the case of his career and he is determined to solve it. But how, when he is hunting a monster who leaves no clues and is always two steps ahead?

Win a Signed Copy of Pieces of Her

Win a Signed Copy of Pieces of Her

Closing date: 06/09/2018

We are giving FIVE lucky people the chance to win SIGNED Hardback copies of Karin Slaughter's latest book, Pieces of Her. The draw closes on the 6th September and the winner will be notified by the 10th September. The latest, thrilling new book from the No.1 Internationally Bestselling Author, Pieces of Her makes you question how well you know your nearest and dearest. Andrea Oliver knows everything about her mother Laura. She knows she's always lived in the small town of Belle Isle; she knows she's a pillar of the community; she knows she's never kept a secret in her life. but she's hiding something... Then one day, a trip to the mall explodes into a shocking act of violence and Andy suddenly sees a completely different side to Laura. and it could destroy them both...

Enter Now

On, Off Press Reviews

Praise for Colleen McCullough:

'Compelling, passionate and gritty.' She

'Sizzling family drama stuffed with passion, tragedy, love and sex.' More

'Absorbing.’ Sunday Telegraph

If you loved this, you might like these...

The Last Secret of the Deverills
Circe
A Question of Trust
The Last Secret of the Deverills

All versions of this book

ISBN: 9780007199761
Publication date: 02/10/2006
Publisher: Harpercollins Publishers
Format: Paperback (a Format)

Book Information

ISBN: 9780007199761
Publication date: 2nd October 2006
Author: Colleen Mccullough
Publisher: Harpercollins Publishers
Format: Paperback (a Format)
Pagination: 400 pages
Genres: Crime / Mystery, eBook Favourites,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Colleen Mccullough

Colleen McCullough was born in Australia. A neurophysiologist, she established the department of neurophysiology at the Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney, then worked as a researcher and teacher at Yale Medical School for ten years. Her writing career began with Tim, followed by The Thorn Birds, a record-breaking international best-seller. McCullough has also written lyrics for musical theater. She died in January 2015.

More About Colleen Mccullough

More Books By Colleen Mccullough

Cover for The Ladies of Missalonghi by Colleen Mccullough
Cover for Sins of the Flesh by Colleen Mccullough
Cover for Bittersweet by Colleen Mccullough
View All Books By Colleen Mccullough

Share this book