Claire Stibbe

1 Dead Cold

Author : Claire Stibbe
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books  Police Procedural  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $0.99
Release Date :  2017-10-14
Description :  <b>The truth is dead and buried. Or is it?</b><br /><br />When two bodies are recovered from a house fire, Detective Temeke is called in to investigate what he believes is a routine case. The tragedy takes a more sinister turn when a post mortem reveals that one victim was beaten to death.<br /><br />House owner Flynn McCann appears to have the perfect life, married to the woman he loves. His life is quiet - even ordinary. Until the fire reduces all he knows to ashes. Consumed with grief, and fleeing suspicion, he must unravel the events leading up to that terrible night to prove his innocence. But time is running out. As the dead prepare to reveal their secrets, he realizes his future is about to unfold in ways he could never have imagined.<br /><br />In a house with a history of betrayal and revenge, how many lines is Temeke willing to cross to uncover the truth and bring in an elusive killer?<br /><br />With taut and brooding prose, <i>Dead Cold</i> is a twisty new thriller from the author of <i>The 9th Hour</i> and <i>Night Eyes</i>.<br /><br />“A crisp, confident and roundly satisfying novel, the characters simply sparkle with life. This is a meaty police procedural I couldn’t put down.” <i>Jenny London,</i> <i>Ebony Press.</i><br /><br />“Claire Stibbe has written another corker of a crime thriller that takes hold and won’t let go<b>. </b>Slick and exciting with tons of twists and turns, it kept me riveted until the end. I sincerely hope this series keeps on coming.” <i>Celia Markham, Booksage. </i><br /><br />“This is an addicting read. I rarely give a book a five star rating unless it consistently hits the bulls-eye. <i>Dead Cold</i> is all that and so much more.” <i>Southwest Reviews</i>

2 The 9th Hour

Author : Claire Stibbe
Genre :  Hard-Boiled  Books  Mysteries & Thrillers  Police Procedural  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2016-02-05
Description :  New Mexico/Arizona&#xa0;2016 Book Award Finalist&#xa0;&#xa0;&#xa0;&#xa0;&#xa0;<br /><br /><b>Everyone has secrets. Some more deadly than others.</b> &#xa0;&#xa0;&#xa0;&#xa0;&#xa0;&#xa0;&#xa0;&#xa0;&#xa0;&#xa0;&#xa0;&#xa0;&#xa0;<br /><br />When the ninth young girl falls into the clutches of a serial killer, maverick detective, David Temeke, faces a race against time to save her life.<br /><br />The Duke City Police Department in Albuquerque, New Mexico is no stranger to gruesome murders, but this new serial killer on their block keeps the body parts of his eight young victims as trophies and has a worrying obsession with the number 9. The suspect is incarcerated in the state's high security penitentiary but Unit Commander Hackett is faced with a dilemma when another teenage girl goes missing.<br /><br />Detective Temeke and his new partner, Malin Santiago, are sent to solve a baffling crime in the dense forests of New Mexico's Cimarron State Park. But time is running out. Can they unravel the mysteries of Norse legends and thwart the 9th Hour killer before he dismembers his next victim?<br /><br />This is the first in the Detective Temeke Crime series. <b>A unique noiresque modern detective novel.</b><br /><br /><b>Watch out for more from Detective Temeke and Malin Santiago&#xa0;</b><br /><b>THE 9TH&#xa0;HOUR </b>NIGHT EYESPAST RITES

3 Night Eyes

Author : Claire Stibbe
Genre :  Hard-Boiled  Books  Mysteries & Thrillers  Police Procedural 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2016-03-18
Description :  <b>Some fail. Some never fit in. Some vent a rage against the foulest of humanity</b>.<br /><br />A ten year enquiry into the murders of several young boys has gone cold. No witnesses, no suspect. Or so police believe, until a mysterious phone call leads the police to the remains of a young boy found near the ancient ruins of an Anasazi settlement. Is this a random act or the work of a serial killer?<br /><br />When the young son of Albuquerque's Mayor is kidnapped, Detective David Temeke and his partner Malin Santiago are called to investigate. Drawn deeper into the wilderness by a man waging a war with his past, twelve year old boy-scout, Adam, must use everything he has learned to stay alive.<br /><br />Temeke and Santiago are pushed to the limit in the second book of this thrilling, fast-paced series set in New Mexico<br /><br /><i>What impresses me most is the rich interplay between the detectives and the police. I never tire of reading these books. ~ Paul Henderson, Crime Fiction New Mexico<br /><br />Northwest Area Command is bursting with activity as a serial killer is on the loose. A non-stop express ride, frantic, sensitive and utterly refreshing. ~ Aaron Sanchez, Night Horse Reviews<br /><br />The Temeke series reminds me of a few old friends: some fawningly incompetent and some thoroughly decent and hard working. Temeke is an honest detective who just wants to get the job done. ~ Ann and John Gibson, 23rd Avenue Book Club<br /><br />'Night Eyes' is evidence of an emerging, exceptional talent in contemporary crime fiction. Prepare to be transported to the dark and terrifying woodlands of New Mexico and get ready for some unexpected turns in the trails! ~ Dr. Marco Storey, PhD in Narrative Theory &amp; Criticism.<br /><br />Skillful, intelligent plotting and masterful writing. This is an author to follow and a book you simply must read.<br />~ B.A. Morton, Author of Bedlam and Twisted.</i><br /><br />Watch out for more from Detective Temeke and Malin Santiago<br /><br />1.THE 9TH HOUR<br />2.<b>NIGHT EYES</b><br />3.PAST RITES<br /><br />What people are saying about <b>NIGHT EYES:</b><br /><br /><i>An electrifying new edition to the Stibbe arsenal, Night Eyes confronts relationships head on. Temeke comes to understand that he is dealing with a perpetrator who will put him to the test, both professionally and personally and, at the same time, battle the darkest demons in himself. Fast-moving, riveting reading which ranks with the best thrillers out there. ~ Noble Lizard Publishing.</i>

4 Past Rites

Author : Claire Stibbe
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books  Fiction & Literature  Police Procedural  Hard-Boiled 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2016-12-18
Description :  <b>Lies hurt. Truth kills.</b><br /><br />Four years after the tragic suicide of Alice Delgado, eldest daughter of Albuquerque’s top racing driver, her younger sister, Lily, is reported missing and two of her peers are found dead. Detective Temeke’s investigation leads him to a private boarding school on the Rio Grande where the discovery of occult practices and an ancient book ignite a chain reaction of heartbreaking truths and demonic attacks.<br /><br />What madness connects these girls to a ruthless killer? Against a background of simmering police tension and mounting victims, detectives Temeke and Santiago are in a desperate race to learn the truth before it’s too late.<br /><br />Past Rites is a dark and gripping novel that challenges heartache and reveals the truths about our hidden demons.<br /><br /><i>Spread thick with winter chill, Stibbe delivers a richly textured, breathtaking novel that gives us an insight into the dark places of the psyche. Some secrets can never be buried. Litouture Café. </i><br /><br /><i>Excellent third novel. Fans of psychological fiction will enjoy Claire Stibbe’s original and unnerving portrayal of the darker side of human nature. Dr. Marco Storey, PhD in Narrative Theory &amp; Criticism.</i><br /><br /><i>Vividly and believably drawn characters that are the series hallmark. It should be put at the top of every "to be read” pile!</i> <i>&#xa0;Paul Henderson, Crime Fiction New Mexico.</i><br /><br />Watch out for more from Detective Temeke and Malin Santiago<br /><br />1.The 9th Hour<br />2.Night Eyes<br />3.<b>Past Rites</b><br /><br />What people are saying about <b>Past Rites:</b><br /><br />An electrifying new edition to the Stibbe arsenal, Past Rites confronts relationships head on. Temeke comes to understand that he is dealing with a perpetrator who will put him to the test, both professionally and personally and, at the same time, battle the darkest demons in himself. Fast-moving, riveting reading which ranks with the best thrillers out there. ~ Noble Lizard Publishing.

5 Easy Prey

Author : Claire Stibbe
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books  Hard-Boiled  Police Procedural 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2017-12-27
Description :  <b>Two best friends. One deadly secret. </b><br /><br />Something dark and brooding stalks the mysterious Bosque nature reserve. Bird watchers fall prey to the menace and thefts of rare falcons are on the rise. But it is the body of a murdered girl discovered on the banks of The Rio Grande River that eventually brings Detectives Temeke and Santiago onto the trail.<br /><br />During a camping weekend, Jessie Bowman’s best friend, Bree, has disappeared. Guilt ridden, yet determined to do the right thing, she tracks the man she believes is responsible and begins to unravel a mystery that tests every ounce of her resilience. She has only two choices - fight or flight. And Jessie is done with running.<br /><br />Now Detectives Temeke and Santiago must locate Jessie before the madman snares his final prey.<br /><br /><i>'Stibbe handles the latest mystery in the Detective Temeke series with the dexterity of a master falconer. The climax will swoop down and seize you when you least expect it, leaving you feeling as if you too have become 'easy prey'. Dr Maurice Singleton, PhD in Narrative Theory, Author and Lecturer</i><br /><br /><i>‘A gripping story with some of the most vivid writing I’ve read this year. Unpredictable and absorbing, it was one of those books that hooked me right from the start.’ Bonnie’s Books</i><br /><br /><i>‘If there is a crime fan who hasn’t discovered the Detective Temeke series yet, go and read them all immediately. I love books with that extra-special something, where the author puts you at every scene and doesn’t let go until the last heart-pumping chapter.’ 23rd Avenue Book Club.</i>



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