‘UNMISSABLE’ – LEE CHILD * ‘A RARE TALENT’ – DAILY MAIL * ‘BRILLIANT’ – JEFFERY DEAVER
A standalone short story featuring Detective Geraldine Steel
HAVE YOURSELF A DEADLY LITTLE CHRISTMAS...
It's Christmas Eve but not all is merry and bright for Detective Geraldine Steel. With her family abroad and her friends booked up, she finds herself alone in York for the holidays....more
This book was a free book from Amazon and I thought it was an ideal opportunity to try not only a new crime series but also a new author to me. I am not a huge fan of the short story but this was a chance to get to know the main characters and a feel for the authors writing.
This is not a bad book at all, although reading a Christmas story halfway through the year seemed a little odd all the same. This proved a good ...more
It is a short story which took me no time at all to read. Even though set at Christmas time, this can easily be read at anytime of the year.
Killer Christmas, even though short, has made enough of an impression on me to give the series a go of which i look forward to getting to know Geraldine better.
My first Leigh Russell book, and all I can say is where have I been to have missed this series!! This book may only be a short story at 28 pages, but it was enough of a taster to make me realise that I am obviously missing out on a great series of books.
In this Christmas taster, I met DI Geraldine Steel. I was already feeling sorry for her as her sister, who she ...more
Geraldine Steel a detective is on her Christmas break.Looking forward to spending time with her sister.But when her sister calls to say she is off to St.Lucia Geraldine has to hide her disappointment.She decides to go for a drink in a tent in the town..After polishing off her second drink, a piercing scream fills the air..Geraldine springs into action..The tent is packed to the gills though...When one of her colleagues arrives they know they ...more
When Geraldine Steel is let down by her sister over the Christmas period she tries to make her own fun wandering around town and ending up at an open air fair but murder abounds when one of the crowd is murdered in plain sight but with a huge crowd who is the killer...?
A five minute read for Christmas for those in the mood for a grisly and bloody escapade.
Murder in a tent, full of people celebrating the start of the Christmas holidays. Geraldine spending the holidays alone, wandering around the Christmas market in York, stops for a warm drink in the drinks tent to ward off the freezing temperature. A man is murdered, and no one sees a thing!
I had only just started the story and it was finished. There was so much that could have been added. Totally disappointed. I was hoping Ian and Geraldine could have had a cosy Christmas together. If I’d known it was only a few pages I wouldn’t have bothered reading it.
Leigh has also written ...more