When a tip-off leads Kate to a disused gymnasium at Daisy’s school, she is shocked to find evidence linking to the murder of a different girl.
Working the two cases side by side, Kate’s blood runs cold when a gift-wrapped box containing a human heart is delivered to her at the station. The heart belongs to yet another unknown victim, but the message is clear: there will be more, and Daisy could be one of them.
When activity on Daisy’s Facebook account indicates she is still alive, the race is on for Kate and her team. Will Daisy be the killer’s next victim? Is Kate prepared to risk everything to stop another innocent life from being taken?
This absolutely unputdownable crime thriller will have fans of Angela Marsons, Peter James and Rachel Abbott biting their nails long after the final twist has sunk in.
What readers are saying about Cold Heart:
‘Woah!! Now this is a thriller! This is my first time reading a book by this author, and it won’t be my last! His writing is so full of suspense!! And the twists!! Holy guacamole!! This is a DEFINITE MUST READ!!’ Netgalley Reviewer, 5 stars
‘Boom! What a bloody fantastic book. Wow what can I say, this book was amazing… Totally didn’t see the ending coming, it was captivating, suspenseful and unputdownable. I was hanging on to every word not wanting to stop reading because I just had to know what was going to happen next… I want to give this six stars!’ Bonnie’s Book Talk, 5 stars
‘This book is really good and had me turning page after page. In fact, I read this in as close to one sitting as any book I've ever read. Nigel Adams Bookworm, 5 stars
‘My heart was racing throughout this novel! Twists and turns galore, little hints dangled in front of you to tantalise before being snatched away, leaving your head in a spin and your reading speed almost matching that of a formula one racer as you raced to the end to find out what happened… Had me glued to the book from start to finish. If I hadn't needed some sleep this one would have been a one sitting read that's for sure.’ Chapterinmylife
‘This book is a roller-coaster of a read. Thrilling and spellbinding. Absolutely magnificent. A fast moving, unnerving and heart pounding masterpiece. Loved it from start to finish and am sad, feel bereft that it's over although I read it in one setting.’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars
‘This novel will keep you guessing until the end…and you’ll guess wrong! I couldn’t put this book down!’ Tropical Delusions, 5 stars
‘Twists and turns galore which I love. And what a whammy of a finish. I would highly recommend it.’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars
‘So many twists and turns it was difficult to catch your breath at times. I certainly didn't guess the ending…’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars
‘Hooked until the very last page. Fantastic book, great writing and highly recommended.’ Stardust Book Reviews, 5 stars
The woman lay flat on the table, her face to one side, her wrists bound with thick tape. Deep scratches marked the wood beneath her fingers, now resting cold and still...
When a woman’s body is found in an abandoned bar near the Southampton docks, Detective Kate Matthews is called in to lead the investigation. She must solve this case to prove she is coping with the death of a close colleague.
Kate knows a pile of ripped up newspaper cuttings discovered at the victim’s house must be a piece of the puzzle, but her team keep hitting dead-ends... Until she finds a disturbing clue that convinces her of three things: The murder is linked to the body of a man found hanging in a warehouse, she is on the hunt for a calculated serial killer, and the killer is watching her every move.
Kate realises there will be another victim soon, and that her own life is in grave danger, but no one else believes her theory. Can she find and stop the most twisted killer of her career, before another life is lost?
An absolutely NAIL-BITING thriller that will keep you guessing to the very last page. Perfect for fans of Robert Dugoni, James Patterson and M.J. Arlidge.
What readers are saying about Dead to Me:
‘I absolutely adored this book! An enthralling mystery, fast paced and thrilling; absolutely unputdownable. I did not want it to end and yet was frantically turning the pages to find out what was really going on. Brilliant writing. Loved Detective Kate Matthews - cannot wait for more books with her. So glad I discovered this incredible author.’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars
‘A tense cat and mouse thriller that leaves your brain in a whirl!... Without giving away any spoilers, Watching You had the hairs on my neck on end as I checked and double checked my doors and windows were locked. The stalking element of this novel sent shivers down my spine!... It was certainly a fast paced and action filled plot, plenty of twists and turns and red herrings to keep the reader detectives amongst us happy!’ Chapter in My Life
‘A brilliant thriller that will keep you gripped and turning pages right to the end. I was also kept in suspense until the end. Highly recommend.’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars
‘The killer is on a rampage, leaving a trail of bodies with macabre clues that Kate must solve if she is to stop the killing. Intense and creepy.’ Cayo Costa, 5 stars
‘An enthralling, fast paced mystery that kept me hooked from the very start. The murders had me so intrigued and I was desperate to find out who was behind such twisted deaths… I really enjoyed reading this one and I would definitely read more of Stephen's work. Congratulations on a great book!’ Breakfast at Shelby’s
‘Wow this book was good, I really enjoyed it. Kate is a very dedicated and driven police officer whose private life is a mess. You can’t help but like her. This book has a lot going for it; it is gritty, brutally honest in places and full of suspense. I really found this book hard to put down. It totally had me engaged right the way through. This is the first book that I have read by Stephen Edger and I am definitely going to check out his others… This was a cracking read!’ Bonnie’s Book Talk
When the body of a young woman is found in the boot of an abandoned car near the Southampton Docks, Detective Kate Matthews is ordered to stay well away from the scene.
Exactly a year ago, Amy, a junior detective on Kate’s team, was murdered when she was sent undercover to catch a serial killer targeting young girls. Kate never forgave herself for letting the killer slip through her fingers and her team are worried this coincidence might push her over the edge.
When another girl’s body with similar bruising around the neck is uncovered days later, Kate launches an investigation of her own, determined to connect new evidence to the old to catch this monster before more innocent lives are taken…
Mysterious sympathy cards left with the families of the victims finally lead Kate to the twisted individual from her past. But if she’s found the killer, why does the body count keep rising?
An absolutely heart-stopping crime thriller that will have you sleeping with the lights on. Perfect for fans of Robert Dugoni, James Patterson and M.J. Arlidge.
What readers are saying about Dying Day:
‘Flipping heck!…keeps you in his clutches until you reach the “OMG I never saw that coming” conclusion… An extremely spine-tingling premise and is a worthy addition to this series.’ The Book Review Café, 5 stars
‘Wow!! I did not see that ending coming at all. I loved this book so much.’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars
‘Bloody awesome!... You get totally sucked in and you can’t put it down. I was flying through the pages as I just had to know what was going to happen next in this gritty, captivating and totally thrilling book. It was a case of “just one more chapter”… Seriously guys this book is really good, I highly recommend it and give it a big fat 5 stars.’ Bonnie’s Book Talk, 5 stars
‘#Boom what an opening! A "buckle up and hold on tight" read… So many OMG WTAF moments! This one is perfect for armchair detectives who love their reading ponds full of red herrings!’ Goodreads Reviewer, 4 stars
‘An unputdownable read - loved it - and I look forward to many more in the future. No pressure then Stephen !!!!... The excellent writing and clever twists and turns kept me totally absorbed in the plot from the beginning to its surprising and unexpected ending.’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars
‘I honestly didn’t get the twist until it happened and really didn’t see it coming! A great thriller which kept the pages turning right to the very end! Five Stars!’ Stardust Book Reviews, 5 stars
‘Hooked me in from the first page and could not freaking put it down. I completely devoured this book… he blew it out of the water with this one. If you want a fast-paced, captivating, and gripping book that will have you on the edge of your seat you need to read this book.’ Shyla’s Uncensored Opinions, 5 stars
‘Totally enthralling I was transfixed from the start. A must read in my view.’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars
‘Oh My, Oh My, Oh My, can someone find my heartbeat! Stephen Edger sent my heart into overdrive with Dying Day, a whooping 5 star read and so much more.’ Sweet Little Book Blog, 5 stars
‘I absolutely loved every minute of this book and surprised myself by racing through it in one evening… heart-thumping, adrenalin-pumping action.’ Jen Meds Book Reviews, 5 stars
‘Oh my goodness me, what a book!!!!!... A fast paced, rollercoaster ride of suspense… once you 'pop', you really can't stop. Absolutely brilliant.’ The Writing Garnet, 5 stars
Will she ever see her daughter again?
It’s every parent’s worst nightmare. Alex Granger only turned her back for a moment – but a moment was all it took for her world to be destroyed. Her two-year-old daughter Carol-Anne has vanished into thin air.
Alex’s husband Ray is a detective, so he’s used to dealing with horrific cases. But nothing could have prepared him for this. Forbidden from aiding the inquiry, he is forced to confront the fact that he might never see his daughter again.
With no suspects, no DNA evidence and no promising leads, the investigation stalls. Then Alex receives a note, telling her exactly what to do if she wants to see her daughter again... And Alex must ask herself, is she really prepared to do anything to save her child?Readers are loving Little Girl Gone:
‘OMG, Little Girl Gone is one hell of a roller coaster ride from beginning to end. It's a gripping thriller that holds the reader in a vice like grip that's so tight you sometimes find yourself struggling to breathe’ Goodreads
‘Wham, Bam, Wallop what an astounding read this was’ Netgalley
‘Wow what a stunning book! Drew me in from the first page and kept my interest until it spat me out at the end exhausted and exhilarated from the drama, tension, action and suspense’ Goodreads
‘Well written, terrifying and everything you want from a psychological thriller’ Netgalley
‘I am still speechless after reading this book. Talk about putting a reader on the edge of their seat from the very first page. I was hooked from page one’ Goodreads
‘Little Girl Gone had me totally hooked with a prime all star cast, a magnificent plot, and non stop thrills’ Netgalley
‘I was hooked in from the first page, frantically turning the pages, totally enthralled by the author’s mesmerising storytelling. I honestly didn't want to put this book down’ Netgalley
‘A heart-in-the-mouth, tense and incredibly gripping read that kept me awake until the small hours’ Carol Wyer, author of The Birthday
It was supposed to be the happiest day of her life...
Alice Tandy has dreamed of her wedding since she was a little girl. The perfect venue, the perfect dress, the perfect groom. It’s all going exactly to plan.
But then her whole world comes tumbling down. Just as she and her new husband Ben are cutting their wedding cake, three policemen storm in and arrest Ben. Alice looks on in horror, unable to comprehend what is happening. Did they say murder?
The next day, Ben is released on bail, but for Alice, the nightmare is only just beginning. And as more details about the murder of Kerry Valentine emerge she starts to realise that everyone around her is keeping secrets. Can she trust anyone? And who really killed Kerry?Perfect for fans of Louise Jensen, Kerry Wilkinson and K. L. Slater
What Netgalley reviewers are saying about Till Death Do Us Part:
‘I was immediately hooked and couldn't quit reading!’
‘A fantastic twist at the end that I would never have suspected’
‘I HIGHLY RECOMMEND this book for anyone who loves a good mystery’
‘Well written, tense, chilling, unputdownable’
‘I could not put this one down’
‘A whodunnit par excellence. I LOVED IT!!!!!’
‘Highly recommend for your next summer book club read’
‘Gripped me from page one right until the end’
‘This is a perfect beach read because you just don't want to put it down!’
‘Just when you think you have it the plot twists and you’re left guessing right until the last moment’
‘This book had so many twists and turns, half the time I didn't know whether I was coming or going.
‘A great story line, brilliant main characters and a real page turner’