Don't Look Behind You

Detective Eden Berrisford crime thriller series

Book 2
Bookouture
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She got into bed but sleep didn’t come easily. Every creak in the house made her alert. She was waiting for him to come and get her.

The small city of Stockleigh is in shock as three women are brutally attacked within days of each other. Are they random acts of violence or is there a link between the victims? For Detective Eden Berrisford, it’s her most chilling case yet. 

The investigation leads Eden to cross paths with Carla, a woman trying to rebuild her life after her marriage to a cruel and abusive man ended in unimaginable tragedy. Her husband Ryan was imprisoned for his crimes but, now he’s out and coming for her. 

As Eden starts to close in on the attacker, she also puts herself in grave danger. Can she stop him before he strikes again? And can Carla, terrified for her life, save herself - before the past wreaks a terrible revenge? 

An absolutely gripping and chilling police procedural which will hook fans of Angela Marsons and Rachel Abbott.

What readers are saying about the Eden Berrisford series:


‘Wow. What can I say? If you are looking for nerve-wracking and nail biting tension then look no further … Sherratt creates such heart-thumping action and narrative that I’m pretty certain my cat could hear mine beating in my chest … A nerve wrenching, nail biting 5 stars.’ Jen Med’s Book Reviews

Grabbed me straight from the off and didn’t let me go.’ By The Letter Book Reviews 

The Girls Next Door is the perfect recipe for an exquisite crime thriller … Emotional, gritty and full of some OMFG twists, I dare you NOT to want to read this book!’ Crime Book Junkie 

'This is a definite 5* read for me.' Angela Marsons

‘A heart-pounding, breath holding, twisty-turny read. I highly recommend this book.’ Caroline Mitchell 

‘Mel Sherratt has a knack for writing accessible, likeable and fundamentally human characters ... I raced through it and couldn’t put it down as I reached the final few chapters!’ Bibliophile Book Club 

‘Wow, this is one to get your heart racing! … a fast-paced and engaging read. Just brilliant!’ Chat About Books

Impossible to put down. This is a book that will make a Mel Sherratt fan out of any reader!’ Kitty Catalyst Bibliophile

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Bookouture
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Published on
Jan 31, 2017
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Pages
384
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ISBN
9781786811325
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Crime
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Hard-Boiled
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / International Mystery & Crime
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Police Procedural
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Women Sleuths
Fiction / Thrillers / Crime
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 Close your eyes … Just pray you don’t wake up.
A killer stalks the streets of East London. All over the area, murdered young women are discovered, their bodies posed into a sickening recreation of fairytale princesses.

Detective Ruby Preston is determined to hunt down a disturbed individual who is using the women to realise his dark fantasies. But when body parts are found at the home of her lover, Nathan Crosby, Ruby is torn between her job and her heart.

Convinced that he is being framed, Ruby must catch the killer before Nathan becomes the number one suspect. But as more victims are found, it becomes harder to prove his innocence.

As Ruby starts to close in on the twisted individual, can she stop him before he strikes again? And how well does she really know the man she loves?

A terrifying, addictive serial killer thriller that will keep you on the edge of your seat, for readers of Angela Marsons, Peter James and Rachel Abbott.

What readers are saying about the Ruby Preston series

‘Oh my friggin God! Thisssss booooook! Su-bloody-perb! ...a quadruple #HellYeah recommendation from me! Tantalisingly terrifying, twisted, and dark’ Crime Book Junkie

‘Just superb!! I can tell you, you will NOT know the ending until you get there!! It’s a shocker!’ Next Book Review

‘OMG what a corker of a book. I absolutely love Ruby. I couldn’t turn the pages fast enough … Loved it, loved it, loved it.’ By The Letter Book Reviews

‘Compelling, absorbing, chilling, gruesome and freakishly brilliant. Once I started reading, I didn’t want to stop.’ Jen Med's Book Reviews (5*)

‘Ruby is an excellent character. Real, raw and utterly relatable’ Bibliophile Book Club (4*)

‘Caroline Mitchell creates some seriously dark and scary stuff’ StefLoz Book Reviews

‘Fast paced, great lead character and twists and turns, what more could you ask for?’ Worcester Source (4*)

‘It will certainly have you holding your breath on more than one occasion… I really can't wait for more from this series.’ Victoria Wilkinson – I Love Reading

Oh my God…this book blew me away! Kept me hooked right till the last page’ The Book Guzzler (5*)

‘Ruby, well she’s just in a league of her own. She shows so much strength yet I love the vulnerable side to her’ By The Letter Book Reviews (5*)

‘I think I pretty much held my breath through the last few chapters! There are twists and turns aplenty and it's packed full of action and suspense’ Chat About Books (5*)

‘It's a compelling and dark read; it gives you thrills, it gives you the fear and it gives you all the twists and turns you are looking for’ Chapterinmylife (5*)

A thrilling ride that blurs the boundary of what is right and what is wrong. The plot is terrifying yet somehow heartbreaking’ Kitty Catalyst – Bibliophile (5*)
‘An absolute masterpiece. Twisty, turny and full of surprises!’ Angela Marsons

A gripping new series from million-copy bestseller Mel Sherratt.

‘I love all Mel Sherratt’s books’ IAN RANKIN

‘Twists and turns and delivers a satisfying shot of tension’ RACHEL ABBOTT

A killer is on the loose, attacking people in places they feel most safe: their workplaces, their homes. It’s up to DS Grace Allendale to stop the murders, and prove herself to her new team.

All clues lead to local crime family the Steeles, but that’s where things get complicated. Because the Steeles aren’t just any family, they’re Grace’s family. Two brothers and two sisters, connected by the violent father only Grace and her mother escaped.

To catch the killer, Grace will have to choose between her team and her blood. But who do you trust, when both sides are out to get you?

An unforgettable thriller that fans of Angela Marsons and Robert Bryndza won’t be able to put down.

Authors love HUSH HUSH:

‘On a thriller cocktail list, Hush Hush would be a Bloody Mary with a perfect twist...’ FIONA BARTON

‘Mel Sherratt is the new queen of gritty police procedurals’ C.L. TAYLOR

‘Gripped me from the first page and didn’t let go until the heart-stopping conclusion!’ ROBERT BRYNDZA

Rated FIVE STARS by real readers:

‘This book had me hooked from the start.
DS Grace Allendale is a great character.’

‘I have read nearly all of Mel Sherratt's books and thoroughly enjoyed them. However, this one is my favourite!’

‘A brilliant police procedural: deliciously intense and addictive with a suspenseful storyline that didn't disappoint!’

‘Couldn’t read fast enough!’

‘A riveting read and hopefully the first of many in this new series, 10 out of 10 and highly recommended!’

‘I loved this book. Mel Sherratt is a new author for me and I’m so glad I found her...’

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