The murder of a media moghul appears to be the result of him disturbing a gang of would-be thieves. The robbers are swiftly caught, but when they are unexpectedly moved to a different prison they escape. Back in Edinburgh, a young solicitor reveals to the press that one of the subjects had left a letter with her some time before the break-in which proves his innocence. Jack Parlabane, journo-extraordinaire, is intrigued, but when he approaches the lawyer he discovers someone else is trying to get near her - someone with evil intent, political connections of the highest order and a corrupt agenda. The second book in the Jack Parlabane series.
|Publisher||Clipper Audio; 2015|
BOILING A FROG
Jack Parlabane, an investigative journalist who is not averse to breaking the law for a good story, has finally been caught on the petard of his own self-confidence and is experiencing accommodation courtesy of Her Majesty. Meanwhile, Scottish parliament is in shock after experiencing its first dose of Westminster sleaze. Aware he's missing out on a great story, Parlabane discovers that contacts and a way with words are no defence against people he has helped to put away..
Millie Spark can kill anyone. A special effects make-up artist, her talent is to create realistic scenes of bloody violence. Then, one day, she wakes to find her lover dead in her bed. Twenty-five years later, her sentence for murder served, Millicent meets troubled film student and reluctant petty thief Jerry. Together, they begin to discover that all was not what it seemed on that fateful night . . . and someone doesn't want them to find out why.
WANT YOU GONE
Sam Morpeth feels truly powerless when a stranger begins to blackmail her online, drawing her into a trap she may not escape alive. Meanwhile, reporter, Jack Parlabane, has a debt that could cost him everything. Thrown together by a common enemy, Sam and Jack are about to discover they have more in common than they realise - and might be each other's only hope.