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Monika series is now very affordable ebooks!

We are very excited that Joffe books have decided to publish the Monika series as very affordable ebooks. Their great marketing will bring these compelling detective novels to  a whole new audience. 

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NEW and now available as an ebook and  hardback:

          Poison  - the latest Monika Paniatowski Mystery



The 14th book  in the DCI Monika Paniatowski Series:

DCI Monika Paniatowski faces an old enemy – and makes a fatal mistake with the potential to poison her whole career.


Jordan Gough is an important man. He’s the town’s biggest benefactor. He is the proprietor of the Whitebridge Evening Telegraph. He owns the local football team.

He is also, DCI Monika Paniatowski thinks, as bent as a corkscrew – and if she had any evidence, she’d put him away like a shot. A single encounter with him as a young detective sergeant left an impression she’s never forgotten. And neither, she is certain, has he.

So when Jordan calls and demands to speak to Monika – and only Monika – she is on immediate high alert. He claims someone’s trying to kill him, but why has he destroyed the evidence? Why turn for help to an officer he hates?

Certain she’s the target of a twisted practical joke, Monika makes a terrible mistake – one that could destroy everything she holds dear.

The fourteenth DCI Monika Paniatowski mystery is a powerful and dark tale of revenge, secrets and lies, which grips you tight as it reveals twist after stunning twist.


"It’s always a pleasure when the prolific Spencer returns to her Paniatowski series, and this installment—with a cracking plot, barbed dialogue, and plenty of action—is a standout."

(Booklist review by Emily Melton)

A Permanent STEAL!
to continue to introduce new readers to Sally Spencer
Blackstone and the Rendezvous with Death (2015) (The first book in the Inspector Sam Blackstone series)
  ....  is now a Permanent Steal at 99p or 99c (US)!

Great Reviews for The Stalker!

Great News!! The Hidden, a fascinating Monika Mystery , wins  a                                                  Booklist STARRED REVIEW

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Another Good Review

Booklist's review of "Death in Diguise" has a fantastic summary:

"A gripping plot, twists aplenty, good pacing, and the tough yet vulnerable Monika make this an engrossing read in Spencer’s British procedural series set in the 1970s.



Big thanks to Booklist  Click here to read full review