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Just out! for Paperback and Kindle 
Death of a Matador, another fascinating Inspector Ruiz Mystery Accompanied by ex-DCI Charlie Woodend, Paco Ruiz returns to Madrid, the city he fled thirty years earlier, to lay to rest the ghosts of the past. 

Accompanied by his best friend, ex-DCI Charlie Woodend, he relives his days as a police inspector; a militiaman caught up in the hopeless struggle to defeat Franco’s army; and a political prisoner working in brutal conditions to build a lasting monument to fascism.

 

But more painful than any of this are the memories of the investigation he conducted into the murder of Faustino, his boyhood friend - better known as El Gitano, the most famous matador in Spain.

Death of a Matador is a fascinating tale that immerses the reader in the blood-soaked realities of the Spanish Civil War and the driving forces of contemporary Spanish culture. It is bound to appeal to the many fans of Paco Ruiz and Charlie Woodend, to anyone interested in modern history, and to all who enjoy fine detective stories.

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The clever people at Joffe Books have created this Box Set of Detective Monika Books 1-4.


And it's STILL available for Kindle at the LIMITED TIME price of just                           99c | 99p!

Unbelievable Value

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The early Monika novels are 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. 

Grab Death's Dark Shadow while the incredible launch price lasts ...

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NEW and now available as an ebook and  hardback:

          Poison  - the latest Monika Paniatowski Mystery

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Poison

 

The 14th book  in the DCI Monika Paniatowski Series:
Poison

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.

Review: 

"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.

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Big thanks to Booklist  Click here to read full review