Terry Halligan's favourite reads of 2014
David Thomas - Ostland
The main story takes place in a Nazi concentration camp
Antonia Hodgson - The Devil In the Marshalsea
Incredible story of detection in a debtors' prison
Anne Perry - Blood On The Water
Victorian drama of an explosion aboard a Thames pleasure steamer. Inspector Thomas Pitt investigates.
Martin O’Brien - Knife Gun Poison Bomb
A book you can't put down until it is finished about French detective, Chief Inspector Daniel Jacquot.
Ross Thomas - The Highbinders
Set in London but written by this American author about Philip St Ives acting as intermediary for a ransomed French sword worth 3 million.
Robert Wilson - Capital Punishment
New start of a series of books by this very gifted author about kidnapping.