Books By Simon McCleave

If you like dark police procedurals, psychologically complex characters, and shocking twists, then you’ll love Simon McCleave’s pulse-pounding novels.

The Snowdonia Killings - A DI Ruth Hunter Crime Thriller Book #1

A small-town murder. A big city detective. Can she unravel the grisly trail of clues before the killer strikes again?
Detective Inspector Ruth Hunter lives with the pain of her partner’s unsolved disappearance. Now pushing fifty, the veteran police officer trades in the crime-ridden streets of London for a more peaceful post in rural North Wales. But Ruth has barely settled in when the body of a teacher is discovered… with strange symbols carved into her skin.
Teaming up with an obstinate deputy, Ruth struggles to eliminate suspects from a long line of . But she’s forced to tear up her shortlist when they discover another slain victim with the same cryptic markings…
Has Ruth got what it takes to solve the case before the next deadly bell rings?

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The Harlech Beach Killings - A DI Ruth Hunter Crime Thriller Book #2

A murdered millionaire. A brutal drug operation. Can a detective with a haunted past stop the next assassination?
Detective Inspector Ruth Hunter is still struggling. So when the body of a businessman washes up on a secluded North Wales shore, the former London cop is anxious to prove she can lead the investigation and nail the killer. But as she digs into the dead millionaire’s business affairs, DI Hunter discovers a disturbing link to an infamous Merseyside drug lord…
Tracking down clues alongside a hot-headed partner, she worries his private vendetta could seriously jeopardize bringing the gangster to justice. And between botched raids, tight-lipped suspects, and a slew of cold case murders, she’s sure the criminal mastermind must have corrupt police officers in his pocket…
Can Hunter take down the mobster before he orders a highly personal hit?

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The Dee Valley Killings - A DI Ruth Hunter Crime Thriller Book #3

A twisted serial killer. A deadly game of cat and mouse. Can DI Ruth Hunter catch a crazed psychopath who seems intent on destroying her life?

DI Ruth Hunter hopes that settling in Snowdonia with will melt away the grief of a missing partner. Burying herself in her work, she senses that her current missing persons case isn’t all that it seems. When a man’s body turns up torn to pieces, Ruth realises that she is now tracking a deadly serial killer.

Working with her fiercely patriotic Welsh partner, DI Hunter soon has a prime suspect in her sights – although he seems to always be one step ahead of them. When the killer begins to claim a personal connection to her, Ruth fears a grisly end to her and her family.

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The Devil's Cliff Killings: A DI Ruth Hunter Crime Thriller Book #4

A missing teenager. A web of prison corruption and human trafficking. Can DI Ruth Hunter blow the lid off the case in time to save a sixteen-year-old girl?

Detective Inspector Ruth Hunter has resolved to put the grief of her missing partner behind her and continue to make a life away from London in Snowdonia. When a sixteen year old girl, Rosie, mysteriously vanishes, the case brings up unresolved issues from the past for Ruth.

Ruth realises that the key to Rosie’s disappearance might lie within a violent battle for control of a local prison. As they race against the clock, Ruth, and her sidekick DS Nick Evans, begin to uncover slavery, intimidation and bribery, only to find that the repercussions of the investigation damage those they are closest to.

The Devil’s Cliff Killings is the fourth book in the suspenseful Ruth Hunter Crime Thriller series. If you like chilling police procedurals, true-to-life characters, and psychological twists, then you’ll love Simon McCleave’s page-turning thrill ride

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The Berwyn River Killings: A DI Ruth Hunter Crime Thriller Book #5

A double suicide. A dark investigation into historic abuse. Can DI Ruth Hunter link the present killings to secrets of the past before the killer strikes again?

Detective Inspector Ruth Hunter has resolved to put her past life in London behind her. So when two seemingly routine suicides start to look suspicious, Ruth is keen to throw herself into a new investigation, lead her CID team and solve what appears to be a complex case. However, as the former London detective digs into the past of the victims’ lives, she uncovers a dark web of abuse within the music industry.

Tracking down clues alongside her hot-headed partner DS Nick Evans, Ruth becomes increasingly frustrated by an investigation where there is no obvious prime suspect. It’s not until there is a shocking twist, that Ruth and her team are able to put the pieces together of a baffling case. Can she track down the killer before they disappear for good…?

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The White Forest Killings: A DI Ruth Hunter Crime Thriller Book #6

A dangerous Islamic terrorist. A safe house in the middle of Snowdonia. Can DI Ruth Hunter and DS Nick Evans deliver the suspect safely before there is a deadly rescue attempt?

Detective Inspector Ruth Hunter returns for the sixth installment in Simon McCleave’s gripping crime thriller series.

The hunter becomes the hunted as Ruth and Nick are tasked with guarding a dangerous terrorist in the heart of Snowdonia. 

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