CRIME: Detective Inspector Siv Drummond series

Published by Joffe Books. Available on Amazon as Kindle or paperback.

Siv Drummond is a young widow. She has moved from the Met in London back to Berminster, a small town by the Sussex coast. New life, new job, new challenges.

1:These Little Lies

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DETECTIVE INSPECTOR SIV DRUMMOND IS LOOKING FOR A FRESH START. WHAT SHE GETS IS TWO DEAD BODIES.

It’s Detective Inspector Siv Drummond’s first day back on the job, joining a new team in a new town. This fresh start isn’t going to be easy. Still mourning the death of her husband, she must push aside her grief to focus on her first case.
Lauren Visser and Matis Rimas are found stabbed to death in the idyllic woodland by the River Bere. Their mutilated bodies lie within feet of each other. A photograph of an unknown girl sits on Lauren’s chest.
Lauren was an activist and wild swimmer. Matis was fishing illegally.

WHAT IS THEIR CONNECTION?

Siv and her team start ruling out suspects, but no one tells the truth when everyone has something to hide.

2: Never Came Home

A MOTHER NEVER CAME HOME AND NOW THEY’VE FOUND THE BODY

Six years ago, Lyn Dimas went missing. She had left her nine-year-old son home alone and her daughter was at a school prom.

Now, builders find a mummified corpse tied to the back of a fridge in a derelict building. An old mattress completes the sad scene.

Detective Inspector Siv Drummond is called in to solve this baffling case.

Siv discovers the victim had a complicated home life. But why did Lyn disappear on a quick trip to the shop and can Siv unearth the truth of family secrets and lies, before anyone else pays the ultimate price?

A cold case bursts into life to tear apart a family again.