Thank you to the wonderful bloggers, reviewers and readers who helped with the launch of Murderous Secrets. Your help at such a busy time is very much appreciated – Thank you, Janice, Joffe Books and Jill
What the reviewers thought
As with the other books in the series this one is very fast paced and as a lot of twists to try and confuse you. It is another brilliant book from Janice and I can’t wait to read more. – Simon @ Black Books Blog read more here
It is an intriguing story with a lot of twists and turns and events from the past impacting on the future the team has its work cut out unravelling the lies and secrets. Books n All Promotions
This is a fast paced mystery with lots of suspects to watch for. Most have secrets they want to keep out of the bright light of day. Engaging from start to finish. – Linda Strong Book Reviews read more here
I was gripped till the very end, trying to work it out, but, nope, I couldn’t! Really enjoyable book that’s number 6 in the series and well worth starting from the beginning as Janice has developed her characters so much. – Sharon Rimelzwaan read more here
This book has so many twists and turns keeping you guessing who is the killer, the author writes and pleases her reader’s, so fast pace, gripping and will certainly push all your buttons. – Booklover Bev read more here
There were lots of secrets rooted firmly in the past coming back to haunt several of the individuals involved in the Northfields farm business of glamping lets and micro brewery, and as each one came to light the list of suspects grew longer, and the focus moved from one to another as the story progressed. – The Word is Out Read more here
Oh my goodness me, ‘Murderous Secrets’ is one hell of a fantastic addition to the Merry & Neal series. I was completely under the book’s spell from the moment I opened the front cover until the moment I read the last word on the last page. – Ginger Book Geek read more here
I think that the author has created the characters to be very believable but are they who they say they are? I love, love, loved Soren Hunter, and wanted to find out more of his background. – Sarah Lizzie read more here
It ends in a real page turner, one that you just have to race through to see what happens next. – Debbie Hipster read more here
The murders are brutal but there is not too much graphic detail or forensics. The focus is on the investigation and interrogation, the gathering of clues and statements then sifting through to work out the relevance. – Loopy Laura read more here
MURDEROUS SECRETS (Merry & Neal #6)
Merry & Neal book 6
Available from AMAZON
CAN MERRY AND NEAL EXPOSE THE KILLER WHEN NO ONE IS WHO THEY SEEM?
TWO BRUTAL SLAYINGS AT A BARN DANCE
Detective Ava Merry goes to a forties-themed dance at Northfields Farm on Valentine’s Day.
A young couple, Nick and Samantha are found murdered.
Nick is found in a wartime ambulance with and Sam is found stabbed multiple times in the glamping tent they were staying in.
DS Ava Merry is confronted by a man fleeing the tent. Who is he and is he really innocent?
SECRETS THAT SOMEONE WILL KILL TO KEEP
Then another frenzied murder ups the stakes still further.
Can DS Ava Merry and DI Jim Neal expose the killer?
Great for fans of Angela Marsons, Rachel Abbott, Ruth Rendell, or Mark Billingham.
PRAISE FOR JANICE FROST
“A very good storyline with so much happening in the family to keep the reader engrossed.” Viv
“Really enjoyable read.” Nerys
“Good entertaining read, with heart in the mouth moments.” Carole
“A fast-paced mystery with plenty of suspects.” Barbara
“I just had to keep reading to see what was going to happen next.” Dawn
DS Ava Merry is a young policewoman, recently promoted to detective sergeant. She is fitness fanatic with a taste for dangerous relationships. DI Jim Neal is single dad who juggles his devotion to his job with caring for his son.
DS MERRY & DI NEAL SERIES
Book 1: DEAD SECRET
Book 2: DARK SECRET
Book 3: HER HUSBAND’S SECRET
Book 4: THEIR FATAL SECRETS
Book 5: DIRTY SECRETS
Book 6: MURDEROUS SECRETS
Janice Frost author bio
Janice was born and grew up in West Lothian, Scotland. After completing an English degree at St Andrew’s University, she moved to London where she lived for ten years doing an assortment of jobs. Her passions are reading, writing and walking in Scotland and the Lake District. She lives in Lincolnshire with her husband and two sons.