An unputdownable gripping Scottish Detective Mystery
A missing schoolgirl. A tormented cop. A family mystery.
Meet PC Craig Hunter of Edinburgh's Local Policing Unit. Ex-Army. Ex-CID. Back in uniform.
A new series from the bestselling author of the Detective Scott Cullen Scottish crime novels.
A straightforward domestic call out twists out of control when 16-year-old schoolgirl Stephanie Ferguson alleges her stepfather, Doug Ferguson, has been abusing her. Hunter is soon working with DS Chantal Jain of Police Scotland’s Sexual Offences Unit to kick off the prosecution. But before a full statement can be taken, Stephanie disappears from hospital.
Now, Hunter must hunt the girl down before anyone else can. Where has Stephanie gone? Did she run? Or did someone take her? Will he get to the truth before it gets beaten into lies? Or before Stephanie is silenced for good…? And why does this case keep throwing up old enemies from Hunter’s past?
MISSING is a fast-paced police procedural, full of action and suspense that will grip you until its breathless conclusion.
Praise for Missing:
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "This will definitely be high on my favorite books of the year list, the finely woven plot unwound bit by bit, with lots of plot twists and red herrings that kept me guessing as the book raced towards the shocking finale." – Goodreads review
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "Couldn't put it down. Tight prose and fast moving action, a difficult subject yet dealt with in a manner that had me gripped from the first chapter. For fans, this is set to be a fantastic new series yet it also stands alone for those who have yet to discover Cullen...." – Goodreads review
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "Well. Ed James has done it again! The start of another series that looks to be a sure fire winner. Grittier than Scott Cullen, Craig Hunter is just as interesting and believable" – Goodreads review
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "Yet again well written with plenty of humour and introducing new PC Craig Hunter and showing another side to Scott Cullen this is definitely worth reading!" – Goodreads review
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "Wow, what a cracker of a book" – Amazon review
If you loved the first installment of Craig Hunter, continue the series:
- The Missing
- The Hunted
- The Black Isle