DO YOU LOVE GRIPPING CRIME FICTION? THEN MEET DETECTIVE SOPHIE ALLEN.FROM BEST-SELLING AUTHOR MICHAEL HAMBLING.YOU GET EIGHT ENTHRALLING MYSTERIES IN THIS GREAT-VALUE BOX SET. This is the COMPLETE DETECTIVE SOPHIE ALLEN SERIES.Book 1: DARK CRIMESA young woman’s body is discovered on a deserted footpath in a Dorset seaside town late on a cold November night. She has been stabbed through the heart. It seems like a simple case for DCI Sophie Allen and her team to solve. But not when the victim’s mother is found strangled the next morning.Book 2: DEADLY CRIMESA young man’s mutilated body is found on top of the Agglestone, a well-known local landmark on Studland Heath.Book 3: SECRET CRIMESTwo women go away for the weekend, but only one comes back alive. Was it just the music they were into? And who was the man the victim met at the festival? Book 4: BURIED CRIMESA devastating family secret unearthed. Sisters with a murderous rivalry. Book 5: TWISTED CRIMESRetired couple Sylvia and Ted Armitage attend the wrong funeral. It’s an honest mistake. But one month on, their bodies are found in their car, abandoned in the depths of a tranquil nature reserve. Book 6: EVIL CRIMESA young man’s body is spotted in the stormy Dorset sea. Did he lose his footing and fall in? Or is there a more sinister cause of death?Book 7: SHADOW CRIMESAn undercover detective disappears. A retired prison guard is found dead. Drugs and contraband phones are out of control in the local prisons. How are they getting in?Book 8: SILENT CRIMESDetective Sophie Allen’s daughter discovers the body of a reclusive tramp out in the woods. Sophie and her team try to piece together something about his life, but progress is slow. NO ONE IS QUITE WHAT THEY SEEM.DISCOVER ONE OF THE WORLD’S FAVOURITE DETECTIVESIF YOU LIKE ANGELA MARSONS, RACHEL ABBOTT, COLIN DEXTER, RUTH RENDELL, OR MARK BILLINGHAM you will be gripped by this exciting new crime fiction writer.THE DETECTIVEDCI Sopie Allen is head of the recently formed Violent Crime Unit in Dorset. A beautiful English county which includes a stunning section of the coastline, but whose beauty belies darkness beneath the surface. She is 42 as the series starts, and lives with her husband and younger daughter in Wareham. Her elder daughter is studying in London. Sophie has a law degree and a master’s in criminal psychology. Her brilliant mind conceals some dark secrets from her past.What readers are saying about Michael Hambling’s books“I love Sophie as a character.” Hannelore“I highly recommend this series to any fans of the police procedural.” Kenneth“An utterly compelling book from Michael Hambling.” Ron“The characters were a diverse, mixed bag of well-developed, realistic personalities.” Nicki“Surprise after surprise for the reader await.” Joyce“The storyline kept me hooked from start to finish and the police procedure, in my opinion, was immaculate which in crime novels isn't always the case!” DreenbeeDON’T MISS THIS GREAT VALUE BOX SET. YOU WILL GET MANY HOURS OF GREAT READING.