The Crossing


      The Crossing
In a small town full of secrets, everyone s a suspect When a body is discovered, bled dry on a beach, the sleepy seaside town of Weston super Mare wakes up to a nightmare For Detective Inspector Louise Blackwell, recently transferred to the town she last saw as a child, it s her first case on the job.The victim Veronica Lloyd, an elderly volunteer at a local church has puncture wounds to her hands When a priest is found killed in a nearby church in a similarly grisly condition, it becomes clear that Blackwell is dealing with a righteous and bloody murderer But the victims aren t random The killer has a vendetta and is hell bent on exacting twisted revenge for a dark secret dating back years and there are murders planned.As the body count rises, Blackwell faces a race against time to solve the mystery of the murderer s identity and put an end to the carnage She thought she knew Weston, but the town holds secrets than she d ever have imagined Who can she trust and who knows than they are letting on She must discover the crimes that unite the victims before it s too late. Best Read Books The Crossing author Matt Brolly – tbjewellers.co.uk

Following his law degree where he developed an interest in criminal law, Matt Brolly completed his Masters in Creative Writing at Glasgow UniversityHe is the bestselling author of the DCI Lambert crime novels, Dead Eyed, Dead Lucky and Dead Embers The fourth in the series, Dead Time, was released by Canelo in May 2018 In addition he is the author of the acclaimed near future crime novel, Zero2019 will see a new thriller, The Controller, released by Oblong Books and in 2020 the first of a new crime series set in the West Country of the UK will be released by Thomas MercerPublishingMatt also writes children s books as M.J Brolly His first children s book, The Sleeping Bug, is released by Oblong Books in December 2018Matt lives in London with his wife and their two young children You can find outabout Matt at his website MattBrolly.co.uk or by following him on twitter MattBrollyUK

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  • The Crossing
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  • 16 December 2019

10 thoughts on “ The Crossing

  1. says:

    THE CROSSING by Matt Brolly is a police procedural and the first book in the Detective Inspector DI Louise Blackwell series It is set most in and near Weston super Mare in England When the body of an older woman is found on a beach, DI Blackwell becomes the senior investigating officer As Louise and her team work to identify and capture the murderer there are also personal issues that are weaved into the story line.While this book is a police procedural, the reader knows who the killer is THE CROSSING by Matt Brolly is a police procedural and the first book in the Detective Inspector DI Louise Blackwell series It is set most in and near Weston super Mare in England When the body of an older woman is found on a beach, DI Blackwell becomes the senior investigating officer As Louise and her team work to identify and capture the murderer there are also personal issues that are weaved into the story line.While this book is a police procedural, the reader knows who the killer is in the first chapter as some of the chapters are from his viewpoint The plot is driven by the police working through the clues and the killer s activities and motivations There is a lotgoing on under the surface Other themes running through the stor...

  2. says:

    I would like to thank Netgalley andPublishing UK for an advance copy of The Crossing, the first novel to feature DI Louise Blackwell, set in the English resort town of Weston super Mare.When the mutilated body of pensioner Veronica Lloyd is found on the beach Louise is keen to get stuck into her first real murder investigation in Weston When the body of a priest, known to Veronica, is found with similar injuries there is no doubt that they are hunting a killer with an agenda.I I would like to thank Netgalley andPublishing UK for an advance copy of The Crossing, the...

  3. says:

    Before reviewing this title, I first have to confess I m quite fond of British crime dramas The cover and description of The Crossing immediately evoked shows such as Broadchurch and Happy Valley, leading me to happily delve into its pages In the fallout of the last case she worked at Bristol s Major Investigation Team, DI Louise Blackwell was summarily transferred to the small seaside town of Weston while her manipulative narcissistic ex partner, Timothy Finch, enjoyed a promotion to DCI Before reviewing this title, I first have to confess I m quite fond of British crime dramas The cover and description of The Cross...

  4. says:

    2 starsNot as good as his Michael Lambert books There is too much angst about Louise s past and her demons She was written as weak and emotional certainly not a strong woman Not someone I d see as a SIO on an important murder case Not a bad book, just not my style I want to thank Net...

  5. says:

    Just finished reading The Crossing and thought it was excellent I loved how the characters of DI Blackwell and the perpetrator are developed throughout the book against the backdrop of Weston super mare and cannot wait to readin this ser...

  6. says:

    This is a really well written book It is a little different than the Lambert series, less procedural, but for me that is a strength I loved the character development, and the dark atmosphere of the book.

  7. says:

    This is the first in a new series for Matt Brolly and I haven t read any of his work before, so I was surprised at how much I enjoyed this book I liked the character of Louise broken from a past history with her last boss Finch, but was still a strong and determined character You can see the re emergence of her personality as the story progresses, finally get the strength to co...

  8. says:

    Wow Completely in love with this book I am actually just discovering this author The story is developing brilliantly and really keep you hooked from start the finish I absolutely love everything about the story The plot is excellent and the ending is nicely done.

  9. says:

    4.5 StarsThis is the first book in the Detective Inspector Louise Blackwell series by Matt Brolly.I ll tell you one thing, Matt Brolly sure makes it easy to dislike one of his characters One of Louise s foils when this starts off is a colleague who made her look bad months earlier and then took the position she was a shoe in for Now, he is continually harassing her What a schmuck Since this is only book one, and I am sure the struggle between them will not be solved in quick measure I 4.5 StarsThis is the first book in the Detective Inspector Louise Blackwell series by Matt Brolly.I ll tell you one thing, Matt Brolly sure makes it easy to dislike one of his characters One of Louise s foils when this starts off is a colleague who made her look bad months earlier and then took the position she was a shoe in for Now, he is continually harassing her What a schmuck Since this is only book one, and I am sure the struggle between them will not be solved in quick measure I really can t wait for the story that reveals this character s true colors Most of the police force seem to have blinders on where this character is concerned So, when a ritual killing turns up in her new backyard, the higher ups in the police department want to call i...

  10. says:

    The Crossing by Matt Brolly First book in a new police procedural series featuring DI Louise Blackwell Her first case on the job is interwoven with DI Blackwell s personal turmoil There was a lot of focus on her past which at times detracted from the investigation The killer is known from the beginning and the investigation reveals his motives in a well written and intriguing plot Looking forward to the next book in the series and revisiting DI Blackwell s squad Thank you to the publisher, The Crossing by Matt Brolly First book in a new police procedural series featuring DI Louise Blackwell Her first case on the job is interwoven with DI Blackwell s personal turmoil There was a lot of focus on her past which at times detracted from the investigation The killer is known from the beginning and the investigation reveals his motives in a well written and intriguing plot Looking forward to the next book in the series and revisitin...

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