Rose Red Rhymes 2: The Night Before Christmas

Rose Red Rhymes 2: The Night Before Christmas

Saffina Desforges

Mystery & Thrillers

Christmas comes but once a year, and no-one is more thankful than DCI Cass "red" Rose as she prepares to wind down for the Holidays and take her annual leave.But first there's some last minute Christmas shopping to attend to, while four year old Ruby visits Santa's Grotto with her Grandma.What could possibly go wrong?This is a true accounting of one of my flying adventures over New England(US). All seemed right until all seemed wrong... Flying at night, over water, in clouds with heavy rain, is not a good time to lose engine power.Thankfully, I had Bob along.3k word, short story
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Saffina Desforges' ROSE RED Crime Thriller Boxed Set

Saffina Desforges' ROSE RED Crime Thriller Boxed Set

Saffina Desforges

Mystery & Thrillers

Part of a September giveaway (0ver 10,000 FREE books given away this month already!)From the award-winning international best-selling author, SAFFINA DESFORGES (Sugar & Spice has now sold over a quarter of a million copies and a further 75,000 FREE downloads have been given away) comes a crime thriller spree of stories.FREE for the next five days!Including Rose Red #1 & #2 full-length novels and two series-related short stories, this boxed set has everything you need to start you off on your next long-running crime series.Great British crime stories taking the theme of classic European fairy tales and nursery rhymes.#1 - SNOW WHITECass 'Red' Rose is a feisty female cop fighting the usual battles that go with being a senior detective in The London's Met. Most coppers go home at night and forget about it. Not so easy when you live with a leading criminal defence lawyer; as one fights to put them away, the other tries to get them off.A priceless artefact is stolen en route from the Louvre to the Victoria & Albert Museum and now the mysterious Queenie wants The Hunstman to get it back. For Red the case is a distraction from the more pressing matters of a gang terrorising the London estates.But when Red's boss and mentor is targeted by The Hunstman things get personal. Very personal.Set in modern-day London, Snow White is a fast-paced, gritty urban thriller that will leave you wondering whether fairy tales really do have happy endings.#2 - RAPUNZELWith the Huntsman safely behind bars, and newly promoted to DCI, Red is faced with a new challenge. Someone is murdering men in the city and leaving a particularly nasty calling card in their mouths.Of course, things are never that simple for Red. Throw in a suicide jumper on a bank holiday weekend, the kids being abducted, the partner's ex wanting custody, DC Jez Harris's new girlfriend, and the small matter of inheriting an illegal Smith & Wesson, and it's just another day in the life of a Met police officer. Oh, and did we mention Rapunzel's?RING-A-RING O'ROSESWhen a rare family day out for Detective Chief Inspector Cass 'Red' Rose and her barrister partner is cut short by a murder on Blackheath, Red's team are faced with the possibility of gang warfare and race riots among London's troubled youths unless they can sort things. Fast.With the Super wanting results yesterday, the pressure is on to find the killer. But DCs Barry Taylor and Jez Harris have other things on their mind. As usual. And when the pathologist examining the victim starts pointing out anomalies it's clear a simple murder case is about to open up new mysteries.As if Red didn't have enough problems, the Huntsman is back in town and meeting with the mysterious Queenie. And the kids want to go trick-or-treating. Even the busiest of detectives have to make time for Halloween!THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMASChristmas comes but once a year, and no-one is more thankful than DCI Cass "Red" Rose.With no major cases on her desk on Christmas Eve morning it seems Red can finish her shift and go Christmas shopping like any normal person.But life is never straight-forward where Red is concerned. And when a police officer from her own station, dressed as Santa, has to be arrested in the toy store where Red is due to meet Grandma and Ruby, it seems to Red like she's never off duty. And that's before the drunken yobs on the next floor start smashing the place up.Then there's the small matter of staying up to welcome Santa's little helpers. Fortunately she has some little elves of her own to lend a hand.#3 - BEAUTY & THE BEAST is coming soon!
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