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DECEMBER / JANUARY 2013 ORION FICTION

Graham Hurley Western Approaches

Roger Hobbs The Ghostman

Robert Wilson Capital Punishment

The launch of a stunning new series from one of the UK's most acclaimed crime writers. DS Jimmy Suttle has finally tired of the struggle against urban crime in Portsmouth. Surely a job in Major Crimes in the West Country will offer some respite? Soon he is investigating the murder of the rowing teammate of a man who dodged a murder charge when his wife went missing during a crossAtlantic rowing challenge. Has a killer killed again? Graham Hurley is an award-winning TV documentary maker who now writes full time. He lives in Exmouth, Devon. www.grahamhurley.co.uk

Crime & Mystery Fiction Cased/TPB (export only) Dec £12.99/£12.99 352pp 234 x 153mm 978 1 4091 3152 6/978 1 4091 3153 3 Markets: World USA, Translation & Serial: Orion

The coolest new hero since Jack Reacher from the hottest new talent in suspense fiction. Jack Delton is a hard man to get hold of. There are few people who know he exists. Not all of them believe he is alive, and only one of them knows his real name. So when he gets the email he knows, whatever it is, it’s going to be bad. Marcus and Jack used to work together but had a falling out, after which Jack assumed the only reason Marcus would want to find him, would be to kill him. It turns out it’s worse than that. Roger Hobbs lives in Portland, Oregon, USA. This is his first novel.

Crime & Mystery Fiction Cased/TPB (export only) January £12.99/£12.99 400pp 234 x 153mm 978 1 4091 4423 6/978 1 4091 4424 3 Markets: World XUSAC USA, Translation & Serial: Sobel Weber Associates

In a locked room, a kidnapped girl shivers: meet London’s dark side. When the daughter of Indian tycoon Francisco D’Cruz gets in the wrong cab, her father hires kidnap specialist, Charlie Boxer, to find her. Despite the vast D’Cruz fortune, the kidnappers don’t want cash – they’re playing a cruel and lethal game. The UK government also have reason to be concerned. As MI6 officers follow Boxer’s leads it seems more lives are at stake, and the trail crosses paths with a terrorist plot on British soil. Robert Wilson has written ten novels and won the CWA Gold Dagger. He lives in Portugal and Gloucestershire. www.robert-wilson.eu

Crime & Mystery Fiction Cased/TPB (export only) January £14.99/£13.99 352pp 234 x 153mm 978 1 4091 4312 3/978 1 4091 4313 0 Markets: World XUSAC USA, Translation & Serial: Aitken Alexander Associates www.orionbooks.co.uk 31