Our Little Secrets
'Peter Ritchie pulls no punches with this gritty police procedural. A thoroughly absorbing read which drew me in from the first page.'
– CAROLINE MITCHELL, bestselling author of Truth and Lies
At a dark place in Edinburgh's heart, secrets refues to lie dormant.
At Police Scotland HQ, Grace Macallan has pitched up in Counter Corruption. But the demons of her past are never far behind.
Meanwhile, Edinburgh's gangland is in turmoil. As a new breed of upstarts challenges the old criminal order, their battle for territory causes serious havoc.
Into the war steps DI Janet Hadden. Ambitious, hardbitten and addicted to risk-taking, she knows how to throw opponents off balance. But when she’s thwarted, Hadden seeks help from a notorious underworld fixer, a man who keeps secrets but always extracts a price.
Beset by violence and double-crossing, Grace is soon embroiled in a savage game of cat and mouse with colleagues and criminals alike. With all sides driven by dark desires, theirs is an endgame that will take Grace down unless she holds her nerve.
Published: 27th June 2019
Format: Paperback 198x129mm
Extent: 400 pages
Peter Ritchie is a retired senior police officer. The real-world authenticity in his novels comes from vast experience gained working in CID, murder squads, Serious and Regional Crime Squads, NCIS London and Europol.
'Peter Ritchie pulls no punches with this gritty police procedural. A thoroughly absorbing read which drew me in from the first page.' --CAROLINE MITCHELL, bestselling author of Truth and Lies 'A first-rate police procedural by someone who evidently knows what he's talking about.' --Hania Allen, author of The Polish Detective on Cause of Death
'Audacious, Ritchie's street talk sizzles with wit and invention. Cause of Death is engaging, eventful and original.' --M.P. Wright, author of the JT Ellington series on Cause of Death