Some secrets never die.
When the remains of a woman are found in a burnt-out car, CSI Eddie Collins teams up with his enemy, DI Benson, to untangle the knot of lies behind this apparent suicide.
As a CSI in the Major Crime Unit, Eddie is forced to lead a disintegrating team that he can't control or tolerate, as they go up against a killer who will do anything to protect his past, and profit from it.
Solving the problem is difficult enough, proving it is deadly.
If you like fast-paced crime thrillers with a forensic slant, a 'killer' twist, and characters that reach out of the book and grab you by the throat, you'll love Andrew Barrett's Eddie Collins series.
To experience Eddie's struggle to uncover a long-dead secret buy Sword of Damocles today.
Praise for Sword of Damocles
TOP 500 REVIEWER - As always, Mr Barrett spins a great yarn.
A fantastically plotted tale of secrets and lies played out through snappy writing by well-defined characters. Definitely another winner!
I was totally overcome by the revelations in the letter in the final chapter and it moved me to tears - not something I can recall ever happening to me with a book before.
Easily compares with Jeffrey Deaver, Lee Child, James Patterson, Patricia Cornwell.
Excellent, exciting, witty, dark.
Another gem with a gripping storyline and surprises popping up with Eddie's work methods and exceptionally brave storyline.
VINE VOICE – I was sorry to finish it and can't wait for the next offering from this author...highly recommended.
I won't spoil anything but I have to admit to my mouth hanging open on the last page!
Eddie, the main character comes out with some wonderful comments.
I find that if a book is good, I get way too involved and feel that I am living the story which is what happened with "Sword Of Damocles".
This could easily be the basis for a successful television series.
This is my favourite in the series so far with just the right mix of suspense, humour and bittersweet moments.
One of the things I like about this writer is that the ending never lets down the rest of the story which can happen quite a lot.
What a superb read. Completely unexpected twist at the end. Kept me up into the early hours reading since I couldn't put it down!
The Author does a fabulous descriptive job setting scenes up and you almost feel as if you're in the thick of it.
Eddie Collins was very amusing, had me laughing a lot with his comments and I liked him from the start.
This is a must read book and you are certainly in for a treat. The ending - WOW.
It moved at a cracking pace and kept me guessing until the end.
It was very well written and I loved the banter and humour from the main characters.
It's a little different from the usual police procedure books as its focused around the CSI perspective which was really interesting.
About the Author
Do you like your crime thrillers to have a forensic element that adds to the realism? Do you like your lead character to be someone intense and unafraid to take on authority?
Andrew writes precisely that kind of crime thriller, and has done since 1996, about the same time he became a CSI in Yorkshire.
He doesn't write formulaic fiction; each story is hand-crafted to give you a unique flavour of what CSIs encounter in real life - and as a practising CSI, he should know what it's like out there. His thrillers live inside the police domain, but predominantly feature CSIs (or SOCOs as they used to known).
Here's your chance to walk alongside SOCO Roger Conniston and CSI Eddie Collins as they do battle with the criminals that you lock your doors to keep out, fighting those whose crimes make you shudder.
This is as real as it gets without getting your hands bloody.
Find out more about him at www.andrewbarrett.co.uk where you can sign up for his newsletter and claim your free starter library.