Brian L. Porter
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Over 250,000 copies sold in the series.
A skeleton and a missing woman. A doomed romance. A mystery spanning two generations.
Liverpool, 1961. A group of young men come together seeking fame and fortune, as the fledgling sounds of the Swinging Sixties take root in the city. Soon, Liverpool becomes synonymous with the music that shapes a generation.
Liverpool, 1999. Skeletal remains found in the docklands lead Detective Inspector Andy Ross and Sergeant Izzie Drake into a journey through time, as the investigation takes them back to early days of the Mersey Beat.
Whose bones laid beneath the mud of the River Mersey for over thirty years, and what links them to a young woman, missing for the entire time?
★★★★★ - "Had me hooked from the beginning."
★★★★★ - "Brilliant plot... mystery writing at its best."
★★★★★ - "A trip across time... well done, Mr. Porter."
★★★★★ - "Solid crime series with likable protagonists and a great story."
On the table of psychiatrist Robert Cavendish lay a strange set of papers, claimed to be the journal of the infamous Whitechapel murderer whose crimes instilled terror on the streets of Victorian London.
Delving deeper into the journal, Robert is convinced of its authenticity, and finds that the words of the Ripper have a strange and compelling effect on him. Unable to cast the pages aside, he is drawn into the dark, sinister world of Jack The Ripper.
Robert is about to find out just how thin the line between sanity and madness really is. But can he distinguish fact from fantasy?
Winner: Best Nonfiction Book 2017, Preditors & Editors Readers Choice Awards.
Now available in a new updated third edition which details the sad final chapter of Sasha's life after she passed away in July 2020.
William Forbes is desperate. The former solicitor to Jack Reid, he believes that the soul of the notorious Victorian serial killer, Jack the Ripper is haunting him.
Seeking help, William contacts criminal psychologist David Hemswell who invites William to his remote Scottish island home, Skerries Rock.
Together with David's friend Kate, a paranormal investigator, they begin to understand the terror that Forbes is facing.
But what are they really up against, and can they survive the final confrontation in Requiem for the Ripper?
Soon after the cargo liner Alexandra Rose steams into the Mersey Estuary, one of the ship’s passengers is found dead, leading into Detective Inspector Andy Ross’s most baffling case to date.
Another death soon follows, and Ross discovers that the case has its roots in the depths of the Amazon Rainforest. A billionaire entrepreneur, mysterious passengers, a team of researchers and a band of vicious mercenaries all have their part to play.
Working the case, Ross and his team from the Merseyside Police Specialist Murder Investigation team will need all their skills and resolve. But can they solve the mystery of the Mersey Mariner?
★★★★★ - "A great police procedural that will keep you entertained throughout."
★★★★★ - "Good depth to the characters. Interesting. Very well written places and descriptions. The solutions will surprise you right up to end."
★★★★★ - "A truly multi-layered mystery that keeps the reader on the edge of their seats."
A peaceful cricket match turns to mystery, when star player Aaron Decker is found dead. Somehow, the case is connected to the disappearance of a German U-Boat in 1945.
With events in Britain, Germany, U.S and Canada all connected, D.I. Andy Ross and his team must work together with international law enforcement and a respected German historian.
But can they solve the murder of Aaron Decker, and the strange case of U3000's last voyage?
Winner, Best Book We've Read All Year Award 2018 (Readfree.ly)
★★★★★ - "Great characters and loads of twists and turns. Excellent reading for mystery lovers."
★★★★★ - "A rousing tale of mystery and intrigue."
After the discovery of two bodies, Detective Inspector Andy Ross and Detective Sergeant Izzie Drake must lead their team in a race against time to prevent further atrocities.
Clues point towards the enigmatic priest, Father Gerald Byrne, who has recently returned to the city of his birth.
But what connects Byrne to the graveyard murders, a young girl's suicide, and a former mental asylum?
★★★★★ - "The character development is excellent, as is the interaction among the characters. If you like murder mysteries with solid police work, this one is for you."
★★★★★ - "Well crafted and exciting from the first page to the last. Highly recommended."
After millionaire Malcolm Capshaw hires Joe Cutler and his team to search for a fabled artifact, they enter a maze of lies, murder and betrayal.
The real purpose of their search is soon exposed, as an old London crime family displays an unusual interest in an ancient town where Christianity laid its roots in England.
Aided by the enigmatic professor Lucius Doberman, Joe and his team must solve the ancient mystery that lies in the shadows of Glastonbury, or die trying.
★★★★★ - "One of the most fun reads I have encountered this year. Porter has provided a great cast of ensemble players and a mystery wrapped in an enigma. Loved it."
★★★★★ - "A great read. I highly recommend this to mystery fans everywhere."
A group of women gather at a fertility clinic, where Dr. Margherita Dumas offers a revolutionary treatment for their infertility problems. A year later, each of them gives birth to a healthy baby boy.
Thirty years later, a killer begins to wipe out the children born as a result of Dumas’ programme. Detective Inspector Harry Houston is assigned to piece together the case and bring the killer to justice.
But with little time and even less clues, can Harry and his team find the link between the past and the deaths of the progeny of Clinique Sobel?
★★★★★ - "If you like medical thrillers, you'll love this."
★★★★★ - "Porter’s novel provides a behind-the-scenes glimpse of one of the controversial topics of our generation. An authentic read."
A series of murders leads Detective Inspector Sean Connor and his team into a labyrinthine investigation. The victims are dispatched using a poison previously associated with the notorious Borgia family.
As the murders multiply at an alarming rate, Connor finds clues hard to come by, and every lead takes him down yet another blind alley. The killer seems to be one step ahead of him at every turn.
Together with Sergeant Lucy Clay, they must piece together the shreds of evidence and find the mastermind behind the murders that become known as Purple Death.
★★★★★ - "Another spellbinding book from the master of misdirection."
★★★★★ - "A nicely crafted mystery that kept me guessing right to the end."
★★★★★ - "The twists and turns that Sean Conner negotiates to solve this curious thriller will keep you flipping pages. The characters are well drawn and believable. Porter knows his craft."