The Ruth Dugdall Collection

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'Ruth Dugdall's novelsare intelligent and gripping, with a sophisticated psychological sensibility.She is a huge talent.' -SophieHannah  

Delve into the world ofprobation officer Cate Austin with The Ruth Dugdall Collection –an ebook exclusive. This box set contains four psychological crime thrillers byan internationally bestselling author at one bargain price: The WomanBefore Me, The Sacrificial Man, Humber Boy B, and Nowhere Girl

The Woman BeforeMe:  

They came for me, justlike I knew they would. Luke had been dead for just three days. 

Rose Wilks life isshattered when her newborn baby Joel is admitted to intensive care. EmmaHatcher has all that Rose lacks. Beauty. A loving husband. A healthy son. Untiltragedy strikes and Rose is the only suspect. 

Where is the linebetween love and obsession, can justice be served and, if so... by whatmeans?  

The SacrificialMan:  

What I want to say isthat suicide is my choice. No-one else is to blame. Man seeks beautiful womanfor the journey of a lifetime: Will you help me to die? 

When Probation OfficerCate Austin is given her new assignment, she faces the highest-profile case ofher career. Alice Mariani is charged with assisted suicide and Cate must recommenda sentence. 

Alice insists her storyis one of misinterpreted love, forcing those around her to analyse their ownlives. Who is to decide what is normal and when does loyalty turn toobsession?  

Humber Boy B: 

A blur in the sky, abrick – no, a trainer, red – falls to the water… There seems to be a scuffle… ahand grabbing at the dangling child. Then, with the awfulness of inevitability,the hanging child drops, gravity takes him. 

A child is killed afterfalling from the Humber Bridge. Despite fleeing the scene, two young brothersare found guilty and sent to prison. Upon their release they are granted oneprivilege only, their anonymity. 

Probation officer CateAustin is responsible for Humber Boy B’s reintegration into society. She mustask herself if a child is capable of premeditated murder. Or is there a greaterevil at play? 

NowhereGirl:  

From the top of theFerris wheel, Ellie can see everything. Her life, laid out beneath her. Ellielooks up. She wants freedom. 

Down below, her littlesister and mother wait, watching as people bundle off the wheel and disappearinto the crowd. No Ellie. Must be the next box. 

 But the Ferriswheel continues to turn.  

When Ellie goes missingon the first day of Schueberfouer, the police are dismissive, keen not toattract negative attention on one of Luxembourg’s most importantevents.  

Probation officer, CateAustin, decides to investigate matters for herself. She discovers Luxembourghas a dark heart. With its geographical position, could it be the centre of achild trafficking ring?


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Published 01 November 2017
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EAN13 9781787198265
Language English
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