Books by Maureen Carter

CHILD'S PLAY by Maureen Carter
MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: April 1, 2014

"By cutting back on the biting interplay between the stoic Quinn and the calculating King, Carter loses the most distinctive and effective piece of her procedural formula."
The past meets the present when a child's kidnapping echoes a story from long ago. Read full book review >
DYING BAD by Maureen Carter
Released: March 1, 2013

"The dialogue Carter (Mother Love, 2012, etc.) provides between the enemies-turned-collaborators is so snappy that readers may well forgive the lack of narrative drive."
Fast-talking enemies must join forces to stop the leader of a child prostitution ring from striking again. Read full book review >
MOTHER LOVE by Maureen Carter
Released: Feb. 1, 2012

"Carter (A Question of Despair, 2011, etc.) delivers another well-turned procedural, with the Quinn/King relationship better developed than in her last installment."
A missing woman reignites the fires of animosity between an icy detective and a scheming reporter. Read full book review >
A QUESTION OF DESPAIR by Maureen Carter
MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: July 1, 2011

"This series debut from the chronicler of DS Bev Morriss (Death Line, 2010, etc.) features characters that are tough to relate to but a grim plot that may appeal."
The clash between an investigator and a reporter hampers a gritty kidnapping case. Read full book review >