When stars grow dark

Published 4th January 2021. ★★★★★ ‘…a sparkling mystery – the highlight of a strong series.’

A fatal road traffic collision uncovers a bizarre murder when it transpires that an elderly passenger in one of the vehicles was dead before the accident. All indications point to the work of a serial killer – but with little forensic evidence, how can DCI Brendan Moran and his team run the killer to ground?

To add to Moran’s problems, an unexpected discovery prompts the Irish Detective to undertake a dangerous and unscheduled journey to Rotterdam where he believes his former friend and MI5 agent, Samantha Grant, is being held.

Can Moran succeed in his rescue mission whilst juggling the heavy demands of his most perplexing murder investigation to date?  When Stars Grow Dark is number seven in the popular DCI Brendan Moran crime series

If you like Val McDermid, Ian Rankin, DCI Banks, Vera and the Shetland TV series, you’ll love this tense and exciting crime novel from CWA-shortlisted author, Scott Hunter.

REVIEWS – The DCI Brendan Moran Crime Series

★★★★★ ‘… a well-planned, well-written novel. The writer has a fertile imagination and an attractive narrative style.’

★★★★★ ‘… one of the best reads I have had this year. Gripped by the grizzled Irish detective…..plenty of twists and turns. Bravo!’

★★★★★ ‘The story rattles into action and concludes with two jaw-dropping climaxes and a final fraught decision. This series is destined for greatness.’