kay hunter detective series

This exciting UK police series is enthralling murder mystery readers with its fast-paced and gripping storylines that provide a modern twist to the police procedural crime thriller genre.

Unlike many other books about female detectives, the Kay Hunter series features a strong cast of engaging supporting characters who work with her to seek justice for victims of crime. The series begins with Scared to Death, a gripping fast paced police drama that introduces readers to Kay Hunter – a detective with a hidden past and an uncertain future.

SCARED TO DEATH

Detective Kay Hunter book 1

A serial killer murdering for kicks.

A detective seeking revenge...

"A stylish, smart and gripping crime thriller"

Robert Bryndza, bestselling author of The Girl In The Ice

WILL TO LIVE

Detective Kay Hunter book 2

When a packed commuter train runs over a body on a stretch of track known to locals as ‘Suicide Mile’, it soon transpires that the man was a victim of a calculated murder...

Will to Live is the second book in a new crime thriller series featuring Kay Hunter – a detective with a hidden past and an uncertain future…

"Moves along at breakneck speed with twists and turns!"

Angela Marsons, bestselling author of the Kim Stone series

ONE TO WATCH

Detective Kay Hunter book 3

Sophie Whittaker shared a terrifying secret. Hours later, she was dead.

One to Watch is a gripping murder mystery thriller, and the third in the Detective Kay Hunter series.

HELL TO PAY

Detective Kay Hunter book 4

Could Kay’s need for revenge be her undoing, or will she survive to see justice served?

Hell to Pay is a gripping fast paced crime thriller, and the fourth in the Detective Kay Hunter series.

CALL TO ARMS

Detective Kay Hunter book 5

Torn between protecting her mentor and finding out the truth, the consequences of Kay's enquiries will reach far beyond her new role…

Call to Arms is a fast paced murder mystery, and the fifth in the Detective Kay Hunter series.

GONE TO GROUND

Detective Kay Hunter book 6

While attending a crime scene on the outskirts of Maidstone, DI Kay Hunter makes a shocking discovery – the victim has been brutally cut to pieces, his identity unknown.

Gone to Ground is a gripping serial killer thriller full of page-turning suspense, and the sixth book in the Detective Kay Hunter British detective series.

Detective Kay Hunter book 7

When a mummified body is discovered in a renovated building, the gruesome discovery leads Detective Kay Hunter and her team into a complex murder investigation...

Bridge to Burn is a twisting murder mystery, and the seventh in the Detective Kay Hunter series.

CRADLE TO GRAVE

Detective Kay Hunter book 8

When a faceless body is found floating in the river on a summer’s morning, Detective Kay Hunter and her team are tasked with finding out the man’s identity – and where he came from.

Cradle to Grave is a gripping murder mystery, and the eighth book in the Detective Kay Hunter British detective series.