Millionaire Marty Michaels had the perfect life - until he found a dead girl in his bathroom…

For twenty years, superstar radio host Marty Michaels has used his vast fame and power to make or break the careers of celebrities and politicians.

But Marty discovers that power comes at a price when he wakes in a strange hotel room and finds  a murdered girl in the bathroom. He’s been set up, someone wants to destroy him.  

Things go from bad to worse when tenacious DCI Jane Phillips is assigned to his case, determined his celebrity won’t get in the way of justice. Even Marty’s powerhouse lawyer, Nicolette Johnson, fears this is a case she simply can’t win.

Desperate to take action and clear his name, Marty is propelled into a dark world of danger, corruption and depravity on the gritty streets of Manchester.

With the media world he once ruled now baying for his blood, the hunter has become the hunted.

Not knowing who to trust, or where to turn,  Marty fights alone against a powerful criminal network as he tries to save his reputation, his job…and his life.



Lorraine Kelly - ITV - It’s a Cracker! Very Cinematic.

Caramerrol Loves Books - …if you want a thrilling plot with twists, turns and gasps all set against the backdrop of Manchester, a character in itself, then Deadly Secrets is for you too. Grab a copy and a mojito this summer and start reading. Trust me, you won't regret it!

Between the Pages Book Club - This book had me hooked from the start, brilliantly written. Gripping, thrilling and fast paced it was a real page turner for me throughout, easily devoured. Made all the better by being set in Manchester! This story has it all and I was very impressed! I awarded a well deserved four stars and would highly recommend. I loved every minute of it.

Orlando-Books Blog - Very clever writing, action packed and tense… certainly keeps you guessing.  A must for lovers of twisty, exciting thrillers….

The Irresponsible Reader Blog - The pacing is fantastic, the pages just melt away without you noticing because all you care about is finding out what happened.

On the Shelf Reviews - This is a really fast paced and gritty mystery, showing the seedier side of Manchester. You’re plunged straight into the drama at the opening of this book, with its fast pace it moves you along quickly not letting up. I’d recommend this to anyone who loves a gritty crime novel set in the North West of England.

Breathing Books 13 Blog - The books keeps you on your toes as Marty fights for justice and his life. Not only is this a journey of crime and politics, but also a journey of forgiveness. If you want a good crime story to keep you company for the summer, I highly recommend Deadly Secrets.

Whispering Stories Book Blog - This is a great thriller with a fabulous cast and obviously set in an amazing city! I look forward to reading more from this author in the future.

Rachel Read It  - What a thrill ride of  a story, full of suspense, whip smart plot twists and a character you really have to work at to get to know. This bloody brilliant debut thriller is also known as ‘Media Monster’, and I have no hesititaion in recommending it. You are constantly questioning and analysing the story for clues to whether Marty is as innocent as he says he is. It gets you thinking about the concepts of justice and revenge and I highly recommend it.