Geraldine Steel struggles to readjust to her new place, solve the mystery and defend her shattered reputation.
When two people are murdered, their only connection lies buried in the past. As police search for the elusive killer, another body is discovered. Pursuing her first investigation in York, Geraldine struggles to solve the confusing case. How can she expose the killer, and rescue her shattered reputation, when all the witnesses are being murdered?
Ian Peterson is back... and now he's the boss.
'A million readers can't be wrong! Loyal fans of Geraldine Steel will be thrilled with this latest compelling story from Leigh Russell. New readers will discover a terrific crime series to get their teeth into. CLASS MURDER looks like another bestseller. Clear some time in your day, sit back and enjoy a bloody good read. 'Howard Linskey
'If you love a good action-packed crime novel, full of complex characters and unexpected twists, this is one for you.'Rachel Emms, Chillers, Killers and Thrillers
'CLASS MURDER was just the type of gripping and gutsy police thriller I have come to expect from the very accomplished and devious mind of author Leigh Russell.'Jo Robertson, My Chestnut Reading Tree
Leigh Russell is the author of internationally bestselling Geraldine Steel series: CUT SHORT, ROAD CLOSED, DEAD END, DEATH BED, STOP DEAD, FATAL ACT, KILLER PLAN, MURDER RING, DEADLY ALIBI and CLASS MURDER. The series has sold over a million copies worldwide. CUT SHORT was shortlisted for the Crime Writers' Association (CWA) John Creasey New Blood Dagger Award, and Leigh has been longlisted for the CWA Dagger in the Library Award. Her books have been #1 on Amazon Kindle and iTunes with STOP DEAD and MURDER RING selected as finalists for The People's Book Prize. Leigh is chair of the CWA's Debut Dagger Award judging panel and is a Royal Literary Fellow. Leigh studied at the University of Kent, gaining a Master's degree in English and American Literature. She is married with two daughters and a granddaughter, and lives in London.
'CLASS MURDER has a modern day feel of Agatha Christie, just when I thought I knew who the killer was.... BOOM the author would throw in another twist. I was hooked from start to finish, I simply couldn't put it down.'Shell Baker, Chelle's Book Reviews
'CLASS MURDER, Leigh Russell's new book and Detective Geraldine Steel's tenth outing, is an absolute delight.'The Literary Shed
'Russell at her very best and Steel crying out to be turned into a TV series. I loved this book as much as any of the previous 8 out of 9 that I've read. I really can't wait for number 11.'The Mole, Our Book Reviews Online