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capital crimesCapital Crimes is an exciting anthology of short stories from ten members of the International Thriller Writer’s Organisation. It includes:

INSCRUTABLE by Douglas Stewart
Three Asian men are taken captive and set alight in Chinatown. Det. Inspector ‘Ratso’ Holtom investigates their murder, which has many similarities to another, unresolved case ten years earlier…

BADAMI by Charlie Flowers
Holly Kirpachi is a gang member and ex-heroin user whose friend has been murdered. While her husband guards the prime suspect, she goes in search of a solution. A permanent one.

Plumber Tom Paretski and his sister are enjoying a lazy day at a crowded London Pride—until a drag queen is stabbed in a Soho street. Tom sets off in hot pursuit of the culprit, but there’s more to this crime of passion than meets the eye.

DEVIL LAW by Maynard Sims
Marshall Masters is a married barrister who enjoys a lavish lifestyle. He is skilled in getting guilty people off if they can pay him well, and he has never lost a case. But everything changes when he defends a gangster named Board…

CONTAINED by Lambert Nagle
A man discovers a dead body at the docks but leaves without reporting it to the police. He decides to take matters into his own hands and soon realises the tailor was not who he seemed …

GAME OF CHANCE by Charlie Cochrane
When Jonty Stewart signed up for war service, he knew he risked not coming home. He never expected he’d be fighting for his life before he even embarks for France.

MOUNTAIN OF LIGHT by Graeme Shimmin
After a failed suicide bomber attack on Buckingham Palace parachuters land on the Jewel House of the Tower of London in order to take back the Koh-I-Noor jewel that the British stole from India over a hundred years ago.

KARMA by Alan McDermott
Vlatko Kasun, the Butcher of Bosnia, is a cruel man. But when his time comes, he discovers that death is just the beginning.

HACKED by Alex Shaw
When tech-wizard Neill Plato discovers his aunt has been conned out of hundreds of thousands of pounds during a house sale he turns to the only man he trusts to help him track down those responsible, MI6 operative Aidan Snow.

WHAT GOES AROUND by Stephen Edger
Today is Chris Butler’s Wedding Day. He answers the phone in his hotel room, and hears his fiancée screaming in agony. A voice tells him that she won’t be harmed further if he does as he’s told. Only a handful of people know Chris’ true identity, but the caller knows too. Can Chris find his fiancée before his past catches up with him?

CAPITAL CRIMES is available from Amazon.


‘A rich and varied assortment of dark minds and dark deeds. Deliciously disturbing.’ Peter James -2015 Voted by WH Smith readers The Best Crime Author Of All Time, CWA Diamond Dagger winner 2016

“For anyone whose literary tastes run to the dark and the twisty, CAPITAL CRIMES is a damn near perfect taster menu.” – Simon Toyne – international bestselling author of the SANCTUS trilogy


Capital Crimes is an exciting anthology of short stories from ten members of the International Thriller Writer’s organization who are based in the UK and Europe. Each contributor is a bestselling author in their own right.