CDP are pleased to announce that we have signed a third novel from cold case crime novelist, Julia Vaughan. The third book, The Rapunzel Murders, will be out in 2024.

The Rapunzel Murders is the third book in the DCI Kath Fortune series of cold case crime novels. It follows on from Grave Issue, released in 2022, and Julia’s debut novel Daisy Chain, released 16th August 2021. The Rapunzel Murders will pick back up with DCI Kath Fortune and her cold case team as they tackle their next case.

“Three dead girls,

A wild country estate,

Whispers of witchcraft.

Deep in the Shropshire countryside the Quartermaine estate, with its wild woods, has always been a source of myths and legends. But when the bodies of three young girls are found in the folly, DCI Kath Fortune and her cold case team needs answers.

Psychic Lane Petreus is called on to help discover the secrets that the matriarch of the manor is determined to keep hidden but when Lane’s life is threatened, Kath must use all the means at her disposal to save Lane and solve the case.”

The Rapunzel Murders will be released on 6th September 2024 in both ebook and paperback but, while you wait, you can pick up a copy of Daisy Chain as an ebook for just 99p until 23rd April 2023.