Mark Baines Series (1-2) by Stephen Edger
English | 2021|Mystery/Thriller| ePUB | 6.3 MB
Stephen Edger is a British crime and thriller author, who has been writing since 2010. Stephen was born in the north-east of England, grew up in London, but has lived in Southampton since attending university in the year 2000. Stephen uses his extensive knowledge of the city as the setting for all his novels and short stories. Stephen has a full time job in financial services, as well as a Law degree. He is married, and has two children (Emily and Ethan), as well as two West Highland Terriers. Stephen cites Simon Kernick and John Grisham as major influences on his writing style.
#1 – Integration
How far would you go for a million pounds?Following a terrifying burglary at his home, Mark Baines is contacted by a group prepared to make his dreams come true. All they want in return is a small favour.The offer seems too good to be true, and when the group calls again, demanding he integrate their laundered cash through the bank he works for, he refuses. But when Mark’s girlfriend goes missing and his brother is attacked, he begins to realise just how far the group will go to get what they want.But it’s not easy to move vast sums of money undetected, and as the pressure mounts, Mark finds himself risking everything he has to find his girlfriend and save his own life before the group and the police catch up with him.Blackmail, murder, conspiracy and money laundering.
#2 – Redemption
Buried deep beneath the streets of London there is a hidden vault that only a handful of people know about. Inside the vault is a box that many have died to protect. But one group are determined to make it theirs.
Across the city, Mark Baines is serving two life sentences for crimes he didn’t commit. During an armed siege, he is dragged from his prison cell by a stranger who says he can prove his innocence. Suddenly free, Mark is shocked to be reunited with his father, but before they can escape, the group capture them, demanding the location of the vault.
Plunged into a world of espionage, corrupt officials and the Russian mafia, it is impossible to know who to trust. But when his path once again crosses undercover detective Ali Jacobs, he finds himself in a race against time to prove his innocence and find redemption.