‘My name is Miranda. I’ll be twenty-eight-years old soon, and I’m a serial murderer.’
‘I might just kill again!’
From #1 bestseller Stewart Giles comes a completely stand-alone psychological thriller that you don’t want to miss.
Miranda is a unique read, the best book yet by Stewart Giles. Sentenced to life in a secure hospital for the murder of 12 people Miranda tells her story.
In the meantime, the reader is transported back to the time of the murders as we follow DI Keene and her team along the many twists, turns and dead ends as they try to find the murderer of several unrelated victims.
This is an edge-of-your-seat, adrenaline pumping read that will have you turning the pages all the way to the totally unexpected ending.
Buckle up this is a bumpy ride
Dunford is a fictional town in South West England.
Crowfield is a high security hospital wing attached side of Bowton prison in Otherly, North Yorkshire (also fictional).
What readers are saying about Miranda:
‘Love this book, so different from normal crime books and had me hooked from the very first page.’ – Black Books Blog
‘Wow, Stewart Giles has really pulled it out of the bag this time. This is an awesome read from an author who has really stepped outside the box’ – Books ‘n’ All
‘I was fortunate enough to be able to read this book a week or so. It is AMAZING. Very different, absolutely riveting. A must read for fans of crime fiction with a difference’ – Sandra Brown
I finished reading this book on my lunch break today and wanted to get my thoughts down as soon as I could for my stop on the blog tour!
I have to say that I really enjoyed this story, it was different from what I expected based on the author’s previous releases but in a very good way, I thought it was a really good way to approach and tell the story. I loved the different time periods where you go forward and back in time to learn about the past, and present for Miranda.
Miranda is one of those characters that you will remember for a while. She has a brilliant unstable personality and I loved that about her, she as really well developed and I can imagine the author having lots of fun writing about her.
4.5 stars from me for this one, rounded up to 5 stars for Goodreads and Amazon – very enjoyable thriller and I can’t wait for his next book to be released!
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
After reading English at 3 Universities and graduating from none of them, I set off travelling around the world with my wife, Ann, finally settling in South Africa, where we still live. After Ann dropped a rather large speaker on my head I came up with the idea for a detective series.
DS Jason Smith was born. Smith, the first in the series was finished a few months later. 3 years and 8 DS Smith books later, Joffe Books wondered if I would be interested in working with them. As a self-published author, I agreed. However, we decided on a new series – the DC Harriet Taylor Cornwall series. The Beekeeper hit the shelves and hit the number one spot in Australia. The second in the series, The Perfect Murder did just as well. The third in the series, The Backpacker I have self-published and there are plenty more to come.
Unworthy, the ninth Smith instalment was followed by a totally new start to a series – a collaboration between the Smith and Harriet thrillers. Entitled The Enigma, it brings together the broody, enigmatic Jason Smith and the more level-headed Harriet Taylor.
Miranda is something totally different. A stand-alone psychological thriller, it is a real departure from anything else I’ve written before.
A new Smith/Harriet book is in the pipeline as is the 10th Smith instalment.
ALSO BY STEWART GILES
DS JASON SMITH SERIES
Book 0.5 – Phobia
Book 1 – Smith
Book 2 – Boomerang
Book 3 – Ladybird
Book 4 – Occam’s Razor
Book 5 – Harlequin
Book 6 – Selene
Book 7 – Horsemen
Book 8 – Unworthy
DC HARRIET TAYLOR SERIES
Book 1 – The Beekeeper
Book 2 – The Perfect Murder
Book 3 – The Backpacker
DS JASON SMITH & DC HARRIET TAYLOR SERIES
Book 1 – The Enigma