Book cover imageRegency. Tainted Angel

In the time of Napoleon, Vidia Swanson is an agent for the Crown.  Or is she tainted–a double agent working for the enemy? Carstairs is a fellow spy with his own dark secrets; unless he is only setting a trap to reveal her own supposed treason.  The reader is kept guessing as the attraction between the two spies becomes more powerful than their mutual distrust—with the fate of the world hanging in the balance.  The first in a series of Napoleon-era adventures, TAINTED ANGEL offers up a compelling game of cat and mouse, in which no one can be trusted and anyone can be tainted.  More details..

Released June, 2013.  To order online please follow the links below ↓



Book CoverMystery. Murder in Thrall

Doyle and Acton are called to investigate the murder of a horse trainer at Kempton Park race course and they discover the scene is remarkably clean—the killer appears to be a professional, with a thorough knowledge of forensics. When witnesses are murdered faster than they can be interviewed, they realize the killer must be monitoring their efforts—and that they are next in the crosshairs of a cold-blooded killer.  More details…

Out in paperback on July 1st 2014.

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MIR-cover-medMystery. Murder in Retribution

In the second book of the Murder series, Doyle and Acton find themselves trying to outwit enemies foreign and domestic as they work to untangle the reason that the underworld war has spun out of control.

Out in paperback on July 29th 2014.

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“The latest adventures of Cleeland’s characters are as thrilling as ever, as they are forced not only to deal with a complicated murder case, but their private relationship as well. Cleeland wraps several intriguing plotlines together in a successful way, mostly digging deeply into the psyches of her main characters. Consequently, the novel is more of a psychological thriller than an outright mystery.” – RT Book Reviews, 4 Stars

“Romantic suspense fans will welcome Cleeland’s second New Scotland Yard Mystery…Distinctive characters compliment the finely wrought, highly charged plot.” Publishers Weekly



Mystery. Murder In HindsightMurder in Hindsight cover

Sick of going through the tedious cold case files, Doyle suddenly realizes that there is a pattern: murderers who’d gotten off in previous cases were being killed in public parks–London had a vigilante at work. But this timid vigilante didn’t fit the profile, and in order to solve the case, she and Acton must uncover one of the City’s darkest secrets. Read an excerpt

Release date: 31st March 2015.

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Daughter of the God King Cover ImageHistorical. Daughter of the God King

In the dark, mysterious tombs of Cairo, a thrilling puzzle awaits to be discovered.

Hattie Blackhouse is the daughter of famous Egyptologists who’ve gone missing at their latest dig site in Thebes. When Hattie arrives to investigate, it becomes clear that something is definitely amiss in the tombs of Cairo. Here, Hattie discovers the tracks of a double agent, working for Napoleon, with secrets buried deeper than the Pharoahs. In a foreign place, where friends can just as easily be enemies, Hattie must find a way to pull the pieces back together—including herself. In the tradition of Lauren Willig and Deanna Raybourn, Daughter of the God-King offers up an engaging, intricate puzzle.  More details..

Released November 2013.  To order online please follow the links below ↓