Jo Beckett

4 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 96 ratings

The Dirty Secrets Club Summary

Jo Beckett is a forensic psychiatrist who profiles victims' lives to help solve their deaths. On a San Francisco street, she is confronted by a scene of pure carnage: four dead and five injured after a high speed pursuit. In the mangled remains of a BMW lies prosecutor Callie Harding, dead with the word "dirty" written in lipstick on her thigh.

Why did Harding run from the police? Why did she crash through a bridge railing? Was it an accident? Suicide? Or murder? Jo is a last resort in difficult cases. But now she's on the front line, because Callie Harding isn't the first high flyer to go down and take others with her...

©2008 Meg Gardiner (P)2008 Isis Publishing Ltd
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  • Book 1

    • The Dirty Secrets Club

    • Jo Beckett, Book 1
    • By: Meg Gardiner
    • Narrated by: Tara Ward
    • Length: 11 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    Jo Beckett is a forensic psychiatrist who profiles victims' lives to help solve their deaths. On a San Francisco street, she is confronted by a scene of pure carnage: four dead and five injured after a high speed pursuit. In the mangled remains of a BMW lies prosecutor Callie Harding, dead with the word "dirty" written in lipstick on her thigh. Why did Harding run from the police? Why did she crash through a bridge railing? Was it an accident? Suicide? Or murder? Jo is a last resort in difficult cases.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • More Jo Beckett stories please Audible

    • By JonR on 07-06-10

    Regular price: £25.69

  • Book 2

    • The Memory Collector

    • By: Meg Gardiner
    • Narrated by: Tara Ward
    • Length: 10 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    Forensic psychiatrist Jo Beckett is called to the scene of an aircraft to help deal with an erratic passenger. She figures out that he’s got anterograde amnesia, and can’t form new memories. For every cryptic clue he is able to drag up from his memory, Jo has to sift through a dozen nonsensical statements. Suddenly a string of clues arises, something to do with a deadly biological agent, a missing wife and son, and a secret partnership gone horribly wrong.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Gripping from the very start...

    • By Deborah on 16-04-11

    Regular price: £14.69

  • Book 3

    • The Liar's Lullaby

    • By: Meg Gardiner
    • Narrated by: Tara Ward
    • Length: 10 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    Tasia McFarland is a washed-up singer desperate to get back to the top of the charts. As her star begins to rise again, the tabloids uncover the fact that Tasia is the ex-wife of the US president - which is one reason the world takes notice when she is killed by a bullet to the neck in front of a crowd of fans. Suicide is suspected, but when the ballistics report comes up empty, the authorities call on Jo Beckett to do a psychological autopsy. As Jo sifts through the facts, she only finds more questions....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Story OK

    • By faye on 21-11-11

    Regular price: £21.69

  • Book 4

    • The Nightmare Thief

    • By: Meg Gardiner
    • Narrated by: Tara Ward
    • Length: 10 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    Autumn Reiniger wants something special for her 21st birthday. Daddy’s bought her the car and the apartment, but now she wants excitement. And what Autumn desires, she gets. Her father signs up Autumn and five friends for an ultimate urban reality game. Edge Adventures alert the SF police that a “crime situation” is underway, so the authorities will ignore any squealing tyres or desperate cries for help. Then - when working on a case nearby - Jo Beckett encounters a group of men carting six sullen college kids to the woods....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A gripping tale of wrongdoing, revenge & nastiness

    • By DebB on 26-06-13

    Regular price: £15.74