DI Jack Brady

5 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 51 ratings

Broken Silence Summary

Who killed Sophie Washington?

Early one cold November morning in the run-down seaside resort of Whitley Bay, the body of a young girl is discovered. Found abandoned five minutes’ walk from her home, her face has been mutilated beyond recognition.

DI Jack Brady, just back on active duty after recovering from a vicious shooting incident, is on the edge. Struggling to deal with his marriage break-up and his tortured past, his problems intensify when long-standing friend and colleague DI James Matthews confidentially reveals that he was with the victim the night of her murder.

Brady's loyal deputy, the clean-cut, Detective Sergeant Harry Conrad and the attractive and highly-respected police psychologist, Dr Amelia Jenkins are assigned with Brady to solve the victim's murder. But the investigation becomes increasingly compromised as Brady realises that Matthews is holding something back from him that could be vital to the case.

As Brady delves ever deeper into Sophie's life, he comes to realise that the three men who should have protected her during her short life are the chief suspects in her murder: her teacher, her step-father and a police detective.

Brady finds himself unravelling a metaphorical thread that eventually makes him re-evaluate not only the seemingly blameless life of the victim, but more disturbingly, Matthews's motivation and ultimately his own.

©2010 Danielle Ramsay (P)2010 HarperCollins Publishers Limited
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  • Book 1

    • Broken Silence

    • DI Jack Brady, Book 1
    • By: Danielle Ramsay
    • Narrated by: Mike Rogers
    • Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    Who killed Sophie Washington? Early one cold November morning in the run-down seaside resort of Whitley Bay, the body of a young girl is discovered. Found abandoned five minutes walk from her home, her face has been mutilated beyond recognition. DI Jack Brady, just back on active duty after recovering from a vicious shooting incident, is on the edge.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic Listen

    • By TeaPartyPrincess on 01-12-13

    Regular price: £12.99

  • Book 2

    Vanishing Point: DI Jack Brady, Book 2
    
    
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  • Book 3

    • Blind Alley

    • DI Jack Brady, Book 3
    • By: Danielle Ramsay
    • Narrated by: Mike Rogers
    • Length: 10 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    Three brutal attacks. One near-fatal beating. A deadly score to settle. DI Jack Brady is riding high after the successful outcome of his previous case, but his world is about to come crashing down. There's a serial rapist plaguing the streets of Whitley Bay. Three young women have been horribly abused, and his boss and the press are screaming for answers. Everything seems to point to his old friend and foe, gangster Martin Madley, though Brady still struggles to believe he's capable of such acts.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Opens with well written and graphic sadism.

    • By Trish F on 22-10-17

    Regular price: £19.99

  • Book 4

    • Blood Reckoning

    • DI Jack Brady, Book 4
    • By: Danielle Ramsay
    • Narrated by: Mike Rogers
    • Length: 10 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7

    In the 1970s, a terrifying serial killer stalked the streets of Tynemouth. The press called him the Joker. The crimes stopped - but the man was never caught. And now he's back. A body has been found in a sleazy motel room, murdered in exactly the same way as the Joker's first victims. Is it a copycat? A trick? Or is the Joker at work once more? It's only DI Jack Brady's first day back - and this will be his most twisted case yet.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Turgid

    • By gambling_man on 24-03-18

    Regular price: £19.99

  • Book 5

    • The Puppet Maker

    • DI Jack Brady, Book 5
    • By: Danielle Ramsay
    • Narrated by: Mike Rogers
    • Length: 8 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    How do you catch a killer when no one knows he's out there? How can you be saved when no one knows you're lost? No one knew about the Puppet Maker...until DI Brady found what remained of his victims. The murderer never meant them to be found. They are his private collection: each body identical, each...altered. Brady knows that now his secret is out, the killer will destroy the evidence - including his latest captive. He must find a man who has hidden the worst of crimes for over 20 years. And whose nameless victims were never even missed.... 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Puppet Maker Is Excellent

    • By Sarah Bowker on 01-11-18

    Regular price: £19.99