Men on the Hill by Oliver E Cadam, £8.99

DCI David Lehrer imagines that his move to Cumbria will offer a quieter, more sedate way of life after the turmoils of city policing. However, he soon discovers that behind the rural idyll all is not as it seems. As he investigates a murder he starts to uncover a web of deceit, jealousy and suspicion as two close families are being driven apart by selfishness and ambition.

Oliver Cadam's latest novel brings many wide ranging themes together some of which are of an adult nature.