The Guilty Ones

The Guilty Ones

The most difficult case of Detective Jackman’s life. Who are the guilty ones and is anyone really innocent?

Jackman’s sister-in-law Sarah disappears to London and throws herself into the river. What drove her to this? She was a woman with a seemingly happy home life and two beloved sons.

DI Jackman and DI Evans dig into Sarah’s life. And Jackman realises he knew almost nothing about his sister-in-law’s past.

Then, they discover a woman in a neighbouring village died in similar circumstances.

What is the connection to a convicted murderer whose family are convinced he is innocent? Who is really pulling the strings?

DI Jackman and DS Evans of the Fenland police face a battle against their most dangerous and deadly adversary. And in a case so close to home can Jackman keep his feelings under control?

Full of twists and turns, this is a crime mystery that will keep you turning the pages until the thrilling ending. Set in the atmospheric Lincolnshire Fens, whose isolated villages hide many dark secrets.

Title:The Guilty Ones
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About Joy Ellis

Joy Ellis grew up in Kent but moved to London when she won an apprenticeship with the prestigious Mayfair flower shop, Constance Spry Ltd.

    The Guilty Ones Reviews

  • Louise Wilson

    DI Jackman and DS Evans - Book 4.Jackman's sister-in-law Sarah, disappears to London and throws herself into the river. What drove her to do this? She was a woman with a seemingly happy home life and ...

  • Linda Strong

    4.5 StarsA case turns real personal for DS Jackman. His brother's wife has committed suicide by throwing herself into the river. She leaves behind not only her husband, but 2 young sons as well.When J...

  • Books n All  Jill Burkinshaw

    This is book 4 in the Jackman and Evans series but they do work very well as stand alone.  However, if this is the first book you have read be aware you have missed the background and development of ...

  • Alex ?

    Very interesting villain character, so well written!They didn't catch him in this book, but I'm sure they'll have this freaking psychopath in no time!Absolutely love and respect this team's dynamics. ...

  • Vicki - I Love Reading

    Joy Ellis is fast becoming one of my favorite authors. The speed at which her books are published is phenomenal, as is her writing. There is just something I really like about all Joy's books, I love ...

  • Nicki

    BLOG TOUR REVIEWWhen DI Rowan Jackman`s sister-in-law Sarah disappears to London and throws herself in the river Jackman and his team find themselves investigating a complex case that is not only very...

  • Joanna Larum

    Joy Ellis is a fantastic author and I look forward to every one of her books with eager anticipation - it's like a Christmas present any day of the year.Detective Inspector Jackman's sister-in-law, Sa...

  • Jannelies

    Let me start with this: I am not a fan of books where unhappy things happen with family or friends of the main character. I don't understand why it is necessary to have those poor people die or hurt o...

  • Joyce

    4 starsDI Rowan Jackman’s brother James’ wife has gone missing. Later James’ wife Sarah is found dead. It is initially believed that she drowned herself by jumping in a river. But DS Marie Evans...

  • Jen

    The Guilty Ones is the 4th in the DI Rowan Jackman and DS Marie Evans by Joy Ellis. Why do I enjoy Ellis' books so much? It has much to do with the ensemble casts that Ellis creates for both this seri...