6 Ripley Avenue

By Noelle Holten


Jeanette is the manager of a probation hostel that houses high risk offenders released on license.

At 3am one morning, she receives a call telling her a resident has been murdered.

Her whole team, along with the eight convicted murderers, are now all suspects in a crime no one saw committed…

Don’t miss the first nerve-shredding standalone thriller from Noelle Holten, author of the Maggie Jamieson series.

What readers are saying:

‘This is hands down one of the best books I have read this year so far’ Claire, 5* NetGalley reader review

‘This book was FANTASTIC! Like seriously, it kept me glued to the edge of my seat the entire time’ Tiffiny, 5* NetGalley reader review

‘I read this book in a couple of hours. It’s a mystery that absolutely left me astounded’ Lynn, 5* NetGalley reader review

‘OMG this is going to be a tough mystery thriller to beat this year!’ Alyssa, 5* NetGalley reader review

‘Another absolute belter of a read… Holten has definitely left her mark in the crime thriller genre with this book and her DC Maggie Jamieson series, and she is right up there with the best of the best!’ Marnie, 5* NetGalley reader review

‘A gripping story line that had me so hooked I found it hard to put down… Definitely one to be read again’ Sandra, 5* NetGalley reader review

‘Had me hooked from the first page. I’m looking forward to reading more by Noelle’ Hayley, 5* NetGalley reader review

‘A cracking read and one that I would definitely recommend’ Yvonne, 5* NetGalley reader review

‘If you’re a fan of her writing, you will love this one, and if you haven’t read her work yet, then you definitely need to’ Jacob, 5* NetGalley reader review

‘One of the best books I’ve read this year’ Nigel, 5* NetGalley reader review

‘This is a cracking good read. It’s both a brilliant whodunnit and a very interesting look at the workings of the probation service’ Ann, 5* NetGalley reader review

‘A masterpiece’ Surjit, 5* NetGalley reader review

Format: Paperback
Release Date: 13 Oct 2022
Pages: 384
ISBN: 978-0-00-852533-0
Noelle Holten is an award-winning blogger at www.crimebookjunkie.co.uk. She is the PR & Social Media Manager for Bookouture, a leading digital publisher in the UK, and worked as a Senior Probation Officer for eighteen years, covering a variety of risk cases as well as working in a multi agency setting. She has three Hons BA’s – Philosophy, Sociology (Crime & Deviance) and Community Justice – and a Master’s in Criminology.

”'I loved this. A dark and chilling debut” - Robert Bryndza

”'Dark and gritty and kept me hooked until the very end. A Fantastic debut!” - Casey Kelleher

”'A chilling and disturbing look inside the lives of domestic abuse survivors and their abusers. This book is truly eye-opening. You will race through it and never see the end coming. Brilliant!” - Lisa Regan

”'A pacey, tight, immersive thriller full of powerful emotion and authentic procedural detail. Gripping stuff” - Chris Merritt

”'A hard-hitting, impressively authentic crime fiction debut … nuanced, highly readable, page turning, a definite cut above the rest. I urge you to read this book” - Howard Linskey

”'Extremely powerful, incredibly thought provoking and ringing with authenticity, this is an excellent debut” - M. W. Craven, author of the Washington Poe series

”'Noelle has conjured up a real page-turner here. The author's experience with damaged and damaging people really shines through bringing a great deal of grit to the drama. Add in some fascinating characters, relentless pace and a strong story and you have a winner on your hands” - Michael J Malone