Number One Best Seller
Capital Crimes
10 Short Story Thrillers
INSCRUTABLE (a Det. Insp. Todd “Ratso” Holtom story)
By Douglas Stewart


PETER JAMES ( 2015 :Voted by WH Smith readers The Best Crime Author Of All Time): “A rich and varied assortment of dark minds and dark deeds. Deliciously disturbing.”

SIMON TOYNE international bestselling author of the Sanctus trilogy: “For anyone whose literary tastes run to the dark and the twisty, CAPITAL CRIMES is a damn near perfect taster menu.”


Following the popularity of London detective Todd “Ratso” Holtom in Hard Place, he reappears in Inscrutable. Whereas before he was up against London’s Albanian super-criminals, now the challenge is cracking three murders which takes him into the secretive Asian community who live and work in London’s Chinatown.

CAPITAL CRIMES contains nine other short stories all contributed by other members of the prestigious International Thriller Writers of the USA.