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Detective Kate Bowen Crime Thriller Series

Dublin Surveillance Squad

The Trinity Enigma

This free to download prequel novella is an Amazon Top 10 hit in International Crime & Mystery and Serial Killer  shortread categories.


Set in Trinity College Dublin, Detective Kate Bowen is backed into a corner by a former ally to help his case. She comes out fighting and uses her surveillance skills to snare a right-wing fantastist, turned serial killer.

The Devil's Luck

In a high-stakes race against evil, THE DEVIL'S LUCK sweeps across four nations - Ireland, The UK, France, and The USA.


As a nightmarish terrorist plot takes shape, Kate leads her tight Dublin squad  into action, racing against an unforgiving countdown. 


With the odds stacked against her, Kate is out to prove that size doesn't matter when it comes to outsmarting the deadliest foes.

The Prize Prince

Detective Kate Bowen is languishing in Cyprus in a backwater UN posting when a chance sighting of Dublin gang boss, Don Bailey rekindles her appetite for shadowing bad guys.


She has no idea of the score Bailey is planning or that unscrambling his lofty ambitions will change her life forever.


Hard-hitting and tense from start to finish.

Strike Back

Surveillance specialist Kate Bowen, is forced to hell and back to save a city from ruin. But can she save herself?

‘A great storm is coming,’ a British ISIS fighter warns the Al-Jazeera media network. As Kate sets out to foil the terror attack, Europol cannot tell her where, how or when it is coming.

When explosions rattle nerves in Dublin Kate is convinced she is getting close.

Can she save a city? Can she save herself?

Praise for Strike Back - 

Andrea Carter, bestselling author of the Inishowen Mysteries series praised STRIKE BACK as a “fast-paced, action-packed thriller.”

Niamh Boyce, award-winning author of The Herbalist and Her Kind said, “Strike Back is a visceral page-turner with a story that moves at breakneck speed. Fasten your seatbelts!”

Bitr Justice

 Haunted by the past, Driven by fury

Life for Detective Kate Bowen seems cruel and unjust. Haunted by her past, she is driven by fury to end her hiatus and return to the job that has battered and bruised her when an undercover officer transmits an ominous warning. She’s barely caught her breath when a brutal attack leaves a young refugee fighting for his life and prompts her to intensify the Dublin surveillance squad operation she’s leading as if she’d never taken a break. 

To her horror, as Christmas approaches a pipe bomb blasts through shoppers on a busy Dublin street and her undercover reveals the alt-right cops responsible were incited into the attack by a dark web stalker. Kate identifies him as a serial killer from her past but an early morning scramble to prison holding him finds he has escaped leaving her to fear that vengeance is this ruthless killer’s primary motivation and she is in his crosshairs.

As the body count escalates, chasing shadows gets Kate nowhere and she returns to her Dublin apartment on New Year’s Eve unaware the deranged killer’s plans are closer to fruition than she dared imagine. Can she stop him or will anyone sucked into the manhunt suffer?

Bitter Justice is book 4 in the engrossing Detective Kate Bowen Crime Thriller series. If you like an unstoppable detective, a blood-soaked villain, and time running out till they meet head-on, then you’ll love T.R. Croke’s BITTER JUSTICE.

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