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Watching The Bodies (Jake Boulder Book 1)


Looking for afast-paced and utterlygripping crime thriller? Then try this book by #1 best-selling author Graham Smith, anexplosive thriller full ofstunning twists and turns.

When Jake Boulder is asked by his PI friend to help investigate the vicious murder of Kira Niemeyer, he soon finds himself tracking a serial killer who selects his next victim in a most unusual manner.

As the body count rises, Boulder has to work with the police to identify the heinous killer before more lives are taken. What ensues is a twisted game of cat and mouse, that only Boulder or the Watcher can survive. But who will it be?

Watching The Bodies is the first in Graham Smith's new Jake Boulder series, a fast-moving and action-packed crime thriller, it will appeal to greatly to fans of Lee Child's Jack Reacher series.

Also available in this best-selling series:

Book 2The Kindred Killers

Book 3Past Echoes

What readers are saying:

"Watching the Bodies is a storming addition to the action thriller genre, and Jake Boulder a new tough guy to root for. Be under no illusion, Boulder is no Jack Reacher or Joe Hunter clone- He is his own man and readers will delight in getting to know a hero who is as sharp with his wits, and his tongue, as he is with his fists." Matt Hilton - Bestselling author of the Joe Hunter thrillers

"If you are looking for a high-octane, action-packed, crime thriller that will leave you begging…yes BEGGING for more, then look no further!" Noelle Holten - Crime Book Junkie

"Fast-paced, suspenseful, action-packed and led by a stellar brooding protagonist (Jake Boulder)." Samantha Ellen - Clues and Reviews

"A must-read page-turner that will compel you to read way beyond your bedtime. An awesome start to a new series and all I can say is roll on book two." SharonBairden - Chapter In My Life

"This is a dark and suspenseful read that just drew me in and placed me slap bang in the thick of things. With a thrilling serial killer and a smouldering Boulder, there is definitely something for everyone who loves a good crime thriller." Sarah Hardy - By theLetter Book Reviews

"A belter of a start to a series. High-stakes cat and mouse games with a twisted killer and a really likeable protagonist. Definitely, one to add to your TBR if you enjoy fast-paced action!" Kate Moloney - Bibliophile Book Club

"With unwavering tension, fast-paced action, a creepy killer, murders galore and a great protagonist to boot, this book kept me hooked and interested from start to finish. Short chapters, many of which end in cliffhangers, kept me entertained and on my toes throughout. The breath-taking finale made me gasp…literally." Joseph Calleja - Relax and Read Book Reviews

"I have always been a sucker for a serial killer story and in Watching the Bodies, I have found one of the best serial killer tales that I have read for a long, long time. I loved this." Gordon Mcghie - Grab This Book

"It's one of the best serial killer thrillers I have read in a LONG time. I couldn't stop turning the pages and devoured this book in two short days. If this is what Graham Smith has in store for us with this new series, then consider me hooked. I can't wait to read more!" Emma Welton - Damppebbles Book Blog

Watching The Bodies is a fast-paced thriller full of action and adventure. The Jake Boulder series appeals to fans of Lee Child's Jack Reacher series as well as authors like; Rob Sinclair, David Baldacci and Ian Rankin.

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Graham Smith

Graham Smith is married with a young son. A time served joiner he has built bridges, houses, dug drains and slated roofs to make ends meet. For the last eleven years he has been manager of a busy hotel and wedding venue near Gretna Green, Scotland.

An avid fan of crime fiction since being given one of Enid Blyton’s Famous Five books at the age of eight, he has also been a regular reviewer for the well respected review site for over two years.
As well as reviewing for Graham has also interviewed such stellar names as David Baldacci, Jeffrey Deaver, Dennis Lehane, Lee Child, Matt Hilton, current CWA Chair Peter James, Mark Billingham and many others.

When not working, his time is spent reading, writing and playing games with his son. He enjoys socialising and spending time with friends and family.

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