Fever Of The Bone - Tony Hill and Carol Jordan (Paperback)Val McDermid (author)
'No-one can plot or tell a story like she can. The hairs on my neck literally stood up' Daily Express
'So gripping it puts your life on hold' The Times
'You should have been a detective. If there's one thing the last year has proved, it's how good you are at finding things out. Things that are buried so deep nobody even thinks twice about them. The sort of things that turn people's lives inside out once they're exposed.'
Meet Tony Hill's most twisted adversary - a killer with a shopping list of victims, a killer unmoved by youth and innocence, a killer driven by the most perverted of desires.
The murder and mutilation of teenager Jennifer Maidment is horrific enough on its own. But it's not long before Tony realises it's just the start of a brutal and ruthless campaign that's targeting an apparently unconnected group of young people.
Struggling with the newly awakened ghosts of his own past and desperate for distraction in his work, Tony battles to find the answers that will give him personal and professional satisfaction in his most testing investigation yet . . .
A shocking, nail-biting Tony Hill and Carol Jordan thriller from the number one bestseller.
Praise for Val McDermid:
'It grabs the reader by the throat and never lets go' Daily Mail
'As good a psychological thriller as it is possible to get' Sunday Express
'One of today's most accomplished crime writers' Literary Review
'McDermid remains unrivalled' Observer
'The queen of crime is still at the top of her game' Independent
This is the sixth book in the bestselling Tony Hill and Carol Jordan series.
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Number of pages: 512
Weight: 350 g
Dimensions: 199 x 132 x 33 mm
She is the real mistress of psychological gripping thrillers; no-one can plot or tell a story like she can. The hairs on my neck literally stood up. * Jenni Murray, Daily Express *
McDermid remains unrivalled at yoking chilling scenarios to a pulsing narrative; and Hill's torment is palpable in this scary, dark thriller. Brilliant * Observer *
Everything a great detective novel should be: pacy, gripping, clever and stylish and, most of all, a fantastic read. * Sunday Express *
Another cracker in the Tony Hill and Carol Jordan series from the most imaginative creator of serial killers we have. * Daily Mail *
Gripping, well-written, nail-biting stuff * Waterstone's Books Quarterly *
One of our finest crime writers. * The Times *
A moving novel, not just a gripping one. * Financial Times *
As good a psychological thriller as it is possible to get. * Sunday Express *
McDermid's mastery of this genre is evident, particularly in her dialogue, in which there is rarely a false note. * TLS *
McDermid's books are getting better and better...an absorbing novel of character. * Literary Review *
...reminds us just how finely plotted and intelligently written McDermid's novels are. More please - and soon. * Irish Times *
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This was my first time for reading a Val McDermid novel - it was excellent. It was fast paced, exciting and un put downable! I loved it and will be looking for more books by this author to read.
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