The Retribution - Tony Hill and Carol Jordan (Paperback)Val McDermid (author)
- In stock
'Brilliant . . . sensational . . . unforgettable' Guardian
'The queen of crime is still at the top of her game' Independent
There is one serial killer who has shaped and defined police profiler Tony Hill's life. One serial killer whose evil surpasses all others. One serial killer who has the power to chill him to the bone: Jacko Vance.
And now Jacko is back in Tony's life. Even more twisted and cunning than ever before, he is focused on wreaking revenge on Tony - and DCI Carol Jordan - for the years he has spent in prison.
Tony doesn't know when Jacko will strike, or where. All he knows is that Jacko will cause him to feel fear like he has never known before - and devastate his life in ways he cannot imagine...
A gripping new thriller in the Tony Hill and Carol Jordan series, from the number one bestseller.
Praise for Val McDermid:
'It grabs the reader by the throat and never lets go' Daily Mail
'So gripping it puts your life on hold' The Times
'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
This is the seventh book in the bestselling Tony Hill and Carol Jordan series.
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Number of pages: 512
Weight: 340 g
Dimensions: 198 x 154 x 33 mm
Val McDermid's 25th novel is stunningly good, but it comes with a health warning. It is truly disturbing * The Times *
McDermid never pulls her punches in her graphic descriptions of the evils men (and women) inflict on each other...tension filled from start to finish * Irish Independent *
Her writing is taut, her plotting pacy... McDermid is particularly good at analysing human damage and its effects * Scotsman *
To write one brilliant book is hard. To write 25 is a miracle. That is what Val McDermid has achieved over the course of her career and it's why she is a much-loved legend in the literary world...the pace here is flawless and the various storylines are expertly interwoven...a superb crime novel * Sunday Express *
Brilliant ... sensational ...unforgettable * Guardian *
It's a tribute to McDermid's skill as a storyteller that she deliberately creates a trio of central characters who are essentially incapable of conventional empathy yet still manages to sustain reader sympathy right through to the coldly brutal finale * Irish Times *
McDermid has pulled out all the stops, delivering a fast-moving tale * Herald *
You may also be interested in...
“Very very good”
Being new to this author and this only being my second book I was apprehensive as to the content. Before I knew it I was sucked in to the plot and terrified that another murder would be commited before being caught.... More
Oh, joy, one of my favourite killers is back.........and boy, does he do it with style! Jacko likes to get his own way and dislikes it when people hinder his efforts, this is the basis for one of the best revenge... More
Please sign in to write a review
Would you like to proceed to the App store to download the Waterstones App?
Alternatively, for multiple items you may find it easier to add to basket, then pay online and collect in as little as 2 hours, subject to availability.