Born in a Burial Gown - Avison Fluke (Paperback)
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Born in a Burial Gown - Avison Fluke (Paperback)

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Paperback 352 Pages
Published: 09/01/2020
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'Deeply layered, fiendishly clever and absorbing' Matt Hilton, author of the Joe Hunter series

The first gritty thriller in the Avison Fluke series by M. W. Craven, the acclaimed author of The Puppet Show.

Detective Inspector Avison Fluke is a man on the edge. He has committed a crime to get back to work, concealed a debilitating illness and is about to be made homeless. Just as he thinks things can't get any worse, the body of a young woman is found buried on a Cumbrian building site.

Shot once in the back of the head, it is a cold, calculated execution. When the post-mortem reveals she has gone to significant expense in disguising her appearance, Fluke knows this is no ordinary murder.

With the help of a psychotic ex-Para, a gangland leader and a woman more interested in maggots than people, Fluke must find out who she was and why she was murdered before he can even think about finding her killer...

Praise for M. W. Craven:

'Dark, sharp and compelling' PETER JAMES

'Fantastic' MARTINA COLE

'Britain's answer to Harry Bosch' MATT HILTON

'Thrilling' MICK HERRON

'Brilliantly inventive' WILLIAM SHAW

'A powerful thriller from an explosive new talent' DAVID MARK

Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
ISBN: 9781472132642
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 240 g
Dimensions: 198 x 126 x 26 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

Praise for M. W. Craven:

Dark, sharp and compelling - Peter James

Fantastic - Martina Cole

A thrilling curtain-raiser for what looks set to be a great new series - Mick Herron

A powerful thriller from an explosive new talent. Tightly plotted, and not for the faint-hearted! - David Mark

A book that shines with tension, wit and invention - William Shaw

Satisfyingly twisty and clever and the flashes of humour work well to offer the reader respite from the thrill of the read - Michael J. Malone

Mike Craven is a forceful new voice in British crime fiction - Caro Ramsay

Washington Poe is a name destined to be spoken by crime fiction enthusiasts everywhere: Britain's answer to Harry Bosch. The Puppet Show is a wickedly, twisting and turning, mystery that will have readers breathlessly turning the pages until the final shocking conclusion - Matt Hilton

A brilliant start to what promises to be a fantastic series; get it now or kick yourself for missing out - Graham Smith

I cannot recall the last time I binge read a novel in 36 hours . . . truly mind-blowing - A. A. Dhand

I loved this book! - Jo Jakeman

Dark, thrilling and unputdownable with sharply drawn characters that stride off the page - Victoria Selman

A tightly-written debut . . . Packed with procedural detail, believable characters and rich dialogue it will keep you turning those pages long after bedtime. Avison Fluke is a fine creation . . . The prose is faultless . . . Mike Craven is one to watch out for - CrimeSquad

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“Never disappoints!”

If you have never read an M W Craven crime thriller then you are definitely missing out!
So I urge you to pop to your local book store and purchase all 4, you will love the characters and be gripped by the plots...... More

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When a body is discovered on a building site in Cumbria, Detective Inspector Avison Fluke takes charge of the investigation. Still recovering from serious illness, Fluke is keen to get back to work. . . even if he has... More

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“Born In A Burial Gown”

I am a massive fan of this authors Poe and Tilly series so have been looking forward to reading this one, with a little trepidation as to whether it would live up to the expectations! I needn't have worried... More

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