A Season for the Dead - Nic Costa thriller (Paperback)David Hewson (author)
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THE FIRST IN THE ACCLAIMED NIC COSTA SERIES
'No author has ever brought Rome so alive for me - nor made it seem so sinister' PETER JAMES
'David Hewson's Rome is dark and tantalizing, seductive and dangerous, a place where present-day crimes ring with the echoes of history' TESS GERRITSEN
'Hewson keeps the reader guessing . . . relentlessly tightening the suspense until the end' Daily Telegraph
There's no rest for the wicked . . .
While Rome is sweltering in the height of summer, a serial killer is on the loose. Sara Farnese is working in the Vatican library, when a man bursts in intent on showing her the contents of his bloodied bag, until a guard shoots him. But why was the man targeting Sara? Determined to find answers, Sara's path crosses with a young up-and-coming Roman detective, Nic Costa. He's determined to track down the dangerous killer behind this bizarre and brutal murder and to protect Sara from becoming the next victim . . .
Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
Number of pages: 480
Weight: 318 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 29 mm
David Hewson's Rome is dark and tantalising, seductive and dangerous, a place where present-day crimes ring with the echoes of history -- TESS GERRITSEN
Hewson does more than provide a thrilling read. He saves you the airfare to Italy. When you turn the last page, you'll think you've been there -- LINWOOD BARCLAY
Hewson . . . effortlessly keeps thrills coming a mile a minute -- JEFFERY DEAVER
Hewson's inventiveness never flags * * Sunday Times * *
A great series -- SIMON KERNICK
Hewson keeps the reader guessing . . . relentlessly tightening the suspense until the end * * Daily Telegraph * *
Better than the Da Vinci Code * * Washington Post * *
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