Cruel Acts - Maeve Kerrigan Book 8 (Paperback)Jane Casey (author)
The eighth Maeve Kerrigan thriller from the award-winning Jane Casey exemplifies once more her tremendous skill in characterisation and true-to-life depiction of police work. Smart and empathetic, Cruel Acts explores moral dilemmas with intricacy and psychological astuteness.
Longlisted for the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year 2020
A year ago, Leo Stone was convicted of murdering two women and sentenced to life in prison. Now he's been freed on a technicality, and he's protesting his innocence.
DS Maeve Kerrigan and DI Josh Derwent are determined to put Stone back behind bars where he belongs, but the more Maeve digs, the less convinced she is that he did it.
The wrong decision could be deadly...
Then another woman disappears in similar circumstances. Is there a copycat killer, or have they been wrong about Stone from the start?
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 280 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 25 mm
'Cruel Acts is magnificent...I could not stop reading it! Utter brilliance' - Marian Keyes
'You'll be checking the locks and looking over your shoulder after reading this one...clever, classy crime fiction with a conscience' - - Erin Kelly
'Jane Casey's brilliant storytelling pulled me straight into Maeve Kerrigan's world, leaving me breathless and wanting more' Fiona Barton
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“Fantastic Crime Series”
I love the Maeve Kerrigan series of crime novels and the eighth in the series is no exception.
This was a one sitting read for me and it was great to be back with Kerrigan and her DI Josh Derwent. ‘Cruel Acts’ is a... More
“Absorbing , chilling and suspenseful.”
'Cruel Acts' is an excellent police procedural novel, absorbing, chilling and suspenseful, it is meticulously plotted. The characters are complex and realistic, they draw you into their lives and make you... More
“Fast moving detective story with great characters”
DS Maeve Kerrigan (bit of a Maveric character quick to pick up on clues and apt to follow them without back up) and her boss DI Josh Derwent (brusque, off hand, opinionated but ready with a kind word when needed) run... More
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