Dead Ground: Exclusive Edition - Washington Poe (Hardback)
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Dead Ground: Exclusive Edition - Washington Poe (Hardback)

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Hardback 448 Pages / Published: 03/06/2021
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Investigating a crime where nothing seems to make any sense, DS Washington Poe must join the dots between a squalid killing in a brothel and a curious bank heist three years previously in Craven’s latest pulse-quickening thriller.

Exclusive Edition with sprayed edges and an exclusive short story, Mondo Bizzarro

A standard edition is available here.

Detective Sergeant Washington Poe is in court, fighting eviction from his beloved and isolated croft, when he is summoned to a backstreet brothel in Carlisle where a man has been beaten to death with a baseball bat. Poe is confused - he hunts serial killers and this appears to be a straightforward murder-by-pimp - but his attendance was requested personally, by the kind of people who prefer to remain in the shadows.

As Poe and the socially awkward programmer Tilly Bradshaw delve deeper into the case, they are faced with seemingly unanswerable questions: despite being heavily vetted for a high-profile job, why does nothing in the victim's background check out? Why was a small ornament left at the murder scene - and why did someone on the investigation team steal it? And what is the connection to a flawlessly executed bank heist three years earlier, a heist where nothing was taken...

Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
ISBN: 9781408715390
Number of pages: 448
Dimensions: 240 x 156 mm


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Praise for M W Craven:

'A brutal and thrilling page turner.' - Natasha Harding, The Sun

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

'A gripping start to a much anticipated new series' Vaseem Khan '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

'Nothing you've ever read will prepare you for the utterly unique Washington Poe.' - Keith Nixon

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“Oh My! I will not be quiet about this book!”

Thank you very much to Mike and all concerned for this early review copy. Apologies in advance to anyone who knows me or is about to meet me - you know what I am going to be suggesting - so don't bother trying to... More

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“Another fabulous outing for Washington and Poe...”

“Dead Ground” is the fourth in the ‘Poe & Bradshaw’ thriller series written by Carlisle born author M.W. Craven. I have adored this series since the first incredible book, “The Puppet Show” especially with... More

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“The best in the series yet! (Again)”

He. Did. It. Again.

I am a big fan of Tilly and Poe series, and every single year I think that a given book in the series is the best and I don't know how Mike can write anything better... and then he writes... More

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