Dog Rose Dirt (Paperback)Jen Williams (author)
A young woman discovers her dead mother’s link to a notorious serial killer in this deeply disturbing and impeccably plotted psychological thriller.
What if your mother had been writing to a serial killer?
A convicted murderer with a story to tell.
Serial killer Michael Reave - known as The Red Wolf - has been locked in Belmarsh Prison for over 20 years for the brutal and ritualistic murders of countless women.
A grieving daughter with a secret to unearth.
Ex-journalist Heather Evans returns to her childhood home after her mother's inexplicable suicide and discovers something chilling - hundreds of letters between her mother and Reave, dating back decades.
A hunt for a killer ready to strike again.
When the body of a woman is found decorated with flowers, just like his victims, Reave is the only person alive who could help. After years of silence, he will speak to Heather, and only Heather.
If she wants to unearth the truth and stop further bloodshed, she'll have to confront a monster.
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 260 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 23 mm
'Reminiscent of Sharp Objects, this chilling British serial killer thriller had me gripped. Filled with tension and twists, Jen Williams manages to deftly unravel the killer's dark and deadly secrets to an ending that you won't see coming' - Sarah Pinborough
'An unsettling pastoral thriller, which grabs you by the throat and doesn't let go. Part-Midsommar, part-Hereditary, part-Mindhunter - and entirely terrifying' - Abigail Dean, author of Girl A
'It's dark as a Grimm fairy tale and brimming with secrets. With its terrifying story of a serial killer, and the woman who's recently uncovered her mother's connection to him, this novel will appeal to - and deeply chill - fans of true crime' - Megan Collins, author of The Winter Sister
'A clever, chilling crime novel with a perplexing mystery, compelling storytelling and vivid characters' - Jane Casey
'A taut and stylish thriller ... Riveting from the first page' - E.G Scott, bestselling author of The Woman Inside
'Intense and with a seam of gallows humour, Dog Rose Dirt is terrifying, fun, and insightful' - Nathan Ripley, bestselling author of Find You in the Dark
'Creepy and compelling, [Dog Rose Dirt] is a truly disturbing take on a serial killer narrative. I read it heart in mouth!' - Harriet Tyce, author of Blood Orange
'Masterfully plotted and heart-poundingly tense, Jen Williams combines British folklore, cults, and the most chilling serial killer to grace the page in years - creating a thriller that's both mesmerising, and utterly terrifying' - Katie Lowe, author of The Furies
'A tense, gripping and original read, with one of the creepiest serial killers I've encountered in a long time' - Amy McCulloch
'I couldn't stop reading Dog Rose Dirt once I started. WOW' - Jennifer Saint
'A dark, addictive read that will keep you enthralled until the last page' - Laure Van Rensburg
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