Hold Your Tongue - DI Eve Hunter (Paperback)Deborah Masson (author)
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A raw, gritty game of cat-and-mouse between a detective down on her luck and a serial killer with nothing to lose, Masson’s chilling debut brings the mean streets of Aberdeen to pulsating life.
Longlisted for the CWA John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger 2020
Winner of the Bloody Scotland Scottish Crime Debut of the Year 2020
In the run up to Christmas, a serial killer stalks the streets of Aberdeen . . .
A brutal murder.
A young woman's body is discovered with horrifying injuries, a recent newspaper cutting pinned to her clothing.
A detective with everything to prove.
This is her only chance to redeem herself.
A serial killer with nothing to lose.
He's waited years, and his reign of terror has only just begun . . .
Introducing DI Eve Hunter, Hold Your Tongue is your new obsession.
Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
Number of pages: 416
Weight: 283 g
Dimensions: 198 x 127 x 25 mm
'Gritty and close to the bone, Hold Your Tongue is a compelling, addictive read that I devoured in one sitting. With complex, layered characters and a tension-fuelled plot, this is one of my favourite debuts of the year.' - Lisa Hall, author of Between You and Me
'If you like your crime novels blood-curdling, Deborah Masson's debut is terrifying, edge-of-your-seat stuff.' - Emma Curtis, bestselling author of One Little Mistake
'Hold Your Tongue is a tense debut in which the past and present collide with devastating consequences. I hope to read more of DI Eve Hunter.' - Mari Hannah, author of The Lost
'With a twisty plot and dark, nuanced characters, Hold Your Tongue makes for compulsive reading. Not only is it a fantastic crime novel, but the start of an exciting new series.' - Jack Jordan, author of Before Her Eyes
'Gritty, gruesome and NOT to be missed!! Hold Your Tongue is a shocking and brilliant debut by an author who has the rare talent to drag the reader right into the heart of the story and keep them on the edge of their seat until the very last page. I loved DI Eve Hunter's ability to be both fragile - emotionally and physically broken, and wracked with guilt - and at the same time 100% badass! She was an instantly likeable heroine and one I can't wait to read about again.' - Lauren North, author of The Perfect Betrayal
'Expertly paced, intriguing and with a strong emotional kick - this is a great start to a fab new detective series.' - SJI Holliday, author of Violet
'Hold Your Tongue is a cracking police procedural with enough gruesome deaths to satisfy even the darkest appetite.' - David Jackson, author of A Tapping at my Door
'A taut thriller.' - Crime Reads
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I really enjoyed the first book in the DI Eve Hunter series .This is a dark gritty story ,Eve returns to work after a six month absence due to injuries she received on her last case and is involved in a very gruesome... More
“Murders and Tensions in Aberdeen”
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“A Fantastic Debut Thriller!”
Thank you to Netgalley and Random House for the advance copy of Hold Your Tongue, an exciting new detective thriller by Deborah Masson.
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