How the Dead Speak - Tony Hill and Carol Jordan (Paperback)Val McDermid (author)
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Reuniting Tony Hill and Carol Jordan in a grisly tale of buried remains and disturbing secrets, How the Dead Speak is vintage McDermid. Unfailingly gripping and meticulously plotted, this is another one-sitting crime thriller from an acknowledged titan of the genre.
Shortlisted for the British Book Awards Crime & Thriller Book of the Year 2020
Longlisted for the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year 2020
Longlisted for the The McIlvanney Prize for Scottish Crime Book of the Year 2020
After an explosive case that forced Tony Hill and Carol Jordan to reassess everything they thought they knew about right and wrong, both are dealing with the fallout in their own separate ways. While Tony must pay the price for his actions, Carol is conducting investigations into suspected miscarriages of justice.
But when a shocking discovery is made on a construction site, and skeletal remains are found to belong to a killer who is supposedly alive and in prison, suddenly, Tony and Carol are brought into each other's orbit once again...
The next eagerly anticipated, electrifying thriller from number one bestseller and queen of crime, Val McDermid, featuring the unforgettable Tony Hill and Carol Jordan.
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Number of pages: 480
Weight: 320 g
Dimensions: 196 x 126 x 22 mm
'The ingenuity with which Val McDermid keeps her crime-fighting duo fresh is as captivating as her deftly plotted denouement' - The Scotland on Sunday
'McDermid's storytelling is as classy and compelling as ever' - The Observer
'This is McDermid on exemplary form, generating the requisite suspense but never forgetting that the characterisation of Hill and Jordan is a key ingredient' - The Financial Times
'The queen of crime is still at the top of her game' - Independent
'Elegantly choreographed ... McDermid fashions a finale which tees up the next thriller in this sequence admirably' - The Scotsman
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