Insidious Intent: (Tony Hill and Carol Jordan, Book 10) (Paperback)
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Insidious Intent: (Tony Hill and Carol Jordan, Book 10) (Paperback)

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Shortlisted for the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year.

Number one bestselling author, Val McDermid, returns with her pulse-pounding, suspenseful new novel featuring two of the most distinctive and iconic characters in crime fiction: Tony Hill and Carol Jordan.

Murdered people don’t kill themselves…

A quiet night on a country road. The stillness shattered by a car engulfed in flames, and a burned body discovered in the driver's seat. As the investigation unfolds, DCI Carol Jordan and psychological profiler Tony Hill quickly realise that this is more than just a tragic accident.

Delving deeper into the case, they begin the dangerous hunt for a most sinister killer who believes he is invisible, untraceable and untouchable with the power to inflict untold fear and pain on victims.

As other victims are found to have met the same terrible fate, and with more women at risk, Tony and Carol are drawn into a dark and twisted web of fear and revenge that will force them to question their own ideas of justice . . .

Book Ten in the Tony Hill and Carol Jordan series.

Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
ISBN: 9780751568240
Number of pages: 528
Dimensions: 196 x 126 x 36 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

'The queen of crime is still at the top of her game' - The Independent

'Thoroughly pleasing, engaging, indeed compelling, a very fine piece of craftsmanship. It will reward those who have followed the Jordan and Hill sequence, and send latecomers back to the earlier novels.' - Scotsman

'Val McDermid, known as the queen of psychological thrillers, surpasses herself here, delivering one of the most surprising twists you'll read this year. Outstanding.' - Irish Independent

'The tenth outing for the much-loved duo is a reliably engrossing thriller - and one that ends with a colossal reminder of just why McDermid has been the queen of crime for three decades.' - Heat

'Elegantly plotted, it's pure class' - Sunday Mirror

'Dark and expert crime writing . . . beautifully crafted' - The Arts Desk

'McDermid ratchets up the tension . . . [her] most expressive and emotional novel to date, giving readers more than just a clever criminal to get their teeth into.' - The National

'There aren't many to touch her for insight into the minds of hunter and hunted. ' - Susan Hill

'Here is another gripping crime novel by Val McDermid . . . an exciting book by one of today's most accomplished crime writers' - Literary Review

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“Who could have predicted that?!”

I couldn't wait to have , and read this book and almost ordered it twice by mistake !. My order didn't seem to go through so I did click and collect. The assistant told me it was a common problem. Anyway , I... More

Hardback edition
15th October 2017
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“What happened?”

My 3.5*review of Insidious Intent by Val McDermid. this book was on track for a 5# read until page 480. What was Val on for the last40 pages may I ask. The Ending seemed very clumsy and out of character for an author... More

Paperback edition
28th February 2018
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“Another Great Val McDermid Novel”

Another fantastic book from Val McDermid with the return of DCI Carol Jordan and Dr Tony Hill.
If you like a good crime novel with police procedure, forensics, legal issues, intensity, psychological analysis and... More

Paperback edition
18th March 2018
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