The Chemical Detective (Hardback)Fiona Erskine (author)
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For fans of Killing Eve and Orphan X comes the electrifying Chemical Detective
Dr Jaq Silver. Skier, scientist, international jet-setter, explosives expert. She blows things up to keep people safe.
Working on avalanche control in Slovenia, Jaq stumbles across a problem with a consignment of explosives. After raising a complaint with the supplier, a multinational chemical company, her evidence disappears. Jaq is warned, threatened, accused of professional incompetence and suspended. Taking her complaint further, she narrowly escapes death only to be framed for murder. Escaping from police custody, she sets out to find the key to the mystery.
Racing between the snowy slopes of Slovenia and the ghostly ruins of Chernobyl, can she uncover the truth before her time runs out?
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
Number of pages: 432
Dimensions: 225 x 146 x 35 mm
`Intricate, seductive and thrilling. Erskine's writing glows with wit and danger. And can't help reminding you, with every page turned, of how close we all are to detonation.' * Ross Armstrong, author of The Watcher *
'Bring it on! The entire mystery, the chase across so many locations towards Chernobyl was exciting and felt dangerously thrilling.' * The Booktrail *
'A complex and increasingly addictive story that soon becomes a page turner.' * The Chemical Engineer *
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The Chemical Detective is a great debut thriller by Fiona Erskine – a talent to watch out for. It opens in Slovenia where Dr Jaqueline Silver (Jaq) is working for Snow Science as an explosives expert – keeping... More
“A thriller with an explosive premise set all the way from Teeside to Chernobyl”
I can honestly say I’ve never read a book quite like this before. And I don’t mean that in a bad way! Now if you think a book about the chemical industry is not for you, Think again as this is a thriller with plenty... More
“Unique thriller perhaps?”
Thank you to the publishers for this very early review copy.
This book is due out in April 2019.
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