The Curator - Washington Poe (Paperback)M. W. Craven (author)
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One of the most talked-about new crime writers in years, Craven follows up his award-winning The Puppet Show with an even darker, twistier and more compelling case for Washington Poe. Displayed body parts, an inconsistent killing method and a devastating secret from the FBI all add up to a pulsating and grisly new thriller.
It's Christmas and a serial killer is leaving displayed body parts all over Cumbria. A strange message is left at each scene: #BSC6
Called in to investigate, the National Crime Agency's Washington Poe and Tilly Bradshaw are faced with a case that makes no sense. Why were some victims anaesthetized, while others died in appalling agony? Why is their only suspect denying what they can irrefutably prove but admitting to things they weren't even aware of? And why did the victims all take the same two weeks off work three years earlier?
And when a disgraced FBI agent gets in touch things take an even darker turn. Because she doesn't think Poe is dealing with a serial killer at all; she thinks he's dealing with someone far, far worse - a man who calls himself the Curator.
And nothing will ever be the same again ...
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 280 g
Dimensions: 196 x 126 x 30 mm
'Mike Craven has clearly studied the masters (Mark Billingham, Michael Connelly, Jeffery Deaver) and learnt how to construct an intriguing, fast-moving mystery.' - The Times
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“Fantastic crime thriller”
Disembodied fingers are appearing in seemingly random locations, all left next to the phrase #BSC6. Can Poe and Bradshaw discover the link before it’s too late?
This was my first delve into a crime thriller by M W... More
“Twisty, sick and funny - a splendid story that you can't miss! Order yours now!”
Mike Craven's 6th book - and the 3rd in Poe & Tilly series was my most anticipated book of 2020. I'm honoured that I could be the first reader and I have to say - The Curator is *splendid*!!!
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“Lots of Tilly in this one!!”
Thank you to Mike for this early review copy, excellent book cover by the way. If you are part of #TeamTilly then you will be pleased to hear that she features very well in this third in the series. If you... More
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