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The Embalmer (Paperback)
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The Embalmer (Paperback)

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£8.99
Paperback 400 Pages
Published: 18/03/2021
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Has the ancient Egyptian cult of immortality resurfaced in Brighton?

When a freshly-mummified body is discovered at the Brighton Museum of Natural History, Detective Francis Sullivan is at a loss to identify the desiccated woman. But as Egyptian burial jars of body parts with cryptic messages attached start appearing, he realises he has a serial killer on his hands. Revenge, obsession and an ancient religion form a potent mix, unleashing a wave of terror throughout the city. Caught in a race against time while battling his own demons, Francis must fight to uncover the true identity of the Embalmer before it's too late...

Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
ISBN: 9781409182702
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 280 g
Dimensions: 198 x 128 x 28 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

Deliciously creepy, The Embalmer grabs you from the beginning, the contrast of modern Brighton working perfectly against the eerie inner world of an Egyptian-obsessed serial killer. Hold on tight as grisly kills mount up across the city, for an ending that won't disappoint. - Louisa de Lange

The Embalmer is an excellent, fast-paced and well written and plotted novel! I did not want to put it down. Prepare to lose sleep - Rebecca Kelly, author of MONSTROUS SOULS

The Embalmer is another creepy and compulsive tale from Alison Belsham, author of the brilliantly terrifying The Tattoo Thief. Lock the doors and keep the lights on because we're back in Brighton with Marni Mullins and DI Sullivan, chasing down a serial killer with a penchant for mummification and ancient Egyptian immortality rites. Beautifully crafted and with writing so visual it leaps off the page, The Embalmer will keep you on the edge of your seat until the very last page. - Amy McLellan, author of REMEMBER ME

An engrossing, fast-paced serial killer story with multiple plots as tightly interwoven as the linen strips around a mummy! - Heleen Kist

Intriguing, compelling and chilling, I was hooked on The Embalmer from the first page. A brilliant mix of gothic and police procedural. - Sarah Ward, author of THE QUICKENING

Pacy, cinematic, dark - a much needed dose of escapism. - Daniel Cole, author of RAGDOLL

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“Good Read”

This is a brilliant read.
Wonderful well written plot and story line that had me engaged from the start.
Love the well fleshed out characters and found them believable.
Great suspense and found myself second guessing... More

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“A gripping serial killer story”

I loved the first novel by Alison and have missed her other so it was a pleasure to see this one coming out. What a great read. Where she gets her ideas from is beyond me as this is a great story with a brilliant... More

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“A unique storyline that’s engrossing”

4.5* I highly recommend this book
gore score 3.5/5 so quite gruesome in places which I enjoy.
#3 in the series with Detective Francis Sullivan. A new author to me.
There are frequent references to events from the... More

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