Time Is Running Out - DCI Matilda Darke Thriller Book 7 (Paperback)Michael Wood (author)
'Excellent plotting. The twists keep on coming making this an irresistible read' Michael J. Malone, author of A Song of Isolation
You're a survivor, aren't you, Matilda? But what's the point in surviving when everyone around you is dead?
When DCI Matilda Darke receives a mysterious telephone call, she immediately dismisses the threat. Afterall the Homicide and Major Enquiries team are a regular target for prank calls.
But ignoring this warning might soon be the biggest regret of Matilda Darke's life.
A lone gunman is on a deadly rampage around Sheffield, leaving a bloody trail in his wake. Taking his shots with a sickening precision, he's about to leave his mark on the world and change Matilda and her team's lives forever.
The next chilling instalment in the DCI Matilda Darke thriller series, perfect for fans of Patricia Gibney and Angela Marsons.
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Number of pages: 464
Weight: 320 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 30 mm
Praise for Michael Wood:
'A tense, nail-biting story with a truly twisted ending' Katerina Diamond
"An established master of the serial killer novel takes us on another dangerous journey through the streets of Sheffield. Watch out for those twists - you won't see them coming!" Stephen Booth
'A gritty and atmospheric thriller with more twists and turns than a hangman's knot. I loved it' Matt Hilton
'Solid storytelling and great unravelling of plot. Michael Wood ups the pace as the noose tightens' Rachel Sargeant
'Taut, twisting and sharp as a blade, The Hangman's Hold wrong-footed me at every, devious turn' Chris Whitaker
'Wood hit the ground running with For Reasons Unknown, first in the DCI Matilda Darke series. In the fourth instalment, The Hangman's Hold, he picks up the pace again with a twisting plot that races to a nail-biting finish' Chris Simms
'Bites into you like the rough twine of a hangman's noose and refuses to let go. Tautly plotted, brilliantly realised, this is further proof that Michael Wood is only going to get better and better. The Hangman's Hold is going to be big...' Neil Broadfoot
Praise for Michael Wood:
'You can count on Michael Wood to deliver a deliciously twisted and intriguing plot, leading to a surprise ending by a likeable and very real protagonist, Matilda Darke' Yrsa Sigurdardottir
'She is the perfect heroine' Elly Griffiths
'A pitch-black concept, tightly delivered and played at exhilarating pace' Paul Finch
'Crackling dialogue, dark wit and an exciting ending. Recommended if you liked Happy Valley' Mark Edwards
'DCI Matilda Darke is going places' James Oswald
'A compelling, addictive read, it's hard to put down. I really enjoyed getting to know DCI Matilda Darke. She's strong character with real depth' Robert Bryndza, bestselling author of THE GIRL IN THE ICE
'A beautifully written book with a dark heart and a secret that impacts on generations' Sarah Ward
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