Still Life: The heart-pounding number one bestseller from the Queen of Crime
Publisher: Brown Book Group, Little
Published: 20th Aug '20
The breathtaking new DCI Karen Pirie thriller from number one bestseller and queen of crime, Val McDermid. When a body is pulled from the sea, Karen must reopen a case from a decade before, drawing her into a sinister world of betrayal and dark secrets.
‘No one can tell a story like she can’ Daily Express’One of today’s most accomplished crime writers’ Literary Review’The queen of psychological thrillers’ Irish Independent____________’The bodies never stay buried forever . . .’On a freezing winter morning, fishermen pull a body from the sea. It is quickly discovered that the dead man was the prime suspect in a decade-old investigation, when a prominent civil servant disappeared without trace. DCI Karen Pirie was the last detective to review the file and is drawn into a sinister world of betrayal and dark secrets.But Karen is already grappling with another case, one with even more questions and fewer answers. A skeleton has been discovered in an abandoned campervan and all clues point to a killer who never faced justice – a killer who is still out there.In her search for the truth, Karen uncovers a network of lies that has gone unchallenged for years. But lies and secrets can turn deadly when someone is determined to keep them hidden for good . . .The number one bestseller and unrivalled queen of crime Val McDermid is back with her most exhilarating, breath-taking thriller yet.____________Praise for Val McDermid, the queen of crime:’Brilliant . . . Sensational . . . Unforgettable’ Guardian ‘Compulsively readable’ Irish Times’As good a psychological thriller as it is possible to get’ Sunday Express’It grabs the reader by the throat and never lets go’ Daily Mail
|Dimensions||40 × 162 × 236 mm|