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Publisher Description

Private Detective Cormoran Strike is visiting his family in Cornwall when he is approached by a woman asking for help finding her mother, Margot Bamborough - who went missing in mysterious circumstances in 1974.

Strike has never tackled a cold case before, let alone one forty years old. But despite the slim chance of success, he is intrigued and takes it on; adding to the long list of cases that he and his partner in the agency, Robin Ellacott, are currently working on. And Robin herself is also juggling a messy divorce and unwanted male attention, as well as battling her own feelings about Strike.

As Strike and Robin investigate Margot's disappearance, they come up against a fiendishly complex case with leads that include tarot cards, a psychopathic serial killer and witnesses who cannot all be trusted. And they learn that even cases decades old can prove to be deadly . . .

A breathtaking, labyrinthine epic, Troubled Blood is the fifth Strike and Robin novel and the most gripping and satisfying yet.

Please note: the endings to Chapters 2 and 43 are intentional as each ends on an ellipsis

Praise for the Strike series:

'A blistering piece of crime writing'
Sunday Times

'The work of a master storyteller'
Daily Telegraph

'Unputdownable'
Daily Express

'Highly inventive storytelling'
Guardian

'Superb . . . an ingenious whodunnit'
Sunday Mirror

'Come for the twists and turns and stay for the beautifully drawn central relationship'
Independent

'Outrageously entertaining'
Financial Times

GENRE
Crime & Thrillers
NARRATOR
RG
Robert Glenister
LENGTH
31:51
hr min
RELEASED
2020
September 15
PUBLISHER
Little, Brown Book Group
LANGUAGE
EN
English
SIZE
1.4
GB

Customer Reviews

ElverTales ,

Excellent!

Both wonderfully written and wonderfully read. Expertly observed characterisation, beautifully created. Brought to life in stylish fashion by Glenister. Recommend to any fan of these novels.

Rathkeale2020 ,

Ok

I have listened to all the strike novels and the main characters are starting to get annoying. The book drags rather than maintaining the pace of earlier books. Therefore, it is ok rather than great.

RolandLocke ,

Best yet

Great book.

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