Discover the pulse-pounding novel from the inimitable queen of crime and number one bestseller, Val McDermid, featuring two of the most iconic and unforgettable characters in crime fiction: Tony Hill and Carol Jordan
'Murdered people don't kill themselves . . .'
A quiet night on a country road. The stillness shattered by a car engulfed in flames, and a burned body discovered in the driver's seat. As the investigation unfolds, DCI Carol Jordan and psychological profiler Tony Hill quickly realise that this is more than just a tragic accident. And so begins the hunt for a truly terrifying killer, someone who believes he is invisible, untraceable and untouchable.
As other victims are found to have met the same terrible fate, and with more women at risk, Tony and Carol are drawn into a dark and twisted web of fear and revenge that will force them to question their own ideas of justice . . .
'The queen of crime is still at the top of her game' Independent
APPLE BOOKS REVIEW
Val McDermid is now ten books into her best-selling Dr Tony Hill and DCI Carol Jordan series but she still finds exciting and revelatory ways to delve deeper into their psyches, motives, and demons. On a rural country road, a burning car lights up the night sky and a thrilling hunt for the ‘Wedding Killer’ begins. As the plot unfolds the queen of crime presents Hill and Jordan with their most haunting dilemma yet. McDermid cleverly ramps up the tension with short, pithy chapters and cunningly wrong-foots you until the very end. You’ll be reading in every spare moment you have.
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Brilliant, as always.
You don't want to speak to you again but I don't want
I’m afraid I didn’t find the sub-plot credible. I can’t help thinking that any police officers reading it must be laughing their heads off, or grinding their teeth in anger.