The Sentence Is Death The Sentence Is Death
Book 2 - A Hawthorne and Horowitz Mystery

The Sentence Is Death

A Novel

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Publisher Description

Death, deception, and a detective with quite a lot to hide stalk the pages of Anthony Horowitz’s brilliant murder mystery, the second in the bestselling series starring Private Investigator Daniel Hawthorne.

“You shouldn’t be here. It’s too late . . . “

These, heard over the phone, were the last recorded words of successful celebrity-divorce lawyer Richard Pryce, found bludgeoned to death in his bachelor pad with a bottle of wine—a 1982 Chateau Lafite worth £3,000, to be precise.

Odd, considering he didn’t drink. Why this bottle? And why those words? And why was a three-digit number painted on the wall by the killer? And, most importantly, which of the man’s many, many enemies did the deed?

Baffled, the police are forced to bring in Private Investigator Daniel Hawthorne and his sidekick, the author Anthony, who’s really getting rather good at this murder investigation business.

But as Hawthorne takes on the case with characteristic relish, it becomes clear that he, too, has secrets to hide. As our reluctant narrator becomes ever more embroiled in the case, he realizes that these secrets must be exposed—even at the risk of death . . .

GENRE
Mysteries & Thrillers
RELEASED
2019
May 28
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
384
Pages
PUBLISHER
Harper
SELLER
HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS
SIZE
1.4
MB

Customer Reviews

Duk Out ,

Great read!

True Horowitz style. Witty, amusing and carefully crafted story

She She 1192 ,

The word is disappointing.

So ready to delve in to this next installment after “The Word is Murder”…I really liked the novelty of it, the suspense and its organic authenticity. “The Sentence is Death” is nowhere as exciting or as interesting because it has the pattern was set in the earlier book; the plot, the characters and the tale were comprised from the start. Do overs don’t work for me!

South shore of Lake Ontario ,

Main characters are not likable

Not sure why I started reading this 2nd book in the series… I just have not grown to like the main characters. I don’t recommend this book or series.

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