Antonio Hill - Author

About the Author

Antonio Hill studied psychology and lives in Barcelona. He is a professional translator of English-language fiction into Spanish. The Good Suicides, set over a cold winter, is the second in the series of Barcelona-set detective stories and was a bestseller in Spain. The first, The Summer of Dead Toys, set in the blistering heat, was also a major best seller in Spain, and was translated into fifteen languages.

Featured books by Antonio Hill

The Good Suicides

The Good Suicides

Author: Antonio Hill Format: Paperback Release Date: 08/05/2014

Young, Free and...Dead Senior staff at Alemany Cosmetics come home with a secret after a team-building course in a remote country house. Now they are committing suicide, one by one. Soon, they may all be dead. Each has received a photo from an anonymous sender showing dogs hanging dead from a tree near the farm. Deciphering the personalities of these youthful executives and their power structures, Inspector Salgado has his own ways of making them speak. But Barcelona is hunkering down for an unusually cold spell. Can Salgado break the ice before it's too late?

Other books by Antonio Hill

Good Suicides

Good Suicides

Author: Antonio Hill Format: eBook Release Date: 17/06/2014

Unrelenting hero of The Summer of Dead Toys, Inspector Hector Salgado returns in another riveting crime thriller After a company retreat in a remote country house, senior employees of Alemany Cosmetics return with a dark secret. They've each received an anonymous, menacing email of only two words: ';Never forget'. What's worse, the message is accompanied by a nightmarish photo attachment showing the bodies of dogshung to death from a treenear the very same farm estate they just visited. When they begin killing themselves, one by one, the connection between the shocking photos and the suicides baffles Barcelona law enforcement and corporate think tanks alike, threatening a terrifying end for everyone involved. Breaking through the insular power structures of these enigmatic executives isn't easy, but Inspector Salgado has his own ways of making those still alive speak up. As the clock is ticking before another suicide, Salgado is doing all he can to bring the terror to an end. Meanwhile, his partner Leire, bored on her maternity leave, remains fixated on Salgado's missing wife, Ruth. She refuses to give up on a case manyincluding Salgadofear is hopeless. Antonio Hill deftly braids these two stories together for a richly layered and darkly chilling thriller about secrets, cover-ups, and devastating lies. From the Hardcover edition.

The Good Suicides

The Good Suicides

Author: Antonio Hill Format: Paperback Release Date: 08/05/2014

Young, Free and...Dead Senior staff at Alemany Cosmetics come home with a secret after a team-building course in a remote country house. Now they are committing suicide, one by one. Soon, they may all be dead. Each has received a photo from an anonymous sender showing dogs hanging dead from a tree near the farm. Deciphering the personalities of these youthful executives and their power structures, Inspector Salgado has his own ways of making them speak. But Barcelona is hunkering down for an unusually cold spell. Can Salgado break the ice before it's too late?

Summer of Dead Toys

Summer of Dead Toys

Author: Antonio Hill Format: eBook Release Date: 18/06/2013

A riveting crime thriller setin the midst ofa sultry Barcelona summer, introducing the first book in the Inspector Salgado series Argentine native Inspector Hector Salgado is one ofBarcelona's leading criminal detectives. After a stint on probationhe assaulted a suspect from ahuman-trafficking caseSalgado is back in the office and eager for something major.To his dismay, he's assigned to a routine accidental death instead: a college student fell from a balcony in one of Barcelona's ritzier neighborhoods. But as Salgado pieces together detailsfrom the victim's life, he realizes that his death was not all that simple: his friends are clearly hiding something and drugs might be involved. Salgado follows a trail that will lead him deep into the underbelly of Barcelona's high society, where he'llconfront dangerous criminals, long-buried secrets, and, strangely, his own past. ButSalgado thrives on pressure, and he lives for this kind of casedark, violent, and seemingly unsolvable. Gripping, sophisticated, and wickedly entertaining, The Summer of Dead Toys introduces a charismatic new detective and announces Antonio Hill as a new master of the crime thriller.

The Summer of Dead Toys

The Summer of Dead Toys

Author: Antonio Hill Format: Paperback Release Date: 25/04/2013

'Evokes the master of Barcelona-set narrative, Carlos Ruiz Zafon' Independent When the death of a young witness in a case of human trafficking and voodoo provokes the normally calm Inspector Salgado to beat someone up, he is swiftly removed from the project. Instead, he is sent to investigate a teenager's fall to his death in one of Barcelona's uptown areas. As Salgado begins to uncover the inconvenient truths behind the city's most powerful families, two seemingly unsolvable cases are set to implode under the hot Barcelona sun.

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