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Synopsis

The Unquiet Grave by Steven Dunne

The past can't stay hidden forever...The Cold Case Unit of Derby Constabulary feels like a morgue to DI Damen Brook. But in disgrace and recently back from suspension, his boss thinks it's the safest place for him. But Brook isn't going down without a fight and when he uncovers a pattern in a series of murders that date back to 1963, he is forced to dig deeper. How could a killer stay undetected for so long? Could it be luck or are more sinister forces at work? Applying his instincts and razor sharp intelligence, Brook delves deep into the past of both suspects and colleagues unsure where the hunt will lead him. What he does know for sure is that a significant date is approaching fast and the killer may be about to strike again...

Reviews

'A gripping serial killer story with an exceptional depth of humanity, Deity delves into the darkest corners of human motivation. DI Damen Brook is one of the most memorable characters in recent British crime fiction. The city of Derby finally has a copper to match anything Edinburgh or Oxford can produce! Dark and twisted, but DI Brook has an intense emotional core'
Stephen Booth

'Fast paced and thrilling, crime writing at its best'
Sun

'DI Brook has evolved into one of the best and most memorable fictional detectives in what is undoubtedly a crowded market. A truly pulsating story which will leave readers breathless'
Lancashire Evening Post

About the Author

Steven Dunne was born in Bradford, Yorkshire but moved to London after attending Kent University and St Mary's College in Twickenham. He became a freelance journalist writing for The Times and the Independent and, after co-writing a comedy pilot, wrote the book for The Latchmere Theatre's award-winning pantomime Hansel and Gretel. Since moving to Derby he has written three highly acclaimed thrillers - THE REAPER, THE DISCIPLE and DEITY, all featuring DI Damen Brook of Derby CID. He is also a part-time teacher in the city.

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Book Info

Publication date

24th October 2013

Author

Steven Dunne

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www.the-reaper.com/

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Publisher

Headline Book Publishing an imprint of Headline Publishing Group

Format

Paperback
528 pages

Categories

Thriller / Suspense
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ISBN

9780755383726

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