The Facts of Life and Death

by Belinda Bauer

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The Facts of Life and Death Synopsis

'Call your mother.' 'What do I say?' 'Say goodbye.' This is how it begins. Lone women terrorised and their helpless families forced to watch - in a sick game where only one player knows the rules. And when those rules change, the new game is Murder. Living with her parents in the dank beach community of Limeburn, ten-year-old Ruby Trick has her own fears. Bullies on the school bus, the forest crowding her house into the sea, and the threat of divorce. Helping her Daddy to catch the killer might be the key to keeping him close. As long as the killer doesn't catch her first...

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The Facts of Life and Death Press Reviews

'Gripping and original' Sunday Times Culture magazine

 

'There's a dizzying quality to her multi-layered narrative ... our most inventive crime writer' METRO

 

'Bauer at her best ... the true heir to the great Ruth Rendel'l MAIL ON SUNDAY (Thriller of the week)

 

'She writes so beautifully, plots so cleverly and exhibits a razor-sharp understanding of people and places' LITERARY REVIEW

 

'This gripping, unsettling tale blends a murder mystery with a blackly comic look at the gradual erosion of 'normal family life. You won't want to put it down' Bella

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ISBN: 9780593072783
Publication date: 27/03/2014
Publisher: Bantam Press an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780593072783
Publication date: 27th March 2014
Author: Belinda Bauer
Publisher: Bantam Press an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd
Format: Hardback
Genres: eBook Favourites, Thriller / Suspense,
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About Belinda Bauer

Belinda Bauer grew up in England and South Africa and now lives in Wales. She worked as a journalist and a screenwriter before finally writing a book to appease her nagging mother. With her debut, Blacklands, Belinda was awarded the CWA Gold Dagger for Crime Novel of the Year. She went on to win the CWA Dagger in the Library for her body of work in 2013. Her fourth novel Rubbernecker was voted 2014 Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year. Her books have been translated into 21 languages.

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