I believe, from what I can hear, that either my daughter or my wife has just been attacked. I don't know the outcome. The house is silent. Fourteen years ago two teenage lovers were brutally murdered in a patch of remote woodland. The prime suspect confessed to the crimes and was imprisoned. Now, one family is still trying to put the memory of the killings behind them. But at their isolated hilltop house...the nightmare is about to return.
Hayder keeps you guessing adroitly - and has in Caffrey, a maverick cop so fascinatingly weird that he makes Ian Rankin's Rebus seems a stolid conformist. Sunday Times, Culture Builds to its mesmerising climax with a brilliantly paced sense of menace. Masterful. Sunday Mirror
Publication date: 24/04/2014
Publisher: Bantam Press an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd
|Publication date:||24th April 2014|
|Publisher:||Bantam Press an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd|
|Genres:||Crime / Mystery, Thriller / Suspense,|
After leaving school at fifteen, Mo Hayder worked as a barmaid, security guard, film-maker, hostess in a Tokyo club, educational administrator and teacher of English as a foreign language in Asia. She has an MA in creative writing from Bath Spa University, where she now teaches. She is the author of Birdman, The Treatment, which won the 2001 WHSmith Thumping Good Read Award, and Tokyo, all published by Bantam Books. In 2011 Mo Hayder was shortlisted for the CWA Dagger in the Library, awarded to an author for a body of work. Maxim Jakubowski's view on DI JACK CAFFERY... A ...More About Mo Hayder