newgen books for YA readers win prizes books of the month
Search our site
The Stolen Bicycle by Ming-Yi Wu Read the opening extract of the brand new Ming-Yi Wu book before its publication on 26/10/2017

Dead Connection An Ellie Hatcher Novel by Alafair Burke
  

Sarah Broadhurst's view...

With a lovely style and very realistic characters, well plotted with pace and twists and turns, this had me hooked from the start despite having a pretty good idea of the real culprit quite early on. It starts a series starring rookie Ellie Hatcher and certainly leaves the tale wide open for the next instalment. It’s NYPD serial killer stuff with internet dating at its core. Highly recommended.

If you like Alafair Burke you might also like to read books by Kathy Reichs, J A Kerley and Meg Gardiner.

Who is Sarah Broadhurst

Win a Limited Edition book proof of a Karin Slaughter thriller

We have 50 Limited Edition book proofs to give away of The Good Daughter, the stunning new standalone thriller, with a chilling edge of psychological suspense, from the No. 1 bestselling author Karin Slaughter. This is what our editorial expert said about it - ‘The Good Daughter’ is a breathtaking whammy of a read, pure escapism at its best, and I can highly recommend it! ~ Liz Robinson

To have a chance of winning this fantastic prize, click the button below. Please note that this draw is open only for UK residents and is free to enter, multiple entries from the same email address will only be counted once.

The draw closes on 31 October 2017. The winners will be notified by 9 November 2017.

Good luck!

Enter prize draw Draw closes: 31/10/2017

Synopsis

Dead Connection An Ellie Hatcher Novel by Alafair Burke

Absolutely riveting...Burke delivers a first-rate thriller, as a rookie detective investigates the dark side of internet dating while trying to survive the mean streets of New York . (Lisa Gardner). Dating can be murder...Ellie Hatcher's father spent much of his life pursuing a notorious serial killer. So when, years later, a new killer emerges targeting single women online, Ellie willingly agrees to play victim in an attempt to trap him...In her first Ellie Hatcher series novel, Alafair Burke (author of All Day and A Night and City of Fear) unnervingly explores a world of stolen identities in which no-one is who they appear to be.

About the Author

Alafair Burke

Alafair Burke's books include the standalone thrillers Long Gone and If You Were Here - an Amazon Best Mystery Novel of 2013 - and her acclaimed series starring NYPD Detective Ellie Hatcher, the most recent of which, Never Tell, was a Kindle bestseller. A former Deputy District Attorney in Portland, Oregon, Alafair is now a Professor of Law at Hofstra Law School, where she teaches criminal law and procedure.

Author photo © Deborah Copaken Kogan

More books by this author
Author 'Like for Like' recommendations

Loading similar books...
Loading other formats...

Book Info

Publication date

2nd October 2014

Author

Alafair Burke

More books by Alafair Burke
Author 'Like for Like'
    recommendations

Author's Website

www.alafairburke.com

Author's Facebook Latest

Loading facebook updates...
Loading twitter updates...

Publisher

Faber & Faber

Format

Paperback
340 pages

Categories

Crime / Mystery
eBook Favourites
eBook Favourites

Crime & mystery

ISBN

9780571321155

Lovereading recommends, honestly reviews and promotes books-what more can I say?!

Rachel Bridgeman

With literary excellence, humour and drama, Lovereading's got value and is a real stress-calmer!

Siobhan McDowell

At Lovereading there are fabulous books available in every genre, with great reviews to help you pick the right book for you.

Teresa O'Halloran

Lovereading does a stella job in promoting both new and established authors.

Iris Clements

I love the honest opinions, recommendations for every genre and every reader, wish lists and Like for Like.

Amrita Dasgupta

It's information about new books so, for a book lover like me, what's not to like!

Joan Hill

It has opened my eyes to different authors and genres. Just log on and try, you will be surprised and not want for reading material again.

Jocelyn Garvey

You can trust Lovereading to show unbiased reviews by actual, ordinary readers that help likeminded booklovers choose their next great read.

Linda Hill

Lovereading4kids

Lovereading4schools