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Pop Goes the Weasel Di Helen Grace 2 by M. J. Arlidge
  

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A man's body is found in an empty house. His heart has been cut out and delivered to his wife and children. He is the first victim, and Detective Inspector Helen Grace knows he will not be the last. But why would a happily married man be this far from home in the dead of night?

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Pop Goes the Weasel Di Helen Grace 2 by M. J. Arlidge

Starring returning heroine Detective Inspector Helen Grace Pop Goes the Weasel is the latest heart-stopping thriller from M.J. Arlidge, author of Richard &Judy Book Club pick Eeny Meeny. This is going to be as big as Jo Nesbo . (Judy Finnigan). A man's body is found in an empty house. His heart has been cut out and delivered to his wife and children. He is the first victim, and Detective Inspector Helen Grace knows he will not be the last. But why would a happily married man be this far from home in the dead of night? The media call it Jack the Ripper in reverse: a serial killer preying on family men who lead hidden double lives. Helen can sense the fury behind the murders. But what she cannot possibly predict is how volatile this killer is - or what is waiting for her at the end of the chase... M. J. Arlidge has created a genuinely fresh heroine in DI Helen Grace . (Daily Mail). Taut, fast-paced, truly excellent . (Sun). A macabre, theatrical thriller that gripped me with every twist . (Woman and Home). M. J. Arlidge has worked in television for the last fifteen years. In the last five years Arlidge has produced a number of prime-time crime serials for ITV, including Torn, The Little House and Undeniable, broadcast in spring 2014. Currently writing for Silent Witness, Arlidge is also piloting original crime series for both UK and US networks. Debut thriller Eeny Meeny, which introduces Detective Inspector Helen Grace, has sold to publishers around the world.

Reviews

This is going to be as big as Jo Nesbo -- Judy Finnigan Taut, fast-paced, truly excellent * Sun * DI Helen Grace is a genuinely fresh heroine ... Arlidge weaves together a tapestry that chills to the bone * Daily Mail * M. J. Arlidge has created a genuinely fresh heroine in DI Helen Grace * Daily Mail * Chilling stuff * Fabulist * A chilling read * My Weekly * A grisly, gripping thriller * Sunday Mirror * Gruesomely realistic, intriguing and relentless. Arlidge's fledgling army of fans is about to grow * Sunday Sport * Eeny Meeny debuts one of the best new series detectives, Helen Grace. Determined, tough and damaged, she must unravel a terrifying riddle of a killer kidnapping victims in pairs. Mesmerizing! -- Lisa Gardner Expertly pulled off. It has a devious premise. DI Helen Grace is fiendishly awesome. It's scary as all hell. And it has a full cast of realistically drawn, interesting characters that make the thing read like a bullet -- Will Lavender What a great premise!...EENY MEENY is a fresh and brilliant departure from the stock serial killer tale. And Detective Inspector Helen Grace is one of the greatest heroes to come along in years -- Jeffery Deaver, New York Times bestselling author of The Skin Collector and Solitude Creek A fast-paced, twisting police procedural and thriller that's sure to become another bestseller * Huffington Post *


About the Author

M. J. Arlidge

M.J. Arlidge has worked in television for the last fifteen years specializing in high-end drama production, including prime-time crime serials Torn, The Little House and, most recently, Undeniable. Currently writing for the hit BBC series Silent Witness, Arlidge is also piloting original crime series for both UK and US networks. In 2015 his audio exclusive Six Degrees of Assassination was a number one bestseller.

His debut thriller, Eeny Meeny was the UK's bestselling crime debut of 2014. It was followed by the bestselling Pop Goes the Weasel and The Doll's House. Liar Liar is the fourth DI Helen Grace thriller.

Author photo © Bill Waters 2014

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Publication date

11th September 2014

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M. J. Arlidge

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Publisher

Penguin Books Ltd

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Paperback
432 pages

Categories

Crime / Mystery
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ISBN

9781405914956

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