Rea Carlisle has inherited a house from an uncle she never knew. It doesn't take her long to clear out the dead man's remaining possessions, but one room remains stubbornly locked. When Rea finally forces it open she discovers inside a chair, a table - and a leather-bound book. Inside its pages are locks of hair, fingernails: a catalogue of victims. Horrified, Rea wants to go straight to the police but when her family intervene, Rea turns to the only person she can think of: DI Jack Lennon. But Lennon is facing his own problems. Suspended from the force and hounded by DCI Serena Flanagan, the toughest cop he's ever faced, Lennon must unlock the secrets of a dead man's terrifying journal.
Closing date: 06/09/2018
With a sure grasp of the mechanics of suspense, Neville’s real coup is his multifaceted and conflicted protagonists – prey to ghosts from Ireland’s troubled violent past. Rea Carlisle has inherited a home from a relative she never knew. But when clearing out the house, she finds a room that remains stubbornly locked. Inside the room, she finds a leather-bound book with clumps of hair and fingernails – a catalogue of murder victims. Time for the involvement of DI Jack Lennon.
Publication date: 04/06/2015
Publication date: 17/07/2014
Publisher: Harvill Secker an imprint of Vintage
|Publication date:||4th June 2015|
|Genres:||Crime / Mystery, eBook Favourites, Thriller / Suspense,|
|Categories:||Crime & mystery,|
Stuart Neville’s first novel, The Twelve, was one of the most critically acclaimed crime debuts of recent years, winning the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for best thriller. Collusion, Stolen Souls, Ratlines (shortlisted for the CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger) and The Final Silence have garnered widespread praise, confirming his position as one of the most exciting crime authors writing today. Author pic © Greg Haire/HardLight Studio Maxim Jakubowski's view on Stuart Neville... THE TWELVE, Neville’s first novel (titled THE GHOSTS OF BELFAST in the USA) is an outstanding debut about a ...More About Stuart Neville