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The Beautiful Dead by Belinda Bauer
  

The Beautiful Dead

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One of our Books of the Year 2016.

December 2016 Book of the Month.

Oh my, this is a clever, chilling, and penetrating read. 29 year old TV crime reporter Eve Singer looks for murder and mayhem, but she needs to watch out, as one particular killer is staring right back at her. The very first page made me stop, think, and look at death from a different perspective…then chapter one slammed into my consciousness. As Belinda Bauer introduces a new character, she injects a momentary pause in proceedings as we are given detailed access to their memories and thoughts. An instant and very intimate connection is created, which actually ensures the action constantly moves forwards and is kept incredibly and powerfully taut. As the coiled shocking noose of death wound ever tighter around the story I simply couldn’t put it down. With sharply spiked claws that hook into your mind and don't let go, ’The Beautiful Dead’ is a heart pounding and captivating read. ~ Liz Robinson

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Synopsis

The Beautiful Dead by Belinda Bauer

There's no safety in numbers ...Eve Singer needs death. With her career as a TV crime reporter flagging, she'll do anything to satisfy her ghoulish audience. The killer needs death too. He even advertises his macabre public performances, where he hopes to show the whole world the beauty of dying. When he contacts Eve, she welcomes the chance to be first with the news from every gory scene. Until she realizes that the killer has two obsessions. One is public murder. And the other one is her ...

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'A masterclass in storytelling. Crime novels don't get much better than this. I loved it' C L Taylor

About the Author

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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Publication date

17th November 2016

Author

Belinda Bauer

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www.belindabauer.co.uk/

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Publisher

Bantam Press an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd

Format

Hardback
352 pages

Categories

Thriller / Suspense
Books of the Month
Books of the Year 2016
Crime / Mystery
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Crime & mystery

ISBN

9780593075517

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