The Beautiful Dead

by Belinda Bauer

Crime / Mystery Thriller and Suspense

LoveReading View on The Beautiful Dead

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

Liz Robinson

The Beautiful Dead Synopsis

They wanted the same things. Death - and an audience. Eve Singer makes her living from death. As a TV crime reporter, she'll go to any length to get the latest scoop. But when a twisted serial killer starts using her to gain the publicity he craves, Eve must decide how far she's willing to go - and how close she'll let him get...

The Beautiful Dead Press Reviews

'Incredible. Just incredible. Belinda Bauer is a genius.' Clare Mackintosh, author of I LET YOU GO

'...all the texture and depth of a classic crime thriller... This increasingly taut thriller is page-clawing material.' Stuart Winter, Daily Express

'...this wintery chiller is a fantastic take on the serial killer thriller'. Sunday Mirror

'The Beautiful Dead will keep you up all night.' Shari Lapena, author of THE COUPLE NEXT DOOR

'Excellent tension.' The Times

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All versions of this book

ISBN: 9781784160845
Publication date: 23/03/2017
Publisher: Black Swan an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9780593075517
Publication date: 17/11/2016
Publisher: Bantam Press an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781784160845
Publication date: 23rd March 2017
Author: Belinda Bauer
Publisher: Black Swan an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 416 pages
Genres: Crime / Mystery, Thriller / Suspense,
Categories: Crime & mystery, Thriller / suspense,

About 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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