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A huge, almost sprawling thriller awaits, yet one that is ferocious, intense, and so, so readable. Set in Italy, Dante Torre and Captain Columba Caselli, both tortured souls, are enticed into the investigation of a child who has gone missing after his mother was beheaded. This is a complex case, filled with action, it quickly gains momentum. Every now and then a pause in proceedings, ‘before’ sections, allow access to the detailed brutality that defines Columba and Dante. Sandrine Dazieri has created a pair of fascinating leading characters, I was by their side and on their side. This is a fairly lengthy read, but I didn't want it to put it down as I raced through and thoroughly enjoyed the ride. ‘Kill The Father’ felt satisfyingly complete, and yet I was left wanting more, what a truly fabulous start to a new series. ~ Liz Robinson
'The rock cast a sharp, dark shadow over a shape huddled on the ground. Please don't let it be the boy, Colomba thought. Her silent prayer didn't go unanswered. The corpse belonged to the mother.'THE ONLY ONE WHO CAN STOP HIM IS THE ONE WHO GOT AWAY...
Dante Torre spent eleven young years in captivity - held by a man known only as The Father - before outwitting his abductor. Now working for the police force, Torre's methods are unorthodox but his brilliance is clear. When a young child goes missing in similar circumstances in Rome, Torre must confront the demons of his past to attempt to solve the case. Paired with Deputy Captain Colomba Caselli, a fierce, warrior-like detective still reeling from having survived a bloody catastrophe, all evidence suggests The Father is active after being dormant for decades, and that he's looking forward to a reunion with Dante ...
Closing date: 30/11/2020
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Praise for Kill The Father:
`Absorbing, disturbing, clever, bizarre, original and brutal. The outline of the plot is simple, its execution thrilling' The Times
'Introduces us to two of the most intriguing detectives to have emerged in recent years... Brutal and frighteningly realistic, it never loses its grip' Daily Mail
'[a] fascinatingly complex thriller' i newspaper 'An intelligent thriller... very entertaining' Jake Kerridge, Sunday Express
`Undoubtedly a gripping read...a deliciously dark journey which provides a genuinely satisfying conclusion' Crime Scene
Publication date: 10/08/2017
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
Publication date: 09/02/2017
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
|Publication date:||10th August 2017|
|Publisher:||Simon & Schuster Ltd|
|Genres:||Reader Reviewed Books, Crime / Mystery, eBook Favourites, Thriller / Suspense,|
|Categories:||Crime & mystery, Thriller / suspense, Adventure, Fiction in translation, Espionage & spy thriller, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),|
Sandrone Dazieri is the bestselling author of eight novels and more than fifty screenplays. Kill the Father, the first in a planned series featuring Colomba Caselli and Dante Torre, is his American debut. Search Sandrone Dazieri on Instagram. author photo © Moris PuccioMore About Sandrone Dazieri