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Between Two Evils

by Eva Dolan

Crime / Mystery Thriller and Suspense

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Intelligent and thrilling with a fierce bite attached, this is a highly recommended read. As DI Zigic and DS Ferreira investigate the murder of a doctor from an all-female detention centre, a violent criminal is released on a technicality, he has a grudge against police, and they know he will strike again. Entering an established series out of sync can be bewildering, so it something I don’t often enjoy doing. This though, can most definitely be read as a standalone novel, and of course, I now want to go back and read the rest of the Zigic and Ferreira series! Within a few pages, I was not only invested in the characters, I felt as though I knew them. I thoroughly enjoyed being alongside the team as they worked. Eva Dolan faces society issues and problems head-on and this feels incredibly readable while also being whip-smart. Between Two Evils is an eloquent and gripping read with assured attitude, winning it one of my Liz Robinson picks of the month.

Liz Robinson

Between Two Evils Synopsis

As the country bakes under the relentless summer sun, a young doctor is found brutally murdered at his home in a picturesque Cambridgeshire village.

Is his death connected to his private life - or his professional one?

Dr Joshua Ainsworth worked at an all-female detention centre, one still recovering from a major scandal a few years before. Was he the whistle-blower - or an instigator?

As Detective Sergeant Ferreira and Detective Inspector Zigic begin to painstakingly reconstruct Dr Ainsworth's last days, they uncover yet more secrets and more suspects. But this isn't the only case that's demanding their attention - a violent criminal has been released on a technicality and the police force know he will strike again: the only question is who will be his first victim...

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Between Two Evils Press Reviews

Gripping from the first page, this is crime fiction with heart, a social conscience and an ending that packs a powerful emotional punch. I was a fan before. Now I'm in awe - Paul Burston

Anyone wanting smart and compelling crime fiction with razor-sharp social comment should read Eva Dolan. In fact, EVERYONE should read her -- Praise for Eva Dolan, Mark Billingham A master of pace ... [Dolan writes] richly imagined, cleverly plotted and socially aware stories, which will also have you turning the pages well into the small hours -- Praise for Eva Dolan - Independent

Dolan is expert at the orchestration of tension -- Praise for Eva Dolan - Guardian

Eva is a brilliant storyteller and the stories she tells are as compelling as they are important. She's a star -- Praise for Eva Dolan, Will Dean 

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ISBN: 9781408886441
Publication date: 06/02/2020
Publisher: Raven Books an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781408886441
Publication date: 6th February 2020
Author: Eva Dolan
Publisher: Raven Books an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 480 pages
Genres: Crime / Mystery, Liz Robinson's Picks of the Month, Thriller / Suspense,
Categories: Crime & mystery, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Eva Dolan

Eva Dolan is an Essex-based copywriter and intermittently successful poker player. Shortlisted for the Crime Writers' Association Dagger for unpublished authors when she was just a teenager, Long Way Home is her debut novel and the start of a major new crime series.

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