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How the Dead Speak

by Val McDermid

Part of the Tony Hill and Carol Jordan Series

Crime / Mystery Thriller and Suspense

How the Dead Speak Synopsis

The eleventh book in the Tony Hill and Carol Jordan series, from No. 1 bestselling author Val McDermid.

'We are all creatures of habit. Even murderers...'

When human remains are discovered in the grounds of an old convent, it quickly becomes clear that someone has been using the site as their personal burial ground. But with the convent abandoned long ago and bodies dating back many years, could this be the work of more than one obsessive killer?

The investigation throws up more questions as the evidence mounts but, after their last disastrous case, Tony Hill and Carol Jordan can only watch from afar. As they deal with the consequences, someone with a terrifying routine is biding their time - and both Tony and Carol find themselves closer to the edge than they have ever been before . . .

Masterful and filled with suspense, this is the most electrifying, heart-racing thriller yet from number one bestseller and queen of crime Val McDermid.

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How the Dead Speak Press Reviews

Elegantly choreographed . . . McDermid fashions a finale which tees up the next thriller in this sequence admirably - The Scotsman

'The queen of crime is still at the top of her game' - Independent

This is McDermid on exemplary form, generating the requisite suspense but never forgetting that the characterisation of Hill and Jordan is a key ingredient - Financial Times

McDermid's storytelling is as classy and compelling as ever - Observer

The ingenuity with which Val McDermid keeps her crime-fighting duo fresh is as captivating as her deftly plotted denouement - Scotland on Sunday

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ISBN: 9780751576931
Publication date: 06/02/2020
Publisher: Sphere an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780751576931
Publication date: 6th February 2020
Author: Val McDermid
Publisher: Sphere an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 480 pages
Genres: Crime / Mystery, Thriller / Suspense,
Categories: Crime & mystery, Thriller / suspense,

About Val McDermid

Val McDermid is a No. 1 bestseller whose novels have been translated into more than thirty languages, and have sold over eleven million copies. She has won many aw ards internationally, including the CWA Gold Dagger for best crime novel of the year and the LA Times Book of the Year Award. She was inducted into the ITV3 Crime Thriller Awards Hall of Fame in 2009 and w as the recipient of the CWA Cartier Diamond Dagger for 2010. In 2011 she received the Lambda Literary Foundation Pioneer Award. She writes full time and divides her time between Cheshire and Edinburgh. In 2016 Val was ...

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