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July 2007 Book of the Month.
Incredibly gripping and guaranteed to keep you guessing. If you are going to buy a crime book this month buy this! Paul Johnston explores vengeance and retribution from every angle through Matt Wells – an historical crime novelist whose career is on the skids.Like most of us, Matt has a well populated life. There’s an ex-wife, his mum, a young daughter, his girlfriend, his publisher, an ex-agent and his mates from his former rugby team – the South London Bisons – and they’re all are in need of full-time protection from a Grade A lunatic. Matt’s e-mail in-box is also getting full up and the messages are coming straight from the Devil.
Ever really felt like killing someone?
London crime novelist Matt Wells has. Dumped by his agent, his publisher and his wife, he has more revenge fantasies than most.
But when Matt is contacted by a serial killer called the ‘White Devil’, he is horrified to discover that this evil force knows everything about him, his family, friends – and his enemies.
Then the slaughter begins and Matt’s idle fantasies are made all too real. If Matt can’t stop the White Devil in time, all those people Matt really hates are about to meet a chilling fate…
Closing date: 31/07/2020
Publication date: 15/06/2007
Publisher: MIRA Books
|Publication date:||15th June 2007|
|Genres:||Crime / Mystery, Thriller / Suspense,|
Paul Johnston is one of the UK's most highly regarded and exciting crime writers. He rocketed onto the scene with his debut novel, Body Politic, which won the Crime Writers' Association John Creasey Memorial Dagger for best first novel in 1997. Set in a futuristic Edinburgh run by a supposedly benevolent totalitarian regime, it introduced the maverick investigator Quintilian Dalrymple. A further four novels (forming a quintet, by design, oh yes) consolidated Quint's position in contemporary crime fiction's Premier League of engaging and unusual heroes. Body Politic has recently been optioned for film/ TV, and Paul is working on a new ...More About Paul Johnston