Paul Johnston certainly likes to throw red herrings in to the mix in his intricate crime novels and this one has plenty to keep you guessing. The characters from The Death List are back when the sister of the killer who previously targeted Matt Wells, and his family, returns to avenge her brother. Although you may get a little lost in the middle, with so many characters to keep track of, Johnson brings things back to a nail biting ending and a chilling conclusion.
Brutally targeted by the "White Devil" serial killer, Matt Wells knows what it's like to look evil in the face - and survive. He's re-built his life, but knowing a follower of his tormentor is still at large, he has never stopped looking over his shoulder.
When his best friend is found murdered, Matt's paranoia appears well-founded. As cryptic clues to the next victim are sent to Matt, it is chillingly clear that his deadly dance with the devil has begun once more...
Publication date: 15/08/2008
Publisher: MIRA Books
|Publication date:||15th August 2008|
|Genres:||Crime / Mystery, eBook Favourites, 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