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Lonely Dead

by Michael Marshall Smith

Part of the The Straw Men Trilogy Series

eBooks of the Month Thriller and Suspense

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Following on from the quite brilliant The Straw Men comes another high calibre, tense and chilling serial killer tale with those who survived still in the sights of the powerful strawmen.  It’s the lonely and desperate against the unknown, something Michael Marshall is particularly good at.  I cannot praise it enough.  I don’t know if Science Fiction thrillers are to your taste but you might be interested to know that Michael Marshall is also Michael Marshall Smith, the author of four outstanding futuristic works of which I would particularly recommend Only Forward - and he is British.
Comparison: Harlan Coben, Thomas Harris, Michael Connelly.
Similar this month: Lee Child, Chris Ryan.

Sarah Broadhurst

Lonely Dead Synopsis

The stunning new serial killer thriller from the bestselling author of The Straw Men

A guilty man walks alone into the cold mountain forests of Washington State, aiming never to return. What he finds there starts a chain of events that will quickly spiral out of control.

Meanwhile in Los Angeles a woman's body is discovered, sitting bolt upright in a motel bedroom.
She is dead, and her killer has left his mark. It soon becomes clear he has something to say, and a lot more work to do.

And Ward Hopkins, an ex-CIA agent recovering from the recent shocking death of his parents, is on the trail of his past, tracking down the men who destroyed everything he once held dear, and the murderer whose face he sees every time he looks in the mirror.

 

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Lonely Dead Press Reviews

'Marshall is a cracker at writing tense, rich scenes' Observer

'Instantly moves him into the Thomas Harris division' Guardian

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ISBN: 9780007163953
Publication date: 04/04/2005
Publisher: Harpercollins Publishers
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780007163953
Publication date: 4th April 2005
Author: Michael Marshall Smith
Publisher: Harpercollins Publishers
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 496 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Thriller / Suspense,
Categories: Thriller / suspense, Crime & mystery,

About Michael Marshall Smith

Michael Marshall Smith (who dropped the “Smith” to write The Straw Men) lives in north London with his wife Paula, and is currently working on screenplays and his next book, while providing two cats with somewhere warm and comfortable to sit.

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