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The Surrogate by Tania Carver
  

The Surrogate

Part of the Brennan and Esposito Series
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Shortlisted for the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year 2010.

September 2009 Debut of the Month.

Warped, sick, gruesome and very good, this is told in alternating chapters between the police investigation into the killing of pregnant women and the cutting out of their babies, to the killer’s home and coping with the results. It’s very compelling, frightening stuff, not for the squeamish.

Comparison: Mo Hayder, Tess Gerritsen, Karen Rose.

If you like Tania Carver you might also like to read books by Val McDermid, Karen Rose and Tess Gerritsen.

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Synopsis

The Surrogate by Tania Carver

A shocking double-murder scene greets Detective Inspector Philip Brennan when he is called to a flat in Colchester. Two women are viciously cut open and laying spreadeagled, one tied to the bed, one on the floor. The woman on the bed has had her stomach cut into and her unborn child is missing.

But this is the third time Phil and his team have seen such an atrocity. Two other pregnant women have been killed in this way and their babies taken from them. No-one can imagine what sort of person would want to commit such evil acts.

When psychologist Marina Esposito is brought in, Phil has to put aside his feelings about their shared past and get on with the job. But can they find the killer before another woman is targeted?

Reviews

Disturbing yet engaging * Daily Mirror * You'll need a strong stomach for this debut * Bella * Creepy...this often gripping detective story contains some genuinely shocking moments * Irish Examiner * Tania Carver delivers a dark, sexy thriller in her relentlessly suspenseful debut. If you haven't discovered this talented newcomer yet, hurry. She's on her way to the top * Richard Montanari *


About the Author

Tania Carver lives in the south of England with her husband and two children.

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Book Info

Publication date

17th September 2009

Author

Tania Carver

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Publisher

Little, Brown Book Group

Format

Paperback
448 pages

Categories

Crime / Mystery
All Shortlists and Winners
Thriller / Suspense
Debuts of the Month
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Thriller / suspense

ISBN

9780751542288

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