Another compelling read from the author of The Death List and The Soul Collector. Crime writer Matt Wells is back and in trouble once again, not knowing how or why he has ended up being accused of three gruesome murders. Paul Johnston really does get better and better and this creepy, gory, twisted tale is one to really keep you gripped.
Crime writer Matt Wells could never have conjured a plot this twisted. A secretive militia running brainwashing experiments in a remote location have made him a subject. He knows they have been feeding him instructions, but why? Taunted by maddening snatches of a life he can't trust as his own - including memories of a woman he feels he should remember - Matt's accused of three gruesome murders. On the run from his kidnappers and the law, Matt must piece everything together - before it's too late.
|Publication date:||6th August 2010|
|Primary Genre||Thriller and Suspense|
'Johnston writes with horrifying power.' The Times
'Johnston does an expert job... Great stuff.' - Guardian
'Blood, gore and ingenious twists... I loved it.' - Kate Atkinson
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