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The Burning

by Jane Casey

Part of the Maeve Kerrigan Series

Crime / Mystery eBooks of the Month Thriller and Suspense

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November 2010 Book of the Month.

This is the new psychological thriller from the acclaimed author of The Missing. A serial killer is on the loose who wants to watch his victims’ burn and DC Maeve Kerrigan is determined to put a stop to him but how when you have no clues to who he is?… It’s gripping and utterly compulsive leaving you gasping for breath as you get to the last page.

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The Burning Synopsis

The media call him The Burning Man, a brutal murderer who has beaten four young women to death, before setting their bodies ablaze in secluded areas of London’s parks. And now the fifth victim has been found… Maeve Kerrigan is an ambitious detective constable, keen to make her mark on the murder task force. Her male colleagues believe Maeve’s empathy makes her weak, but the more she learns about the latest victim, Rebecca Haworth, from her grieving friends and family, the more determined Maeve becomes to bring her murderer to justice. But how do you catch a killer no one has seen? And when so much of the evidence they leave behind has gone up in smoke?

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ISBN: 9780091936006
Publication date: 11/11/2010
Publisher: Ebury Press
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780091936006
Publication date: 11th November 2010
Author: Jane Casey
Publisher: Ebury Press
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 496 pages
Genres: Crime / Mystery, eBook Favourites, Thriller / Suspense,
Categories: Crime & mystery,

About Jane Casey

Jane Casey is no stranger to the crime world. Married to a criminal barrister, she’s got the inside track on some of the country’s most dangerous offenders, giving her writing an unsettlingly realistic feel. This authenticity has made her novels international bestsellers and critical successes. They have been nominated for several awards and in 2015 Jane won both the Mary Higgins Clark Award and Irish Crime Novel of the Year for The Stranger You Know and After the Fire, respectively. She is also an active member of Killer Women, a Londonbased group of crime writers. Born in ...

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