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The Burning by Jane Casey
  

The Burning

Part of the Maeve Kerrigan Series
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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.

Jane Casey's new novel, The Reckoning, is out now.

If you like Jane Casey you might also like to read books by Morag Joss, Sophie Hannah and Nicci French.

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Synopsis

The Burning by Jane Casey

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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Astute, complex, layered - and very twisted. You'll remember this one for a long time * Lee Child * The number of convincing police officers in crime fiction is a tiny squad but Maeve has the potential to be one of the few female members * Daily Telegraph * Casey rarely puts a foot wrong in this enthralling example of a bait-and-switch novel...Parallel first-person narratives from either side of the thin blue line contribute hugely to the novel's page-turning quality, although the author's success here is largely due to her superb characterisations. The Burning confirms that she's a talent to watch. * Irish Times * November 2010 Book of the Month.

This is the new psychological thriller from the acclaimed author of The Missing. It's gripping and utterly compulsive, leaving you gasping for breath as you get to the last page * Love Reading * The Burning, is an excellent follow up, with a psychologically interesting plot and complex, well-drawn characters * Irish Independent *


About the Author

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 Dublin, Jane now lives in southwest London with her husband and two children.

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Publication date

11th November 2010

Author

Jane Casey

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Publisher

Ebury Press

Format

Paperback
496 pages

Categories

Thriller / Suspense
Crime / Mystery
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ISBN

9780091936006

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