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Darkside

by Belinda Bauer

Crime / Mystery eBooks of the Month Thriller and Suspense

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Darkside is her eagerly awaited second novel whilst her first is the critically acclaimed Blacklands, a TV Best Book Club read in 2010 and it was also the winner of the CWA Gold Dagger for best crime novel of 2010.  Truly terrifying and utterly gripping, Darkside is set in a small sleepy community where nothing much ever happens, until that is a body of an elderly woman is found murdered in her bed.  But why is the local bobby removed from the investigation and why is he being blamed for the murder?  Pushing the boundaries well beyond that of most other thriller writers this will grab you and not let you go. 

Darkside Synopsis

Shipcott in bleak mid-winter: a close knit community where no stranger goes unnoticed. So when an elderly woman is murdered in her bed, village policeman Jonas Holly is doubly shocked. How could someone have killed and left no trace? Jonas finds himself sidelined as the investigation is snatched away from him by an abrasive senior detective. Is his first murder investigation over before it's begun? But this isn't the end of it for Jonas, because someone in the village is taunting him, blaming him for the tragedy, and watching every move he makes...

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Darkside Press Reviews

'Bauer has shifted the boundaries of what makes a truly gripping, terrifying thriller.'  Daily Mirror

'Bauer follows last year's storming debut, Blacklands, with Darkside. I would press this one on anyone who loves Kate Atkinson, Bauer really is that good... Another cracking crime novel.' The Bookseller

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All versions of this book

ISBN: 9780552158886
Publication date: 29/09/2011
Publisher: Corgi Books an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9780593062968
Publication date: 06/01/2011
Publisher: Bantam Press an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780593062968
Publication date: 6th January 2011
Author: Belinda Bauer
Publisher: Bantam Press an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd
Format: Hardback
Genres: Crime / Mystery, eBook Favourites, Thriller / Suspense,
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About Belinda Bauer

Belinda Bauer grew up in England and South Africa and now lives in Wales. She worked as a journalist and a screenwriter before finally writing a book to appease her nagging mother. With her debut, Blacklands, Belinda was awarded the CWA Gold Dagger for Crime Novel of the Year. She went on to win the CWA Dagger in the Library for her body of work in 2013. Her fourth novel Rubbernecker was voted 2014 Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year. Her books have been translated into 21 languages.

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