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Blood Harvest by S. J. Bolton
  

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May 2011 Book of the Month.

CWA Gold Dagger Finalist 2010.

Set in an isolated and isolating community, this is a children-in-peril narrative with a powerful twist. An outstanding British thriller from a new star of the genre - as creepy as Karin Slaughter, as addictive as Tess Gerritsen, but in a league of her own.

If you like S. J. Bolton you might also like to read books by Jilliane Hoffman, Patricia Cornwell and Peter James.

Synopsis

Blood Harvest by S. J. Bolton

A TIME TO BE BORN - Twelve-year-old Tom and his family have just moved to a small town perched on the crest of the moor. But troubles begin when Tom sees a mysterious child lurking around the nearby churchyard.

A TIME TO DIE - Psychiatrist Evi is trying to treat a young woman haunted by the disappearance of her little girl. A devastating fire burned down their home, but even two years on she is convinced her daughter survived.

A TIME TO KILL - Harry is the town’s new vicar, quickly befriended by the locals. But unusual events around the church suggest he isn’t entirely welcome, and that this odd little town harbours a terrifying secret.


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Reviews

Bolton knows precisely how to ratchet up the tension and tell a cracking story * Guardian * Bolton has already made a considerable name for herself with her well-crafted, original and spooky crime thrillers * Daily Mail * Frisson-generating... dark, psychological crime * Independent * Blood Harvest is the book I wish I could have written. Heart-stopping, bone-chilling, and deliciously written. S.J. Bolton is a thriller star -- CHELSEA CAIN Bolton excels... a mystery that twines its way to the secretive, rotten heart of the village * Observer *


About the Author

S. J. Bolton

Born in Lancashire, Sharon Bolton trained as an actress and a dancer, has performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and has a degree in drama and an MBA. She pursued a successful career in PR and marketing, but her career break to start a family enabled her to write her first novel, Sacrifice, which has been inspired by her fascination with British traditional folklore. In 2011 S. J. Bolton was shortlisted for the CWA Dagger in the Library, awarded to an author for a body of work.

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Book Info

Publication date

28th April 2011

Author

S. J. Bolton

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www.sjbolton.com/

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Publisher

Corgi Books an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd

Format

Paperback
576 pages

Categories

Crime / Mystery
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Thriller / Suspense
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ISBN

9780552159791

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