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A young bride has been killed in the middle of her own wedding reception. The prime suspect - her new husband's Mexican gardener - is missing. As is the murder weapon - likely a machete - used to decapitate the bride. The police have drawn a blank. It's as if the killer has vanished into thin air.

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Synopsis

Shut Your Eyes Tight by John Verdon

Once a cop. Always a cop ...Ex-NYPD detective Dave Gurney is supposed to be retired. But people with problems keep knocking on his door. Like the police, for instance, who are baffled by a gruesome murder they just can't seem to solve. A young bride has been killed in the middle of her own wedding reception. The prime suspect - her new husband's Mexican gardener - is missing. As is the murder weapon - likely a machete - used to decapitate the bride. The police have drawn a blank. It's as if the killer has vanished into thin air. But when Gurney begins his investigations, he finds that a baffling murder is just the latest of many sadistic crimes committed by an individual who'll do anything to avoid capture.

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'Wow! Totally absorbing, brilliantly written. The best book I've read this year' Sun

'Astonishingly accomplished Daily Mail Brainy and well-written ... a remarkable debut' Sunday Times

About the Author

John Verdon has held several executive positions with Manhattan advertising firms but, like his protagonist, recently relocated with his wife to rural upstate New York. Think of a Number is his first novel.

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Book Info

Publication date

1st August 2011

Author

John Verdon

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Publisher

Penguin Books Ltd

Format

Paperback
592 pages

Categories

Crime / Mystery
Thriller / Suspense
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ISBN

9780141048710

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