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Dead Scared

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May 2012 Book of the Month.

Good grief! – talk about tense (practically unbearable towards the end of this book). S.J. Bolton has again delivered a cracking, addictive thriller. This one is set in the rarefied atmosphere of Cambridge University where far too many female undergraduates are, seemingly, committing suicide. DC Lacey goes undercover to investigate. This is her 5th crime book and her 1st sequel, to Now You See Me.

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If you like S. J. Bolton you might also like to read books by Tess Gerritsen, Jilliane Hoffman and Neil White.

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Synopsis

Dead Scared by S. J. Bolton

When a Cambridge student dramatically attempts to take her own life, DI Mark Joesbury realizes that the university has developed an unhealthy record of young people committing suicide in extraordinary ways. Against huge personal misgivings, Joesbury sends young policewoman DC Lacey Flint to Cambridge, with a brief to work under-cover, posing as a depression-prone, vulnerable student. Psychiatrist Evi Oliver is the only person in Cambridge who knows who Lacey really is - or so they both hope. But as the two women dig deeper into the darker side of university life, they discover a terrifying trend ...And when Lacey starts experiencing the same disturbing nightmares reported by the dead girls, she knows that she is next.

Reviews

'S. J. Bolton is changing the face of crime fiction -- if you only read one crime novel this year, make it this.' -- Tess Gerritsen

'Spine-tingling suspense!' -- Lisa Gardner

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

26th April 2012

Author

S. J. Bolton

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Publisher

Bantam Press an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd

Format

Hardback

Categories

Crime / Mystery
Books of the Month
Thriller / Suspense


ISBN

9780593064153

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