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Dark Room by Steve Mosby
  

Dark Room

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Edgy Brit Steve Mosby (author of the splendid Dark Room) and his once-notorious predecessor James Hadley Chase specialise in fiction that takes no prisoners, and is guaranteed to take readers into very dangerous territory – in which the protagonist’s ill-advised behaviour usually has violent results. Chase’s blistering No Orchids for Miss Blandish is his key novel, not least because its sexuality and violence so upset George Orwell!

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The Dark Room ... it's the place where fear comes from.

DI Hicks must face not only a killer obsessed with randomness and chaos, but also the secret in his own past. If he is to stop the killings, he must confront the truth about himself and the fact that some murders begin in much darker places than he ever imagined.

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Synopsis

Dark Room by Steve Mosby

DI Andrew Hicks thinks he knows all about murder. For Hicks, however horrific the act, the reasons behind killing are ultimately all too explicable. So when a woman is found bludgeoned to death, he suspects a crime of passion and attention focuses on her possessive ex-husband.

But when a second body is found, similarly beaten, Hicks is forced to think again about his suspect: the second victim is a homeless man with no links to the other woman. When more murders take place in quick succession, Hicks realises he is dealing with a type of killer he has never faced before, one who fits nowhere within his logic. Fear spreads, as the police search for patterns and reasons where none appear to exist.

Then the letters begin to arrive...As the death toll rises, the threat gets closer to home...

Reviews

"A serial killer saga that's more intelligent than one of Jo Nesbo's but just as thrilling.
DAILY TELEGRAPH - Jake Kerridge

''Steve Mosby has garnered considerable acclaim for his works of crime fiction, and Dark Room serves to reaffirm his talent.''
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''Steve Mosby has garnered considerable acclaim for his works of crime fiction, and Dark Room serves to reaffirm his talent.''
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About the Author

Steve Mosby

Steve Mosby lives and works in Leeds. He is the author of THE THIRD PERSON, THE CUTTING CREW, THE 50/50 KILLER, CRY FOR HELP, STILL BLEEDING and BLACK FLOWERS. His novels have been translated widely and longlisted for the Theakstons Crime Novel of the Year Award and CWA Dagger in the Library. Find out more at: www.theleftroom.co.uk.

Steve Mosby was the Winner of the CWA Dagger in the Library 2012.

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Book Info

Publication date

19th July 2012

Author

Steve Mosby

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Author's Website

www.theleftroom.co.uk

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Publisher

Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co

Format

Paperback
368 pages

Categories

Thriller / Suspense
Crime / Mystery
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Crime & mystery

ISBN

9781409141907

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