Dead Scared

by S. J. Bolton

Part of the Lacey Flint Series

Crime / Mystery eBooks of the Month Thriller and Suspense

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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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Dead Scared Synopsis

A spate of suicides. Each one a female university student. Each one more shocking than the last. The police know it cannot be coincidence. But they can't prove it. The only way to investigate is to send someone undercover. A young policewoman, as vulnerable as the others. As unprepared for the nightmare that will greet her. Watch your back, Lacey Flint...

Dead Scared Press Reviews

'Mesmerising' The Times


'Treading a fine line between horror and thriller ... seriously rich yet relentlessly disturbing' Daily Mirror


'S J Bolton is hot property in crime fiction right now.' Stylist Magazine

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All versions of this book

ISBN: 9780552159838
Publication date: 31/01/2013
Publisher: Corgi Books an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9780593064153
Publication date: 26/04/2012
Publisher: Bantam Press an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780552159838
Publication date: 31st January 2013
Author: S. J. Bolton
Publisher: Corgi Books an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 464 pages
Genres: Crime / Mystery, eBook Favourites, Thriller / Suspense,
Categories: Crime & mystery,

About 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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