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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) specialises 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.

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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.

If you like Steve Mosby you might also like to read books by P. J. Tracy, Lisa Gardner and Val McDermid.

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Synopsis

Dark Room by Steve Mosby

For DI Andrew Hicks, solving a murder is logical: your first suspicions are usually right. So when the brutally beaten body of a young woman is found, his attention focuses closely on the ex-boyfriend. But then more bodies start appearing, all beaten beyond recognition, and there is no connection between any of the victims. Because this is a new type of killer, one who revels in chaos. To survive, Hicks must face not only a serial killer with no discernable motive, but the hidden darkness of his own past.

Reviews

This is one of the darkest, blood-chilling, British crime thrillers imaginable, well up there with Scandinavia's best... Mosby takes you with heart-in-mouth into some shadowy and terrible places with his flawed Detective Andrew Hicks... Scarily compulsive! 8/10 * THE LOCAL *


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

23rd May 2013

Author

Steve Mosby

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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

Crime / Mystery
Thriller / Suspense
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ISBN

9781409137603

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