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Art of Deception by A.J. Cross
  

Art of Deception

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A chilling discovery, a young life in mortal danger, and a series of dark secrets that have been hidden for decades, Art of Deception is the thrilling new crime novel from professional forensic psychologist A.J. Cross.

The ability of the author to translate her the real-life experience of forensic pathology gives her novels a shocking and scary in-your-face realism.

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Synopsis

Art of Deception by A.J. Cross

The New Year brings a gruesome new discovery for forensic psychologist Dr Kate Hanson and Birmingham's Unsolved Crimes Unit. A mummified body is found beneath the floorboards of a deserted lake house in Woodgate Country Park. The dead man was art student Nathan Troy, who disappeared 20 years ago, but evidence at the scene suggests the killer has been keeping an eye on his long-dead victim. As Kate begins to dig further into Nathan's past, she discovers a series of potentially toxic relationships. Why do his house mates refuse to talk about that time or their friendship with Nathan? And what was his connection to the beautiful and apparently promiscuous daughter of his professor? When the disappearance of a local teenager confirms that Nathan's killer is back, Kate and the team must work fast to untangle a web of lies and unmask a murderer who has lain dormant for 20 years.

Reviews

A compelling and absorbing read. * TELEGRAPH & ARGUS * The author knows her stuff, she's the real-life version of her heroine, and this is a great thriller with creepy twists. * PETERBOROUGH EVENING TELEGRAPH * AJ Cross is a forensic psychologist and brings an insider's knowledge to her compelling second novel . . . Hanson is an intriguing character, adept at reading human behaviour, in a series that shows the police in a very modern light. * SUNDAY TIMES * Gripping narration * THE OLDIE *


About the Author

A.J. Cross

A.J. Cross is a forensic psychologist and frequent court-appointed expert witness. She obtained her Masters Degree and PhD at the University of Birmingham, the latter relating to children as witnesses within the criminal court system. Her professional experience has included consultancy work for the Probation Service within its sexual offender unit in her home city. She currently lives in the West Midlands with her musician husband.

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Book Info

Publication date

10th October 2013

Author

A.J. Cross

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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

9781409142713

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