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The Treatment Jack Caffery series 2 by Mo Hayder
  

The Treatment Jack Caffery series 2

Part of the Jack Caffery Series

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The Treatment Jack Caffery series 2 by Mo Hayder

A quiet residential street in south London. A husband and wife are discovered, imprisoned in their own home. Badly dehydrated, they've been bound and beaten. He is close to death. But worse is to come: their young son is missing. When Detective Inspector Jack Caffery is called in to investigate, the similarities with events in his own past make it impossible for him to view this new crime dispassionately. And as he digs deeper - as he attempts to hold his own life together in the face of ever more disturbing revelations about both his past and his present - the real nightmare begins ...

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One of the most frightening books I've ever read... Hayder's gory insights into the dark side are compelling * GUARDIAN * Chilling... the book is surprisingly hard to put down. The plot develops with satisfying unpredictability; the characters are compellingly drawn... its final twist a bravura savagery * DAILY TELEGRAPH * Bleak, powerful... The Treatment is cleverly plotted and Caffery is a believable creation * OBSERVER * Mo Hayder's debut, Birdman, was deservedly an unqualified success... and Hayder has lost none of her descriptive expertise along the way * TIME OUT * There is no better example of a contemporary masterpiece than Mo Hayder's The Treatment. Whether she's exploring social issues such as homelessness and child abuse or just scaring the bejeezus out of you, Hayder spins a tale that feels like a razor slicing apart your soul. The plotting is extremely disciplined, the sort of structure to which all authors should aspire, and the story is a searing dark tale that makes you bolt up in bed during the middle of the night, wondering if that sound you heard was the cat, or Death dragging its sickle across the floor -- Karin Slaughter * SUNDAY TELEGRAPH *


About the Author

Mo Hayder

After leaving school at fifteen, Mo Hayder worked as a barmaid, security guard, film-maker, hostess in a Tokyo club, educational administrator and teacher of English as a foreign language in Asia. She has an MA in creative writing from Bath Spa University, where she now teaches.

She is the author of Birdman, The Treatment, which won the 2001 WHSmith Thumping Good Read Award, and Tokyo, all published by Bantam Books.

In 2011 Mo Hayder was shortlisted for the CWA Dagger in the Library, awarded to an author for a body of work.

Maxim Jakubowski's view on DI JACK CAFFERY...

A London cop in self-exile in Bristol who is running from his past, now working in tandem with a local female police diver. Not for the faint-hearted, a series that explores the heart of darkness and chills to the bones. SKIN is the 4th in the series.

Jack Caffery series:
1. Birdman (2000)
2. The Treatment (2001)
3. Ritual (2008)

4. Skin (2009)

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Book Info

Publication date

1st November 2008

Author

Mo Hayder

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Author's Website

www.mohayder.net

Publisher

Bantam Books (Transworld Publishers a division of the Random House Group) an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd

Format

Paperback
496 pages

Categories

Thriller / suspense

ISBN

9780553820478

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