A blood-red sunrise
Just after 7 AM DI Helen Grace stumbles on a dead woman lying in a country road. She has been brutally shot for no apparent reason.
Two hours later
At gunpoint a shopkeeper is forced to close up by two assailants. Before the police can get inside a single gunshot rings out.
A rampage of revenge?
Over one long day the town of Southampton is terrorized by two young killers who appear to be killing at random.
For DI Helen Grace, it's a race against time. Uncover why they're doing this and who's next or always be a step behind - until the sun sets on this bloody killing spree.
|Publication date:||28th February 2017|
|Author:||M. J. Arlidge|
|Publisher:||Michael Joseph Ltd an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd|
|Primary Genre||Crime and Mystery|
Closing date: 31/07/2022
Expertly pulled off. It has a devious premise. DI Helen Grace is fiendishly awesome. It's scary as all hell. And it has a full cast of realistically drawn, interesting characters that make the thing read like a bullet -- Will Lavender Gruesomely realistic, intriguing and relentless. Arlidge's fledgling army of fans is about to grow - Sunday Sport
A grisly, gripping thriller - Sunday Mirror
A chilling read - My Weekly
Chilling stuff - Fabulist
M. J. Arlidge has created a genuinely fresh heroine in DI Helen Grace - Daily Mail
One of the best new series detectives . . . Mesmerizing! -- Lisa Gardner Taut, fast-paced, truly excellent - Sun
This is going to be as big as Jo Nesbo -- Judy Finnigan DI Helen Grace is a genuinely fresh heroine ... Arlidge weaves together a tapestry that chills to the bone - Daily Mail
Page-turningly chilling - The Times
Detective Inspector Helen Grace is one of the greatest heroes to come along in years -- Jeffery Deaver -
M.J. Arlidge has worked in television for the last fifteen years specializing in high-end drama production, including prime-time crime serials Torn, The Little House and, most recently, Undeniable. Currently writing for the hit BBC series Silent Witness, Arlidge is also piloting original crime series for both UK and US networks. In 2015 his audio exclusive Six Degrees of Assassination was a number one bestseller. His debut thriller, Eeny Meeny was the UK's bestselling crime debut of 2014. It was followed by the bestselling Pop Goes the Weasel and The Doll's House. Liar Liar is the fourth DI Helen Grace thriller. Author ...More About M. J. Arlidge