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A Season for the Dead

by David Hewson

Part of the Nic Costa thriller Series

A Season for the Dead Synopsis

THE FIRST IN THE ACCLAIMED NIC COSTA SERIES 'No author has ever brought Rome so alive for me - nor made it seem so sinister' PETER JAMES 'David Hewson's Rome is dark and tantalizing, seductive and dangerous, a place where present-day crimes ring with the echoes of history' TESS GERRITSEN 'Hewson keeps the reader guessing . . . relentlessly tightening the suspense until the end' Daily Telegraph There's no rest for the wicked . . . While Rome is sweltering in the height of summer, a serial killer is on the loose. Sara Farnese is working in the Vatican library, when a man bursts in intent on showing her the contents of his bloodied bag, until a guard shoots him. But why was the man targeting Sara? Determined to find answers, Sara's path crosses with a young up-and-coming Roman detective, Nic Costa. He's determined to track down the dangerous killer behind this bizarre and brutal murder and to protect Sara from becoming the next victim . . .

A Season for the Dead Press Reviews

No author has ever brought Rome so alive for me - nor made it seem so sinister -- PETER JAMES David Hewson's Rome is dark and tantalising, seductive and dangerous, a place where present-day crimes ring with the echoes of history -- TESS GERRITSEN Hewson does more than provide a thrilling read. He saves you the airfare to Italy. When you turn the last page, you'll think you've been there -- LINWOOD BARCLAY Hewson . . . effortlessly keeps thrills coming a mile a minute -- JEFFERY DEAVER Hewson's inventiveness never flags * * Sunday Times * * A great series -- SIMON KERNICK Hewson keeps the reader guessing . . . relentlessly tightening the suspense until the end * * Daily Telegraph * * Better than the Da Vinci Code * * Washington Post * *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781838850647
Publication date: 2nd January 2020
Author: David Hewson
Publisher: Black Thorn an imprint of Canongate Books Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 480 pages
Categories: Crime & mystery,

About David Hewson

David Hewson is a former journalist with The Times, The Sunday Times and the Independent. He is the author of more than twenty-five novels including his Rome-based Nic Costa series which has been published in fifteen languages and the sixth book, The Garden of Evil, was shortlisted for the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award. He has also written three acclaimed adaptations of the Danish TV series, The Killing. @david_hewson | davidhewson.com

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