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The Curator

The Curator

‘Dark, sharp and compelling’ PETER JAMES

‘Fantastic’ MARTINA COLE

‘Britain’s answer to Harry Bosch’ MATT HILTON

‘A powerful thriller from an explosive new talent’ DAVID MARK
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It’s Christmas and a serial killer is leaving displayed body parts all over Cumbria. A strange message is left at each scene: #BSC6

Called in to investigate, the National Crime Agency’s Washington Poe and Tilly Bradshaw are faced with a case that makes no sense. Why were some victims anaesthetized, while others died in appalling agony? Why is their only suspect denying what they can irrefutably prove but admitting to things they weren’t even aware of? And why did the victims all take the same two weeks off work three years earlier?

And when a disgraced FBI agent gets in touch things take an even darker turn. Because she doesn’t think Poe is dealing with a serial killer at all; she thinks he’s dealing with someone far, far worse – a man who calls himself the Curator.

And nothing will ever be the same again . . .

*THE NEW THRILLER FROM THE WINNER OF THE CWA BEST CRIME NOVEL OF 2019 AWARD*
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Praise for M. W. Craven:

‘Jaw-droppingly shocking and intense, there’s no escaping this novel’s tense narrative and tightly woven mystery’ Women & Home on The Curator

Superb’ Daily Mail on The Curator

An intriguing, fast-moving mystery’ The Times on The Curator

Witty, clever and shocking’ Cumbria Life on The Curator

‘Pacy, gory and clever’ Crime Monthly on The Curator

‘Unlike most procedurals; MW Craven grabs the reader by the scruff of the neck and drags them bodily over the grit and grimness of this expertly-crafted tale; leaving them bruised, broken, but ultimately satisified’ Matt Wesolowski on The Curator

Truly mind-blowing’ A. A. Dhand on Black Summer

A book that shines with tension, wit and invention’ William Shaw on Black Summer

‘I loved this book!’ Jo Jakeman on Black Summer
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Genre: Europe / British Isles / United Kingdom, Great Britain / England / North West England / Cumbria & Lake District

On Sale: 4th June 2020

Price: £16.99

ISBN-13: 9781472131935