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‘A thrilling new talent’ PETER JAMES

When the mutilated body of a woman is discovered in her home, DCI Bishop from the Met murder squad is called in to oversee the case. The horrific killing bears a striking resemblance to three other murders years before, but the cases were never solved. Bishop knows they need the help of Holly Wakefield, a criminal psychologist who specialises in getting inside the minds of serial killers.

The grisly murders occur every three years, but it is the stick-man drawing left at each crime scene that has the police baffled. A post-mortem also detects a cocktail of drugs that can leave a victim screaming in silence. No one would have heard their cries for help.

Holly suspects that they are a missing a vital clue that links the victims. But can she discover the link before the killer comes knocking at her door?

Reviews

Absolutely gripping . . . It reminded me of Thomas Harris - the same combination of terror and the detective pitting wits against a psychopath. I had to keep reading, while dreading what was coming next
Toby Faber
Mightily impressive . . . deviously plotted, with a bleak thread of intriguing twists
Daily Mail
Praise for the Holly Wakfield series:
Wow. I read this in less than a day. As many twists and turns as a rollercoaster! A fascinating lead character with a deliciously dark secret. It's the kind of writing which grabs you and won't let you go
Amy Lloyd
A thrilling new talent
Peter James
Deftly plotted, propulsive, psychologically astute . . . totally horrifying
Dominic Nolan
Dark, compelling and expertly paced . . . one of the best police procedurals I've read for a long time
M. W. Craven
Meticulously plotted and devious in its execution, Mark Griffin's debut novel is utterly compelling. I can't wait to read the rest of the Holly Wakefield series
Lesley Kara
A must for all crime readers
Woman's Way
Creepy, twisted and gripping
5-star review, Sun

The Holly Wakefield Thrillers