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Paperback / ISBN-13: 9781782062103

Price: £8.99

ON SALE: 22nd September 2016

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

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THE 12 MILLION COPY BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE LEWIS TRILOGY AND THE CHINA THRILLERS
AWARD WINNING AUTHOR OF THE CWA DAGGER IN THE LIBRARY 2021

‘Enzo MacLeod is one of the most unusual crime solvers I have ever met.’ BookBrowse
‘No one can create a more eloquently written suspense novel than Peter May.’ New York Journal of Books

In the third thrilling instalment of the series, Enzo is running out of time in more ways than one…

FRANCE.

A death sentence.

Diagnosed with a terminal illness, Enzo Macleod is running out of time to crack the most confounding of unsolved French murders.

A death threat.

His daughter is nearly killed, Enzo is mugged – and then he is arrested. Someone is trying to destroy his character. Someone is framing him for murder.

A deathly enemy.

Killers from the past will stop at nothing to halt Enzo, who must use all his forensic skills to solve the case – before they succeed.

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Reviews

He is a terrific writer doing something different.
Mark Billingham
From the first page I knew I was in safe hands. I knew I could trust this writer.
Sophie Hannah
Wonderfully compelling.
Kate Mosse
Peter May is an author I'd follow to the ends of the earth.
New York Times
Dark, exciting and atmospheric.
Scotland on Sunday
A rip-roaring thriller . . . thoroughly enjoyable
Mail on Sunday
A wonderfully complex book
Peter James, on Entry Island
He is a terrific writer doing something different
Mark Billingham
From the first page I knew I was in safe hands. I knew I could trust this writer
Sophie Hannah
Wonderfully compelling
Kate Mosse
Western France - now May's own stamping ground - is as much a character in the book as the Hebrides were in his formidable Isle of Lewis sequence
Guardian
Peter May is a writer I'd follow to the ends of the earth
New York Times
One of the best regarded crime series of recent years
Boyd Tonkin, on the Lewis trilogy, Independent
Lyrical, empathetic and moving
Alex Gray
May's novels are strong on place and the wounds left by old relationships
Sunday Times
Dark, exciting and atmospheric
Scotland on Sunday
Powerful and authentic
Glasgow Sunday Herald
Fast, exciting ... an entertaining read that will also give food for thought
Irish Times
A tense and atmospheric thriller with a heart-stopping ending
Tangled Web
Truly the best of May's series so far, this is not to be missed
The Good Book Guide