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Steve Mosby has become one of a handful of writers who make me excited about crime fiction – Val McDermid

The small team of policemen never even identified the dead girl and, for the officers involved, her murder came to symbolise everything that was wrong with the city: a haphazard sprawl of commerce and indifference.

Four months on, that group is in disarray. Sean has disappeared into the city’s black heart and not returned, and Martin is separated from his job, his wife and his friends. But then a simple note from his ex-partner forces him to re-enter an investigation he’d rather forget. ‘I found her’, it says.

The search leads him from one side of the city to the other, in a downward spiral of violence and pain, and drags him into the orbit of the things that are really wrong with the city: the eight brothers rumoured by legend to have control over everything.

Why readers love Steve Mosby:

‘Mosby writes with confidence and originality, and displays an impressive feel for horror.’ The Times
‘Thrilling, compulsive and difficult to put down. …you should not presume to think you know what is going on until you have read to the very last page.’ Guardian
‘Mosby’s narrative ingenuity quickly establishes itself and this exacting, often terrifying, tale…soon exerts an irresistible grip.’ METRO

Fans of Sarah Hilary, Sharon Bolton and Mark Billingham will love Steve Mosby:

The Third Person
The Cutting Crew
The 50/50 Killer
Cry for Help
Still Bleeding
Black Flowers
The Murder Code
The Nightmare Place
I Know Who Did It
The Reckoning on Cane Hill
You Can Run

* Each Steve Mosby novel can be read as a standalone*