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    The Fever of the Bone (Tony Hill) (Paperback) By (author) Val McDermid

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    DescriptionYou should have been a detective. If there's one thing the last year has proved, it's how good you are at finding things out. Not simple things. Hard things. Things that nobody is supposed to be able to find out. Things that are buried so deep nobody even thinks twice about them. The sort of things that turn people's lives inside out once they're exposed.' Meet Tony Hill's most twisted adversary - a killer with a shopping list of victims, a killer unmoved by youth and innocence, a killer driven by the most perverted of desires. The murder and mutilation of teenager Jennifer Maidment is horrific enough on its own. But it's not long before Tony realises it's just the start of a brutal and ruthless campaign that's targeting an apparently unconnected group of young people. Struggling with the newly-awakened ghosts of his own past and desperate for distraction in his work, Tony battles to find the answers that will give him personal and professional satisfaction in his most testing investigation yet.


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    Title
    The Fever of the Bone
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Val McDermid
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 512
    Width: 126 mm
    Height: 194 mm
    Thickness: 42 mm
    Weight: 381 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780751543216
    ISBN 10: 0751543217
    Classifications

    DC22: 823.914
    BIC subject category V2: FF
    BIC E4L: CRI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F2.1
    Libri: AMER3730, ENGM1020
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21200
    BISAC V2.8: FIC000000, FIC022000
    Thema V1.0: FF
    BIC E4L: CRM
    Publisher
    Little, Brown Book Group
    Imprint name
    Sphere
    Publication date
    18 February 2010
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Val McDermid is a No. 1 bestseller whose novels have been translated into more than thirty languages, and have sold over eleven million copies. She has won many awards internationally, including the CWA Gold Dagger for best crime novel of the year and the LA Times Book of the Year Award. She was inducted into the ITV3 Crime Thriller Awards Hall of Fame in 2009 and was the recipient of the CWA Cartier Diamond Dagger for 2010. In 2011 she received the Lambda Literary Foundation Pioneer Award. She writes full time and divides her time between Cheshire and Edinburgh.
    Review quote
    So gripping that it puts your life on hold The Times She is the real mistress of psychological gripping thrillers; no-one can plot or tell a story like she can. The hairs on my neck literally stood up Jenni Murray, Daily Express McDermid remains unrivalled at yoking chilling scenarios to a pulsing narrative; and Hill's torment is palpable in this scary, dark thriller. Brilliant Observer Everything a great detective novel should be: pacy, gripping, clever and stylish and, most of all, a fantastic read Sunday Express