Black Flowers

Black Flowers

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Black flowers for the missing ones mean they're never coming back...This is not a story about a girl who disappears.This is the story of a little girl who comes back.As if from nowhere, she appears one day on a seaside promenade, with a black flower and a horrifying story about where she's been. But telling that story will start a chain reaction of dangerous lies and deadly illusions that will claim many more victims in the years to come. When Neil Dawson's father commits suicide, he is obviously devastated. But through his grief, Neil knows something isn't right. Among his father's possessions, he finds a copy of an old novel, The Black Flower. Opening it will take Neil into an investigation full of danger, pain and subterfuge. Hannah Price is also mourning her father, having followed his footsteps into the police force. When she gets assigned to Neil's father's case, it will lead her on a journey into her own past and to the heart of a shattering secret.*Longlisted for the 2012 Theakstons Crime Novel of the Year Award*show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 128 x 196 x 22mm | 222.26g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0752884425
  • 9780752884424
  • 266,254

About Steve Mosby

Steve Mosby lives and works in Leeds. He is the author of THE THIRD PERSON, THE CUTTING CREW, THE 50/50 KILLER, CRY FOR HELP, STILL BLEEDING, BLACK FLOWERS, DARK ROOM and THE NIGHTMARE PLACE. His novels have been translated widely and longlisted for the Theakstons Crime Novel of the Year Award and CWA Dagger in the Library. Find out more at: more

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Tense and gripping * Guardian * An electrifyingly scary thriller * Dialy Mail * Steve Mosby should be up there with the Mark Billinghams of the crime-horror genre * Metro * Mosby has become renowned for thrillers that reach into dark places where most British crime writers are afraid to go * Sunday Express * Steve Mosby is one of the most consistently and innovatively creepy writers working right now. -- Eva Dolanshow more

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Steve Mosby is one of the most consistently and innovatively creepy writers working right now . Eva Dolanshow more

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461 ratings
3.7 out of 5 stars
5 24% (109)
4 37% (170)
3 29% (133)
2 8% (37)
1 3% (12)
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