Cry for Help

Cry for Help

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Dave Lewis is a man with a history. Haunted by his brother's murder when they were children, and scarred by his parents' grief, he's built a bitter life denying everything they ever stood for. He spends his time working as a magician, running a cynical magazine that derides his parents. New Age beliefs, and drowning his sorrows over his lost love, Tori. He's trying to convince himself the past is the past. A promise he made to Tori has got him into trouble before, and Dave's determined to move on and not let that happen again. Detective Sam Currie is a man with a past. His failure to prevent his son's death has ended his marriage and cast a shadow over his life and career. He's directed his hatred towards the one man he sees as responsible, but he has other priorities right now. A killer is stalking the city, abducting girls and sending texts and emails to their families before he kills them. When Dave Lewis appears to connect both investigations, it's an opportunity Currie can't resist...show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 288 pages
  • 154 x 234 x 28mm | 557.92g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0752874144
  • 9780752874142

About Steve Mosby

Steve Mosby lives and works in Leeds. He is the author of three previous novels. Visit his website at: www.theleftroom.co.uk.show more

Review quote

"Hewrites like the very best American thriller writerswith great focus, excellent plot ideas, and a real feeling for exposing violence and cruelty. And, at the same time, he finds space for descriptive passages that enthrall and enlighten . . . Cancel all other engagements for the day." "Guardian""show more

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318 ratings
3.66 out of 5 stars
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4 44% (140)
3 30% (95)
2 6% (20)
1 3% (9)
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