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Day of the Dead

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A serial killer. A hero to some. A wanted criminal to others. The man who calls himself Vindici broke out of prison last year. Now he's filmed himself torturing and killing paedophiles in Liverpool's affluent suburbs. Half the city are celebrating: the streets are now safer for their children. But for DCI Eve Clay and her team at the Merseyside Police, it's a nightmare. Their job is to solve crimes and lock up the killer - hard enough without being despised by the public they are trying to protect. And now, just when they think they've cracked the case, they receive a photo of Vindici at a Day of The Dead parade in Mexico. If Vindici is 5,000 miles away, who are they hunting in Liverpool? DCI Eve Clay must draw on all her cunning to unmask a killer who is somehow always one step ahead.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 464 pages
  • 145 x 228 x 40.64mm | 703.07g
  • Head of Zeus
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1784082961
  • 9781784082963
  • 1,934,285

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'Roberts' research is as meticulous as the investigation ... add in a generous dollop of the macabre and the result is a horrifying but gripping novel which it might be best to read with all the lights on' Mystery People. 'Genuinely one of the best serial killer thrillers I have read this year, I am looking forward to reading more from Mark Roberts' What Rachael Read Next. 'Methodical, gritty, and well-paced, Day of the Dead is the kind of crime fiction novel that messes with your emotions and gets under your skin ... If you are a fan of crime fiction then you must read this book' Books of All Kinds. 'From the very first page, I was pulled in and wanted to know more' Rambling Lisa's Book Reviews. 'An extremely thought-provoking read ... I am still thinking about it now even though I have finished it' Ginger Book Geek. 'A captivating page-turner that will keep readers glued to its pages ... Gripping and gritty crime fiction at its absolute best ... A first class read' Bookish Jottings. 'Fast-moving and intense ... The book is an extremely well-written and thought-provoking detective thriller ... If evidence were needed of the power of fiction "set in location" then this is it!' Trip Fiction. 'This is a very clever book ... Will keep you guessing until the very end' Go Buy the Book. 'Day of the Dead would be worth reading as a superbly constructed thriller, even if it didn't have much more to it than that - an elegant novel' Shots Mag. 'Roberts' intimate knowledge of Liverpool makes the city into a sinister character of itself' Graham Masterton.show more

About Mark Roberts

Mark Roberts was born and raised in Liverpool. He was a teacher for twenty years and now works with children with severe learning difficulties. He is the author of What She Saw, which was longlisted for a CWA Gold Dagger.show more

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41 ratings
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