The Dead Can't Talk

The Dead Can't Talk

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How far will Anna Stone, a disillusioned police officer on the brink of leaving her job, go to uncover the truth about her sister's disappearance?Approached by Luke Carver, an ex-Army drifter she's previously sent to prison, he claims to have information which will help her. As the trail leads from Hull and the Humber's desperate and downtrodden to its great and good, an unsolved murder twenty-five years ago places their lives in danger, leaving Stone to decide if she can really trust a man who has his own reasons for helping.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 16mm | 292g
  • Caffeine Nights Publishing
  • Chatham, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1910720453
  • 9781910720455

About Nick Quantrill

Nick Quantrill was born and raised in Hull, an isolated industrial city in East Yorkshire.After winning the HarperCollins 'Crime Tour' short story competition in 2006, he started to build a readership. Nick completed his first novel 'Broken Dreams.' Focusing on Hull's past and future; the novel looks at the death of the city's fishing industry and explores the problem of how the city can build a new future for itself. Nick's stories are both entertaining and thought provoking, and although the settings may be local to him, the ideas and issues resonate on a much wider basis.Nick has three novels published: Broken Dreams, The Late Greats, and The Crooked Beat.show more

Review quote

"Hull's answer to Ian Rankin."Hull Daily Mail "The other big star of the book is oft-maligned Hull, whose dour image gets an airbrushing." The Sun "These are not 'big' crimes that he highlights, but ones that are more of a local variety; crimes that people like George Pelecanos examine." Crimesquad.com "Quantrill is the Hammett of Humberside." Nudge.comshow more

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58 ratings
3.84 out of 5 stars
5 31% (18)
4 36% (21)
3 22% (13)
2 7% (4)
1 3% (2)
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