The Facts of Life and Death
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The Facts of Life and Death

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"Bauer's great gift is her ability to surprise the reader ...She makes you think a bit differently about the world". (Daily Telegraph). On the beaches and cliffs of North Devon, young women have become victims in a terrifying game where only one player knows the rules. And when those rules change, the new game is Murder. But a madman on the loose feels very far from the crumbling, seaside home of ten-year-old Ruby Trick. Instead she lives in constant fear of school bullies, the dark forest, and the threat of her parents' divorce. Helping her father to catch the killer seems like the only way to keep him close. As long as the killer doesn't catch her first.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 129 x 197 x 26mm | 282g
  • Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • Black Swan
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0552779652
  • 9780552779654
  • 245,879

About Belinda Bauer

Belinda Bauer grew up in England and South Africa and now lives in Wales. She worked as a journalist and a screenwriter before finally writing a book to appease her nagging mother. With her debut, Blacklands, Belinda was awarded the CWA Gold Dagger for Crime Novel of the Year. She went on to win the CWA Dagger in the Library for her body of work in 2013. Her fourth novel Rubbernecker was voted 2014 Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year. Her books have been translated into 21 languages.show more

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"Bauer at her best ... the true heir to the great Ruth Rendell" Mail on Sunday "A new Belinda Bauer always goes straight to the top of my to-be-read pile. She's the most interesting crime writer in England today" Val McDermid "Belinda Bauer's thrillers are always compelling, always original, always brilliant. I will rush to read anything she writes" Mark Billingham "Belinda Bauer is one of the best British crime writers out there right now" Simon Kernick "She writes so beautifully, plots so cleverly and exhibits a razor-sharp understanding of people and places" Literary Reviewshow more

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"Belinda Bauer is one of the best British crime writers out there right now"show more

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699 ratings
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