The Last Winter of Dani Lancing

The Last Winter of Dani Lancing

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Over twenty years ago Dani Lancing met a brutal end. The people she left behind are still haunted by the tragedy, consumed by their grief. It led her best friend to become a hero. To her father talking to the dead. And it will drive her mother to become a killer...
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Product details

  • Hardback | 400 pages
  • 162 x 240 x 35mm | 652g
  • Ebury Press
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0091953294
  • 9780091953294
  • 2,257,529

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Patty turns to leave and catches sight of herself in the mirror. Blood is smeared on her glasses and arcs over her cheek, sweeping across her right eye. She draws back from her reflection, horrified for a second and then... exhilarated. She would like to keep it forever, a red badge of courage.

From somewhere far-off she hears Jim ask her: ‘Patty, what would your superpower be?’ She whispers into the dark. ‘To bring back the dead.’
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Review Text

"Genuinely intriguing"
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"Brilliant! P.D. Viner's writing is audacious, clever and bold. I think he'll go far" -- Sophie Hannah "An exciting thriller that is also deeply moving. A hugely impressive debut" -- Mark Billingham "Genuinely intriguing" -- Laura Wilson * The Guardian * "An entertaining thriller, but also a moving examination of loss, memory and morality" * Sunday Mirror * "THE LAST WINTER OF DANI LANCING marks the debut of a major new voice in crime fiction. P.D. Viner has crafted a deeply textured psychological thriller that reveals, layer by tragic layer, the damage wrought by a single act of homicide. A remarkably assured debut and a thrilling read. Look forward to more" -- Michael Harvey
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About P. D. Viner

P.D. Viner is an award winning film-maker and creator of the highly successful SmartPass audio guides. He's married to an American Doctor of Linguistics and, along with their five-year-old daughter, he is her test-subject. He has lived abroad for ten years, working and studying in the USA, New Zealand and Russia, and has been a pretty bad stand-up comedian, produced mime shows for Japanese TV and written theatre for the Shakespeare festival, produced in London and Verona.

His first novel The Last Winter of Dani Lancing is now in development with Warner TV, working with the creator of Dirty Pretty Liars and the head writer of Dexter.

To find out more visit: www.pdviner.com
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943 ratings
3.32 out of 5 stars
5 12% (113)
4 31% (294)
3 40% (376)
2 12% (110)
1 5% (50)
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