Savage Moon

Savage Moon

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The body of a woman with her throat ripped out is found on Saddleworth Moor, near Manchester. She is discovered in an area where several sightings of a mysterious large black cat have been made. When analysis shows that hairs caught under the victim's nails are those of a panther, it is assumed that the animal has killed its first human prey. But then a man DI Jon Spicer is investigating as part of an entirely different case is murdered in exactly the same way. Only this time the body is found in a secluded car park - a popular gay rendezvous far closer to the city centre. Soon DI Spicer finds himself hunting a killer dubbed The Monster of the Moor, a creature whose stealth and savagery strike terror into the local population and way beyond it to the whole of the north west ...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 128 x 196 x 26mm | 240.4g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0752893637
  • 9780752893631
  • 715,469

Review quote

Simms homes in on very real human evil GUARDIAN A gripping thriller... the latest in a tradition of great British crime novels featuring memorable coppers SOUTH WALES ARGUSshow more

About Chris Simms

Chris Simms is married with four children and works as a freelance copywriter. His acclaimed novel KILLING THE BEASTS was selected as a Best Crime book for 2005 by SHOTS magazine. His second novel PECKING ORDER was selected as a Best British crime novel by DEADLY PLEASURES magazine. Chris Simms lives in Marple, near Manchester.show more

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248 ratings
3.81 out of 5 stars
5 27% (67)
4 35% (87)
3 31% (78)
2 5% (12)
1 2% (4)
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