Shut Your Eyes Tight
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Shut Your Eyes Tight

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John Verdon returns with Shut Your Eyes Tight, the second book by in the David Gurney series.Once a cop. Always a cop . . .Ex-NYPD detective Dave Gurney is supposed to be retired. But people with problems keep knocking on his door. Like the police, for instance, who are baffled by a gruesome murder they just can't seem to solve.A young bride has been killed in the middle of her own wedding reception. The prime suspect - her new husband's Mexican gardener - is missing. As is the murder weapon - likely a machete - used to decapitate the bride.The police have drawn a blank. It's as if the killer has vanished into thin air. But when Gurney begins his investigations, he finds that a baffling murder is just the latest of many sadistic crimes committed by an individual who'll do anything to avoid capture.Following the success of Think of a Number, John Verdon's stunning follow-up novel, Shut Your Eyes Tight is just as scintillating. Fans of Tess Gerritsen and James Hayman will love this series. Praise for John Verdon:'The best thriller I've read in a long, long time' Tess Gerritsen'Wow! Totally absorbing, brilliantly written. The best book I've read this year' The SunJohn Verdon, a former Manhattan advertising executive, lives with his wife on a small hilltop in upstate New York. His first two Dave Gurney novels are Think of a Number and Shut Your Eyes Tight.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 592 pages
  • 130 x 196 x 42mm | 421.84g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0141048719
  • 9780141048710
  • 122,920

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Wow! Totally absorbing, brilliantly written. The best book I've read this year * Sun * Astonishingly accomplished * Daily Mail * Brainy and well-written . . . a remarkable debut * Sunday Times *
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About John Verdon

John Verdon has held several executive positions with Manhattan advertising firms but, like his protagonist, recently relocated with his wife to rural upstate New York.
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Wow! Totally absorbing, brilliantly written. The best book I've read this year Sun
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