Shut Your Eyes Tight
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.
- Paperback | 592 pages
- 130 x 196 x 42mm | 421.84g
- 29 Aug 2011
- Penguin Books Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
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 *
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.
Wow! Totally absorbing, brilliantly written. The best book I've read this year Sun