Splinter the Silence
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Splinter the Silence

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'That day, waiting had been almost unbearable. He wanted something more spectacular, something that couldn't be ignored. These deaths needed to make a mark ...' Psychological profiler Tony Hill is trained to see patterns, to decode the mysteries of human behaviour, and when he comes across a series of suicides among women tormented by vicious online predators, he begins to wonder if there is more to these tragedies than meets the eye. Similar circumstances, different deaths. Could it be murder? But what kind of serial killer wants his crimes to stay hidden? Former DCI Carol Jordan has her own demons to confront, but with lives at stake, Tony and Carol begin the hunt for the most dangerous and terrifying kind of killer - someone who has nothing to fear and nothing to lose ...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 496 pages
  • 132 x 197 x 32mm | 330g
  • Little, Brown Book Group
  • Sphere
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0751561428
  • 9780751561425
  • 1,760

About Val McDermid

Val McDermid is a No.1 bestseller whose novels have been translated into more than thirty languages, and have sold over fifteen million copies. She has won many awards internationally, including the CWA Gold Dagger for best crime novel of the year and the LA Times Book of the Year Award. She was inducted into the ITV3 Crime Thriller Awards Hall of Fame in 2009, was the recipient of the CWA Cartier Diamond Dagger in 2010 and received the Lambda Literary Foundation Pioneer Award in 2011. In 2016, Val received the Outstanding Contribution to Crime Fiction Award at the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival and was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. She writes full time and divides her time between Cheshire and Edinburgh.show more

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The real mistress of psychological gripping thrillers; no one can plot or tell a story like she can Daily Express The Queen of Crime reigns again with a thrill from Hill Independent McDermid remains unrivalled ... Brilliant Observer With the deaths of PD James and Ruth Rendell, Val McDermid is the obvious successor as Britain's Queen of Crime. For me, she has already held that title for many years. Her latest novel, starring the socially awkward but clever criminal profiler Tony Hill and ace detective Carol Jordan, demonstrates her supremacy -- Marcel Berlins The Times McDermid still writes with the telltale verve that's won her the accolade queen of psychological thrillers Guardian No one rivals Val McDermid's skill at writing truly terrifying thrillers goodhousekeeping.co.ukshow more

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The real mistress of psychological gripping thrillers; no one can plot or tell a story like she can Daily Expressshow more

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2,825 ratings
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4 44% (1,233)
3 18% (501)
2 4% (103)
1 1% (38)
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