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The Turning Tide

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Erykah Macdonald has a nice life, the kind you're supposed to want. But on her twentieth wedding anniversary, she's about to cross a line.

Several hundred miles away in the shallow waters of a Hebridean island, a body is found and it's clear this is no accidental death.

Erykah has to make an irreversible choice - she's used to living with secrets but there are far worse secrets about to emerge. From a morgue in the Highlands to the powerplays in Westminster, a net is tightening. And those that find themselves caught will kill to get out.

Erykah must decide what she's capable of. She should be scared - but sometimes, crossing the line is the first step to freedom...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 133 x 197 x 28mm | 280g
  • Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1409163741
  • 9781409163749
  • 351,955

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Twists which keep the reader engaged and the pages turning . . . rewarding and engaging * Huffington Post * ...a helter-skelter of a book * GUARDIAN * Magnanti's writing is lively and entertaining. When her victims are laid out on that slab, her unspeakably detailed descriptions are good enough to put the wind up Patricia Cornwell. * THE TIMES * she uses her professional know-how to detail shockingly gruesome scenes at the morgue in a mystery that begins with a decomposing body in a bag in a Hebridean loch but spins a web of real-life strands of political chicanery, greed and lies galore. * PETERBOROUGH EVENING TELEGRAPH * A final prospect to get the blood pumping is THE TURNING TIDE... the first crime novel from Brooke Magnanti, aka Belle de Jour. * SUNDAY EXPRESS *
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About Brooke Magnanti

Brooke Magnanti received a Ph.D. in Forensic Pathology from the University of Sheffield, where she studied in the Medico Legal Centre and specialised in the identification of decomposed human remains. She later worked for the NHS in child health research and cancer epidemiology, before being revealed in 2009 as the anonymous author of the award-winning blog Belle de Jour and bestselling Secret Diary of a Call Girl series of books. She lives on the West Coast of Scotland with her husband and hardly ever sees dead people any more. Visit her website at http://www.brookemagnanti.com, and follow her on Twitter @belledejour_uk
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96 ratings
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