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Rules for Perfect Murders

Rules for Perfect Murders

ISBN
9780571342358
Published
05/03/2020
9780571342358
Format
Hardback
Price
£12.99
Paperback
288

About the Book

'Fiendish good fun' ANTHONY HOROWITZ

If you want to get away with murder, play by the rules

A series of unsolved murders with one thing in common: each of the deaths bears an eerie resemblance to the crimes depicted in classic mystery novels.

The deaths lead FBI Agent Gwen Mulvey to mystery bookshop Old Devils. Owner Malcolm Kershaw had once posted online an article titled ‘My Eight Favourite Murders,’ and there seems to be a deadly link between the deaths and his list – which includes Agatha Christie’s The ABC Murders, Patricia Highsmith’s Strangers on a Train and Donna Tartt’s The Secret History.

Can the killer be stopped before all eight of these perfect murders have been re-enacted?

'An ingenious game of cat-and-mouse' The Times

'Never less than enthralling' Daily Mail

'Tremendously enjoyable' Sunday Mirror

'Fiendish good fun' ANTHONY HOROWITZIf you want to get away with murder, play by the rules A series of unsolved murders with one thing in common: each of the deaths bears an eerie resemblance to the crimes depicted in classic mystery novels.The deaths lead FBI Agent Gwen Mulvey to mystery bookshop Old Devils. Owner Malcolm Kershaw had once posted online an article titled ‘My Eight Favourite Murders,’ and there seems to be a deadly link between the deaths and his list – which includes Agatha Christie’s The ABC Murders, Patricia Highsmith’s Strangers on a Train and Donna Tartt’s The Secret History.Can the killer be stopped before all eight of these perfect murders have been re-enacted?'An ingenious game of cat-and-mouse' The Times'Never less than enthralling' Daily Mail'Tremendously enjoyable' Sunday Mirror
  • Peter Swanson

    Peter Swanson's debut novel, The Girl With a Clock for a Heart (2014), was described by Dennis Lehane as 'a twisty, sexy, electric thrill ride' and was nominated for the LA Times book award. His follow up The Kind Worth Killing (2015), a Richard and Judy pick, was shortlisted for the Ian Fleming Silver Dagger, was named the iBook stores Thriller of the Year and was a top ten paperback bestseller. He lives with his wife and cat in Somerville, Massachusetts. His third novel, Her Every Fear, will be published in early 2016.

“Fiendish good fun.”
- Anthony Horowitz
“An ingenious game of cat-and-mouse between Kershaw and the feds, and between Peter Swanson and the reader . . . the excitement is cerebral.”
- The Times

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