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Body Breaker

Body Breaker

The second dark and twisted thriller in the Avison Fluke series by M. W. Craven, the acclaimed author of The Puppet Show.

Investigating how a severed hand ends up on the third green of a Cumbrian golf course is not how Detective Inspector Avison Fluke has planned to spend his Saturday. So when a secret protection unit from London swoops in quoting national security, he’s secretly pleased.

But trouble is never far away. A young woman arrives at his lakeside cabin with a cryptic message: a code known to only a handful of people and it forces Fluke back into the investigation he’s only just been barred from.

In a case that will change his life forever, Fluke immerses himself in a world of New Age travellers, corrupt cops and domestic extremists. Before long he’s alienated his entire team, has been arrested under the Terrorism Act – and has made a pact with the Devil himself. But a voice has called out to him from beyond the grave. And Fluke is only getting started…

Praise for M. W. Craven:

‘Dark, sharp and compelling’ PETER JAMES

‘Fantastic’ MARTINA COLE

‘Britain’s answer to Harry Bosch’ MATT HILTON

‘Thrilling’ MICK HERRON

‘Brilliantly inventive’ WILLIAM SHAW

‘A powerful thriller from an explosive new talent’ DAVID MARK
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

On Sale: 9th January 2020

Price: £8.99

ISBN-13: 9781472132659


Martina Cole
A powerful thriller from an explosive new talent. Tightly plotted, and not for the faint-hearted!
David Mark
Washington Poe is a name destined to be spoken by crime fiction enthusiasts everywhere: Britain's answer to Harry Bosch. The Puppet Show is a wickedly, twisting and turning, mystery that will have readers breathlessly turning the pages until the final shocking conclusion
Matt Hilton
A brilliant start to what promises to be a fantastic series; get it now or kick yourself for missing out
Graham Smith
A book that shines with tension, wit and invention
William Shaw
Praise for M. W. Craven:
I cannot recall the last time I binge read a novel in 36 hours . . . truly mind-blowing
A. A. Dhand
A thrilling curtain-raiser for what looks set to be a great new series
Mick Herron
Dark, sharp and compelling
Peter James
Mike Craven is a forceful new voice in British crime fiction
Caro Ramsay
Satisfyingly twisty and clever and the flashes of humour work well to offer the reader respite from the thrill of the read
Michael J. Malone
Dark, thrilling and unputdownable with sharply drawn characters that stride off the page
Victoria Selman
I loved this book!
Jo Jakeman