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The Puppet Show

The Puppet Show

‘Fantastic’ Martina Cole

‘Dark, sharp and compelling’ Peter James

‘A thrilling curtain raiser for what looks set to be a great new series’ Mick Herron

Welcome to the Puppet Show . . .

A serial killer is burning people alive in the Lake District’s prehistoric stone circles. He leaves no clues and the police are helpless.

When his name is found carved into the charred remains of the third victim, disgraced detective Washington Poe is brought back from suspension and into an investigation he wants no part of.

Reluctantly partnered with the brilliant, but socially awkward, civilian analyst, Tilly Bradshaw, the mismatched pair uncover a trail that only he is meant to see. The elusive killer has a plan and for some reason Poe is part of it.

As the body count rises, Poe discovers he has far more invested in the case than he could have possibly imagined. And in a shocking finale that will shatter everything he’s ever believed about himself, Poe will learn that there are things far worse than being burned alive …

‘A brutal and thrilling page turner’ Natasha Harding, The Sun

‘A powerful thriller from an explosive new talent. Tightly plotted, and not for the faint hearted!’
David Mark

‘A gripping start to a much anticipated new series’ Vaseem Khan

‘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

‘Nothing you’ve ever read will prepare you for the utterly unique Washington Poe’ Keith Nixon
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

On Sale: 7th June 2018

Price: £19.99

ISBN-13: 9781472127433

Reviews

Nothing you've ever read will prepare you for the utterly unique Washington Poe
Keith Nixon
A powerful thriller from an explosive new talent. Tightly plotted, and not for the faint-hearted!
David Mark
Dark, sharp and compelling
Peter James
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
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, author of the Joe Hunter series
This book is twisted and dark and I loved it - not sure what that says about me
Simon Toyne
A page turner
Sun
Mike Craven is a forceful new voice in British crime fiction.
Caro Ramsay
A brilliant start to what promises to be a fantastic series; get it now or kick yourself for missing out
Graham Smith
A thrilling curtain-raiser for what looks set to be a great new series.
Mick Herron
A gripping start to a much anticipated new series
Vaseem Khan