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Shutter Man

Shutter Man

‘You turn the pages as if your very life depends on it’
Daily Mail

Face your fears in the latest terrifying novel by the hugely acclaimed, bestselling master of the psychopath thriller.


The Farren family has been a plague upon Philadelphia’s most dangerous neighbourhood, the Devil’s Pocket, for generations. There, row after row of tumbledown houses hide dark secrets – none darker than Billy, the youngest Farren.

Afflicted by a syndrome that means he can’t recognise faces, Billy must use photographs to identify his family – and his victims. And when your life has bled away, he takes a final, gruesome picture for his wall.

But what is the meaning of the horrific ritual Billy enacts with every murder? And is there any connection to a childhood event Detective Kevin Byrne has buried so well it’s hidden even from his former partner Jessica Balzano?

Praise for Richard Montanari

‘A relentlessly suspenseful, soul-chilling thriller that hooks you instantly’
Tess Gerritsen

‘The author’s elegiac tone takes the curse off this blood-drenched thriller . . . Gripping
New York Times (the 10 best crime novels of 2016)

‘A master storyteller’
James Ellroy

Scary good!’
Lisa Gardner

‘Taut, propulsive and darkly gripping, Montanari is a master of suspense’
Chris Ewan

‘A specialist in serial killer tales . . . a wonderfully evocative writer’
Publishers Weekly

Amazon readers love Richard Montanari

***** ‘One of the best detective stories I have ever read’

***** ‘If you haven’t read these books yet…. START READING THEM!’

***** ‘Great plot and incredible pace. A real page turner’

***** ‘I couldn’t put it down – utterly absorbing and compelling!!’

***** ‘The last 20 pages had me biting my nails and sitting on the edge of my chair!’

***** ‘Absolutely brilliant – almost impossible to put down’

***** ‘Every once and while I read a classic which I’ll NEVER forget.This is a book I’ll never forget’

***** ‘This is a chillingly good read with a fast-paced storyline full of twists and turns’

***** ‘From start to finish, you never want to stop! You have to know what happened!’

***** ‘An outstanding tale with as many twists as a game of snakes and ladders’

***** ‘One of the best crime/thriller writers’

***** ‘Amazing’

***** ‘Richard Montanari never lets you down. The ending is always a surprise’

***** ‘So easy to pick up, so hard to put down’
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

On Sale: 13th August 2015

Price: £7.99

ISBN-13: 9781405515030

Reviews

Truly terrifying
Woman's Way
Exceptional . . . an engrossing story
Publishers Weekly
The plot twists and narrative conjuring tricks continued to the penultimate page . . . extra icing on what was already a very enjoyable and well-made cake
Crime Fiction Lover
Richard Montanari's elegiac tone takes the curse off Shutter Man, a blood-drenched thriller about a group of imperfectly domesticated boys who came from the same blighted neighborhood and grew up to become criminals and killers - and cops . . . Gripping
New York Times
A cracking good read
Promoting Crime Fiction