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Insidious Intent

Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year, 2018

Paperback / ISBN-13: 9780751568240

Price: £8.99

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‘One of the most surprising twists you’ll read this year. Outstanding’ Irish Independent

‘Engrossing . . . a colossal reminder of just why McDermid has been the queen of crime for three decades’ Heat

‘Murdered people don’t kill themselves . . .’

A quiet night on a country road. The stillness shattered by a car engulfed in flames, and a burned body discovered in the driver’s seat. As the investigation unfolds, DCI Carol Jordan and psychological profiler Tony Hill quickly realise that this is more than just a tragic accident. And so begins the hunt for a truly terrifying killer, someone who believes he is invisible, untraceable and untouchable.

As other victims are found to have met the same terrible fate, and with more women at risk, Tony and Carol are drawn into a dark and twisted web of fear and revenge that will force them to question their own ideas of justice . . .

A pulse-pounding mystery from the number one bestseller.

If you enjoyed Insidious Intent, don’t miss the first in a new series from the Queen of Crime. 1979 is out now, introducing the unforgettable Allie Burns.

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Praise for Val McDermid:

‘It grabs the reader by the throat and never lets go’ Daily Mail

‘So gripping it puts your life on hold’ The Times

As good a psychological thriller as it is possible to get’ Sunday Express

‘One of today’s most accomplished crime writers’ Literary Review

‘McDermid remains unrivalled’ Observer

‘No one can tell a story like she can’ Daily Express

This is the tenth book in the bestselling Tony Hill and Carol Jordan series.

Reviews

There aren't many to touch her for insight into the minds of hunter and hunted.
Susan Hill
Elegantly plotted, it's pure class
Sunday Mirror
Dark and expert crime writing . . . beautifully crafted
The Arts Desk
McDermid ratchets up the tension . . . [her] most expressive and emotional novel to date, giving readers more than just a clever criminal to get their teeth into.
The National
Val McDermid, known as the queen of psychological thrillers, surpasses herself here, delivering one of the most surprising twists you'll read this year. Outstanding.
Irish Independent
[T]horoughly pleasing, engaging, indeed compelling, a very fine piece of craftsmanship. It will reward those who have followed the Jordan and Hill sequence, and send latecomers back to the earlier novels.
Scotsman
The tenth outing for the much-loved duo is a reliably engrossing thriller - and one that ends with a colossal reminder of just why McDermid has been the queen of crime for three decades.
Heat
Here is another gripping crime novel by Val McDermid . . . an exciting book by one of today's most accomplished crime writers
Literary Review

Tony Hill and Carol Jordan