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By Horowitz, Anthony
'I couldn't see the sea from my bedroom but I could hear the waves breaking in the distance. They reminded me that I was on a tiny island. And I was trapped.' ALDERNEY: an island three miles long and one mile wide. A beautiful place where crime is minimal and where there has neve...r been a murder. Until now. It is early June and Private Investigator Daniel Hawthorne has been invited to a literary festival with the author Anthony Horowitz. With them are a collection of other authors and a celebrity cook, all gathered together to talk about their books and socialise with their fans. But Hawthorne and Horowitz find the island in turmoil over a power line that is being planned between Normany and England, cutting through Alderney and pitting islander against islander. When the wealthy sponsor of the festival is found horribly murdered, the island is closed down with no one allowed on or off it. it soon becomes clear that the killer is on the island. And only Hawthorne can find who it is ...Read more
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Passion, deception, an unexplained death and a detective with quite a lot to hide lie at the heart of Anthony Horowitz's brilliant new murder mystery, the second in the bestselling series starring Private Investigator Daniel Hawthorne.
(Life Has a Funny Way of Sneaking Up On You)`With its unorthodox protagonist, clever plotting, brilliantly imperfect characters, and escalating sense of urgency and intrigue, THE WORD IS MURDER is an instant crime classic that will keep you reading as fast as you can... one of th...e best and most compulsively readable mysteries of the year.Read more
By Horowitz, Anthony; Read by Kinnear, Rory
A wealthy woman strangled six hours after she's arranged her own funeral. A very private detective uncovering secrets but hiding his own. A reluctant author drawn into a story he can't control. What do they have in common?
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