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The Word Is Murder: The bestselling mystery from the author of Magpie Murders - you've never read a crime novel quite like this

The Word Is Murder: The bestselling mystery from the author of Magpie Murders - you've never read a crime novel quite like this
 

It's been two years since Injustice aired and Detective Daniel Hawthorne needs cash. Having gotten himself fired from his job at the Metropolitan police, Hawthorne decides to approach Anthony Horowitz. He's investigating a bizarre and complex murder and he wants Anthony to write ... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781473539105
Barcode 9781473539105
Published 24 August 2017 by Random House
Available in EPUB format
Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
Language en
Author(s) By Horowitz, Anthony
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ISBN-13 9781473539105
ISBN-10 1473539102
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Random House
Imprint Cornerstone Digital
Publication Date 24 August 2017
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format EPUB ebook
Author(s) By Horowitz, Anthony
Category Fiction
Adventure / Thriller
Crime & Mystery Fiction
Classic Fiction
Number of Pages 400
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Crime, Thriller & Adventure
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 823.92
Catalogue Code 892562

Description of this Electronic Book

SHE PLANNED HER OWN FUNERAL. BUT DID SHE ARRANGE HER OWN MURDER?A woman is strangled six hours after organising her own funeral.Did she know she was going to die? Did she recognise her killer?Daniel Hawthorne, a recalcitrant detective with secrets of his own, is on the case, together with his reluctant side-kick - a man completely unaccustomed to the world of crime.But even Hawthorne isn't prepared for the twists and turns in store - as unexpected as they are bloody... _________________Buried secrets, murder and a trail of bloody clues lie at the heart of Anthony Horowitz's page-turning new detective series. If you enjoyed BBC's Sherlock, you'll LOVE The Word is Murder. Chosen as one of Crime Time's books of the year 'Raises the game-playing to Olympic level' - Guardian Books of the Year'A real page-turner. I loved it!' - ALED JONES (ITV, Weekend)'The beguiling whodunit plot is dispatched with characteristic elan as Horowitz blurs the line between fact and fiction' - Financial Times'Splendidly entertaining, absorbing and difficult to put down. Hawthorne is an intriguing character' - Daily Express'Sharp-witted readers who think they've solved the puzzle early on can rest assured that they've opened only one of many dazzling Christmas packages Horowitz has left beautifully wrapped under the tree' - Kirkus Reviews'Deduction and wit are well-balanced, and fans of Peter Lovesey and other modern channelers of the spirit of the golden age of detection will clamor for more' - Publishers Weekly

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Raises the game-playing to Olympic level.

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Author's Bio

ANTHONY HOROWITZ is the author of the bestselling teen spy series, Alex Rider, and is also responsible for creating and writing some of the UK's most loved and successful TV series, including Midsomer Murders and Foyle's War. He has also written two highly acclaimed Sherlock Holmes novels, The House of Silk and Moriarty; two James Bond novels, Trigger Mortis and Forever and a Day. His previous thrillers Magpie Murders and The Word is Murder were both Top Ten Sunday Times bestsellers.He is on the board of the Old Vic Theatre, and was awarded an OBE for his services to literature in January 2014.

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