Forensic anthropologist Dr David Hunter returns in a new visceral, intelligent and utterly compelling crime thriller, perfect for fans of Kathy Reichs
Simon Beckett has worked as a freelance journalist, writing for national newspapers and colour supplements. He is the author of four international bestselling crime thrillers featuring his forensic anthropologist hero, Dr David Hunter: The Chemistry of Death, Written in Bone, Whispers of the Dead and The Calling of the Grave. His other novels are Stone Bruises and Where There's Smoke. He lives in Sheffield.
Menacing, beautifully paced and with characters that wouldn't
disgrace the incomparable Michael Connelly, this marks Beckett's
transition to established star * Daily Mail *
Beckett is one of the country's best crime writers...His books are intelligent, beautifully written and utterly gripping. * Sunday Express *