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The Burying Place: A high-suspense thriller with terrifying twists

Brian Freeman

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Fiction, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

A stunning, clever, dark and suspenseful thriller from a writer compared to Michael Connelly and Jeffery Deaver.

In the quiet town of Grand Rapids, Minnesota, a baby vanishes from her bedroom in an opulent lakeside home. It looks like an abduction, but Lieutenant Jonathan Stride suspects that her father has a great deal to hide. That same night, a young policewoman stumbles into the middle of a horrific crime in an encounter which will bring a sadistic killer right into the heart of her already complicated life. Meanwhile, deep in the woods, a small and shallow grave conceals a secret that Stride and his team must unearth before time runs out...

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Praise for The Burying Place: A high-suspense thriller with terrifying twists

  • 'Freeman is an excellent writer and as brilliant as Harlan Coben at psychological suspense' - Daily Mail

  • 'Raised from the merely formulaic by Freeman's emotional literacy, sense of place and an uncanny ability to wrong-foot the reader and produce a wholly unexpected ending, The Burying Place is far more than the sum of its parts' - Guardian

  • 'A writer who is firmly in control of his craft... Freeman's particular skill is in the establishment of an atmosphere of menace, conjured to perfection here' - Barry Forshaw, The Good Book Guide

  • 'Addictive and intelligent... The Burying Place, with its darkly nightmarish title, is right up there with [Freeman's] best' - Hobart Mercury, Australia

  • 'High tension and terrifying twists that put Freeman up there with Harlan Coben in the psychological crime stratosphere' - Daily Mail

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Brian Freeman

Brian Freeman is the author of several acclaimed psychological suspense thrillers. His novels have been sold in forty-six countries and twenty languages. His debut, IMMORAL, won the Macavity Award and was a finalist for the Edgar and Dagger Awards for best first novel.

His novel SPILLED BLOOD won the International Thriller Writers' Best Hardcover Novel Award.

Brian and his wife Marcia live in Minnesota.

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