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  • Hodder & Stoughton

The Children's Crusade: Only one man stands in their way . . .

Elliott Hall

8 Reviews

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Strange Trilogy, Fiction, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), Thriller / suspense

Only one man stands in their way.

PI Felix Strange is working his last case. The woman he loves has been taken by Fisher Partners - America's for-profit secret police - and, though he suspects he won't find her, he's going to do the next best thing: kill everyone involved.

As he works his way down the list, Strange is offered a secret deal, which could lead him straight to Iris. Across the American South, the militant Sons of David are on the rise. Their leader, the prophet Joshua, promises a new world to replace the sinful old. To free Iris, all Strange has to do is assassinate this new messiah. The problem? He's twelve years old.

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Praise for The Children's Crusade: Only one man stands in their way . . .

  • Praise for the first two novels in the Strange Trilogy - :

  • 'Wonderful' - The Times

  • 'Knockout . . . Redolent of Watchmen and Blade Runner' - Guardian

  • 'Ingenious and witty' - Daily Telegraph

  • 'Fabulous' - Shots Magazine

  • 'Elliott Hall is an undoubted talent and The Children's Crusade is a fascinatingly different and original kind of thriller' - Crimeandpublishing.com

  • 'An action-packed mystery set in a post-apocalyptic Houston . . . Hall's books hark back to some of the great masters of the crime-writing genre, in particular Dashiell Hammett, Raymond Chandler and James Ellroy' - Yorkshire Post

  • Elliott Hall is an undoubted talent and The Children's Crusade is a fascinatingly different and original kind of thriller - Crimeandpublishing.com

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