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The Cadaver Game: Book 16 in the DI Wesley Peterson crime series

Kate Ellis

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Wesley Peterson, Fiction, Crime & mystery

The 16th Wesley Peterson crime novel...and they just get better and better!

When the decaying body of a murdered woman is discovered in a suburban house following an anonymous tip off, DI Wesley Peterson has problems establishing her true identity. But as he tries to break through what seems to be a conspiracy of silence and find out more about the mysterious woman, he has another more disturbing case to investigate. The naked bodies of two teenagers have been found with shotgun wounds at the foot of a cliff.

As Wesley searches for the truth, both his cases become stranger, especially when he finds a link to a sinister manhunt mirroring events from the time of the Napoleonic Wars. Why did the teenage victims take part in an online game called Blood Hunt which they were eventually persuaded to play for real? And could there be a connection between recent events and archaeologist Neil Watson's strange encounter with the world of conceptual art?

Then a skeleton is found near the place where the dead teenagers were last seen alive and Wesley finally has to face a terrible truth...and a hunt to the death.

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Praise for The Cadaver Game: Book 16 in the DI Wesley Peterson crime series

  • [It's] a riveting page-turner. If you still haven't discovered the formidable talents of Kate Ellis, now's the time - Bella

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Kate Ellis

Kate Ellis was born and brought up in Liverpool and studied drama in Manchester. She is the award-winning author of the DI Wesley Peterson detective novels, as well the Albert Lincoln trilogy and the Joe Plantagenet mysteries.

Kate has won the CWA Dagger in the Library Award for her crime writing. She has also twice been shortlisted for the CWA Short Story Dagger and been longlisted for the Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award.

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