'Even better than Child 44. Akyl Borubaev is a terrific creation' Anthony HorowitzA hard-hitting thriller for fans of Tom Rob Smith, Mick Herron and Philip Kerr's Bernie Gunther series.
'Even better than Child 44. Akyl Borubaev is a terrific creation' Anthony Horowitz
'Just keeps getting better . . . buy the whole series right away' Peter Robinson, No.1 bestselling author of Sleeping in the Ground
No sooner has Akyl Borubaev been reinstated as an Inspector in the Bishkek Murder Squad than he's suspended for alleged serious crimes against the state.
After an attempted assassination of a prominent minister goes spectacularly wrong, Akyl is a fugitive from his former colleagues and involved with one of Kyrgyzstan's most dangerous criminals.
On the run, caught up in a illegal scheme that can only end badly, it's time for Akyl to take a stand for everything he believes in.
Even better than Child 44. Akyl Borubaev is a terrific creation - Anthony Horowitz
Just keeps getting better . . . buy the whole series right away - Peter Robinson, author of the bestselling DCI Banks series
Storytelling of the highest quality . . . Introduces a detective it is impossible not to believe in. Callaghan is a new voice to be welcomed - Daily Mail
A powerfully descriptive writer - Daily Express
Unforgettable - Sunday Times
[Tom Callaghan's] gloomy atmospheric portrait convinces and he writes with style and panache . . . A lively story and a riveting glimpse of an unknown society - The Times
A Killing Winter is a brilliant debut, and an early contender for one of my top reads of the year - Raven Crime Reads