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Trick Of The Dark

Val Mcdermid

8 Reviews

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Fiction, Crime & mystery

A fascinatingly rich and complex mystery lies at the heart of this novel - McDermid s most ambitious and best yet.

When Charlie Flint is sent a mysterious package of cuttings about a brutal murder, it instantly grabs her attention. The murder occurred in the grounds of her old Oxford college a groom battered to death just hours after his wedding. As his bride and wedding guests sipped champagne, his alleged killers were slipping his bloodstained body into the river.

Charlie doesn t know who sent the package, or why, yet she can t get the crime out of her head. But as she delves deeper, and steps back into the mysterious world of Oxford colleges, she realises that there is much more to this crime than meets the eye...

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Praise for Trick Of The Dark

  • Wonderfully compelling stuff. - Daily Mail

  • A workout for the grey cells, perfectly executed. - Daily Telegraph

  • This standalone from the Scottish force of nature, and creator of Robson Green's Wire In The Blood TV series, is a brutally clever story. - Daily Mirror

  • Keeps you guessing till the last page. - Bella

  • Plenty of surprises in store... A touching portrait of a group of young women on the verge of coming out about their sexuality in the hothouse atmosphere of an Oxford college. - Sunday Times

  • McDermid, as usual, plots and writes with a commanding elegance. - The Times

  • Sensitive and insightful. - Guardian

  • McDermid writes a fluid, compelling novel of manners underpinned by a believable plot, and Charlie Flint is a fascinating addition to the canon of female investigators. - Irish Times

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Val Mcdermid

Val McDermid is the author of 22 bestselling novels, which have been translated into 30 languages, and have sold over 10 million copies. She has won many awards internationally, including the CWA Gold Dagger for best crime novel of the year and the LA Times Book of the Year Award. She was inducted into the ITV3 Crime Thriller Awards Hall of Fame in 2009. My Granny Was a Pirate is Val's first children's book.

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