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Research

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Publisher's Summary

Houston publishes so many books a year that he can't possibly write them himself. He has a ghost team; writers, agents, publishers. So when he takes a year out to write something of quality, a novel that will win prizes, a lot of people stand to lose their livelihoods. Now Houston, the prime suspect in his wife's murder, has disappeared. He could be anywhere and there are many who'd like to find him.

©2014 Philip Keer (P)2014 W F Howes Ltd

What the Critics Say

"A high-concept novel tackled in unabashed fashion." (Independent)

"A cracking thriller ... the story unfolds at a white-knuckle pace with a sense of the unknown that is genuinely disturbing." (The Times)

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    Maggie 25/03/2015
    Maggie 25/03/2015 Member Since 2015
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    "Oh dear"

    Not his best. Almost gave up a few times. Bring back Gunther as a young man perhaps . I was disappointed

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  • John Tipton
    21/02/15
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    "Great mystery/thriller - great performance"

    Great story. Really enjoyed the twists and the inherent irony. The reading was one of the best I've heard so far.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
  • CJFLA
    WINTER PARK, FLORIDA, United States
    07/12/15
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    "Definitely not his best"
    Would you try another book from Philip Kerr and/or Nigel Carrington?

    Really enjoy Philip Kerr's novels, especially the Bernie Gunther series. This book, though, is lacking. The story is ok but nothing special. The narration, however, is exceptional.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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