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Summary

From the master of British crime writing comes Frank Elder’s last case. 

When his estranged daughter Katherine suddenly appears on his doorstep, Elder knows that something is badly wrong. The breakdown of her relationship with a controversial artist has sent her into a self-destructive tailspin which culminates in murder. And as Elder struggles to protect Katherine and prove her innocence, the terrors of the past threaten them both once more. 

©2018 John Harvey (P)2018 W.F. Howes Ltd

Critic reviews

"No one in Britain is writing better crime fiction." (Times)

"If he gets any better, the rest of us may have to kill him." (Reginald Hill)

"Harvey's unpredictable mixture of tenderness and cruelty is frighteningly well delineated, reinforcing the well-plotted suspense of a book with a depth few works of crime fiction attain." (Independent)

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