Trick Of The Dark: An ambitious, pulse-racing read from the international bestseller - Val McDermid (Paperback) 17-02-2011 Short-listed for Galaxy Book Awards 2011 (UK).
'No one can tell a story like she can' Daily Express 'The queen of psychological thrillers' Irish Independent _________ 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... A stunning standalone thriller from the number one bestseller. If you enjoyed Trick of the Dark, don't miss the first in a new series from the unrivalled Queen of Crime. 1979 is out now, introducing the unforgettable Allie Burns. __________ Praise for Val McDermid: 'Brilliant . . . Sensational . . . Unforgettable' Guardian 'Compulsively readable' Irish Times 'As good a psychological thriller as it is possible to get' Sunday Express 'It grabs the reader by the throat and never lets go' Daily Mail