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Death Under a Little Sky

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The stunningly written, evocative new debut crime thriller you won’t want to miss! The stunningly written, evocative new debut crime thriller you won’t want to miss! "Stylishly written by a master wordsmith, and an absorbing tale"The Sun “A more than promising debut”The Times “A tense and twisty crime thriller”inews A detective ready for a new life…For years, Jake Jackson has been a high-flying detective in London. But then one day he receives a letter from his reclusive uncle – he has left Jake his property in the middle of the countryside. For Jake, it is the perfect opportunity for a fresh start. A rural idyll the stuff of dreams…At first, life in the middle of nowhere is everything Jake could wish for. His new home is beautiful, his surroundings are stunning, and he enjoys getting back to nature. A death that disrupts everything…But then, what starts as a fun village treasure hunt turns deadly, when a young woman’s bones are discovered. And Jake is thrust once again into the role of detective, as he tries to unearth a dangerous killer in this most unlikely of settings. ‘I LOVED this. I found it totally immersive, and couldn’t wait to squeeze some time from my day to return to it. The writing is very classy and the conclusion came as a surprise, which is always a treat’Ann Cleeves, the No. 1 Bestselling Author of Vera and Shetland ‘A beautifully written portrait of a burned-out cop’s new life in the countryside, where a cold case is never far away. Part romance, part cosy, 100% crime, I utterly adored it’Sam Holland, author of The Echo Man and The Twenty ‘Superb! A pitch-perfect blend of psychological thriller and classic detective fiction, rich with smart plotting and characters so real we feel we know them. And with the keen eye of the journalist that he is, Abell gives us a compelling portrayal of life—and death—in the countryside. As for our hero, Jake Jackson, what can I say except I expect him back soon. No, I demand his return!’–Jeffery Deaver, Sunday Times Top 10 Bestselling Author ‘Tense but patient, fast but thoughtful, and twisty but substantial – this is a truly excellent debut, and I want the next installment now’ Lee Child, author of the Jack Reacher series ‘What a gorgeous read. It has the halo of an instant classic. This is a deep, searching novel, as preoccupied with human nature and ordinary evil as it is with detection’AJ Finn, the No. 1 Bestselling Author of The Woman in the Window ‘Stig Abell’s love of the genre shines through in his crime fiction debut, Death Under a Little Sky. The narrative follows a city detective who quits the force and moves to a rural idyll at the termination of a troubled marriage. But fate never leaves a good detective in peace, and he soon finds himself investigating a possible local murder. An atmospheric, often meditative, and beautifully written crime novel.’Vaseem Khan, author of the Baby Ganesh Agency series and the Malabar House novels The new debut rural crime detective thriller you won’t want to miss in 2023 Stig Abell loves detective novels above any other literature, films, plays or television. This is the first one he has actually written. Away from books, he presents the breakfast show on Times Radio, a station he helped to launch in 2020. Before that he was a regular presenter on Radio 4’s Front Row and was the editor and publisher of the Times Literary Supplement. At one time or another he has written for almost every newspaper in Britain, and one or two in America as well. He lives in London with his wife, three children and two independent-minded cats called Boo and Ninja (his children named them, obviously). The new debut rural crime detective thriller you won’t want to miss in 2023 • Stig Abell is an English journalist, newspaper editor and radio presenter. He currently co-presents the Monday to Thursday breakfast show on Times Radio with Aasmah Mir.• Stig was from 2016 to 2020 editor of The Times Literary Supplement and from 2013 to 2016 managing editor of The Sun. He was formerly a fiction reviewer at The Spectator and reviewer at Telegraph Media Group. He was also a presenter on LBC Radio, and has frequently appeared on radio shows such as Front Row.• Big Twitter presence (over 100k followers).• This is a stunning debut crime thriller from a talented new voice which is sure to garner attention across the trade. Competition: The;Locked Room;Rising Tide;Still Life;The Appeal;The Twyford Code;Murder Before Evensong;The Three Dahlias. by;Elly Griffiths;Ann Cleeves;Val McDermid;J M Dalgliesh;L J Ross;Neil Lancaster;Simon McCleave;Janice Hallett;Richard Coles;Katy Watson
Publicat de: HarperCollins Publishers

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