Jane Isaac - A Deathly Silence (DCI Helen Lavery)
A Deathly Silence (DCI Helen Lavery)
A gripping thriller perfect for fans of Gillian Flynn, S.J. Watson, B A Paris and Sophie Hannah
When the mutilated body of a police officer is found in a derelict factory, the Hamptonshire police force is shocked to the core.
DCI Helen Lavery returns from injury leave and is immediately plunged into an investigation like no other. Is this a random attack or is someone targeting the force? Organised crime groups or a lone killer?
As the net draws in, Helen finds the truth lies closer than she could have imagined, and trusts no one.
But Helen is facing a twisted killer who will stop at nothing to ensure their secrets remain hidden. And time is running out...
Praise for A Deathly Silence:
'The novel will appeal to every crime reader who enjoys clever plotting and brilliant procedural detail'
'An atmospheric and reassuringly authentic police investigation that tears along at a rip-roaring pace'
'This was a gripping page-turner of a read – I finished it in one sitting!'
'Such a smart, classy and satisfying read. Isaac really is the queen of the police procedural… Isaac patiently drip-feeds the story – her biggest talent – and the pay-off is that you really care, so the twist is doubly shocking. Loved it'
'Perfectly plotted police procedural that engages the reader from the discovery of the first body through a fast-paced investigation dogged by leaks, to a dramatic and terrifying conclusion. Jane Isaac at her best'
'Jane Isaac weaves a tense story where you don't know who to trust or believe and you can't help but keep turning the pages. She is a master of the procedural and a go-to writer if you want your story twisted'
'An intriguing and deeply authentic mystery paired with a solid police procedural, A Deathly Silence tells a tragic yet utterly compelling story. Expertly plotted and filled with realistic, well-drawn characters, this is an excellent addition to the DI Helen Lavery series'
'Everything else was put on hold; I was reading at breakneck speed. A first-rate, fast-paced and utterly compelling police procedural – highly recommended'
‘A clever, mind-twisting police procedural, with a cast of well-thought out characters, and a depth that will appeal to mystery addicts'
'A gripping read. Tense, pacy and authentic – you won't want to put it down!'
'The brilliant DI Lavery is back to solve a chilling murder. Isaac unravels the shocking, dark mystery with skill and an excellent eye for detail'
'From its chilling opening pages, A Deathly Silence is a gripping and superior police procedural. You might end up reading this one in a day. I can't wait to see what she bring us next'