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Death of the Black Widow

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You never forget your first case. Officer Walter O’Brien is called to a murder scene on his first night with Detroit PD. A terrified 20-year-old has bludgeoned her attacker with skill that shocks even O’Brien’s veteran partner. The young woman is also a brilliant escape artist. Her bold flight from police custody makes the case impossible to solve – and, for Walter, even more impossible to forget. His fascination with the missing, grey-eyed woman approaches obsession. And when Walter discovers that he’s not alone in his search, only one thing is certain. This deadly string of secrets didn’t begin in his home city – but he’s going to make sure it ends there.

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A stunning stand-alone thriller following a Detroit cop’s hunt for a serial killer like no other, from the bestselling authors of The Noise
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You never forget your first case.

Officer Walter O’Brien is called to a murder scene on his first night with Detroit PD. A terrified young woman has bludgeoned her attacker with shocking skill.

She is also a brilliant escape artist. Her flight from police custody makes the case impossible to solve – and, for Walter, impossible to forget.

His fascination with the missing, grey-eyed woman approaches obsession. And when Walter discovers that he’s not alone in his search, only one thing is certain . . .

The string of murders didn’t begin in his home city – but he’s going to make sure it ends there.
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‘No one gets this big without amazing natural storytelling talent – which is what Jim has, in spades.’ LEE CHILD

‘It’s no mystery why James Patterson is the world’s most popular thriller writer . . . Simply put: nobody does it better.’ JEFFERY DEAVER

‘Patterson boils a scene down to the single, telling detail, the element that defines a character or moves a plot along. It’s what fires off the movie projector in the reader’s mind.’ MICHAEL CONNELLY

‘A writer with an unusual skill at thriller plotting.’ MARK LAWSON, GUARDIAN

‘James Patterson is The Boss. End of.’ IAN RANKIN

Additional information

Weight 0.373 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × 3.2 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

517

Language

English

Edition

Paperback original

Dewey

813.6 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K