When Robbie Bishop, star midfielder for the Bradfield Vics, is poisoned by a rare and deadly toxin, profiler Dr Tony Hill and trusted colleague DCI Carol Jordan have their work cut out for them.  Robbie was adored, so the public wants answers - but the answers aren't coming, and trails are running cold.

Then a bomb explodes in the football stadium, causing massive casualties - and another man dies from poisoning.  Is there a link between the cases?  And what are the motives for these crimes?

Author

Val McDermid

Val McDermid is a No. 1 bestseller whose novels have been translated into more than thirty languages, and have sold over eleven million copies. 

She has won many awards internationally, including the CWA Gold Dagger for best crime novel of the year and the LA Times Book of the Year Award. She was inducted into the ITV3 Crime Thriller Awards Hall of Fame in 2009 and was the recipient of the CWA Cartier Diamond Dagger for 2010. In 2011 she received the Lambda Literary Foundation Pioneer Award. 

She writes full time and divides her time between Cheshire and Edinburgh.

Country of Origin

Books:

Series:

Series: Carol Jordan and Tony Hill

Book Number:
6
2009
Book Number:
5
2008

Series: Maggie Staniforth

Book Number:
1
2012
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