Passion, deception, an unexplained death and a detective with quite a lot to hide lie at the heart of Anthony Horowitz's brilliant new murder mystery, the second in the bestselling series starring Private Investigator Daniel Hawthorne.
The author of the bestselling teen spy series, Alex Rider,
ANTHONY HOROWITZ is also responsible for creating and
writing some of the UK's most loved and successful TV series
including Midsomer Murders and Foyle's War.
He has also written two highly acclaimed Sherlock Holmes novels, The House of Silk and Moriarty, two James Bond novels, Trigger Mortis and Forever And A Day, and two bestselling crime novels, The Word is Murder and The Sentence is Death, starring Detective Daniel Hawthorne.
In 2016 he wrote Magpie Murders which became a bestseller around the world, and was the recipient of eight literary awards in Japan. Moonflower Murders, which will be published in August 2020, continues the story.
Anthony Horowitz gets away with murder in all sorts of ways and
emerges triumphant...but never mind the details; count the laughs *
Marcel Berlins *
This is crime fiction as dazzling entertainment, sustained by writing as skilfully light-footed as Fred Astaire * Sunday Times Crime Club, Star Pick *
A crime story that keeps you up into the small hours... a page-turning mystery * Metro *
With its teasing mix of real and fictional characters, Horowitz's fast-paced novel remains tantalising to the final page * Daily Mail *
Clever * Good Housekeeping *