The second book in the highly acclaimed crime fiction series by J.K. Rowling, writing under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith.
Robert Galbraith is a pseudonym for J.K. Rowling, bestselling author of the Harry Potter series and The Casual Vacancy. All four Strike novels, The Cuckoo's Calling, The Silkworm, Career of Evil and Lethal White, topped the national and international bestseller lists and the series has been adapted for television, produced by Bronte Film and Television.
An unputdownable tale of malice and murder in a toxic literary world . . . this almost preposterously compulsive page-turner is irresistible summer reading - Sunday TimesTeems with sly humour, witty asides and intelligence ... A pleasure to read - The TimesA damn good read ... It's a book to gulp down - TelegraphHuge credit is due to Galbraith in portraying [Strike] so vividly . . . Galbraith has pulled off a thoroughly enjoyable classic and I'm already looking forward to Strike's next outing - Peter James, Sunday ExpressA superb and polished thriller . . . an ingenious whodunit - Sunday MirrorPacy, unputdownable . . . I can't wait for the next one - Daily ExpressAn enticingly macabre whodunit ... taut and believable - MetroYou are absolutely carried along ... Well written, exciting - Front Row, BBC Radio 4