The new crime novel from Belinda Bauer, twice winner of Crime Novelist of the Year, author of Rubbernecker and Blacklands. 'One of the most individual of crime writers . . . Bauer is streets ahead of most of her rivals' Independent
Belinda Bauer grew up in England and South Africa and now lives in Wales. She worked as a journalist and a screenwriter before finally writing a book to appease her nagging mother. For her debut, Blacklands, Belinda was awarded the CWA Gold Dagger for Crime Novel of the Year. She went on to win the CWA Dagger in the Library for her body of work. Her fourth novel, Rubbernecker, was voted Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year. Her eighth novel, Snap, was a Sunday Times bestseller. It was longlisted for the Man Booker prize and voted Crime & Thriller Book of the Year at the Specsavers National Book Awards. Her books have been translated into twenty-five languages.
Incredible. Just incredible. Belinda Bauer is a genius. * Clare
Mackintosh, author of I LET YOU GO *
...all the texture and depth of a classic crime thriller... This increasingly taut thriller is page-clawing material. * Stuart Winter, Daily Express *
...this wintery chiller is a fantastic take on the serial killer thriller. * Sunday Mirror *
The Beautiful Dead will keep you up all night. * Shari Lapena, author of THE COUPLE NEXT DOOR *
Excellent tension. * The Times *