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The sentence is death

by Anthony Horowitz | 01 November 2018
Category: Crime Fiction
Synopsis
_________________________ Death, deception, and a detective with quite a lot to hide stalk the pages of Anthony Horowitz's brilliant new murder mystery, the second in the bestselling series starring Private Investigator Daniel Hawthorne. _________________________ 'You shouldn't be here. It's too late. ' These, heard over the phone, were the last recorded words of successful celebrity-divorce lawyer Richard Pryce, found bludgeoned to death in his bachelor pad with a bottle of wine - a 1982 Chateau Lafite worth £3,000, to be precise. Odd, considering he didn't drink. Why this bottle? And why those words? And why was a three-digit number painted on the wall by the killer? And, most importantly, which of the man's many, many enemies did the deed? Baffled, the police are forced to bring in Private Investigator Daniel Hawthorne and his sidekick, the author Anthony, who's really getting rather good at this murder investigation business. But as Hawthorne takes on the case with characteristic relish, it becomes clear that he, too, has secrets to hide. As our reluctant narrator becomes ever more embroiled in the case, he realises that these secrets must be exposed - even at the risk of death. _____________________________ "Anthony Horowitz gets away with murder in all sorts of ways and emerges triumphant" - THE TIMES , Books of the Year "Pure pleasure for readers . A must-read delight." - WALL STREET JOURNAL "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 "Sheer genius ... The narrative is hilarious and full of Holmesian clues and deliberate errors which will leave the eagle-eyed reader feeling just a bit smug. A joy from start to finish" - INDEPENDENT "Fans of traditional puzzle mysteries will be enthralled" - PUBLISHERS WEEKLY "One of the most creative writers in the country today" - JEREMY VINE "Huge fun. It's hard to know why anyone who loves a good mystery wouldn't thoroughly enjoy the ride" - IRISH INDEPENDENT "A new Anthony Horowitz novel is always something to look forward to. Anyone who likes a good Midsomer -style murder mystery will love The Sentence is Death" - CULTUREFLY 'Succeeds on all levels ... Horowitz has the Midas touch' - BOOKLIST 'This mystery is a worthy and witty follow-up to last year's best-seller The Word Is Murder ... brilliant and enigmatic' - AARP 'No one currently working the field has anywhere near this much ingenuity to burn' - KIRKUS
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Synopsis
_________________________ Death, deception, and a detective with quite a lot to hide stalk the pages of Anthony Horowitz's brilliant new murder mystery, the second in the bestselling series starring Private Investigator Daniel Hawthorne. _________________________ 'You shouldn't be here. It's too late. ' These, heard over the phone, were the last recorded words of successful celebrity-divorce lawyer Richard Pryce, found bludgeoned to death in his bachelor pad with a bottle of wine - a 1982 Chateau Lafite worth £3,000, to be precise. Odd, considering he didn't drink. Why this bottle? And why those words? And why was a three-digit number painted on the wall by the killer? And, most importantly, which of the man's many, many enemies did the deed? Baffled, the police are forced to bring in Private Investigator Daniel Hawthorne and his sidekick, the author Anthony, who's really getting rather good at this murder investigation business. But as Hawthorne takes on the case with characteristic relish, it becomes clear that he, too, has secrets to hide. As our reluctant narrator becomes ever more embroiled in the case, he realises that these secrets must be exposed - even at the risk of death. _____________________________ "Anthony Horowitz gets away with murder in all sorts of ways and emerges triumphant" - THE TIMES , Books of the Year "Pure pleasure for readers . A must-read delight." - WALL STREET JOURNAL "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 "Sheer genius ... The narrative is hilarious and full of Holmesian clues and deliberate errors which will leave the eagle-eyed reader feeling just a bit smug. A joy from start to finish" - INDEPENDENT "Fans of traditional puzzle mysteries will be enthralled" - PUBLISHERS WEEKLY "One of the most creative writers in the country today" - JEREMY VINE "Huge fun. It's hard to know why anyone who loves a good mystery wouldn't thoroughly enjoy the ride" - IRISH INDEPENDENT "A new Anthony Horowitz novel is always something to look forward to. Anyone who likes a good Midsomer -style murder mystery will love The Sentence is Death" - CULTUREFLY 'Succeeds on all levels ... Horowitz has the Midas touch' - BOOKLIST 'This mystery is a worthy and witty follow-up to last year's best-seller The Word Is Murder ... brilliant and enigmatic' - AARP 'No one currently working the field has anywhere near this much ingenuity to burn' - KIRKUS
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In stock online
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Product Details

ISBN - 9781780897080
Format -
Publisher -
Published - 01/11/2018
Categories - All, Books, Fiction, Crime Fiction
No. of Pages - 375
Weight - 465
Edition - Export ed
Series - - Not Available
Page Size - 24
Language - en-US
Readership Age - Not Available
Table of Contents - Not Available

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