Fever of the Bone

Fever of the Bone

By Val McDermid

Harper Paperbacks, Paperback, 9780061986482, 500pp.

Publication Date: September 7, 2010

McDermid is as smooth a practitioner of crime fiction as anyone out there .She's the best we ve got. New York Times Book ReviewScottish writer Val McDermid is one of the most respected authors at the scene of the crime, and Fever of the Bone offers a bravura display of her exceptional storytelling talents. Criminal profiler Tony Hill and his ally Detective Chief Inspector Carol Jordan are back in this terrifying psychological thriller, tracking down a brutal killer who's targeting a group of young people through a social networking site. A winner of the Gold Dagger Award, a Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and an Edgar(r) Award nominee a New York Times Notable author whose writing Entertainment Weekly calls, smooth, confident, deeply satisfying, Val McDermid is a crime fiction force of nature. And Fever of the Bone is among her best.

About the Author
VAL MCDERMID is the internationally bestselling author of more than twenty-five crime novels. She has won the CWA Gold Dagger Award for Best Crime Novel of the Year and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, among other awards; her novels have been selected as New York Times Notable Books and have been Edgar Award finalists. She was the 2010 recipient of the CWA Cartier Diamond Dagger for Outstanding Achievement in the Field of Crime Writing. In 2011, she received the Pioneer Award at the 23rd Annual Lambda Literary Awards. Her work has been published in forty countries, and more than twelve million copies of her books have been sold around the world. She lives in Edinburgh.

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