The Devil's Feather

The Devil's Feather

By Minette Walters

Vintage Books USA, Paperback, 9780307277077, 344pp.

Publication Date: July 17, 2007

A blistering new thriller about the horrors of war and the struggle to survive in the face of pure evil.
Foreign correspondent Connie Burns is hunting a British mercenary that she believes is responsible for the rape and murder of five women in Sierra Leone in 2002. Two years later she finds him training Iraqi police in Baghdad. Connie is determined to expose his crimes, but then she is kidnapped and released after three days of unspeakable torture. Silently, she returns to England and attempts to isolate herself, but it soon becomes apparent that the horrors of the world and her own nightmarish past aren t so easy to escape from.

About the Author
MINETTE WALTERS is one of Britain s bestselling crime writers. She is the author of twelve novels and has won the CWA John Creasey Award for the The Ice House, the Edgar Allan Poe Award for The Sculptress and two CWA Gold Daggers, for The Scold s Bridle and Fox Evil. Her work has been translated into thirty-six languages. She lives in Dorset with her husband.

Praise For The Devil's Feather

“Intriguing. . . . Insightful. . . . A worthy rival to P.D. James and Ruth Rendell.”—People“She takes the suspense novel into new territory.”—New York Times Book Review“Walters gracefully balances crowd-pleasing theatrics with a wickedly ambiguous ending.”—Entertainment Weekly “Terrifying. . . . [A] scary thriller.” —The New Yorker