A Simple Act of Violence (Hardcover)

By R. J. Ellory

Overlook Press, 9781590203187, 448pp.

Publication Date: June 9, 2011



As CrimeSquad described it, "this is a book with everything that a fan of modern mystery fiction could hope for: a labyrinthine plot, unbearable tension, controversy, and a social conscience.

About the Author

R.J. Ellory is the author of eight novels, including "A Quiet Belief in Angels," which was "The Strand Magazine"'s thriller of the year and was nominated for the SIBA award, and "The Anniversary Man," both published by Overlook. He is a regular at Bouchercon and Thrillerfest, and his novels have been translated into twenty-five languages.