Cross and Burn

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Grove/Atlantic, Inc., Oct 22, 2013 - Fiction - 416 pages
24 Reviews
“McDermid is as smooth a practitioner of crime fiction as anyone out there. . . . She’s the best we’ve got.”—New York Times Book Review

Internationally best-selling crime writer Val McDermid’s work speaks for itself: her books have sold millions of copies worldwide, won numerous accolades, and attracted a devoted following of readers around the globe. Her latest, Cross and Burn, picks up where The Retribution left off: following the best crime-fighting team in the UK—clinical psychologist Tony Hill and police detective Carol Jordan—who when we last saw them were barely speaking, and whose relationship will now be challenged even further.

Guilt and grief have driven a wedge between long time crime-fighting partners psychologist Tony Hill and ex-DCI Carol Jordan. But just because they're not talking doesn't mean the killing stops.

Someone is killing women. Women who bear an unsettling resemblance to Carol Jordan. And when the evidence begins to point in a disturbing direction, thinking the unthinkable seems the only possible answer. Cornered by events, Tony and Carol are forced to fight for themselves and each other as never before.

An edge-of-your-seat page-turner from one of the best crime writers we have, Cross and Burn is a chilling, unforgettable read.

“Smooth. Confident. Deeply satisfying. What else can you say about McDermid’s writing? . . . The Jordan-Hill relationship remains the star of the show. . . . It’s a match made in heaven amid hell on earth.”—Entertainment Weekly on The Torment of Others
  

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Review: Cross and Burn (Tony Hill & Carol Jordan #8)

User Review  - Sarah - Goodreads

With Carol Jordan's crack team being disbanded, Cross and Burn predominantly follows the newly promoted Paula as she, and her new DCI, investigate the disappearance of a number of Bradfield women ... Read full review

Review: Cross and Burn (Tony Hill & Carol Jordan #8)

User Review  - Minty McBunny - Goodreads

This series grows better and better with age. I am so pleased that McDermid has scaled back the level of description when it comes to the brutality. Her victims still suffer terrible fates, but the ... Read full review

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Val McDermid is the best-selling author of twenty-six previous novels, which have been translated into over forty languages and have sold over ten million copies worldwide.

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