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  • Published: 12 April 2022
  • ISBN: 9781529125481
  • Imprint: Century
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 400
  • RRP: $32.99

Death of the Black Widow




A stunning stand-alone thriller following a Detroit cop's hunt for a serial killer like no other

You never forget your first case.

Officer Walter O'Brien is called to a murder scene on his first night with Detroit PD.

A terrified twenty-year-old has bludgeoned her attacker with skill that shocks even O'Brien's veteran partner.

The young woman is also a brilliant escape artist. Her bold flight from police custody makes the case impossible to solve - and, for Walter, even more impossible to forget.

His fascination with the missing, grey-eyed woman approaches obsession. And when Walter discovers that he's not alone in his search, only one thing is certain...

This deadly string to secrets didn't begin in his home city - but he's going to make sure it ends there.

  • Published: 12 April 2022
  • ISBN: 9781529125481
  • Imprint: Century
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 400
  • RRP: $32.99

About the author

James Patterson

JAMES PATTERSON is one of the best-known and biggest-selling writers of all time. His books have sold in excess of 375 million copies worldwide. He is the author of some of the most popular series of the past two decades – the Alex Cross, Women’s Murder Club, Detective Michael Bennett and Private novels – and he has written many other number one bestsellers including romance novels and stand-alone thrillers.

James is passionate about encouraging children to read. Inspired by his own son who was a reluctant reader, he also writes a range of books for young readers, including the Middle School, I Funny, Treasure Hunters, House of Robots, Confessions, and Maximum Ride series. James has donated millions in grants to independent bookshops and has been the most borrowed author of adult fiction in UK libraries for the past eleven years in a row. He lives in Florida with his wife and son.

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