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  • Published: 17 July 2014
  • ISBN: 9781448138487
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 336

The Final Silence




DI Jack Lennon and DCI Serena Flanagan must join forces to investigate a series of murders reaching back decades

DI Jack Lennon and DCI Serena Flanagan must join forces to investigate a series of murders reaching back decades

Rea Carlisle inherits a house from an uncle she never knew – and with it a leather-bound book containing fingernails, locks of hair and a list of victims.

Horrified, Rea turns to the only person she can think of: old flame DI Jack Lennon. But Lennon has his own troubles, and they only get worse when a brutal murder places him in the crosshairs of one of the force's toughest detectives: DCI Serena Flanagan.

Lennon soon realises that running isn't an option, and an alliance with Flanagan is the only way to find a killer with nothing left to lose.

'A thriller writer at the top of his game'
Sunday Independent

'Packs a real punch'
Guardian
'Neville's best yet'
Sunday Mirror

'Confirms Neville's place in the first division of crime writers'
Spectator

  • Pub date: 17 July 2014
  • ISBN: 9781448138487
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 336

About the Author

Stuart Neville

Stuart Neville’s first novel, The Twelve, was one of the most critically acclaimed crime debuts of recent years, winning the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for best thriller. Collusion, Stolen Souls, Ratlines (shortlisted for the CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger), The Final Silence and Those We Left Behind (a Richard and Judy Book Club choice) have garnered widespread praise, confirming his position as one of the most exciting crime authors writing today.

www.stuartneville.com

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Praise for The Final Silence

“Gripping from start to finish. Neville's economical yet nuanced prose style drives the plot forward at breakneck speed while building complex characters with the deftness that defines a thriller writer at the top of his game”

Sunday Independent

“Deftly plotted, fast paced and the denouement packs a real punch”

Laura Wilson, Guardian

“This pacey, exciting thriller is Neville's best yet”

Sunday Mirror

“Crisply written and fast-moving, the novel has a brutal honesty that confirms Neville's place in the first division of crime writers”

Spectator

“Crime fiction doesn't get much better”

Lee Child

“What makes Stuart Neville so special is that he never forgets the human heart that beats inside the bleakest darkness”

Val McDermid

“Succinct and pacy storytelling stretched taut across a morass of unresolved tensions and motives for murder that don’t necessarily fit the prevailing post-peace process narrative. Lennon could well serve as a poster boy for conflict resolution, a deeply flawed man who has in the past been his own worst enemy and is now battered and scarred, physically and emotionally, as he pursues truth and justice by any means necessary”

Irish Times

“This is crime fiction right out of the top drawer. The dialogue throughout the book snaps and jitters with electricity, and as the climax unfolds nothing will be able to make you put the book down. The elements of pity, humanity and compassion are never far under the swirling surface action of this novel, and it will certainly be put on my ‘best of 2014' shelf”

Crimefictionlover

“Neville is back with a bang… Just as captivating as the previous novels… I loved everything about the book”

Ulster Tatler

“Neville, who was heaped with praise for his first book, has managed to keep the good stuff coming, and his new novel shows no sign of a dip in performance”

Sunday Business Post

“With a sure grasp of the mechanics of suspense, Neville’s real coup is his multifaceted and conflicted protagonists”

Good Book Guide


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