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The Coldest Blood

The Coldest Blood

‘I COULD NOT put this down! So, so, so tense.’ Angela Clarke, Sunday Times bestseller

‘OMG WHAT A BOOK!!!!!’ A must read and an easy five stars‘ ***** Goodreads reviewer

Patricia Cornwell called J.S. Law’s debut ‘addictively readable’ and now Lieutenant Dani Lewis returns in a gripping new thriller that fans of M.J. Arlidge and Elly Griffiths will love.

A savage murderer taunts the police from his cell.
Naval investigator Dani Lewis made her name by catching serial killer Christopher Hamilton, a master of manipulation who now lives to toy with the police. But when a stranger viciously attacks Dani, she fears Hamilton has one twisted game left to play.

As the case spirals out of control, Dani realises Hamilton’s deadly grip reaches deeper than she ever knew. With her sanity and family in peril, Dani has no choice but to confront pure evil – even if it drags up the darkest secrets of the past.


‘I’ve LOVED this series so far but The Coldest Blood is by far the best…Fantastic.
Highly Recommended.’ ***** Goodreads Reviewer

I devoured this book…a must read and an easy five stars.’ ***** Goodreads Reviewer

‘A highly enjoyable, fast paced drama…keeps you gripped from beginning to end.’ ***** Goodreads Reviewer


‘J.S. Law’s taut crime novel oozes authenticity. I read this in a day and can’t wait for the next in what will undoubtedly be an explosive series Clare Mackintosh, number one bestseller

‘An impressive debut…gripping, entertaining reading’
The Times

‘Addictively readable, and memories of it linger like dreams
‘ Patricia Cornwell
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Thriller / Suspense

On Sale: 24th January 2019

Price: £8.99

ISBN-13: 9781472228000


J.S. Law's taut crime novel oozes authenticity. I read this in a day and can't wait for the next in what will undoubtedly be an explosive series
Clare Mackintosh, author of <i>I Let You Go</i>
A taut, tense thriller with a fantastic female lead . . . J.S. Law is one to watch
SJI Holliday
An impressive debut . . . Law knows what he's writing about, and it shows. The sexist antagonism of the men coupled with the cramped conditions make for gripping, entertaining reading
<i>The Times</i>, on <i> Tenacity </i> (now titled as <i>The Dark Beneath</i>)
Tense, claustrophobic, and totally absorbing, this book should be on every thriller reader's radar - or should that be sonar? Absolutely superb
Matt Hilton
The descriptions are vivid, the atmosphere frighteningly authentic
<i>Shots </i> magazine
I recommend watching out for this exciting debut author, a former submariner who knows his subaqueous stuff and has delivered a narrative that will make anyone breathless
William Sutton
Outstanding . . . Dark and intense
Crime Review
I would certainly recommend you dive in
If you want a thriller that truly works on every level then Tenacity is for you
Gritty, super-charged with tension and claustrophobically atmospheric, Tenacity is a real page-turner of a read. . . Highly recommended
Tenacity is absolutely brutal in its intensity and is quite easily one of the best debut thrillers of 2015
A searing thriller . . . The claustrophobic drama which unfolds is breathtaking . . . A must read for fans of psychological crime thrillers
Impressive and memorable
Literary Review
Gripping from the very beginning . . . Cleverly constructed, dramatic and tense, it leaves you feeling shocked yet wanting more
In his debut novel, J.S. Law has crafted a thrilling suspense . . . Law ends Tenacity with a perfect segue into a sequel. It can't come too soon
Marilyn Dahl
I was gripped from the nail-biting opening chapter right through to the end
Promoting Crime Fiction
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Lieutenant Dani Lewis