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Quieter Than Killing (D.I. Marnie Rome 4)

Quieter Than Killing (D.I. Marnie Rome 4)

A twisty, gripping, utterly believable DI Marnie Rome story, QUIETER THAN KILLING. From Sarah Hilary, winner of the Theakstons Crime novel of the Year, and for fans of Val McDermid, Alex Marwood and Clare Mackintosh

‘Hilary is my drop-everything writer; always original, always bang-on psychologically, always gripping. I am a huge fan’ Alex Marwood

‘Tremendous’ Ian Rankin

It’s winter, the nights are dark and freezing, and a series of seemingly random assaults is pulling DI Marnie Rome and DS Noah Jake out onto streets of London. When Marnie’s family home is ransacked, there are signs that the burglary can have only been committed by someone who knows her. Then a child goes missing, yet no-one has reported it. Suddenly, events seem connected, and it’s personal.

Someone out there is playing games. It is time for both Marnie and Noah to face the truth about the creeping, chilling reaches of a troubled upbringing. Keeping quiet can be a means of survival, but the effects can be as terrible as killing.
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

On Sale: 9th March 2017

Price: £16.99

ISBN-13: 9781472241108

Reviews

Hilary's writing is as precise and deadly as a fine blade. Quieter Than Killing is by turns terrifying and tender, with a twisty, gripping plot where no good deed goes unpunished. This is a fine addition to a superb series
Jane Casey
It's written with the verve and assurance of a future star and deserves to be a big hit
Steven Dunne
Sarah Hilary writes beautifully and unflinchingly; a dark, disturbing and thought-provoking chiller of a thriller
Peter James
Hilary writes with a menacing intensity...[a] dark, atmospheric novel layered with complexities, keeping the reader guessing throughout and its twist will undoubtedly take your breath away. You will finish the book desperate to read more.
Daily Express
Sarah Hilary's debut, Someone Else's Skin,was widely acclaimed and won lots of awards. Quieter Than Killing, her fourth, is even more impressive, and DI Marnie Rome is up there in the top division of fictional female detectives
The Times
The most poignant entry in the series so far
Sunday Express, S Magazine
A tense, terrifying tale of obsession and possession . . . a writer at the top of her game
Alison Graham, Radio Times
Hilary is my drop-everything writer; always original, always bang-on psychologically, always gripping. I am a huge fan
Alex Marwood
As tense, twisty, tremendous as ever, Sarah Hilary's QUIETER THAN KILLING nails it
Angela Clarke
I think it must be one of the debut novels of next year, if not THE debut novel... (It will be if there is any justice in the world!)
Caro Ramsay
A compelling read, emotionally intense and intelligent. I love her fierce, flawed characters
Cath Staincliffe
Well written, well researched and full of issues that set you thinking, Quieter Than Killing is as impressive as it is gripping
Book Oxygen
It has such pace and force. It's very disturbing and builds up to a terrific climax
Helen Dunmore
Writes with an effortless ease and fervour that displays what an accomplished writer she is
Eva Dolan
Another tense and chilling book by one of my favourite authors. I was up way past my bedtime devouring each page
Tracy Fenton, Founder of THE Book Club and www.compulsivereaders.com
Brilliant. I put everything else aside when I have one of her books in the house
Alex Marwood
Fast-paced, tightly plotted and well-written
Bath Magazine
Masterful
Woman & Home
Intelligently and fluently written with a clever plot and an energetic pace, dealing with harrowing topics and shot through with humanity, I think Sarah's onto a winning series and I really look forward to reading the next instalment
Cath Staincliffe
It's meaty, dark and terrifying. Unflinchingly violent and beautifully big-hearted in equal measure. And Sarah's writing is glorious - she tells us things in new ways, gives us a fully fleshed, sensual world to inhabit for the novel
Julia Crouch
Contemporary, yet elegant and with a heart, it underlines the author's place as one of Britain's best new crime writers
Daily Mail
I finished it today and it's completely brilliant, complex, thrilling, brutal, tender, scary and intriguing. What a great book. The pacing is superb, the plot is compelling, the characters are so well drawn. The ending is ingenious
Richard Jones of Bristol Review of Books
It's dark, it's brilliant, and it tightens like a noose. Sarah Hilary is downright dangerous.
Mick Herron
Descriptively chilling, completely addictive and with a set of characters and storylines that just dig deep into your subconscious and stay there. Sarah Hilary, with the Marnie Rome series, is without doubt one of the top UK crime writers working today
Lizlovesbooks
Hilary belts out a corker of a story, all wrapped up in her vivid, effortless prose. If you're not reading this series of London-set police procedurals then you need to start right away
Observer, Thriller of the Month