A Deadly Thaw, Hardback


"Gives the Scandi authors a run for their money." (Yrsa Sigurdardottir).

Every secret has consequences. Autumn 2004. In Bampton, Derbyshire, Lena Fisher is arrested for suffocating her husband, Andrew.

Spring 2016. A year after Lena's release from prison, Andrew is found dead in a disused mortuary.

Who was the man Lena killed twelve years ago, and who committed the second murder?

When Lena disappears, her sister, Kat, sets out to follow a trail of clues delivered by a mysterious teenage boy.

Kat must uncover the truth - before there's another death ...A Deadly Thaw confirms Sarah Ward's place as one of the most exciting new crime writers.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 384 pages
  • Publisher: Faber & Faber
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Crime & mystery
  • ISBN: 9780571321025



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