First to Die : Chilling. Edgy. Thrilling. Paperback / softback
by Alex Caan
Part of the A Riley and Harris Thriller series
A DARK AND EDGY CRIME THRILLER FOR FANS OF SARAH HILARY, KATERINA DIAMOND, ANGELA MARSONS AND ROBERT BRYNDZA. SOMEWHERE IN THE CROWD IS A KILLER Bonfire Night and St James's Park is filled with thousands of Anonymous protesters in a stand-off with the police.
When a cloaked, Guido Fawkes mask-wearing body is discovered the following morning, Kate Riley and Zain Harris from the Police Crime Commissioner's office are called in. The corpse has been eaten away by a potentially lethal and highly contagious virus.
The autopsy reveals the victim was a senior civil servant, whose work in international development involved saving lives.
Why would anyone want him dead? THEY WILL STRIKE AGAIN As the research team looking into the origins of the deadly virus scramble to discover an antidote, first one, then another pharmacist goes missing.
Meanwhile, a dark truth starts to emerge about the murder victim: he was an aggressive man, whose bullying behaviour resulted in the suicide attempt of one of his former staff members. AND TIME IS RUNNING OUT . . . With thirty lives potentially at stake, Kate and Zain have their work cut out for them.
Can they find the two missing pharmacists in time, or will they too end up dead?'A twisty, turny journey that is full or surprises' ANGELA MARSONS'Scarily relevant' LISA HALL'A rocketing good read' VASEEM KHAN
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 368 pages
- Publisher: Zaffre Publishing
- Publication Date: 14/06/2018
- Category: Crime & mystery
- ISBN: 9781785761881