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The Taken : DI Erica Martin Book 2, Paperback / softback Book

The Taken : DI Erica Martin Book 2 Paperback / softback

Part of the Erica Martin Thriller series


A tense and powerful police procedural set in the city of Durham where a murdered preacher may be more monstrous than his own killer. There's the lost. There's the missing. And there's the taken. She asked me once if we had any secrets, and I shook my head. 'No secrets between us,' she said. 'No,' I answered. 'Never ever.'In a Durham hotel at dawn, celebrated preacher Tristan Snow is murdered as he prays.

None of the other guests - not even his daughter, his wife, or her sister - saw or heard anything.

But then again, they all had a motive for murder. Detective Inspector Erica Martin is confronted by secrets and lies, lost in a case where nothing is what it seems. With no answers, DI Martin is consumed by questions: Is anyone in this family innocent?

When the victim might have been a monster - is there such a thing as justice? And does anyone deserve to die?Praise for Alice Clark-Platts:'Had me on the edge of my sun lounger.

Excellent plotting and a genuinely unguessable resolution to the mystery'Sophie Hannah'Grabbed me from the first page and wouldn't let go.

A compelling read, beautifully written ... A tense, captivating tale, brilliantly told'Rachel Abbott'A gripping, highly charged thriller'Ralph Fiennes'A brilliantly plotted and utterly gripping thriller' Emma Kavanagh'Superb ...

A very assured page-turning storm I read in one sitting'Stav Sherez'Intriguing and sinister with masterful plotting and tension' Mel Sherratt


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 400 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Thriller / suspense
  • ISBN: 9780718181109

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