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Prey for the Shadow : A Terra Alta Investigation Paperback / softback

Paperback / softback


The mayor of Barcelona is being blackmailed. A sex tape from her student days - one she never knew existed.

The price: 300,000 euros and her immediate resignation. A political chameleon who swept to power on a populist wave, she has her enemies.

Nor can she trust those closest to her. Both her ex-husband and her deputy would profit from her fall. Melchor Marín, living a quiet life in Terra Alta, is tempted back to Barcelona to work the case.

But what seemed a simple matter has its roots in far more serious and disturbing crimes. With the mayor on the verge of capitulation, a shock revelation changes everything - not least the course of Melchor's life.

At long last, his heart's dark desire is in his grasp.

Praise for Even the Darkest Night"A gem of a book, easily the best I've read this year" M W Craven"A wonderful novel.

I look forward to many more Melchor stories" A N Wilson"The first in what promises to be an excellent series" GuardianTranslated from the Spanish by Anne McLean


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