Fiction McDermid, Val The Mermaids Singing

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The Mermaids Singing

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A serial killer is on the loose in the northern city of Bradfield. Four men have been brutally killed. In each case the men have been mutilated and tortured. Nothing appears to connect the victims. Fear grips the city and no man feels safe.

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'Compelling and shocking', Minette Walters

'Terrifying but stylish, cruel and compassionate. Truly, horribly good' Frances Fyfield , Mail on Sunday

'Gripping, intelligent stuff' The Times

'A superb psychological thriller' Cosmopolitan

'A deliciously gruesome serial killer thriller. Ms McDermid finds new ways to shock and revolt us' New York Times

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You always remember the first time. Isn’t that what they say about sex? How much more true it is of murder…

Up till now, the only serial killers Tony Hill had encountered were safely behind bars. This one’s different – this one’s on the loose.

In the northern town of Bradfield four men have been found mutilated and tortured. Fear grips the city; no man feels safe. Clinical psychologist Tony Hill is brought in to profile the killer. A man with more than enough sexual problems of his own, Tony himself becomes the unsuspecting target in a battle of wits and wills where he has to use every ounce of his professional nerve to survive.

A tense, brilliantly written psychological thriller, 'The Mermaids Singing' explores the tormented mind of a serial killer unlike any the world of fiction has ever seen.

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