Hill is on top form in this sixth story in the Dalziel and Pascoe series
When Mary Dinwoodie is found choked in a ditch following a night out with her boyfriend, a mysterious caller phones the local paper with a quotation from Hamlet. The career of the Yorkshire Choker is underway.
If Superintendent Dalziel is unimpressed by the literary phone calls, he is downright angry when Sergeant Wield calls in a clairvoyant.
Linguists, psychiatrists, mediums – it’s all a load of nonsense as far as he is concerned, designed to make a fool of him.
And meanwhile the Choker strikes again – and again…
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Praise for ‘The Stranger House’:
Grim, gory, fascinating, enraging and entertaining.’ Independent
‘A mystery novel but far more than that. It's gripping… Hill is wonderful.' The Times
‘Exhilarating' Sunday Times
‘You're enthralled by the cunning of the plotting… great.' Observer
‘It's a complex, multi-layered plot… it takes a master like Mr Hill to turn it into such an absorbing and atmospheric mystery.' Sunday Telegraph
Praise for ‘Good Morning, Midnight’:
‘A real treat. The characters are deftly drawn, the plot constantly delivers surprises and the assured narrative demonstrates again what a terrific writer he is.' Observer
‘As absorbing and as enjoyable as anything Hill has produced. The writing is brilliant, witty and erudite.' Evening StandardReview:
'One of Britain’s most consistently excellent crime novelists.' (The Times)
'These novels last, like a grand malt whisky – rounded, rich, intoxicating ... Here is an author at his formidable best.' (The Mail on Sunday)
'So far out in front that he need not bother looking over his shoulder.' (The Sunday Telegraph)
'Altogether an enjoyable performance, one of Mr Hill’s best.' (The Financial Times)
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