A detective with a unique gift, a tragic suicide and big city corruption – ‘The Fallen’ is the stunning new thriller from the author of ‘The Blue Hour’: ‘a great writer… he’s amazing’ Lee Child
What if you could tell someone was a killer just by looking at them?
Detective Robbie Brownlaw can. A six-storey plunge from a burning hotel leaves him with the usual broken bones – and something different. Synesthesia. The ability to see words and emotions as colours makes Robbie a human lie detector.
It's a condition that might have helped Garrett Asplundth. Hired to look into rumours surrounding a certain madam's Little Black Book, Garrett found a lot more than the usual round of losers and sad husbands. But the dirt came at a high price.
Now he's dead and it's only when Robbie gets hold of the book that he finds out just why Garrett was so curious – and why others will kill to get it back…
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Praise for ‘The Fallen’:
‘Writes with intelligence, style and sensitivity, and he belongs in the first rank of American crime novelists.’ Washington Post
‘Excellent…with his trademark psychological acuity and empathy, Parker creates a world of fully realized characters coping with obsession and loss…compelling.’ Publisher’s Weekly
‘Deft…his dialogue crackles and pops in an intricate and well-paced tale set in a city where shadowy characters lurk beneath sunny skies.’ Booklist
Praise for Jefferson Parker:
‘A great writer…he’s amazing.’ Lee Child
‘Parker gets better and better.' Literary Review
‘Insanely imaginative.' New York Times
‘Parker has only one rival – Thomas Harris.’ Washington Post
‘One of our top writers.’ Harlan Coben
‘I rank the crime novels of Jefferson Parker up there with the best.’ Sue GraftonAbout the Author:
Jefferson Parker lives in Laguna Beach, California. When not working on his books, Parker spends his time with his family, hiking, hunting and fishing, and haunting the public tennis courts.
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