Anthony Horowitz is one of the United Kingdom’s most prolific and successful writers.
His novels The House of Silk and Moriarty were bestsellers and sold in more than 35 countries around the world. His bestselling Alex Rider series for children has sold more than 19 million copies worldwide. He is also the author of a James Bond novel, Trigger Mortis.
As a TV screenwriter he created both Midsomer Murders and the BAFTA-winning Foyle’s War.
Now the wait is over for Anthony’s latest novel, Magpie Murders.
When editor Susan Ryeland is given the tattered manuscript of Alan Conway’s latest novel, she has little idea it will change her life.
She’s worked with the revered crime writer for years and his detective, Atticus Pund, is renowned for solving crimes in the sleepy English villages of the 1950s.
As Susan knows only too well, vintage crime sells handsomely. It’s just a shame that it means dealing with an author like Alan Conway…
But Conway’s latest tale of murder at Pye Hall is not quite what it seems.
Yes, there are dead bodies and a host of intriguing suspects, but hidden in the pages of the manuscript there lies another story: a tale written between the very words on the page, telling of real-life jealousy, greed, ruthless ambition and murder.
From Sunday Times bestseller Anthony Horowitz comes Magpie Murders, his deliciously dark take on the vintage crime novel, brought bang-up-to-date with a fiendish modern twist.
Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz, published by Hachette Australia is available from Dymocks.
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