The most terrifying killer is the one who has nothing to fear and nothing to lose 15



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‘That day, waiting had been almost unbearable. He wanted something more spectacular, something that couldn’t be ignored. These deaths needed to make a mark . . .’

Psychological profiler Tony Hill is trained to see patterns, to decode the mysteries of human behaviour, and when he comes across a series of suicides among women tormented by vicious online predators, he begins to wonder if there is more to these tragedies than meets the eye. Similar circumstances, different deaths. Could it be murder? But what kind of serial killer wants his crimes to stay hidden?

isbn9781408706909-detailFormer DCI Carol Jordan has her own demons to confront, but with lives at stake, Tony and Carol begin the hunt for the most dangerous and terrifying kind of killer – someone who has nothing to fear and nothing to lose . . .

Don’t you just love Val McDermid? It is easy to see why she is a number one bestseller whose novels have been translated into more than 30 languages, and have sold over eleven million copies.

She has won many awards internationally, including the CWA Gold Dagger for best crime novel of the year and the LA Times Book of the Year Award. She was inducted into the ITV3 Crime Thriller Awards Hall of Fame in 2009 and was the recipient of the CWA Cartier Diamond Dagger for 2010.

In 2011, she received the Lambda Literary Foundation Pioneer Award. She writes full-time and divides her time between Cheshire and Edinburgh.


Splinter the Silence, by Val McDermid, is published by Hachette Australia – click here to purchase from Dymocks


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  1. ‘Wire in the Blood’ is one of my favourite programmes! Full of suspense from start to finish. I hadn’t realised that this author’s books was what the series was based on.

  2. Love the Tony Hill stories. Loved the show “Wire in the Blood” which was based on the books. Love Robson Green, the actor that plays the part of Tony Hill.

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