A Line to Kill

A Line to Kill

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Crime, Thrillers & True Crime, Crime & Thrillers
Paperback Published on: 17/03/2022
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Synopsis

I couldn't see the sea from my bedroom but I could hear the waves breaking in the distance. They reminded me that I was on a tiny island. And I was trapped. There has never been a murder on Alderney. It's a tiny island, just three miles long and a mile and a half wide. The perfect location for a brand new literary festival. Private Investigator Daniel Hawthorne has been invited to talk about his new book. The writer, Anthony Horowitz, travels with him. Very soon they discover that not all is as it should be. Alderney is in turmoil over a planned power line that will cut through it, desecrating a war cemetery and turning neighbour against neighbour. The visiting authors - including a blind medium, a French performance poet and a celebrity chef - seem to be harbouring any number of unpleasant secrets. When the festival's wealthy sponsor is found brutally killed, Alderney goes into lockdown and Hawthorne knows that he doesn't have to look too far for suspects. There's no escape. The killer is still on the island. And there's about to be a second death...

  • Publisher: Cornerstone
  • ISBN: 9781529156966
  • Number of pages: 384
  • Weight: 266g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 23 mm

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A Line to Kill
Witty and Self-Deprecating
This is such a fun read -- if murder can be fun! What makes it so exceptional is Horowitz's insertion of himself into the book. He comes across as a really... READ MORE
Susan Ronald
A Line to Kill
A Line to Kill
⭐️ 4.5 ⭐️ A Line to Kill is the third book in the Hawthorne and Horowitz series but can easily be read as a standalone. I’ve swiftly added the previous tw... READ MORE
Dee
A Line to Kill
Amusing and intriguing
I think it's really clever how Anthony Horowitz puts himself in the role of a rather innocent sidekick, like Hastings in Poirot books, or Watson in Sherloc... READ MORE
Lesley Edwards