The House of the Hanged Woman

The House of the Hanged Woman

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Crime, Thrillers & True Crime, Crime & Thrillers
Paperback Published on: 27/05/2021
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Synopsis

'A beguiling author who interweaves past and present' The Times

'A powerful story of loss, malice and deception' Ann Cleeves

1921. When a Member of Parliament goes missing in a small Derbyshire village, Scotland Yard detective Albert Lincoln is sent up North to investigate. This isn't Albert's first visit to Wenfield. He once solved a traumatic case there at great personal cost and now, two years later, it seems that darkness still lurks in the village. The naked body of a man has been discovered, mutilated beyond recognition, by an ancient stone circle called the Devil's Dancers.

The local police assume the body is that of the missing politician, but when that identification proves false and more strange deaths occur, Albert realises his case is far more complex than a simple disappearance. But, as he reawakens ghosts from the past, will he be able to solve the mystery surrounding Wenfield once and for all?

The third and final historical thriller in the Albert Lincoln series by award-winning crime writer Kate Ellis. An atmospheric, spellbinding mystery set in the aftermath of the Great War.

Praise for Kate Ellis:

'Haunting' Independent

'Fascinating, with a characteristically clever twist' Martin Edwards

'The chilling plot will keep you spooked and thrilled to the end' Closer

'A splendidly macabre thriller' Andrew Taylor

'Extraordinarily powerful' Peter Lovesey

'This could be an instant classic' L. C. Tyler

  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
  • ISBN: 9780349418384
  • Number of pages: 400
  • Weight: 270g
  • Dimensions: 196 x 126 x 32 mm

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The House of the Hanged Woman
Great book.
When I first started reading this book I wasn’t sure if I was going to like it. However, I ended up loving it. I’ve not read a Kate Ellis book for a long ... READ MORE
Christine  Revely
The House of the Hanged Woman
Good book but previous knowledge of past books in the series would be ideal
This is a fast-paced, mystery-thriller set in 1921. Perfect for those who love a historical murder-mystery. It is told from two points of view, Lincoln and... READ MORE
Laura Hinde
The House of the Hanged Woman
It's strongly recommended
I love Kate Ellis books but this was the first I read in this series and didn't know what to expect even though I had high expectations. I can say I wasn't... READ MORE
AMG
The House of the Hanged Woman
Engrossing crime novel!
This novel, featuring Inspector Albert Lincoln of Scotland Yard, is the third and last in a series written by prolific author, Kate Ellis. The inspector ... READ MORE
Angela Thomas
The House of the Hanged Woman
Well worth a read.
‘The House of the Hanged Woman’ by Kate Ellis is the third novel in the Albert Lincoln series. While it is not essential to have read the previous novels i... READ MORE
Maria's Book Musings
The House of the Hanged Woman
Nice setting and satisfying plot
Settling back into life in London, Detective Albert Lincoln is shocked to be sent back to Wenfield again. Two years ago he solved a series of crimes at gr... READ MORE
Jo-anne Atkinson