The Word Is Murder – Anthony Horowitz

Anthony Horowitz


The Word is Murder: The bestselling mystery from Anthony Horowitz, the author of Magpie Murders – you’ve never read a crime novel quite like this!


The Word Is Murder – Anthony Horowitz

A woman is strangled six hours after organising her own funeral.
Did she know she was going to die? Did she recognise her killer?

Daniel Hawthorne, a recalcitrant detective with secrets of his own, is on the case, together with his reluctant side-kick – a man completely unaccustomed to the world of crime.

But even Hawthorne isn’t prepared for the twists and turns in store – as unexpected as they are bloody…

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About The Author – Anthony Horowitz

ANTHONY HOROWITZ is the author of the bestselling teen spy series, Alex Rider, and is also responsible for creating and writing some of the UK’s most loved and successful TV series, including Midsomer Murders and Foyle’s War. He has also written two highly acclaimed Sherlock Holmes novels, The House of Silk and Moriarty; two James Bond novels, Trigger Mortis and Forever and a Day. His previous thrillers Magpie Murders and The Word is Murder were both Top Ten Sunday Times bestsellers. He is on the board of the Old Vic Theatre, and was awarded an OBE for his services to literature in January 2014. The Sentence is Death is the second in a series of crime novels starring Detective Daniel Hawthorne.

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