M.J. Arlidge – Liar, Liar – Published 10th September

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M.J. ARLIDGE

Published on 10th September 2015

£7.99 paperback/eBook

Perfect for fans of Jo Nesbo and Mo Hayder, Liar Liar showcases all the hallmarks of Arlidge’s taut and rapid-fire writing including his protagonist DI Helen Grace and the Southampton-based team. Faced with yet another ruthless serial killer, one with a penchant for pyromania, DI Helen Grace is an unwilling participant in a race against this new sadistic combatant.

  • A tantalizing follow-up to Eeny Meeny, Pop Goes the Weasel, and The Doll’s House which sees the return of series heroine DI Helen Grace
  • M.J. Arlidge sold in 28 territories and counting
  • M.J. Arlidge is one of Penguin’s most successful crime writers and, delivering a book every six months, neither his books not his sales show signs of slowing down
  • Sales for the series so far in the UK are 384k since Eeny Meeny published in May 2014.
  • DI Helen Grace series is in development for TV at the BBC.

M.J. Arlidge has worked in television for the last fifteen years specializing in high-end drama production, including prime-time crime serials Torn, The Little House and, most recently, Undeniable. Currently writing for the hit BBC series Silent Witness, Arlidge is also piloting original crime series for both UK and US networks. In 2015 his audio exclusive Six Degrees of Assassination was a number one bestseller. His debut thriller, Eeny Meeny was the UK’s bestselling crime debut of 2014. It was followed by the bestselling Pop Goes the Weasel and The Doll’s House. Liar Liar is the fourth DI Helen Grace thriller.

 

REVIEWS FOR M.J. ARLIDGE:

‘This is going to be as big as Jo Nesbo’ Judy Finnigan

‘Detective Inspector Helen Grace is one of the greatest heroes to come along in years’ Jeffery Deaver

‘Taut, fast-paced, truly excellent’ The Sun

‘DI Helen Grace is a genuinely fresh heroine … Arlidge weaves together a tapestry that chills to the bone’ Daily Mail

‘Chilling stuff’ Fabulous, Sun on Sunday

‘A chilling read’ My Weekly

‘Page-turningly chilling’ The Times

‘A grisly, gripping thriller’ Sunday Mirror

‘Gruesomely realistic, intriguing and relentless. Arlidge’s fledgling army of fans is about to grow’ Sunday Sport

‘Eeny Meeny debuts one of the best new series detectives, Helen Grace. Determined, tough and damaged, she must unravel a terrifying riddle of a killer kidnapping victims in pairs. Mesmerizing!’ Lisa Gardner

‘Expertly pulled off. It has a devious premise. DI Helen Grace is fiendishly awesome. It’s scary as all hell. And it has a full cast of realistically drawn, interesting characters that make the thing read like a bullet’ Will Lavender

James Marrison – The Drowning Ground – Published 27th August

PenguinTHE DROWNING GROUND

JAMES MARRISON

Published on 27 August 2015

£16.99 hardback

A man is found dead near his home, a pitchfork through his neck. When DCI Guillermo Downes is called to the scene he realizes he knows the victim.

A decade earlier, Downes promised the families of two missing girls that he would find their daughters. Although cleared of any involvement, the dead man had been a suspect. As the ripples from his death spread through the local community Downes hopes he might make good on his promise.

But as Downes pursues the case he soon finds a darkness at the heart of this investigation more dreadful than he ever imagined.

  • The Drowning Ground is James Marrison’s chilling fiction debut and marks the arrival of an exceptional crime writer
  • Introduces an intriguing new series characters, DCI Guillermo Downes and Sergeant Graves
  • Perfect for fans of Broadchurch and The Missing

James Marrison is a journalist whose writing has appeared in a number of national newspapers. Marrison now lives in Buenos Aires, which provides the inspiration for his lead character, Argentinian born detective Guillermo Downes, in his debut novel The Drowning Ground. James is originally from the Cotswolds and will be in the UK for publication.

‘Dark, gripping and unexpected’ – Linwood Barclay