How much danger would you face to follow a story? Journalist Frankie is about to find out in the gripping new crime novel from Elodie Harper, winner of the Stephen King and Guardian short story competition.
Is there a serial killer in East Anglia? The police deny it. Journalist Frankie suspects they're wrong. Student Ava knows they're wrong... because she's just been abducted by him.
This is a gripping novel in which suspense meets investigation - as Ava struggles to stay alive, and Frankie finds herself far closer to the case than she'd anticipated...
Elodie Harper is a news journalist herself and THE DEATH KNOCK is an authentic, terrifying story of dark deeds and the hunt for the truth.
Elodie Harper is a journalist and prize winning short story writer. Her story 'Wild Swimming' won the Guardian-Hodder The Bazaar of Bad Dreams story competition as judged by Stephen King. She is currently a reporter and presenter at ITV News Anglia, and before that worked as a producer for Channel 4 News. She is married with a young son.
Praise for The Binding Song — -
A splendidly unsettling debut - a chilling mystery to be read with the lights on and your back to the wall. — John Connolly, author of the Charlie Parker series
A wonderful new arrival in the 'Norfolk Noir' genre, this deliciously gripping novel casts the familiar setting of Norwich and its surroundings in a grim and haunting new light. — Sarah Perry, author of The Essex Serpent
I was completely engrossed. A sinister, creepy read that leaves the reader questioning everyone and trusting no-one. — Debbie Howells, author of The Bones of You
Brilliant. I had shivers. — Jenny Blackhurst, author of Before I Let You In
Elodie Harper's first novel, set in HMP Halvergate, has become all the more possible, given what else has been going on beyond our prison walls. Plotting, pace and writing render The Binding Song a must read.
— Jon Snow
Creepy from the word go, utterly compelling and hauntingly tragic - but I'll warn you now - you might have to sleep with the lights on. — SJI Holliday, author of The Damselfly
Breathtakingly atmospheric and chilling — Claire McGowan, author of A Savage Hunger