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Cold Bones

The 8th DS McAvoy Novel

By David Mark

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The new novel in the bestselling, critically acclaimed Hull-based DS McAvoy crime series.

It's the coldest winter in Hull for years.

When McAvoy is told by a concerned stranger that an elderly woman hasn't been seen for a few days, he goes to check on her - only to find her in the bath, encased in ice: the heating off; the windows open; the whole house frozen over.

It could be a macabre accident, but when McAvoy finds a series of cryptic messages, he senses murder. Someone watched her die.

As he starts to uncover the victim's story and her connections to a lost fishing trawler, his boss Trish is half a world away, investigating a mysterious death in Iceland. Hull and Iceland have traditionally been united by fishing - in this case, they are linked by a secret concealed for half a century, and a series of brutal killings that have never been connected.

Until now - when the secrets of the dead have returned to prey on the living.

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  • ISBN: 9781473643185
  • Publication date: 24 Jan 2019
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Aficionados of the grittiest, most trenchant fare love Mark's copper Aector McAvoy, who customarily moves in a darkly realised Hull. — Financial Times
Mark's rich, distinctive prose style and damaged characters compel you to keep reading... shaping up to be an essential crime series — Crime Scene Magazine
In McAvoy, David Mark has created a big hero with a huge heart. His skill at weaving threads of light through the darkest fabric has rightly won him a legion of fans who like their crime fiction to be real and compassionate. — Sarah Hilary
Truly exhilarating and inventive. Mark is a wonderfully descriptive writer and an exciting young talent. — Peter James
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