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Lonely Graves

Lonely Graves

A suicide. A drowned man. A sudden death. It’s all in a day’s work for Pieter Posthumus.

In Amsterdam, the Lonely Funerals team exists to make sure that no one goes to the grave unmourned.
Posthumus takes that responsibility seriously.
A careful, humane man, he works hard to find out all he can about the anonymous or abandoned dead entrusted to his care.

So when a young Moroccan immigrant is found in the Prinsengracht canal in suspicious circumstances, Posthumus cannot let it go.
The police may call it accident or suicide; he is sure there’s more to it.
He takes up the case and starts digging… an investigation that leads to him getting caught up in a terror plot and in the way of an elite police unit.

Discover an Amsterdam beyond the charms and the canals, where Pieter Posthumus aims to find justice for all – both the living and the dead.
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

On Sale: 8th May 2014

Price: £13.99

ISBN-13: 9781444787283

Reviews

A page-turner full of suspense and surprising twists and turns...Phenomena like home-grown terrorism make this novel just that much more exciting. Once I started reading I could not put it down.
Ayaan Hirsi Ali
The main character is a very appealing, convincing and enthralling creation with a truly bizarre occupation...As with Morse, the city where the action takes place becomes one of the main characters...a compelling story that leaves you wanting to hear more about Pieter's work and his life - and how the city copes with its marvellous mix of eccentrics and dangers.
We Love This Book
No typical thriller...Posthumus is a find!
Vrij Nederland
Very engaging...Posthumus holds enormous literary appeal
Readings Australia
An atmospheric and glorious Amsterdam crime story
JAN
A delicious writing style makes Lonely Graves an outstanding debut
Algemeen Dagblad