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River of Souls

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Audiobook Downloadable / ISBN-13: 9781473634657

Price: £16.99

ON SALE: 20th October 2016

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

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Jude Shelley, the daughter of a prominent cabinet minister, was assaulted and left for dead in the river Thames. Her attacker was never caught. A year later, forensic psychologist Alice Quentin is asked to re-examine the case.

Then another body is found: an elderly priest, washed up at Westminster Pier. An ancient glass bead is tied to his wrist.

Alice is certain that the Shelleys are hiding something – and that there will be more victims unless she can persuade them to share what they know.

The Thames has always been a site of violent sacrifice. And Alice is about to learn that some people still believe in its power…

(P)2016 Hodder & Stoughton


Fast paced and harrowing, this gripping novel will leave you guessing until the end
Praise for Kate Rhodes
Great twists, turns and surprises
Alice is a vividly realised protagonist whose complex and harrowing history rivals the central crime storyline
Sophie Hannah, Daily Express
A pacy psychological thriller that makes good use of its London setting
Laura Wilson, Guardian
A fast-moving, entertaining mix of sex, suspense and serial killings
Washington Post
Quentin is one of a cast of really believable and entertaining characters and both the plot and the writing keep one thoroughly engaged throughout
Daily Mail
Like Nicci French, Kate Rhodes excels at character, pace and sense of place
Erin Kelly, author of <i>The Poison Tree</i>
A terrific new heroine on the block
Woman & Home
One of the most absorbing books I've read in a long time. Alice Quentin is such a warm character - unique, yet very real. I loved the sense of menace too - perfectly thrilling.
Mel Sherratt
An enjoyably scary chiller
Sunday Mirror
Atmospheric and suspenseful
The Lady
Psychological thriller writing at its best - an evocative read which draws you in and holds your attention all the way
Crime Review
The plot has more twists and turns than the path of the legendary river and flows along just as swiftly. We couldn't put it down!
Best Magazine
Alice is a wonderfully rounded female protagonist who is vividly written, emotionally accessible and strong. Peppered with false trails, the reader is guessing the killer's identity right up to the last minute. This is a bone chilling read that will grip you from beginning to end