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Bonehead

Hardcover / ISBN-13: 9781399730464

Price: £22

ON SALE: 9th May 2024

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

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**THE FINAL NOVEL FROM THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER MO HAYDER, WITH A FOREWORD FROM KARIN SLAUGHTER**

A terrifying accident . . .

Alex Mullins knows she is one of the lucky ones. When a fatal coach crash at her school reunion killed several of her classmates, she was saved from a grisly fate.

She is haunted by what she thinks she saw that night – a vision of a skeletal woman, known by the locals as the Bonehead – a woman who brings bad luck to all that see her.

A mystery waiting to be solved . . .

Now a police officer in Gloucestershire, Alex fights to overcome the past by helping other people. But when her path crosses with someone who was there that fateful night, her new life begins to unravel at the seams.

What really happened the night of the crash? And what does she have to do for the petrifying Bonehead to finally leave her be?

A new crime thriller from the Queen of Fear – prepare to be terrified by Bonehead . . .

PRAISE FOR MO HAYDER:

‘Hayder has a profound ability to shock and surprise her readers’ Karin Slaughter
‘Oozes sinisterness from the first page’ Entertainment Weekly
‘With Mo Hayder you never know where you are going until you get there’ Times
‘A first-class shocker . . . a frightening mix of forensics, thrills, analytical police work and poetic images’ Guardian
‘Wickedly constructed . . . The detail, if you can stomach it, is fascinating’ Daily Telegraph
‘Lacerating’ Independent
‘Stomach-churning, fast-paced, top-notch’ Sunday Express
‘Haunting, lyrical, disturbing, important, suspenseful and wonderfully written’ Harlan Coben
‘This is writing of breathtaking power and poetry’ Tess Gerritsen
‘An authentically disturbing, gripping winner’ Financial Times

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Mo Hayder has a profound ability to shock and surprise her readers. She's the bravest writer I know
Karin Slaughter
Hayder's work and characters are worth the unending nightmares they will inspire
The New York Times Book Review
Hayder is one of the most skilled crime writers at escalating unbearable tension . . . nothing short of brilliant
Daily Mail
Haunting, lyrical, disturbing, important, suspenseful and wonderfully written
Harlan Coben
Left me stunned and haunted. This is writing of breathtaking power and poetry
Tess Gerritsen
An authentically disturbing, gripping winner
Financial Times
With Mo Hayder you never know where you are going until you get there. A chiller to the very end
The Times
PRAISE FOR MO HAYDER