Belinda Bauer

*WINNER! Crime Novel of the Year*


‘Contains one of the most startling plots in contemporary crime fiction’ Sunday Times

Patrick has uncovered a crime that the experts were too close to see . . .

Life is strange for Patrick Fort - being a medical student with Asperger’s Syndrome doesn’t come without its challenges. And that’s before he is faced with solving a possible murder.

Because the body Patrick is examining in anatomy class is trying to tell him all kinds of things. And now he must stay out of danger long enough to unravel the mystery – while he dissects his own evidence . . .

‘Bauer's great gift is her ability to surprise the reader: in the sense of making you jump out of your chair, certainly, but also in that she makes you think a bit differently about the world’ Daily Telegraph

‘Breathtaking. I read this and wished I'd written it’ Val McDermid

‘This could be the most astonishing whodunnit you are ever likely to read’ Red Magazine online

‘This excellent, thought-provoking novel will hold your attention from the very first page’ Bella

  • Black Swan
  • Published 2nd January 2014
  • 432 Pages
  • 127mm x 198mm x 27mm
  • 294g
  • £8.99