‘Dark, gritty and compelling, this will have you turning the pages until the early hours of the morning.’ - The Independent
‘Fierce, funny and flint-sharp. Joseph Knox is the true grit of Brit noir’ - Cara Hunter
‘He said he didn’t remember killing them…’
Detective Aidan Waits sits on an abandoned hospital ward, watching a mass murderer slowly die. He has just one job: to extract the location of Martin Wick’s final victim before the notorious mass murderer passes away. Wick has spent over a decade in prison, in near-total silence, having confessed to an unspeakable crime that shocked the nation and earned him the name The Sleepwalker.
Wick’s whispered confession will send Waits on a journey into a dark world of lies and revenge on both sides of the law … but can you ever trust a murderer's dying words?
Readers are obsessed with The Sleepwalker:
***** ‘So addictive and gripping. I literally couldn’t but it down.’
***** ‘I read in one breathless sitting . . . it’s hard to tell who the real villains are.’
***** ‘It hooked me from the first page. Aidan Waits is a perfect anti-hero.’
‘Knox’s pitch-black novels are among crime fiction’s most compelling’
‘Fierce, funny and flint-sharp. Joseph Knox is the true grit of Brit noir'
Dark, gritty and compelling, this will have you turning the pages until the early hours of the morning
Oozing dread, full of surprises and with a powerful sense of outraged humanity, The Sleepwalker is Joseph Knox’s finest novel yet.
‘[An] ingenious plot … full of striking revelations’