River of the Dead

River of the Dead

Crime Thriller


In New York, ten-year-old boys from the city’s most exclusive schools are being brutally attacked, before their mutilated corpses are found washed up in the river.

Benjamin Winslow is a ten-year-old child genius who has just been accepted to Harvard. He is just like all the other murdered boys. In fact, he is more like them than he, or anyone else, imagines.

Detective Alex Hemingway is on the hunt for the killer. But as he continues to evade her, the death toll is rising.

With time running out, Hemingway has to act fast. But will she be able to stop the killer - before he stops her?


  • A masterly, creepy thriller with a great twist from a new name worth watching.
    The Sun

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Robert Pobi

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