The Hanged Man

The Hanged Man

(The Bone Field: Book 2): a pulse-racing, heart-stopping and nail-biting thriller from bestselling author Simon Kernick


Fans of David Baldacci, Stuart MacBride and Peter James will devour this intensely addictive and adrenalin-fuelled thriller from Sunday Times bestselling author Simon Kernick - the UK's answer to Harlan Coben.

'Brutal, bruising and brilliant' -- The Sun
'Has enough breakneck action and suspense to be a real page turner' -- Sunday Mirror
'An enthralling, twisted and absolutely unputdownable read' -- ***** Reader review
'Thrilling, gripping, shocking and a complete page-turner. I literally couldn't put it down' -- ***** Reader review

'I had to finish the book and did so in the early hours' -- ***** Reader review
'Fast paced and gripping from the start - absolutely loved it' -- ***** Reader review

'My pulse rate has finally returned to normal. What a fantastic ending to an excellent book' -- ***** Reader review


A house
deep in the countryside where the remains of seven unidentified women have just been discovered.

A cop ready to risk everything in the hunt for their killers.

A man who has seen the murders and is now on the run in fear of his life.

So begins the race to track down this witness before the killers do.

For Ray Mason and PI Tina Boyd, the road ahead is a dangerous one, with bodies and betrayal at every turn...


  • Brutal, bruising and brilliant
    The Sun

About the author

Simon Kernick

Simon Kernick is one of Britain’s most exciting thriller writers. He arrived on the crime writing scene with his highly acclaimed debut novel The Business of Dying, the story of a corrupt cop moonlighting as a hitman. Simon's big breakthrough came with his novel Relentless which was the biggest selling thriller of 2007. His most recent crime thrillers include Siege, Ultimatum, Stay Alive and The Final Minute. He is also the author of the bestselling three-part serial thrillers Dead Man’s Gift and One By One.

Simon talks both on and off the record to members of the Counter Terrorism Command and the Serious and Organised Crime Agency, so he gets to hear first hand what actually happens in the dark and murky underbelly of UK crime.
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