A Line to Kill

A Line to Kill

a locked room mystery from the Sunday Times bestselling author

Summary

**Pre-order the brand new Anthony Horowitz novel The Twist of a Knife, coming August 2022!**

<h2>'EASILY THE GREATEST OF OUR CRIME WRITERS'</h2>
Sunday Times

'Witty, wry, clever, a fabulous detective story and perfect summer reading' KATE MOSSE
'Funny, intriguing, thrilling and thought-provoking: a marvellous mystery' ADAM HAMDY
'My favourite literary hero at the moment is Anthony Horowitz' SHARI LAPENA
'A homage to the Golden Age of mystery - it is pure delight' NEW YORK TIMES
'This is crime fiction as dazzling entertainment' SUNDAY TIMES
'A golden-age whodunnit on steroids' KIRKUS REVIEWS
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Private Investigator Daniel Hawthorne and the writer Anthony Horowitz have been invited to a literary festival on the island of Alderney to talk about their new book . . .


Very soon they discover that dark forces are at work.

Alderney is in turmoil over a planned power line that will cut through it, desecrating a war cemetery and turning neighbour against neighbour.

And the visiting authors seem to be harbouring any number of unpleasant secrets.

When the festival's wealthy sponsor is found brutally murdered, Alderney goes into lockdown and Hawthorne knows he doesn't have to look too far for suspects. There's no escape. The killer is still on the island.

And there's about to be a second death . . .
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**BY THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF MOONFLOWER MURDERS**

About the author

Anthony Horowitz

Bestselling author Anthony Horowitz has written two highly acclaimed Sherlock Holmes novels, The House of Silk and Moriarty; three James Bond novels, Trigger Mortis, Forever and a Day and With a Mind to Kill; the acclaimed bestselling mystery novels Magpie Murders and Moonflower Murders and the Detective Hawthorne novels, The Word is Murder, The Sentence is Death, A Line To Kill, and the latest A Twist of Knife is out in August 2022.

He is also the author of the teen spy Alex Rider series, and responsible for creating and writing some of the UK's most loved and successful TV series, including Midsomer Murders and Foyle's War. In January 2022 he was awarded a CBE for his services to literature.
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