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Author: Beckett, Simon

Crime & mystery
Published 03/10/2019 by Transworld Publishers Ltd (Bantam Books (Transworld Publishers a division of) in the United Kingdom
Paperback | 448 pages

* Don't miss 'THE CHEMISTRY OF DEATH' TV SERIES - now streaming on Paramount+ * Adapted from The Chemistry of Death and Written in Bone - starring Harry Treadaway as Dr David Hunter'A superbly strong read' The Times What began as a straightforward case is about to become a twisted nightmare . . . Once a busy hospital, St Jude's now stands derelict, awaiting demolition.

When a partially mummified corpse is found in the building's cavernous loft, forensics expert Dr David Hunter is called in to take a look. He can't say how long the body's been there, but he is certain it's that of a young woman. And that she was pregnant.

Then part of the attic floor collapses, revealing another of the hospital's secrets: a bricked-up chamber with beds inside. And some of them are still occupied.

And it soon becomes clear that St Jude's hasn't claimed its last victim . . .

Chilling, visceral and masterfully paced, Simon Beckett's new crime thriller will leave you gasping.

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SKU: 9780553824124
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