Dead of Winter

£8.99

Winter, 1987. Laura is excited to spend Christmas as usual with her beloved aunt Hedda and her friends. But her festive mood soon turns sour as she finds both old faces and new are keeping secrets from her. When a fire claims the life of her best friend, the scars of that night will remain with Laura for the rest of her life. Today. With her aunt’s death, Laura inherits the cabin village Hedda used to manage and is forced to return to the town she hasn’t set foot in since the tragedy. Laura’s presence stirs up repressed emotions in the small community and it isn’t long before a series of arson attacks casts suspicion on her. Though Laura is desperate to leave, she learns her aunt discovered something about that fateful night not long before she died.

ISBN: 9781785769467 Author: De, la Motte, Ander Publisher: Zaffre Publication Date: 6th January 2022 Imprint: Zaffre Cover: Paperback Dewey: 839.738 (edition:23) Pages: 427 Language: English Edition: Paperback original Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category:

The thrilling new standalone suspense novel from Sweden’s answer to Val McDermid and Sunday Times Book of the Month author, Anders de la Motte.’Tightly plotted and dark with psychological suspense, intriguing characters and vivid milieus that never stop delivering’ KATRINE ENGBERG, author of the Korner and Werner seriesIT WAS ALWAYS GOING TO BE A NIGHT TO REMEMBERWINTER 1987Laura is excited to spend Christmas as usual with her beloved aunt Hedda and her friends. But her festive mood soon turns sour as she finds both old faces and new are keeping secrets from her. When a fire claims the life of her best friend, the scars of that night will remain with Laura for the rest of her life.TODAYWith her aunt’s death, Laura inherits the cabin village Hedda used to manage and is forced to return to the town she hasn’t set foot in since the tragedy. Laura’s presence stirs up repressed emotions in the small community and it isn’t long before a series of arson attacks casts suspicion on her. Though Laura is desperate to leave, she learns her aunt discovered something about that fateful night not long before she died.BUT SOMEONE WANTS THE PAST TO STAY BURIED . . .PRAISE FOR ANDERS DE LA MOTTE:’For fans of the hugely successful CWA Gold Dagger-winning The Dry by Jane Harper’ VASEEM KHAN’One of Sweden’s most talented crime fiction authors’ ERIK AXL SUND

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