Orion Modern Fiction tPB February £12.99 288pp 978 1 4091 0085 0 eBook: £7.99 / 978 1 4091 0728 6 Audio: £18.99 / 978 1 4091 6355 8 / 10 hrs
BrOOKe MAGnAnti the turning tide
A crime thriller from an author who knows just what it’s like to lead a secret life . . .
in the waters of a Hebridean island, a body is found. Meanwhile, miles away, on her twentieth wedding anniversary, erykah Macdonald is poised to cross a line. erykah knows she’s about to make a choice that’ll burn bridges, but having lived with secrets most of her life, she feels ready. And there are far worse secrets than her own about to emerge.
From a morgue in the Highlands to the media circus of the national press, from the calm suburbs of London to the powerplay in Westminster, a net is tightening. those who find themselves caught are willing to kill to save their reputations. erykah must work out what she’s capable of, and if she’s going to keep her head above water, she must leave behind her comfortable life and start breaking rules.
Brooke Magnanti is a science researcher, and did her doctoral studies with the department of Forensic Pathology at the University of Sheffield. Her bestselling Belle de Jour series of memoirs were adapted into the itV series Secret Diary of a Call Girl starring Billie Piper.
Location: Available for interview
Orion Fiction • February 2016
Orion Fiction crime & Mystery tPB February £12.99 272pp 978 1 4091 4455 7 eBook: £12.99 / 978 1 4091 4456 4
A K Benedict Jonathan dark or the evidence of Ghosts
A second chilling speculative crime thriller from the author of The Beauty of Murder.
Born blind, Maria King inhabits a London known to her by sound and touch and smell. Surgery has restored her sight, but she finds she doesn’t want it.
Jonathan dark, a di with the Metropolitan Police, is haunted by his failure to save a woman from the hands of a stalker. now, it seems, the killer has set his sights on Maria, and is leaving her gruesome messages.
Finding the truth will mean that Maria and Jonathan see a side to the city, a shadowy side, they’ve never known.
‘Written in sinuous, elegant prose with characters that linger in the mind’ Daily Mail on The Beauty of Murder
A K Benedict is 34, and read english at cambridge and creative writing at Sussex. She now composes film and television soundtracks, as well as performing as a musician. Her debut novel, The Beauty of Murder, is being developed into an eight-part series by SKY One.
Location: Hastings Available for interview www.akbenedict.com f/A-K-Benedict-513656005342046 @ak_benedict