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Orion Crime & Mystery TPb July £12.99 464pp 978 1 4091 5275 0 ebook: £12.99 / 978 1 4091 5277 4 Audio: £19.99 / 978 1 4091 6152 3 / 10 hrs

‘Proves the freshness and flair that bingham has brought to the police procedural and confirms we have a new crime talent to treasure’ – Daily Mail

HARRY bINGHAM The Dead House

The fifth in the acclaimed series featuring crime fiction’s most unusual and engaging detective, DC Fiona Griffiths.

When the body of a young woman is found in an old ‘dead house’ – the annexe where the dead are stored before burial – of a tiny Welsh church, it seems that past and present have come together in a bizarre and horrifying way. For DC Fiona Griffiths the murder victim represents an irresistibly intriguing puzzle, given Fiona’s unusual empathy with the dead. And when her investigations lead her to an obscure and secretive monastery hidden in a remote valley, she finds that the dead girl is far from the only victim of a sinister melding of modern crime and medieval religious practices.

• DC Fiona Griffiths is the most unusual and engaging detective to appear in uk crime fiction for years.

• ‘DC Fiona Griffiths is ditsy, funny, stubborn and sharp . . . Bingham provides a spirited welsh response to the scottish domination of crime fiction’ Marcel Berlins, The Times harry Bingham is the author of the critically acclaimed Fiona Griffiths novels Talking to the Dead, Love Story With Murders, The Strange Death of Fiona Griffiths and This Thing of Darkness. He also runs The Writer’s Workshop, an editorial consultancy for first-time writers, and organises the York Festival of Writing.

Orion Fiction • July 2016


Location: Chipping Norton, Oxon Available for interview f/authorharrybingham @harryonthebrink