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The Devil's dice / Roz Watkins.

By: Watkins, Roz [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Watkins, Roz, D.I. Meg Dalton: book 1.Publisher: London, UK : HQ, 2018Description: 351 pages ; 20 cm.ISBN: 0008214611; 0008214646; 9780008214616; 9780008214647; 9780008214630 .Subject(s): Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction | Dalton, Meg (Fictitious character) -- Fiction | Murderers -- Fiction | Secrecy -- FictionGenre/Form: Detective and mystery stories.Summary: A lawyer is found dead in a Peak District cave, his face ribboned with scratches. Amidst rumours of a local curse, DI Meg Dalton is convinced this is cold-blooded murder. There's just one catch - chiselled into the cave wall above the body is an image of the grim reaper and the dead man's initials, and it's been there for over a century. As Meg battles to solve the increasingly disturbing case, it's clear someone knows her secrets. The murderer is playing games with Meg - and the dice are loaded...
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Shortlisted for the CWA Debut Dagger AwardThe Times Crime Book of the Month, April 2018 'A fascinating debut' The Sunday Times'A touch of Agatha Christie, a dash of Ann Cleeves's Vera and a suitably moody setting in the Peaks...bring a formidable newcomer to British crime writing.' Daily Mail*** A SHOCKING DEATH A lawyer is found dead in a Peak District cave, his face ribboned with scratches. A SINISTER MESSAGE Amidst rumours of a local curse, DI Meg Dalton is convinced this is cold-blooded murder. There's just one catch - chiselled into the cave wall above the body is an image of the grim reaper and the dead man's initials, and it's been there for over a century. A DEADLY GAME As Meg battles to solve the increasingly disturbing case, it's clear someone knows her secrets. The murderer is playing games with Meg - and the dice are loaded... A white-knuckle crime debut introducing DI Meg Dalton, perfect for fans of Broadchurch and Happy Valley.

A lawyer is found dead in a Peak District cave, his face ribboned with scratches. Amidst rumours of a local curse, DI Meg Dalton is convinced this is cold-blooded murder. There's just one catch - chiselled into the cave wall above the body is an image of the grim reaper and the dead man's initials, and it's been there for over a century. As Meg battles to solve the increasingly disturbing case, it's clear someone knows her secrets. The murderer is playing games with Meg - and the dice are loaded...

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