'The dead can't speak to us,' Professor Madoc had said. That was a lie. Because the body Patrick Fort is examining in anatomy class is trying to tell him all kinds of things. Life is already strange enough for the obsessive Patrick without having to solve a possible murder. Especially when no one believes a crime has even taken place.
'The dead can't speak to us,' Professor Madoc had said. That was a lie. Because the body Patrick Fort is examining in anatomy class is trying to tell him all kinds of things. Life is already strange enough for the obsessive Patrick without having to solve a possible murder. Especially when no one believes a crime has even taken place. Now he must stay out of danger long enough to unravel the mystery - while he dissects his own evidence. But as Patrick learns one truth from a dead man, he discovers there have been many other lies rather closer to home...
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"Obvious echoes of Mark Haddon's The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time ... and with more twists and coils than a hangman's noose, it deserves to do equally well" Sunday Express "Bauer's great gift is her ability to surprise the reader: in the sense of making you jump out of your chair, certainly, but also in that she makes you think a bit differently about the world" Daily Telegraph "Breathtaking. I read this and wished I'd written it" Val McDermid "This could be the most astonishing whodunnit you are ever likely to read" Red Magazine online "This excellent, thought-provoking novel will hold your attention from the very first page" Bella
About Belinda Bauer
Belinda Bauer grew up in England and South Africa. She has worked as a journalist and screenwriter, and her script The Locker Room earned her the Carl Foreman/Bafta Award for Young British Screenwriters. With her first novel, Blacklands, Belinda won the CWA Gold Dagger for Crime Novel of the Year. In 2013 she won the CWA Dagger in the Library for her entire body of work. With her fourth novel, Rubbernecker, she was shortlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger. Belinda lives in Wales.
Rubbernecker by Belinda Bauer
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Winner of Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year 2014 Short-listed for CWA Goldsboro Gold Dagger 2013
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