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The Torment of Others By Val McDermid

The Torment of Others
by Val McDermid

The Number One bestselling crime series featuring Tony Hill, hero of TV's Wire in the Blood, written by the award-winning Val McDermid. This is a psychological thriller - and serial killer - that will keep you up at night.

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The Torment of Others Summary


The Torment of Others (Tony Hill and Carol Jordan, Book 4) by Val McDermid

The Number One bestselling crime series featuring Tony Hill, hero of TV's Wire in the Blood, written by the award-winning Val McDermid. This is a psychological thriller - and serial killer - that will keep you up at night.

For some, there is nothing so sweet, so thrilling, as the torment of others ...

A dead girl lies on a blood-soaked mattress, her limbs spread in a parody of ecstasy. The scene matches a series of murders which ended when irrefutable forensic evidence secured the conviction of one Derek Tyler. But Tyler's been locked up in a mental institution for two years, barely speaking a word - except to say that 'the Voice' told him to do it.

Top criminal psychologist Dr Tony Hill is prepared to think the unthinkable - this is not a copycat murder but something much stranger. While DCI Carol Jordan and her team mount a desperate and dangerous undercover police operation to trap the murderer, Hill heads towards a terrifying face-off with one of the most perverse killers he has ever encountered...

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The Torment of Others Reviews


`One of McDermid's finest, which is saying a lot' The Times

`An especially taut and inventive thriller. This is McDermid on top form' Daily Mail

'Serial killers are thankfully rare. It is a tribute to the power of Val McDermid's imagination that she made this one seem so believable' Daily Telegraph

'Complex, combative and nuanced' Express

`No one compares to McDermid' Guardian

'Val McDermid is an intelligent, supremely talented novelist and with this latest tale, she is writing at the height of her power. Utterly compelling' Glasgow Herald

About Val McDermid


Val McDermid grew up in a Scottish mining community then read English at Oxford. She was a journalist for sixteen years, spending the last three as Northern Bureau Chief of a national Sunday tabloid. She divides her time between Northumberland and Cheshire.

Additional information

GOR004132246
The Torment of Others (Tony Hill and Carol Jordan, Book 4) by Val McDermid
Val McDermid
Used - Good
Hardback
HarperCollins Publishers
2004-05-24
400
0007142889
9780007142880
Winner of Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year 2006
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine.