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Head of Zeus
The Detective's Secret
05 Apr 2018 * PAPERBACK * £8.99 * 9781788542975

Stella Darnell, the Detective's Daughter, investigates a twenty-year-old unsolved murder.

Fiction / FF (Crime Fiction)
Extent: 432 pages  Format: 198 x 129 mm
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They will learn the city's secrets. They will learn who plans to kill...

A man has jumped in front of a late night train. Stella Darnell, a cleaner who solves crimes, suspects it's murder. Now she's stirring up the past with questions that no one wants to answer.

Jack Harmon, a driver on the Tube, has a new home at the top of an old water tower, with a perfect bird's eye view of London. If he watches through binoculars, he will learn the city's secrets. He will learn who plans to kill...

The Detective's Daughter.
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The Detective's Secret.
The House With No Rooms.
The Dog Walker.

Lesley Thomson grew up in west London. Her first novel, A Kind of Vanishing, won the People's Book Prize in 2010. Her second novel, The Detective's Daughter, was a #1 bestseller and the resulting series has sold over 750,000 copies. Lesley divides her time between Sussex and Gloucestershire. She lives with her partner and her dog. Visit her website at

The Detective's Daughter sold 500,000 ebooks.

The Detective's Daughter was a #1 bestseller, spending 2 months in the ebook charts.

'Lesley Thomson is a class above' IAN RANKIN.

MARKET: Kate Atkinson; Belinda Bauer.

'A haunting novel about loss and reconciliation, driven by a simple but clever plot' Sunday Times.
'A clever mystery plot... its excellence is in the characters, all credible and memorable' Literary Review.
'Ghost Girl is a terrific crime novel [with] compelling characters and a brilliant central premise'
Elly Griffiths

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