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Head of Zeus
X Ways to Die
X Ways to Die: the epic and gripping suspense thriller Stefan Ahnhem
 A Fabian Risk Thriller, 4

A murderous game. The killer makes the rules. Death hangs on the roll of the dice.

In murder investigations, it pays to keep things simple: motive, method, opportunity. But the case in front of Detective Fabian Risk is a nightmare. A killer who strikes out of nowhere. No apparent motive. No consistent method. Victims are tortured, strangled, burned, dismembered – each grisly killing carried out with savage precision, as if following the rules of a hellish game.

Fear and chaos have spread through the seaside town of Helsingborg. While Fabian Risk hunts the killer, his life is falling apart: a son on the run from the law; a daughter gravely injured; a colleague with dark secrets of his own. But there's no turning back now. The game of death is on, and Fabian Risk must play to win.

AFTER ALL, THERE ARE MANY WAYS TO DIE...

This explosive thriller from Scandinavia's most inventive storyteller concludes the epic events of Motive X.

REVIEWS FOR STEFAN AHNHEM:

'Atmospheric and complicated... with great cop characters and some imaginatively grisly perps' Sunday Times (star pick).

'More gripping than Jo Nesbo, blacker than Stieg Larsson and more bleakly human than Henning Mankell' Tony Parsons.

'Epic in scale and ambition' Daily Mail.

'An intense journey, with an intricate plot ... Ahnhem has mastered atmosphere, pacing and intrigue' Crime Review.

'Masterly plotting, grisly murders and chilling suspense: Stefan Ahnhem keeps the threads of this complex, two-country narrative pulled tense' Better Reading.

Head of Zeus * Thrillers
07 May 2020 * 544pp * £4.49 * 9781786694638
REVIEWS
PRAISE FOR STEFAN AHNHEM:

'More gripping than Jo Nesbo, blacker than Stieg Larsson and more bleakly human than Henning Mankell' Tony Parsons.

'Atmospheric and complicated ... with great cop characters and some imaginatively grisly perps' Sunday Times.

'Epic in scale and ambition' Daily Mail.

'An intense journey, with an intricate plot ... Ahnhem has mastered atmosphere, pacing and intrigue' Crime Review.

'Masterly plotting, grisly murders and chilling suspense: Stefan Ahnhem keeps the threads of this complex, two-country narrative pulled tense' Better Reading.
ALSO IN THE SERIES
The Ninth Grave
Victim Without a Face
Eighteen Below
Motive X
Author
Stefan Ahnhem
Stefan Ahnhem
Stefan Ahnhem is the internationally bestselling author of the Fabian Risk thrillers. He has worked as a screenwriter on Mankell's Kurt Wallander series and serves on the board of the Swedish Writers Guild. He lives in Copenhagen. Follow him @StefanAhnhem.
ALSO BY Stefan Ahnhem
The Ninth Grave
Victim Without a Face
Eighteen Below
Motive X
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