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Dead Flowers

Nicola Monaghan

Publisher: Verve Books

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Summary

She doesn’t trust the police. She used to be one of them.
 
Hardened by ten years on the murder squad, DNA analyst Doctor Sian Love has seen it all. So when she finds human remains in the basement of her new home, she knows the drill.
 
Except this time it’s different. This time, it’s personal...
 
A page-turning cold case investigation, Dead Flowers is an intriguing, multi-layered story perfect for fans of Kate Atkinson’s Case Histories and British crime dramas like Line of Duty and Unforgotten.
 
Shortlisted for the UEA Crime Fiction Award 2019
 
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Praise for Nicola Monaghan's previous works
 
'A gripping, mile-a-minute British debut. Enthralling' - Kirkus Reviews
 
'Monaghan's convincing characters swing unpredictably between terrifying and tender, and the often violent encounters usually have a bleakly funny edge' - Independent

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