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Review: A DEADLY THAW, Sarah Ward

A Deadly Thaw
“Weaves red herrings in with genuine clues so that the reader is constantly left guessing”


2004: In Bampton, Derbyshire, Lena Fisher is arrested for suffocating her husband, Andrew.

Spring 2016: A year after Lena’s release from prison, Andrew is found murdered in a disused mortuary.

Who was the man Lena killed twelve years ago and why did she lie about his identity? When Lena disappears, her sister, Kat, follows a trail of clues delivered by a teenage boy.

Sarah Ward’s second novel confirms her place as one of the UK’s most exciting new crime writers.


This is one jigsaw puzzle where, every time you think the pieces fit, it turns out something is missing. It is expertly plotted, from the intriguing… TO READ REVIEW IN FULL, CLICK HERE

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