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The Devil's Claw by Lara Dearman

The Devil's Claw

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The Devil's Claw by Lara Dearman
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Aug 07, 2018 | ISBN 9781683317234

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Praise for The Devil’s Claw:
Well-developed characters ensure that readers will want to see more of Jennifer and company.”
Publishers Weekly

“A perfect novel for a cold night in dark winter.”
Foreword Reviews starred review

Highly competent…and appealingly heartfelt.”
Kirkus Reviews

“Satisfying…Readers who favor atmospheric British mysteries such as Peter May’s The Black House will enjoy this.”
Library Journal

“If you enjoy mysteries featuring serial killers, you’ll enjoy The Devil’s Claw…a strong entry from a debut author.”
Seattle Book Review

“An excellent sense of pacing…building toward an exciting climax…Excellent debut, Lara Dearman!”
Popular Culture Association

The Devil’s Claw is a great read and I absolutely loved it. I’ve never been to Guernsey but now feel like I know it!”
—Patricia Gibney, #1 Amazon Kindle bestselling author

“A powerful debut. With smooth prose and engaging characters, Dearman draws her readers into a tangled web of secrets. Layer upon layer of lies and unexpected connections will keep readers guessing until the very end.”
—Karen Dionne, author of The Marsh King’s Daughter

The Devil’s Claw is an atmospheric and gripping tale which intrigues throughout. The quality of the writing shines through.”
—Sarah Ward, author of A Patient Fury

“Atmospheric and tense. Superb!”
—Isabel Ashdown, author of Little Sister

“A dark, thrilling murder mystery in a richly-realised setting—the best debut I’ve read this year.”
—Mason Cross, author of Don’t Look For Me

“Dark, haunting and full of twists.”
—Chris Whitaker, author of All the Wicked Girls

“A twisty thriller set in Guernsey and populated with great characters.”
—Olivia Kiernan, author of Too Close to Breathe

“A gripping thriller set in Guernsey. I loved it!”
—Karen Hamilton, author of The Perfect Girlfriend

“Darkly atmospheric, nail-bitingly tense, intrigue-packed—a real crime fiction must read!”
—Stephanie Marland, author of My Little Eye

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