When amateur sleuth Emily Castles joins a community theatre project in Edinburgh, she begins to suspect that she has been recruited by a cult. When a fellow performer goes missing, she must risk her life to investigate…
Bodies surface and disappear, seduce and corrupt in these original stories by bestselling, award-winning female crime writers from the Killer Women crime-writing collective. Keep your eyes peeled, your ears cocked and your wits about you as twenty deliciously twisted tales take you to surprising places...
Twenty new stories by Rachel Abbott, SJ Bolton, Jane Casey, Julia Crouch, Tammy Cohen, Elly Griffiths, Sarah Hillary, Amanda Jennings, Alison Joseph, Emma Kavanagh, Erin Kelly, Colette McBeth, Mel McGrath, D. E. Meredith, Kate Medina, Louise Millar, Kate Rhodes, Helen Smith, Louise Voss and Laura Wilson, with a foreword by Laura Lippman.
"A killer collection of dark and devious tales" Mark Billingham
"A lot of women have terrified me over the years, but none quite like these!" Linwood Barclay
"This mix of playfully twisted, macabre tales showcases the Killer Women at the top of their game. I loved it!" SJ Watson
Blade-sharp and pared to the bone, these original stories by bestselling, award-winning female crime writers will lure you to the dark side. Fifteen perfectly twisted tales with a measure of evil, a dash of horror, and a dose of humour. Expect the unexpected…
Featured authors: Louise Millar, Alex Marwood, Tammy Cohen, Melanie McGrath, Colette McBeth, Jane Casey, Erin Kelly, Sarah Hilary, Louise Voss, Alison Joseph, Helen Smith, Kate Medina, D. E. Meredith, Laura Wilson and Kate Rhodes.
Includes a new Emily Castles mystery.
"Deadly, brilliant" Peter James
"Fresh and startling" Val McDermid
"A dark treasure trove of stories" Mark Edwards