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Close to Death: How do you solve a murder … when everyone has the same motive? (Hawthorne, 5)

Close to Death: How do you solve a murder … when everyone has the same motive? (Hawthorne, 5)

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Pre-order now to secure the special Collectors Edition of "Close to Death" by Anthony Horowitz, exclusive to the first print run in the UK. A murder mystery in a desirable London neighborhood, where everyone has a motive, becomes a puzzle for former Detective Daniel Hawthorne.

Format: Hardback
Length: 432 pages
Publication date: 11 April 2024
Publisher: Cornerstone

The Sunday Times From global bestselling Anthony Horowitz,a brilliantly entertaining new mystery in the Hawthorne and Horowitz series. ‘Easily the greatest of our crime writers Sunday Times ‘Incredible plotting,richly layered and wonderfully intricate. I inhaled it Liz Nugent A clever murder mystery… playful and twisty. Nobody does this crime fiction better than Anthony Horowitz Crime Time FM ‘ Sheer genius … A joy from start to finish Independent An absolutely engrossing tale ... Kudos to anyone who can figure this one out! Starred Booklist _____________ Richmond Upon Thames is one of the most desirable areas to live in London. And Riverview Close - a quiet,gated community – seems to offer its inhabitants the perfect life. At least it does until Giles Kenworthy moves in with his wife and noisy children,his four gas-guzzling cars,his loud parties and his plans for a new swimming pool in his garden. His neighbours all have a reason to hate him and are soon up in arms. When Kenworthy is shot dead with a crossbow bolt through his neck,all of them come under suspicion and his murder opens the door to lies,deception and further death. The police are baffled. Reluctantly,they call in former Detective Daniel Hawthorne. But even he is faced with a seemingly impossible puzzle. How do you solve a murder when everyone has the same motive? _____________ More love for Close to Death . . . Gloriously artificial,improbable,and ingenious. Fans of bo. The Sunday Times From global bestselling Anthony Horowitz,a brilliantly entertaining new mystery in the Hawthorne and Horowitz series. ‘Easily the greatest of our crime writers Sunday Times ‘Incredible plotting,richly layered and wonderfully intricate. I inhaled it Liz Nugent A clever murder mystery… playful and twisty. Nobody does this crime fiction better than Anthony Horowitz Crime Time FM ‘ Sheer genius … A joy from start to finish Independent An absolutely engrossing tale ... Kudos to anyone who can figure this one out! Starred Booklist _____________ Richmond Upon Thames is one of the most desirable areas to live in London. And Riverview Close - a quiet,gated community – seems to offer its inhabitants the perfect life. At least it does until Giles Kenworthy moves in with his wife and noisy children,his four gas-guzzling cars,his loud parties and his plans for a new swimming pool in his garden. His neighbours all have a reason to hate him and are soon up in arms. When Kenworthy is shot dead with a crossbow bolt through his neck,all of them come under suspicion and his murder opens the door to lies,deception and further death. The police are baffled. Reluctantly,they call in former Detective Daniel Hawthorne. But even he is faced with a seemingly impossible puzzle. How do you solve a murder when everyone has the same motive? _____________ More love for Close to Death . . . Gloriously artificial,improbable,and ingenious. Fans of bo. The Sunday Times From global bestselling Anthony Horowitz,a brilliantly entertaining new mystery in the Hawthorne and Horowitz series. ‘Easily the greatest of our crime writers Sunday Times ‘Incredible plotting,richly layered and wonderfully intricate. I inhaled it Liz Nugent A clever murder mystery… playful and twisty. Nobody does this crime fiction better than Anthony Horowitz Crime Time FM ‘ Sheer genius … A joy from start to finish Independent An absolutely engrossing tale ... Kudos to anyone who can figure this one out! Starred Booklist _____________ Richmond Upon Thames is one of the most desirable areas to live in London. And Riverview Close - a quiet,gated community – seems to offer its inhabitants the perfect life. At least it does until Giles Kenworthy moves in with his wife and noisy children,his four gas-guzzling cars,his loud parties and his plans for a new swimming pool in his garden. His neighbours all have a reason to hate him and are soon up in arms. When Kenworthy is shot dead with a crossbow bolt through his neck,all of them come under suspicion and his murder opens the door to lies,deception and further death. The police are baffled. Reluctantly,they call in former Detective Daniel Hawthorne. But even he is faced with a seemingly impossible puzzle. How do you solve a murder when everyone has the same motive? _____________ More love for Close to Death . . . Gloriously artificial,improbable,and ingenious. Fans of bo. The Sunday Times From global bestselling Anthony Horowitz,a brilliantly entertaining new mystery in the Hawthorne and Horowitz series. ‘Easily the greatest of our crime writers Sunday Times ‘Incredible plotting,richly layered and wonderfully intricate. I inhaled it Liz Nugent A clever murder mystery… playful and twisty. Nobody does this crime fiction better than Anthony Horowitz Crime Time FM ‘ Sheer genius … A joy from start to finish Independent An absolutely engrossing tale ... Kudos to anyone who can figure this one out! Starred Booklist _____________ Richmond Upon Thames is one of the most desirable areas to live in London. And Riverview Close - a quiet,gated community – seems to offer its inhabitants the perfect life. At least it does until Giles Kenworthy moves in with his wife and noisy children,his four gas-guzzling cars,his loud parties and his plans for a new swimming pool in his garden. His neighbours all have a reason to hate him and are soon up in arms. When Kenworthy is shot dead with a crossbow bolt through his neck,all of them come under suspicion and his murder opens the door to lies,deception and further death. The police are baffled. Reluctantly,they call in former Detective Daniel Hawthorne. But even he is faced with a seemingly impossible puzzle. How do you solve a murder when everyone has the same motive? _____________ More love for Close to Death . . . Gloriously artificial,improbable,and ingenious. Fans of bo. The Sunday Times


From global bestselling Anthony Horowitz, a brilliantly entertaining new mystery in the Hawthorne and Horowitz series. 'Easily the greatest of our crime writers', Sunday Times. 'Incredible plotting, richly layered and wonderfully intricate. I inhaled it', Liz Nugent. 'A clever murder mystery... playful and twisty. Nobody does this crime fiction better than Anthony Horowitz', Crime Time FM. 'Sheer genius... A joy from start to finish', Independent. 'An absolutely engrossing tale... Kudos to anyone who can figure this one out!', Starred Booklist. Richmond Upon Thames is one of the most desirable areas to live in London. And Riverview Close - a quiet, gated community - seems to offer its inhabitants the perfect life. At least it does until Giles Kenworthy moves in with his wife and noisy children, his four gas-guzzling cars, his loud parties and his plans for a new swimming pool in his garden. His neighbours all have a reason to hate him and are soon up in arms. When Kenworthy is shot dead with a crossbow bolt through his neck, all of them come under suspicion and his murder opens the door to lies, deception and further death. The police are baffled. Reluctantly, they call in former Detective Daniel Hawthorne. But even he is faced with a seemingly impossible puzzle. How do you solve a murder when everyone has the same motive?


From global bestselling Anthony Horowitz, a brilliantly entertaining new mystery in the Hawthorne and Horowitz series. 'Easily the greatest of our crime writers', Sunday Times. 'Incredible plotting, richly layered and wonderfully intricate. I inhaled it', Liz Nugent. 'A clever murder mystery... playful and twisty. Nobody does this crime fiction better than Anthony Horowitz', Crime Time FM. 'Sheer genius... A joy from start to finish', Independent. 'An absolutely engrossing tale... Kudos to anyone who can figure this one out!', Starred Booklist. Richmond Upon Thames is one of the most desirable areas to live in London. And Riverview Close - a quiet, gated community - seems to offer its inhabitants the perfect life. At least it does until Giles Kenworthy moves in with his wife and noisy children, his four gas-guzzling cars, his loud parties and his plans for a new swimming pool in his garden. His neighbours all have a reason to hate him and are soon up in arms. When Kenworthy is shot dead with a crossbow bolt through his neck, all of them come under suspicion and his murder opens the door to lies, deception and further death. The police are baffled. Reluctantly, they call in former Detective Daniel Hawthorne. But even he is faced with a seemingly impossible puzzle. How do you solve a murder when everyone has the same motive?

Weight: 660g
Dimension: 163 x 242 x 42 (mm)
ISBN-13: 9781529904239

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