Troubled Blood (Cormoran Strike 5)

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Private Detective Cormoran Strike is visiting his family in Cornwall when he is approached by a woman asking for help finding her mother, Margot Bamborough – who went missing in mysterious circumstances in 1974.Strike has never tackled a cold case before, let alone one forty years old. But despite the slim chance of success, he is intrigued and takes it on; adding to the long list of cases that he and his partner in the agency, Robin Ellacott, are currently working on. And Robin herself is also juggling a messy divorce and unwanted male attention, as well as battling her own feelings about Strike.As Strike and Robin investigate Margot’s disappearance, they come up against a fiendishly complex case with leads that include tarot cards, a psychopathic serial killer and witnesses who cannot all be trusted. And they learn that even cases decades old can prove to be deadly . . .A breathtaking, labyrinthine epic, Troubled Blood is the fifth Strike and Robin novel and the most gripping and satisfying yet.Praise for the Strike series:’A blistering piece of crime writing’Sunday Times’The work of a master storyteller’ Daily Telegraph’Unputdownable’Daily Express’Highly inventive storytelling’Guardian’Superb . . . an ingenious whodunnit’Sunday Mirror’Come for the twists and turns and stay for the beautifully drawn central relationship’ Independent’Outrageously entertaining’Financial Times

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Private Detective Cormoran Strike is visiting his family in Cornwall when he is approached by a woman asking for help finding her mother, Margot Bamborough – who went missing in mysterious circumstances in 1974.Strike has never tackled a cold case before, let alone one forty years old. But despite the slim chance of success, he is intrigued and takes it on; adding to the long list of cases that he and his partner in the agency, Robin Ellacott, are currently working on. And Robin herself is also juggling a messy divorce and unwanted male attention, as well as battling her own feelings about Strike.As Strike and Robin investigate Margot’s disappearance, they come up against a fiendishly complex case with leads that include tarot cards, a psychopathic serial killer and witnesses who cannot all be trusted. And they learn that even cases decades old can prove to be deadly . . .A breathtaking, labyrinthine epic, Troubled Blood is the fifth Strike and Robin novel and the most gripping and satisfying yet.Praise for the Strike series:’A blistering piece of crime writing’Sunday Times’The work of a master storyteller’ Daily Telegraph’Unputdownable’Daily Express’Highly inventive storytelling’Guardian’Superb . . . an ingenious whodunnit’Sunday Mirror’Come for the twists and turns and stay for the beautifully drawn central relationship’ Independent’Outrageously entertaining’Financial Times

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