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An Empty Death

By Laura Wilson

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During wartime, the home front hides its own terrors

1944. After almost five years of conflict, London's inhabitants are war weary - and DI Ted Stratton is no exception.

After a long night digging a bomb victim out of rubble, he's called to investigate a doctor's death. The circumstances seem suspicious: an affair turned sour? Revenge? As Stratton digs deeper, he begins to suspect something more sinister is going on - that a faceless shadow is stalking the hospital corridors...

Meanwhile, Ted's wife Jenny meets a bombed-out woman claiming her soldier husband is an impostor. Jenny thinks she must be in shock, but the truth is stranger and far more dangerous...

Biographical Notes

Laura Wilson's acclaimed and award-winning crime novels have won her many fans. Her novel Stratton's War won the Ellis Peters Award, while The Lover and A Thousand Lies were both shortlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger. Laura is the Guardian's crime reviewer. She lives in Islington, London.

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  • ISBN: 9781787476943
  • Publication date: 29 Nov 2018
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  • Imprint: Quercus
A superb crime thriller ... Stratton is the perfect detective — Independent
Wilson weaves her multi-layered plot with skill and expertise — Historical Novel Society
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