As they came nearer, the black-clad body came into view, lying on its side in the shallows...
One cold spring morning in County Cork, two fishermen find a body floating in the Blackwater River: the mutilated corpse of a retired music teacher. His hands and feet are bound, and his neck bears the mark of a garrotting wire.
The Garda want to wrap this case up before the press get hold of it. But when a second man is found murdered, the body bears all the same marks as the first. And Detective Superintendent Katie Maguire fears this case carries the hallmark of a serial murderer...
Head of Zeus * Crime Fiction
29 Aug 2013 * 368pp * £4.99 * 9781781852194
'One of the most original and frightening storytellers of our time.'
'A natural storyteller with a unique gift for turning the mundane into the terrifyingly real.'
New York Journal of Books
'One of the few true masters.'
Graham Masterton became a newspaper reporter at the age of 17 and was appointed editor of Penthouse magazine at only 24. His career as an author spans many genres, including horror, thriller, and sex-advice books. His first horror novel, The Manitou, became a bestseller and was made into a film starring Tony Curtis. In 2019, Graham was given a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Horror Writers Association. He is also the author of the Katie Maguire series of crime thrillers, which have sold more than 1.5 million copies worldwide. He lives in Surrey and is currently working on new horror and crime novels. Visit www.grahammasterton.co.uk
ALSO BY Graham Masterton