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Head of Zeus
The Detective's Daughter
The Detective's Daughter Lesley Thomson
 The Detective's Daughter, 1

THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER.

Detective Darnell died before he closed the case. Can his daughter solve it thirty years later?

It was the murder that shocked the nation. Kate Rokesmith, a young mother, went to the river with her three-year-old son. She never came home.

For three decades the case file has lain, unsolved, in the corner of an attic. Until the detective's daughter Stella, a cleaner who loves restoring order, starts to clear out her father's house after his death...

THE DETECTIVE'S DAUGHTER SERIES: The Detective's Daughter.
Ghost Girl.
The Detective's Secret.
The House With No Rooms.
The Dog Walker.

Head of Zeus * Crime Fiction
01 May 2013 * 416pp * £5.99 * 9781781853177
REVIEWS
'A thoughtful, well-observed story ... It reminded me of Kate Atkinson'
Scott Pack
'Tense and gripping ... On the edge of my seat? No way – I was cowering under it' Shotsmag.
'Skilfully evokes the era and slow-moving childhood summers ... A study of memory and guilt with several twists'
Guardian
'This is a haunting novel about loss and reconciliation, driven by a simple but clever plot'
The Sunday Times
'This book has a clever mystery plot – but its excellence is in the characters, all credible and memorable, and in its setting in a real West London street, exactly described'
Literary Review
'A cerebral thriller ... evokes chills from more than just the frigid winter nights ... Twists and surprises abound'
Forward Reviews Magazine
ALSO IN THE SERIES
The Runaway
Ghost Girl
The Detective's Secret
The House With No Rooms
The Dog Walker
The Death Chamber
The Playground Murders
Author
Lesley Thomson
Lesley Thomson
Lesley Thomson grew up in west London. Her first novel, A Kind of Vanishing, won the People's Book Prize in 2010. Her second novel, The Detective's Daughter, was a #1 bestseller and the series has sold over 750,000 copies. Visit her website at lesleythomson.co.uk.
ALSO BY Lesley Thomson
The Runaway
Ghost Girl
The Detective's Secret
The House With No Rooms
The Dog Walker
The Death Chamber
The Playground Murders
Death of a Mermaid
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