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Head of Zeus
Sandrine
Sandrine Thomas H. Cook

How did Sandrine die?

There was no forced entry. She had been gradually stockpiling prescription drugs. A lethal quantity of Demerol was found in her blood. But did the beautiful, luminous Sandrine Madison really take her own life? The District Attorny doesn't think so. Neither does the local newspaper.

And so Sandrine's husband must now face a town convinced of his guilt and a daughter whose faith in her father has been shaken to its core. But, as he stands in the dock, Samuel Madison must confront yet more searing questions: Who was Sandrine? Why did she die? And why – how? – is she making him fall in love with her all over again?

A psychological thriller from a true master, SANDRINE will hold you in its spell until its unexpected end.

Head of Zeus * Crime Fiction
01 Aug 2013 * 400pp * £4.99 * 9781781855126
REVIEWS
'Thomas H. Cook has long been one of my favourite writers'
Harlan Coben
'Thomas H. Cook writes like a wounded angel'
Peter Straub
'Cook is one of the finest writers of modern times. Subtle, intense and intricate... horrifying and hypnotising.'
Daily Mail
Author
Thomas H. Cook
Thomas H. Cook
Thomas H. Cook (b. 1947) is the author of nearly two dozen critically lauded crime novels. Born in Fort Payne, Alabama, Cook published his first novel, Blood Innocents, in 1980 while serving as the book review editor of Atlanta magazine. Two years later, on the release of his second novel, The Orchids, he turned to writing full-time. Cook published steadily through the 1980s, penning such works as the Frank Clemons trilogy, a series of mysteries starring a jaded cop. He found breakout success with The Chatham School Affair (1996), which won an Edgar Award for best novel. His work has been praised by critics for his attention to psychology and the lyrical nature of his prose. Besides mysteries, Cook has written two true-crime books, Early Graves (1992) and the Edgar-nominated Blood Echoes (1993), as well as several literary novels, including Elena (1986). He lives and works in New York City.
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