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Head of Zeus
The Trophy Taker
The Trophy Taker: From the bestselling author of Mummy's Favourite by Sarah Flint
 DC Charlotte Stafford Series, 2

From the bestselling author of MUMMY'S FAVOURITE.

He's watching, waiting... and counting. A gripping serial killer for fans of Angela Marsons.

He keeps each one floating in formaldehyde to stop them from rotting. Each finger denotes a victim, tortured and butchered, their heart ripped out and discarded, replaced instead by symbols of their treachery. He sits alone admiring his trophies weekly; each and every one of them guilty in his eyes. And now more must pay.

But who or what links the victims?

DC 'Charlie' Stafford is already investigating a series of escalating racist attacks and it now seems she has a vicious serial killer on her patch. With no leads and time running out, the team at Lambeth are at near breaking point.

Something has to give... and all the while he's watching, waiting... and counting.

What readers are saying about THE TROPHY TAKER:

'I read a lot of crime stories, and this is one of the best... the writing is so good that it disappears from view'

'Great book, skilfully crafted'

'Kept me riveted to the spot'

'Absolutely brilliant! Gripping and completely engrossing - could not put it down!'

Head of Zeus, an Aria book * Crime Fiction
01 Apr 2017 * 400pp * £4.99 * 9781786690708
'Sarah Flint has written one detailed and surprising mystery. Between her surprising cast of characters, well thought out plot and descriptive scenes she's able to set a story you won't figure out 'til the end'
Artistic Bent
Possibly the best crime series I've read this year... well written, complex and damaged characters and a well-paced plot, Flint's second book is gritty, gory and refreshingly different to many books in this genre'
Donna Bradley, NetGalley
Awesome book, loved it!... A solid 5 out of 5'
Dawn Jones, NetGalley
'Blinding good detective novel. I haven't read Sarah Flint's debut novel but I will after reading this'
Stephanie Sheppard, NetGalley
'Likeable characters, an intricately woven storyline and enough red herrings to keep me guessing till I reached the end. I'm looking forward to the next one!'
Joan Clapham, NetGalley
'A great book, one you become immersed in - highly recommended'
Sharon Squire, NetGalley
'Everyone is keeping some kind of secret, but is any of it worth murdering to keep quiet about it? Will Charlie end up on a slab before she can figure out who is behind these killings? It will keep you guessing!'
Books, Books and More Books!
A very well written book and I thoroughly enjoyed it... It kept me on the edge of my seat'
Carole Gourlay, NetGalley
I loved this book from the get go. The story had plenty in it with twists and plots to keep me interested... Charlie Stafford and Hunter are now one of my favorite partnerships'
L H, NetGalley
'Well written, great characters, suspense, descriptive, imagery and a cracking plot'
Martha Brindley, NetGalley
'Fantastically horrid! The story grips you until the very end, and whist being a little gruesome in some places, is literally unputdownable! Sarah Flint is going from strength to strength'
Sian Arthur, NetGalley
A great police novel... I now want to read the first in the series, Mummy's Favourite, and compare!'
Laura Nazmdeh, NetGalley
'Clever, fast pacing and keeps you guessing until the end. I cannot wait to see what is waiting for Charlie next. I really enjoyed both of the books and just wish someone would pick it up for TV adaptations. It would make a brilliant crime drama for those long winter nights'
No Empty Shelves Here
'I loved the way that small details that seemed inconsequential at the beginning played a major part in the resolution of the plot. The detectives in this novel often admonish themselves for not noticing certain things, but by the end of the novel I felt the same!'
Kate Eveleigh, NetGalley
As with Mummy's Favourite, I was completely immersed from the very first chapter... Brilliant book which I couldn't award anything less than top marks!'
Melanie Hodges, NetGalley
'Comparable to Robert Bryndza's series and I can definitely recommend adding The Trophy Taker to your reading list'
The Belgian Reviewer
'The second book in the DC Charlie Stafford series. The first, the brilliant Mummy's Favourite, was published last year and, in my opinion, this one is even better! Sarah Flint has done a good job in keeping you guessing right to the end'
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With a Metropolitan Police career spanning 35 years Sarah has spent her adulthood surrounded by victims, criminals and police officers. She continues to work and lives in London with her partner and has three older daughters.
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