Written by Elena Forbes
Publication Date April 16, 2015
Mark Tartaglia of the London murder squad investigates a bizarre and brutal series of murders in this gripping thriller — the fourth in this bestselling series by Elena Forbes.
Detective Inspector Mark Tartaglia has spent the night in a west London hotel with a woman he has just met. When he is called to the same hotel the next morning to investigate a murder, he realizes it must have taken place while he was there. The investigation takes a horrifying turn when he recognizes the young female victim.
Still reeling from shock, he learns that another case he has been investigating — the body of a homeless man found in a burnt-out car — is also not what it seems. Tests reveal the corpse has been assembled from the body parts of four different people.
Under mounting pressure from the media and unsure where his loyalties lie, Tartaglia must solve this macabre puzzle before the Jigsaw Killer strikes again.
Elena Forbes is the author of the Mark Tartaglia mystery series. The first novel in the series, Die with Me, was a finalist for the Crime Writers’ Association John Creasey New Blood Dagger; and the second novel, Our Lady of Pain, was a Globe and Mail Top 10 Crime Book and a National Post pick for Best Crime Fiction. She lives in London, England, with her husband and children.
"one of the most innovative of the new wave of British crime novelists." Postmedia News Network
"more than satisfies…a great new addition and an excellent introduction to a series you’d do well to follow." National Post
"Anansi’s line of crime fiction is rapidly becoming one of the best in Canada and this latest entry in the superb Mark Tartaglia series shows why. You won’t put this one down until the final page." Globe and Mail