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Delicious thriller keeps you hooked till the last twist

Review by Heather Doughty

In a horrific turn of events, a body is found with the mutilated parts of six victims sewn together like a puppet, dubbed the 'ragdoll' by the media. Detective William 'Wolf' Fawkes is allocated to the case with his ex-partner Detective Emily Baxter.

Fawkes must identify the six victims - but events get even more complicated when the killer issues a 'hit-list' of six people and the dates on which they'll die - and the last name on the list is Fawkes himself. This is a real roller coaster of a ride and a deliciously dark thriller, as the police flounder to find answers in this mad, twisted investigation.

This novel was initially a rejected TV screenplay for the author, who has now effectively turned it into a enthralling tale that will keep you hooked until the very last page.

The writing and descriptions are wonderfully graphic and the characters are larger than life, multifaceted, flawed and certainly leave their mark on the reader.

Definitely worth a read.

  • Ragdoll, by Daniel Cole. Trapeze, £12.99

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