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Death of a Mermaid Reviews

Death of a Mermaid by Lesley Thomson

Death of a Mermaid

Lesley Thomson

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1 review

Category: Thrillers, Fiction
Imprint: Head of Zeus
Publisher: Head of Zeus
Publication date: 7 May 2020
ISBN: 9781788549714

Freddy left her childhood home 22 years ago and swore never to return. But now her parents are dead, and she's back in her hometown to help her brothers manage the family fishmonger. Then one of her old school friends goes missing.

4 stars out of 5
Mark Sanderson
16 May 2020

"Catholic guilt, monstrous hypocrisy and all kinds of fishy business are explored in an atmosphere of creeping dread"

Best known for her Detective’s Daughter series featuring clue-hunting cleaner Stella Darnell, Thomson lets rip in this standalone novel. Catholic guilt, monstrous hypocrisy and all kinds of fishy business are explored in an atmosphere of creeping dread. The plot may go round in circles, but the climactic shipwreck is deeply impressive.

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