Winner of the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award
'Taking the psychological thriller into new territory' Independent
Life is strange for Patrick Fort - being a medical student with Asperger's Syndrome doesn't come without its challenges. And that's before he is faced with solving a possible murder.
Because the body Patrick is examining in anatomy class is trying to tell him all kinds of things. And now he must stay out of danger long enough to unravel the mystery - while he dissects his own evidence...
"One of the most startling plots in contemporary crime fiction" Sunday Times
Belinda Bauer grew up in England and South Africa and now lives in Wales. She worked as a journalist and a screenwriter before finally writing a book to appease her nagging mother. With her debut, Blacklands, Belinda was awarded the CWA Gold Dagger for Crime Novel of the Year. She went on to win the CWA Dagger in the Library for her body of work in 2013. Her fourth novel Rubbernecker was voted 2014 Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year. Her books have been translated into 21 languages.
"Contains one of the most startling plots in contemporary crime fiction" Sunday Times Culture Magazine "Bauer's great gift is her ability to surprise the reader... [and] she makes you think a bit differently about the world." Daily Telegraph "Breathtaking. I read this and wished I'd written it" Val McDermid "Taking the psychological thriller into new territory" Independent "This excellent, thought-provoking novel will hold your attention from the very first page" Bella