Edinburgh, 1850. This city will bleed you dry. Dr Will Raven is a man seldom shocked by human remains, but even he is disturbed by the contents of a package washed up at the Port of Leith. Stranger still, a man Raven has long detested is pleading for his help to escape the hangman.
'I couldn't see the sea from my bedroom but I could hear the waves breaking in the distance. They reminded me that I was on a tiny island. And I was trapped.' There's no escape. The killer is still on the island. And there's about to be a second death...
'I often find that men like you underestimate women like me. I have committed two murders; one a crime of passion, the other, a crime of convenience. I am barely forty years old, and finally I am starting to reap the harvest my ambitions have sown. This is my time.'
The new thriller from the bestselling author of The Girl on the Train, this novel starts with a brutal murder - and what looks to be a case with a clear killer soon becomes more complicated. Twisty and complex, this is a story that explores how tragic events rarely happen in isolation.
It has been 25 since a local man raged through the small town of Hartstead, shooting eleven people dead at random. Cassie Coleman was only four when Travis Green killed his last victim: the father she never knew.
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BILLY SUMMERS is Stephen King's gripping and compelling novel about a contract killer, an ex-marine, with one last payday to earn before he retires. Once again King sets his storytelling talent on a new path with this epic new thriller. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.