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Killing Jericho by William Hussey

Killing Jericho by William Hussey


Scott Jericho thought he'd worked his last case. Fresh out of jail, the disgraced former detective is forced to seek refuge with the fairground family he once rejected.


Then a series of bizarre murders comes to light - deaths that echo a century-old fairground legend. The police can't connect the victims. But Jericho knows how the legend goes; that more murders are certain to follow.


As Jericho unpicks the deadly mystery, a terrifying question haunts him. As a direct descendant of one of the victims in the legend, is Jericho next on the killer's list?


From the award-winning author of The Outrage comes Killing Jericho, the gothic, helter-skelter thriller debut that introduces crime fiction's first ever Traveller detective, Scott Jericho.




Darkly original, suspenseful and haunting. From the gothic undertones, to the fresh protagonist and ratcheting tension, Killing Jericho is a first-class thriller ― CHRIS WHITAKER, bestselling author of We Begin at the End

Crime fiction is crying out for more diversity, and in Scott Jericho we have been gifted a blisteringly new brand of hero ― SARAH HILARY, award-winning author of FRAGILE and the DI Marnie Rome thrillers

Dark, exciting, furiously-paced and full of twists, Killing Jericho sets the stage for a unique detective ― ALEX SMITH, author of the bestselling DCI Kett thrillers

A thrilling helter-skelter of a gripping mystery introducing an exciting and unique new detective, Killing Jericho will have you on the edge of your seat. Strap yourself in, the ride is just starting . . . ― SARAH PINBOROUGH, no.1 bestselling author of BEHIND HER EYES

  • Details

    Imprint: Zaffre

    Publication Date: 18 January 2024

    ISBN: 9781804181188

    Pages: 368

    Type: Paperback


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