FORTY WORDS FOR SORROW.
Edition: First UK printing.
London: Harper Collins, (2001) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A complex and atmospheric psychological thriller, the first in this series introducing homicide detectives John Cardinal and Lisa Delorme set in the decaying small city of Algonquin Bay, about 250 miles north of Toronto, where four teenagers have gone missing. A thoughtful and well-written series. SIGNED on the title page. Lee Child called Blunt a "tremendous crime novelist" while Val McDermid described his books as "humane, intelligent and gripping." Winner of the Crime Writers' Association Silver Dagger in 2001, and was shortlisted for the Arthur Ellis Award for Best Novel. 326 pp. ISBN: 0-007115725.
Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (usual toning to pages). Wraparound band promising that this is "as chilling as James Patterson or your money back." In reality, it is far better than Patterson's books.