Rubbernecker

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Perfect for fans of Kate Atkinson and Val McDermid

 
Rubbernecker, Belinda Bauer

Patrick didn't care what made people work. He was only interested in what happened when they stopped.

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...

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  • Paperback
    $24.99 RRP
    ISBN: 9780552779494
    Published: 04/04/2014
    Imprint: Black Swan
    Extent: 432 pages
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    ISBN: 9780593066935
    Published: 01/02/2013
    Imprint: Bantam Press
    Extent: 320 pages
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    $39.99 RRP
    ISBN: 9780593066928
    Published: 15/02/2013
    Imprint: Bantam Press
    Extent: 320 pages
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    ISBN: 9781446465929
    Published: 01/02/2013
    Imprint: Transworld Digital
    Extent: 432 pages
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"Obvious echoes of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time . . . darker and with more twists and coils than a hangman's noose, it deserves to do equally well" - Daily Express

"Breathtaking. I read this and wished I’d written it" - Val McDermid

"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

"Taking the psychological thriller into new territory" - Independent

"This excellent, thought-provoking novel will hold your attention from the very first page" - Bella

"This could be the most astonishing whodunnit you are ever likely to read" - Red Magazine online

"Rubbernecker isn’t your average crime novel: it's far better than that" - We Love This Book

"Bauer has once again succeeded in creating an innovative path into detection" - The Times

"The exciting result reads like a collaboration between Mark Haddon (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time) and Barbara Vine" - Sunday Telegraph

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Belinda Bauer

Belinda Bauer

Belinda Bauer grew up in England and South Africa. She has worked as a journalist and screenwriter and her script The Locker Room earned her the Carl Foreman/Bafta Award for Young British Screenwriters.

With her first novel, Blacklands, Belinda won the CWA Gold Dagger for Crime Novel of the Year. Her second and third novels, Darkside and Finders Keepers, were highly acclaimed, and in 2013 she was awarded the CWA Dagger in the Library Award for her entire body of work.

Belinda is a repeat guest on Front Row and regularly appears at Harrogate Crime Festival. She lives in Wales.

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