A Twist of the Knife

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Author: Becky Masterman 

Review

"A crime novel that transcends the genre―a twisting, high-stakes story with characters so real and so recognizably human, that it breaks your heart a little. Brilliant." ―Shari Lapena, author of the New York Timesbestseller The Couple Next Door

"Brilliant, intricate, authentic and sometimes raw, this is a masterfully written story that'll quicken your pulse and challenge the grey matter too.  Brigid Quinn is my new favourite female investigator.  Loved it!" ―Gilly Macmillan, bestselling author of What She Knew 

"It's easy to see why Becky Masterman has so many fans. Her portrait of former FBI agent Brigid Quinn is one of the most original I've seen in years. A Twist of the Knife offers lots of surprises and an ending that will have you thinking about the novel long after you finish the last page." ―D. J. McIntosh, bestselling author of the Mesopotamian Trilogy

"Edgar-finalist Masterman presents a compassionate, clear-eyed depiction of the painful foibles of human nature in her chilling, twist-filled third thriller…A compelling, complex lead, Brigid has no problem skirting the straight and narrow in her quest for justice." ―Publishers Weekly

“Certain to fuel the growing readership for this original series.” – Library Journal 

“Quinn’s smart and valiant tussle with the corrupt and stupid people caught up in the murder case…makes for the kind of terrific read we’ve grown accustomed to in Masterman’s books.” – The Toronto Star


Praise for Brigid Quinn and Fear the Darkness:

"Tightly crafted and brilliantly paced, Fear the Darkness is a page-turner of a read filled with secrets, science, and sleuthing. Seeing the world through Brigid Quinn's eyes has officially become my new addiction." ―Ami McKay, bestselling author of The Witches of New York

"Masterman's retired FBI agent Brigid Quinn is the female equivalent of Harry Bosch--she's looked evil in the eye and made it blink." ―Linwood Barclay, bestselling author of The Twenty-Three

"[A] superior series....The strong voice that Masterman established for Brigid in Rage Against the Dying excels in this sequel." ―The Associated Press --This text refers to the Paperback edition.

About the Author

BECKY MASTERMAN, who was an acquisitions editor for a press specializing in medical textbooks for forensic examiners and law enforcement, received her M.A. in creative writing from Florida Atlantic University. Her debut thriller, Rage Against the Dying, was a finalist for the Edgar Award for Best First Novel, the CWA Gold Dagger Award for Best Crime Novel of 2013, and the ITV Thriller Award, as well as the Macavity, Barry, and Anthony awards. Becky lives in Tucson, Arizona, with her husband. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.


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