`A tremendous sense of suspense' Sunday Times
In the chilling new crime novel from award-winning author Jane Casey, Detective Maeve Kerrigan and the murder squad must navigate a web of lies to discover the truth...
A murder without a body
Eighteen-year-old Chloe Emery returns to her West London home one day to find the house covered in blood and Kate, her mother, gone. There may not be a body, but everything else points to murder.
A girl too scared to talk
Maeve Kerrigan is young, ambitious and determined to prove she's up to her new role as detective sergeant. She suspects Chloe is holding something back, but best friend Bethany Norris won't let Maeve get close. What exactly is Bethany protecting Chloe from?
A detective with everything to prove
As the team dig deeper into the residents of Valerian Road, no one is above suspicion. All Maeve needs is one person to talk, but that's not going to happen. Because even in a case of murder, some secrets are too terrible to share...
What people are saying about Let the Dead Speak:
`I was utterly gripped' Susie Steiner, author of Missing, Presumed
`Sharp, complex and gripping to the very end' Alex Marwood, author of The Wicked Girls
`Fiendishly gripping' John Connolly, author of the Charlie Parker series
'A tremendously twisty, emotional read' Sarah Hilary, author of Someone Else's Skin
`Fans of intelligent police procedurals and meaty crime fiction are in for a real treat' Sinead Crowley, author of Can Anybody Help Me
`If you haven't discovered Jane Casey yet, this is the perfect place to start' Mark Edwards, author of Follow You Home
`All the twists and turns of a top-rate police procedural but with the psychological depth of a top-rate psych thriller' Tammy Cohen, author of When She Was Bad
Jane Casey is no stranger to the crime world. Married to a criminal barrister, she's got the inside track on some of the country's most dangerous offenders, giving her writing an unsettlingly realistic feel. This authenticity has made her novels international bestsellers and critical successes. They have been nominated for several awards and in 2015 Jane won both the Mary Higgins Clark Award and Irish Crime Novel of the Year for The Stranger You Know and After the Fire, respectively. She is also an active member of Killer Women, a London-based group of crime writers. Born in Dublin, Jane now lives in southwest London with her husband and two children.