Crime & Mystery Books:

A Grave Talent

Format

Paperback / softback

Customer rating

Click to share your rating 0 ratings (0.0/5.0 average) Thanks for your vote!

Share this product

A Grave Talent by Laurie R King
$39.00

Available on orders $100 to $1000. Learn more

In stock with supplier

The item is brand new and in-stock with one of our preferred suppliers. The item will ship from the Mighty Ape warehouse within the timeframe shown below.

Usually ships within 10-14 days

Availability

Delivering to:

Estimated arrival:

  • Around 13-18 February using standard courier delivery

Description

This gripping debut of the Kate Martinelli mystery series won the Edgar Awardfor Best First Mystery, generating wide critical acclaim and moving Laurie R.King into the upper tier of the genre. As "A Grave Talent" begins, theunthinkable has happened in a small community outside of San Francisco. Astring of shocking murders has occurred, each victim an innocent child. ForDetective Kate Martinelli, just promoted to Homicide and paired with a seasonedcop who's less than thrilled to be handed a green partner, it's going to be adifficult case. Then the detectives receive what appears to be a case-breakinglead: it seems that one of the residents of this odd, close-knit colony is VaunAdams, arguably the century's greatest painter of women, a man, as it turnsout, with a sinister secret. For behind the brushes and canvases also stands anotorious felon once convicted of strangling a little girl. What reallyhappened on that day of savage violence eighteen years ago? To bring a murdererto justice, Kate must delve into the artist's dark past -- even if she knows itmeans losing everything she holds dear.

Author Biography

Laurie R. King is the New York Times bestselling author of a dozen Mary Russell mysteries, beginning with The Beekeeper's Apprentice, and several contemporary novels featuring Kate Martinelli, including To Play the Fool, A Grave Talent, and With Child. An Edgar Award winner, she lives in Northern California.
Release date NZ
January 7th, 2014
Author
Imprint
Picador USA
Pages
366
Dimensions
139x212x26
ISBN-13
9781250046550
Product ID
21428246

Customer reviews

Nobody has reviewed this product yet. You could be the first!

Write a Review

Marketplace listings

There are no Marketplace listings available for this product currently.
Already own it? Create a free listing and pay just 9% commission when it sells!

Sell Yours Here

Help & options

  • If you think we've made a mistake or omitted details, please send us your feedback. Send Feedback
  • If you have a question or problem with this product, visit our Help section. Get Help
  • Seen a lower price for this product elsewhere? We'll do our best to beat it. Request a better price
Filed under...