October 2020 crime book of the month

It's time for the October 2020 book theme reveal!

The theme for this crime & mystery monthly box is...

'Devilry on the High Seas...' and features

The Devil and the Dark Water by Stuart Turton.

October 2020 crime book of the month

This is a fantastic historical mystery, it will sweep you away with it's atmosphere, it's twists and a cast of glorious characters.

Publisher's synopsis:

An impossible murder
A remarkable detective duo
A demon who may or may not exist

The extraordinary new novel from Stuart Turton, author of the Sunday Times bestseller, The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle, winner of the Costa Best First Novel Award.

'A glorious mash-up of William Golding and Arthur Conan Doyle' Val McDermid
A superb historical mystery: inventive, twisty, addictive and utterly beguiling.... A TRIUMPH' Will Dean

It's 1634 and Samuel Pipps, the world's greatest detective, is being transported from the Dutch East Indies to Amsterdam, where he is facing trial and execution for a crime he may, or may not, have committed. Travelling with him is his loyal bodyguard, Arent Hayes, who is determined to prove his friend innocent, while also on board are Sara Wessel, a noble woman with a secret, and her husband, the governor general of Batavia.

But no sooner is their ship out to sea than devilry begins to blight the voyage. A strange symbol appears on the sail. A dead leper stalks the decks. Livestock are slaughtered in the night.

And then the passengers hear a terrible voice whispering to them in the darkness, promising them three unholy miracles. First: an impossible pursuit. Second: an impossible theft. Third: an impossible murder.

Could a demon be responsible for their misfortunes?

With Pipps imprisoned, only Arent and Sara can solve a mystery that stretches back into their past and now threatens to sink the ship, killing everybody on board.

I’m really, really excited to be bringing you this new novel which will be published on 1 October 2020.

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Check out our some of our previous boxes:

  Eight Detectives - Alex Pavesi - Golden Age writing set - fountain pen April 2020 crime book box Will Dean Black River 1

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