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Woman of the Dead

Woman of the Dead

How far would you go to avenge the one you love?

Blum has a secret buried deep in her past.

She thought she’d left the past behind.

But then Mark, the man she loves, dies.

His death looks like a hit-and-run. It isn’t a hit-and-run. Mark has been killed by the men he was investigating.
And then, suddenly, Blum rediscovers what she’s capable of…

KILL BILL meets DEXTER via THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO, WOMAN OF THE DEAD is a wild ride of a thriller where the first stage of grief is revenge. And revenge is a dish best served bloody.

Read by Victoria Fox

Translation (c) Anthea Bell 2015

(p) 2015 Orion Publishing Group
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

On Sale: 9th April 2015

Price: £18.99

ISBN-13: 9781409157199

Reviews

Aichner has a talent for keeping readers hooked - this is a gripping read and the character of Blum lives long in the mind.
TELEGRAPH
There is a wicked and thrilling high concept to the story, lots of action, and a sexy and dangerous female protagonist.
CRIME FICTION LOVER
A wonderful thriller about love and retribution - playful, dark and dangerous - I read it in one sitting
William Ryan
an inventive, forceful, engrossing revenge thriller
Marcel Berlins, THE TIMES
Woman of the Dead is a horrifying thriller with strong links to Jeff Linday's Dexter . . . Aichner's character is so strongly realised that, like Dexter, the reader wills her on to succeed. Woman of the Dead will surprise as it horrifies.
SYDNEY MORNING HERALD
Fast, edgy and gripping . . . full of quirks, with a conflicted heroine as killer at its heart. Do not miss it.
DAILY MAIL
European crime fiction at its best
RAVEN CRIME READS
One of the most arresting thrillers I've read for years. Hypnotic! Aichner plumbs the darkest depths of the human psyche in this compelling tale of a female undertaker. As a mother, Blum is touching and relatable. But as a vengeful wife determined to hunt down her husband's killers... Be afraid. Be very, very afraid.
Lisa Gardner
An ironclad guarantee of sleepless nights
INDEPENDENT
Aichner is one of the stars of Austrian crime fiction. This strongly written bestseller synthesises elements from Kill Bill and the Lisbeth Salander books to grimly mesmerising effect.
Barry Forshaw, FINANCIAL TIMES
Completely enthralling. A beautifully written novel that really gets into the psyche of the female vigilante . . . I certainly hope that we hear more from this promising young Austrian author
THE CRIME WARP
An inventive, forceful, engrossing revenge thriller
THE TIMES
Blum is a great character and when Aichner's ghost-train plot ends in the only place it can - a crematorium - you feel like cheering
THE GUARDIAN