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Released June 17, 2021
ISBN 9781529336658

£16.99

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'Breathtakingly original, and a captivating sense of place' Val McDermid, bestselling author of Still Life


'A brilliantly inventive and twisty tale' Claire McGowan, bestselling author of The Push


'An amazing genre-bending debut' David Jackson, bestselling author of The Resident


The Murder
In the Gare do Oriente, a body sits, slumped, in a stationary train. A high-profile man appears to have died by throwing himself repeatedly against the glass. But according to witnesses, he may not have done this of his own accord.
The City
Lisbon 2021. A small percentage of the population are diagnosed as Gifted. Along with the power comes stigma and suspicion.
The Detective
In a prejudiced city, Gifted Inspector Isabel Reis is hiding her own secrets while putting her life on the line to stop an ingenious killer.


A violent and mysterious crime. Suspected Gifted involvement. A city baying for blood. And a killer who has only just begun . . .


'A brilliant read. The premise and characters are intriguing, the story completely compelling - I couldn't put it down - and I loved the beautifully depicted setting of Lisbon' Debbie Howells, bestselling author of The Bones of You


'This is crime fiction with a twist . . . This was a gripping and highly invented thrill ride. I can't wait for more' Nadine Matheson, author of The Jigsaw Man


'Patricia Marques crafts a riveting mystery about power, privilege, and murder. Genuinely gripping ' Lori M. Lee, author of Forest of Souls

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