Series: Cormoran Strike Book 5
Genre: Mystery & Thriller
Length: 944 pages
First Published: 2020
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Private Detective Cormoran Strike is visiting his family in Cornwall when he is approached by a woman asking for help finding her mother, Margot Bamborough – who went missing in mysterious circumstances in 1974.
Strike has never tackled a cold case before, let alone one forty years old. But despite the slim chance of success, he is intrigued and takes it on; adding to the long list of cases that he and his partner in the agency, Robin Ellacott, are currently working on. And Robin herself is also juggling a messy divorce and unwanted male attention, as well as battling her own feelings about Strike.
As Strike and Robin investigate Margot’s disappearance, they come up against a fiendishly complex case with leads that include tarot cards, a psychopathic serial killer and witnesses who cannot all be trusted. And they learn that even cases decades old can prove to be deadly . . .
About Robert Galbraith
Robert Galbraith is a pseudonym of J. K. Rowling, bestselling author of the Harry Potter series and The Casual Vacancy. Originally, Rowling wanted to write under a pseudonym so as not to depend on the strength of the Harry Potter series. Although, her pseudonym was quickly revealed, and she has continued to use the name Robert Galbraith for the Cormoran Strike series. Visit the author’s website →