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Hawthorne and Horowitz Mysteries Series by Anthony Horowitz 5 Books Collection Set - Fiction - Paperback

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SKU B2D6413 ISBN: 9782147168072
by Penguin
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Titles In This Set:

1. The Word Is Murder
2. The Sentence is Death
3. A Line to Kill
4. The Twist of a Knife
5. Close to Death (Hardback)

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The Word Is Murder
A woman is strangled six hours after organising her own funeral.

Did she know she was going to die? Did she recognise her killer?

Enter Daniel Hawthorne, a detective with a genius for solving crimes and an ability to hold secrets very close. With him is his writing partner, Anthony Horowitz Together they
will set out to solve this most puzzling of mysteries.

What neither of them know is that they are about to embark on a dark and dangerous journey where the twists and turns are as unexpected as they are bloody.

The Sentence is Death
Secrets Can Kill

Smooth-tongued divorce lawyer Richard Pryce is bludgeoned to death at his London home.

Scrawled on the wall beside the body: the number 182.

What does it mean? And who was it at his front door just minutes before he died and while he was still talking on the phone?

Confronted with the most baffling of mysteries, the police are forced to turn to disgraced private investigator Daniel Hawthorne.

As the death toll rises, Hawthorne confronts a tangle of secrets while at the same time doing everything he can to conceal his own past.

A Line to Kill
Private Investigator Daniel Hawthorne and the writer Anthony Horowitz have been invited to a literary festival on the island of Alderney to talk about their new book.

Very soon they discover that dark forces are at work.

Alderney is in turmoil over a planned power line that will cut through it, desecrating a war cemetery and turning neighbour against neighbour.

And the visiting authors seem to be harbouring any number of unpleasant secrets.

When the festival's wealthy sponsor is found brutally murdered, Alderney goes into lockdown and Hawthorne knows he doesn't have to look too far for suspects. There's no escape. The killer is still on the island.

And there's about to be a second death . . .

The Twist of a Knife
'Our deal is over.'

This is what reluctant author Anthony Horowitz tells ex-detective Daniel Hawthorne in an awkward encounter. The truth is that Anthony has other things on his mind.

His new play 'Mindgame' is about to open at London's Vaudeville theatre, and on opening night, Sunday Times critic Harriet Throsby gives the play a savage review.

The next morning she is found dead, stabbed in the heart with an ornamental dagger that has only one set of finger prints on it. Anthony's.

Anthony is arrested, charged with Throsby's murder, and thrown into prison.

Alone and increasingly desperate, he realises only one man can help him.

But will Hawthorne take his call?

Close to Death (Hardback)

Richmond Upon Thames is one of the most desirable areas to live in London. And Riverview Close - a quiet, gated community – seems to offer its inhabitants the perfect life.

At least it does until Giles Kenworthy moves in with his wife and noisy children, his four gas-guzzling cars, his loud parties and his plans for a new swimming pool in his garden.

His neighbours all have a reason to hate him and are soon up in arms.

When Kenworthy is shot dead with a crossbow bolt through his neck, all of them come under suspicion and his murder opens the door to lies, deception and further death.

The police are baffled. Reluctantly, they call in former Detective Daniel Hawthorne. But even he is faced with a seemingly impossible puzzle.

How do you solve a murder when everyone has the same motive?


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