Author(s): Mick Herron
When a house explodes in a quiet Oxford suburb and a young girl disappears in the aftermath, Sarah Tucker, a young married woman, bored and unhappy with domestic life, becomes obsessed with finding her. Accustomed to dull chores in a childless household and hosting her husband's wearisome business clients for dinner, Sarah suddenly finds herself questioning everything she thought she knew, as her investigation reveals that people long believed dead are still among the living, while the living are fast joining the dead.
Mick Herronwas born in Newcastle and has a degree in English from Balliol College, Oxford. He is the author of two books in the Slough House series, "Slow Horses"and"Dead Lions," as well as the standalone thriller"Nobody Walks, "and the novella"The List." His work has been nominated for the Macavity, Barry, and Shamus Awards, and he has won the CWA Gold Dagger for Best Crime Novel. He lives in Oxford and works in London."