Life is strange for Patrick Fort; being a medical student with Asperger’s Syndrome doesn’t come without its challenges–and that’s before he is faced with solving a possible murder. Because the body Patrick is examining in anatomy class is trying to tell him all kinds of things. And now he must stay out of danger long enough to unravel the mystery–while he dissects his own evidence.
‘Bauer’s great gift is her ability to surprise the reader: in the sense of making you jump out of your chair, certainly, but also in that she makes you think a bit differently about the world’ Daily Telegraph
‘Breathtaking. I read this and wished I’d written it’ Val McDermid
‘This could be the most astonishing whodunnit you are ever likely to read’ Red Magazine online
‘This excellent, thought-provoking novel will hold your attention from the very first page’ Bella
My Review: I am almost guaranteed to LOVE a book with a quirky main character and this is no exception. With an endearing main character and lots of dark humour – this is a wonderful book.
About the Author: Belinda Bauer grew up in England and South Africa and now lives in Wales. She worked as a journalist and a screenwriter before finally writing a book to appease her nagging mother. With her debut, Blacklands, Belinda was awarded the CWA Gold Dagger for Crime Novel of the Year. She went on to win the CWA Dagger in the Library for her body of work in 2013. Her fourth novel Rubbernecker was voted 2014 Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year. Her books have been translated into 21 languages.