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The Killer

Susan Wilkins
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
23rd March 2017

She was a woman, so they thought she’d be easy to kill…

Kaz Phelps is on the run – from the past, from the legacy of her criminal family, from the haunting memories of her murdered lover. The police want her back in jail and her enemies want her dead. While standing by the grave of her gangster brother, Kaz realises she  has only one option. To fight back.

Nicci Armstrong was one of the Met’s best detectives until personal tragedy forced her to quit. Now she’s responsible for the security of the super-rich who use her city as a playground. She is one of the few people Kaz might trust. But Nicci’s biggest mistake yet is falling in love with a man she knows is only using her.

Meanwhile, as envious rivals back home plot against him, a Russian billionaire searches for a special gift to keep the Kremlin onside, a disgraced politician dreams of revenge and a Turkish drug baron plots to purge his dishonour  with blood…

Praise for Susan’s debut, The Informant…
“Faultless Plotting, bring on the sequel…” – Mari Hannah

 ”A thundering new talent  – read it and be gripped” – Jessie Keane

“An excellent read that is well plotted and unflinchingly told” – The Sunday Express

About the Author
After a degree in law and a stint as a journalist, Susan Wilkins embarked on a career in television drama. She has written numerous scripts for shows ranging from Casualty and Heartbeat to Coronation Street and Eastenders. She created and wrote the London-based detective drama South of the Border of which the BBC made two series. The Informant and The Mourner were her two previous novels.