"Dark, clever and engrossing" CL TAYLOR"I was hooked from start to finish" LJ ROSS Eva Dunbar wakes in a large metal box. She has no idea who has taken her. She has no way out...Eva isn't the first young woman to disappear. Detective Ian Bradshaw, heading up the search, has no leads - and precious little time.When at last a body is found, the police hope the tragic discovery might at least provide a clue that will help them finally find the kidnapper.But then they identify the body - and realise the case is more twisted than they ever imagined...A gripping crime thriller that's perfect for readers of LJ Ross, Angela Marsons or Ann Cleeves, this is the latest in the Ian Bradshaw, Tom Carney and Helen Norton series.Praise for THE CHOSEN ONES"Dark, clever and engrossing - will grip crime readers the world over" - CL Taylor, Sunday Times bestselling author of The Fear "A living nightmare. The darkest of dark-edged thrillers" - Paul Finch, Sunday Times bestselling author of Strangers"Gripping from the first page, a thrilling read full of twists and turns to keep the reader hooked from start to finish - a total sleep-stealer!" - LJ Ross"Insanely gripping - Linskey has played an absolute blinder! The Chosen Ones is totally unmissable" - Angela Clarke
Howard Linskey is the author of a series of crime novels set in the North-East, featuring detective Ian Bradshaw and journalists Tom Carney and Helen Norton. Previously he has written the David Blake series, the first of which, The Drop, was selected as one of the 'Top Five Crime Thrillers of the Year' by The Times. Originally from Ferryhill in County Durham, Howard now lives in Hertfordshire with his wife and daughter.