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The Sentence Is Death by Anthony Horowitz

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Also by Anthony Horowitz:

Moonflower Murders, November 2020
Hardcover / e-Book
The Sentence Is Death, June 2020
Paperback / e-Book (reprint)
The Sentence Is Death, June 2019
Hardcover / e-Book
Forever and a Day, November 2018
Hardcover / e-Book
Magpie Murders, June 2017
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Trigger Mortis, September 2015
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The House Of Silk A Sherlock Holmes Novel, October 2012
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The House of Silk, November 2011
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Scorpia Rising, April 2011
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The Sentence Is Death
Anthony Horowitz

Harper Perennial
June 2020
On Sale: May 26, 2020
384 pages
ISBN: 0062676849
EAN: 9780062676849
Kindle: B07D6N1ZS7
Paperback / e-Book (reprint)
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New York Times–bestselling author Anthony Horowitz and eccentric detective Daniel Hawthorne team up again in a new mystery, the sequel to the brilliantly inventive The Word Is Murder, to delve deep into the killing of a high-profile divorce lawyer and the death, only a day earlier, of his one-time friend.

“You shouldn’t be here. It’s too late . . . ”

These, heard over the phone, were the last recorded words of successful celebrity-divorce lawyer Richard Pryce, found bludgeoned to death in his bachelor pad with a bottle of wine—a 1982 Chateau Lafite worth £3,000, to be precise.

Odd, considering he didn’t drink. Why this bottle? And why those words? And why was a three-digit number painted on the wall by the killer? And, most importantly, which of the man’s many, many enemies did the deed?

Baffled, the police are forced to bring in Private Investigator Daniel Hawthorne and his sidekick, the author Anthony, who’s really getting rather good at this murder investigation business.

But as Hawthorne takes on the case with characteristic relish, it becomes clear that he, too, has secrets to hide. As our reluctant narrator becomes ever more embroiled in the case, he realizes that these secrets must be exposed—even at the risk of death . . .

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