SHE PLANNED HER OWN FUNERAL. BUT DID SHE ARRANGE HER OWN MURDER? A woman is strangled six hours after organising her own funeral. Did she know she was going to die? Did she recognise her killer?Daniel Hawthorne, a recalcitrant detective with secrets of his own, is on the case, together with his reluctant side-kick - a man completely unaccustomed to the world of crime.
But even Hawthorne isn't prepared for the twists and turns in store - as unexpected as they are bloody... Buried secrets, murder and a trail of bloody clues lie at the heart of Anthony Horowitz's page-turning new detective series. If you enjoyed BBC's Sherlock, you'll LOVE The Word is Murder.