Happy Publication Day to Sarah Ward

Today we're wishing Sarah Ward a very happy publication day as she launches her second novel, A Deadly Thaw, into the world. The crime-thriller is the second in the Inspector Francis Sadler series, published by Faber & Faber.


'Gives the Scandi authors a run for their money.' Yrsa Sigurðardóttir

Every secret has consequences.

Autumn 2004
In Bampton, Derbyshire, Lena Fisher is arrested for suffocating her husband, Andrew.

Spring 2016
A year after Lena’s release from prison, Andrew is found dead in a disused mortuary.

Who was the man Lena killed twelve years ago, and who committed the second murder? When Lena disappears, her sister, Kat, sets out to follow a trail of clues delivered by a mysterious teenage boy. Kat must uncover the truth – before there’s another death . . .

A Deadly Thaw confirms Sarah Ward’s place as one of the most exciting new crime writers.

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