The terrifying new Byrne and Balzano case from the author of The Killing Room and The Stolen Ones.
Richard Montanari was born in Cleveland, Ohio, to a traditional Italian-American family. After university, he travelled extensively in Europe and lived in London.Returning to the US, he started working as a freelance writer for The Chicago Tribune, The Detroit Free Press, The Seattle Times, and many others. He wrote his first book, Deviant Way, in 1996 and it won the OLMA for Best First Mystery. His novel Shutter Man was named a New York Times Crime Novel of the Year for 2016, and his books have now been published in more than twenty-five languages.
A relentlessly suspenseful, soul-chilling thriller - Tess GerritsenTaut, propulsive and darkly gripping, Montanari is a master of suspense and The Doll Maker is a fiendishly haunting thriller. - Chris Ewan, bestselling author of Safe HouseScary good! Montanari expertly weaves a mesmerizing tale - Lisa GardnerA master of the pulse-pounding novel of suspense - Good Book GuideByrne and Balzano make a great cop duo - Peterborough Evening TelegraphA sizzling story that will not only keep you turning the pages, but also provides the kind of tender note not usually found in a thriller as taut and exciting as The Killing Room - Mystery People