WINNER OF THE 2019 CWA IAN FLEMING STEEL DAGGER
SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2019 WILBUR SMITH ADVENTURE WRITING PRIZE
CHOSEN AS ONE OF THE SUNDAY TIMES' THRILLERS OF THE YEAR
'A dark trail of murder, political corruption and lies' i
A journalist must follow the clues, no matter how far that takes her.
Casey Benedict, star reporter at the Post, has infiltrated the lives and exposed the lies of countless politicians and power players. Using her network of contacts, Casey is always on the search for the next big story, no matter how much danger this might place her in, no matter what cost emotionally.
Tipped off by an overheard conversation at an exclusive London nightclub, she begins to investigate the apparent suicide of a wealthy young British man, whose death has left his fiancée and family devastated.
Casey's determined hunt for the truth will take her from the glitz of St-Tropez to the deserts of Libya and on to the very darkest corners of the human mind.
'Sensational! I loved it. Superbly plotted, and what a brilliant series lead!'
The Dead Line, the second in the Casey Benedict series, publishes in April 2020 and is available for pre-order now
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As an award-winning investigative journalist, Holly Watt worked on MPs Expenses and the Panama Papers. She has written for the Sunday Times, the Daily Telegraph and the Guardian. She lives in London.