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Rattle: A DS Fitzroy Novel 1 Paperback – 31 January 2017

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It's a rare debut that has this much polish. Harrowing and horrifying, head and shoulders above most of the competition -- Val McDermid

Sharp, moving and wholly original. Rattle is a breath of fresh air -- Tammy Cohen

A creepy crime debut with shades of Babadook about it . . . I think it will be huge -- Sarah Hilary

Gripping. A total page-turner. A rattling good read -- D E Meredith

Cleverest and creepiest plot I've read in a long time. Left me breathless with fear . . . utterly brilliant -- Michelle Davies

Tearing through RATTLE. It's brilliant! -- Tasha Kavanagh

Original, vivid, stunningly written with a plot that shocks and disturbs from the very first page. Leaves you holding your breath . . . a fantastic read -- Debbie Howells

A chilling and inventive debut -- Simon Beckett

Fast-paced, vivid and confident – you are in the hands of an accomplished storyteller. Not only does it smother with its horror, it startles and uplifts with its humanity -- Julia Crouch

So here's a book to look forward to in 2017 . . . #Rattle by talented Fiona Cummins. Chilling, original and beautifully written. Loved it! -- Amanda Jennings

Taut, menacing and brilliantly written -- Louise Millar

Rattle is such an original thriller; a novel that plumbs the depths of evil yet stuns you with its humanity. The writing is never less than sublime -- Colette McBeth

Amid the outpouring of crime novels centred on missing children, Rattle is up there with the best of them. Fiona Cummins has created an exceptionally creepy psychopathic killer . . . A gem of a scary debut -- Marcel Berlins in The Times

Vividly contrasts the apparent normality of suburbia with the awful truths it can conceal . . . A thriller that is capable of keeping you up all night ― and then haunting your dreams. Creepy and accomplished, it is not quite as scary as Lecter, but close ― Daily Mail

Serial killers don’t come much scarier than the monstrous creation who haunts this astonishingly assured debut, which transforms London’s leafy suburb of Blackheath into a realm of mythic horror . . . as the tension and urgency escalates, Cummins takes you on a macabre but riveting thrill ride ― Sunday Mirror

A highly original and creepy tale that rattles along with menace and does not let up until the cracking finale ― Daily Express

From the Publisher

Fiona Cummins is an award-winning former <i>Daily Mirror</i> showbusiness journalist and a graduate of the Faber Academy Writing A Novel course. She lives in Essex with her family. <i><b>Rattle</b> </i>is her first novel.

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Macmillan (31 January 2017)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 352 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1509812296
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1509812295
  • Reading age ‏ : ‎ 18 years and up
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 15.3 x 3.5 x 23.4 cm
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