book cover of The Killing Kind
Added by 204 members

The Killing Kind

A novel by



Now a major new TV series starring Emma Appleton and Colin Morgan

The incredible new break-out thriller from the Sunday Times bestselling author. Shortlisted for the Irish Crime Book Awards 2021

Ingrid will never forget what John did.
The people he hurt. The way he lied about it
so easily. The way she defended him.

Now he’s back.
He says a murderer is after her. He says only he can protect her.

Would you trust him?
The clock is ticking for Ingrid to decide. Because the killer is ready to strike…

Praise for The Killing Kind

'Nobody understands the dark gap between justice and the law better than Jane Casey' Val McDermid

‘Cool, accomplished, compulsive’ Cara Hunter

‘Extremely tense and very gripping’ Ruth Ware

‘A compulsive page-turner ’ Steve Cavanagh

‘A breathless game of cat-and-mouse’ Erin Kelly

‘A truly masterly thriller’ Liz Nugent

‘Tense and well-plotted’ Harriet Tyce

‘Each twist tightens the screw’ J. R. Ellis

‘Tense, pacy, addictive’ Sarah Vaughan

‘Brilliant plotted’ Catherine Cooper

'One of my favourite writers’ Dervla McTiernan

‘Twisty and unexpected’ Ann Cleeves

‘Heart-stopping twists ’ Sarah Hilary

‘Endlessly surprising’ Catherine Ryan Howard

‘One of those 'just one more page' books’ Susi Holliday

‘Authentic, tense, thrilling’ Will Dean

‘Intricate’ Jane Shemilt

'Fast-paced’ Jo Spain

‘Brilliant’ The Times

‘Creepily good’ Daily Mail

‘Chilling’ Sunday Times

Genre: Mystery

Praise for this book

"A beautifully-plotted standalone novel…authentic, tense, thrilling and completely engrossing." - Will Dean

"A complex thriller in which each twist tightens the screw of fear and distrust." - J R Ellis

"Breathtakingly brilliant in every way – emotionally vivid, realistic and exceptionally clever." - Elizabeth Haynes

"Heart-stopping twists and a seriously satisfying ending." - Sarah Hilary

"Dripping with tension and intrigue, The Killing Kind is one of those 'just one more page' books that you cannot put down." - Susi Holliday

"Endlessly surprising, impeccably plotted and hugely satisfying." - Catherine Ryan Howard

"A brilliant, breathless game of cat-and-mouse as Jane Casey brings her trademark authenticity to the London legal world. Fans of the Maeve Kerrigan series will love it." - Erin Kelly

"Jane Casey is one of my favourite writers and The Killing Kind is her best yet: so fast, so clever, so compelling." - Dervla McTiernan

"A brilliant, satisfying, perfectly-placed-and-plotted read." - Lucy Mangan

"The Killing Kind is a truly masterly thriller – a perfect standalone novel which pits one woman against a gallery of foes, whether real or imagined. I keep thinking that Jane Casey can’t get any better, but she exceeds expectations every time. Fasten your seatbelts, this is going to be a bumpy read." - Liz Nugent

"A fast-paced thriller set against a world of courtroom drama, filled with suspense and intrigue. A brilliant new standalone from Jane Casey and a must-read." - Jo Spain

"There’s always the potential for danger in criminal trials, and Casey exploits this brilliantly in this tense and well-plotted novel. I loved it!" - Harriet Tyce

Visitors also looked at these books

Used availability for Jane Casey's The Killing Kind

About Fantastic Fiction       Information for Authors