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Born in a Burial Gown

(2015)
(The first book in the DI Avison Fluke series)
A novel by

 
 
'Deeply layered, fiendishly clever and absorbing' Matt Hilton, author of the Joe Hunter series

The first gritty thriller in the Avison Fluke series by M. W. Craven, the acclaimed author of The Puppet Show.

Detective Inspector Avison Fluke is a man on the edge. He has committed a crime to get back to work, concealed a debilitating illness and is about to be made homeless. Just as he thinks things can't get any worse, the body of a young woman is found buried on a Cumbrian building site.

Shot once in the back of the head, it is a cold, calculated execution. When the post-mortem reveals she has gone to significant expense in disguising her appearance, Fluke knows this is no ordinary murder.

With the help of a psychotic ex-Para, a gangland leader and a woman more interested in maggots than people, Fluke must find out who she was and why she was murdered before he can even think about finding her killer...

Praise for M. W. Craven:

'Dark, sharp and compelling' PETER JAMES

'Fantastic' MARTINA COLE

'Britain's answer to Harry Bosch' MATT HILTON

'Thrilling' MICK HERRON

'Brilliantly inventive' WILLIAM SHAW

'A powerful thriller from an explosive new talent' DAVID MARK

Genre: Mystery

Praise for this book

"Deeply layered, fiendishly clever and absorbing." - Matt Hilton

"Mike Craven is a forceful new voice in British crime fiction." - Caro Ramsay


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Used availability for M W Craven's Born in a Burial Gown

Paperback Editions

January 2020 : UK Paperback
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Title: Born in a Burial Gown (Avison Fluke)
Author(s): M W Craven
ISBN: 1-4721-3264-5 / 978-1-4721-3264-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Constable
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


June 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: Born in a Burial Gown: 1 (D. I. Avison Fluke)
Author(s): Mike Craven
ISBN: 1-910720-00-3 / 978-1-910720-00-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Caffeine Nights Publishing
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Audio Editions

January 2020 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Born in a Burial Gown
Author(s): M W Craven
Publisher: Hachette Audio UK
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January 2020 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Born in a Burial Gown
Author(s): M W Craven
Publisher: Hachette Audio UK
Availability: Amazon AU   


January 2020 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Born in a Burial Gown
Author(s): M W Craven
Publisher: Hachette Audio UK
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

January 2020 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Born in a Burial Gown
Author(s): M W Craven
Publisher: Constable
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January 2020 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Born in a Burial Gown (Avison Fluke)
Author(s): M W Craven
Publisher: Constable
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU