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The House in the Woods

(2020)
(The first book in the Atticus Priest series)
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Four murders. Two detectives. One mystifying crime.

On Christmas Eve, DCI Mackenzie Jones is called to a shooting at a remote farmhouse. Ralph Mallender believes his father lies dead inside. When three more bodies are discovered, it’s clear a festive family gathering has turned into a gruesome tragedy.

At first it seems like an open and shut case: a murder suicide committed by Ralph’s volatile brother Cameron. Then new evidence makes Mack suspect the man who reported the crime is in fact the perpetrator.

But Mack isn’t the only one with a stake in the case. Private investigator Atticus Priest has been hired to get Ralph acquitted. That means unearthing any weaknesses in Mack’s evidence.

Irascible, impatient and unpredictable, Atticus has weaknesses of his own. Mack knows all about them because they share a past - both professionally and personally. This time round, however, they aren’t on the same side. And as Atticus picks at the loose ends of the case, everything starts to unravel in a way neither of them could ever have predicted...

Praise for Mark Dawson:

“Mark Dawson’s books are sharper than a stiletto. Absolutely brilliant.” - Matt Nixson, Books Editor, Mail on Sunday

"It’s impossible not to think of Lee Child’s super-selling Jack Reacher." - The Times

"A literary sensation." - The Daily Telegraph

"Mark Dawson has all the skills. A great thriller writer on the top of his game." -Sunday Times bestselling author Steve Cavanagh

“Nerve-shreddingly tense. Utterly addictive” - Bestselling author MJ Arlidge

"A terrific fast-paced read. Mark Dawson knows how to tell a great story." - Bestselling author Scott Mariani

Genre: Mystery

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Paperback Editions

March 2020 : USA Paperback
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Title: The House in the Woods (Atticus Priest Mysteries)
Author(s): Mark Dawson
ISBN: 1-65896-904-9 / 978-1-65896-904-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Independently published
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Audio Editions

May 2020 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The House in the Woods (Atticus Priest)
Author(s): Mark Dawson
ISBN: 1-70522-856-9 / 978-1-70522-856-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tantor Audio
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May 2020 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The House in the Woods (Atticus Priest)
Author(s): Mark Dawson
ISBN: 1-70522-857-7 / 978-1-70522-857-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


May 2020 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The House in the Woods: Atticus Priest, Book 1
Author(s): Mark Dawson
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon   


May 2020 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The House in the Woods: Atticus Priest, Book 1
Author(s): Mark Dawson
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon AU   


May 2020 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The House in the Woods: Atticus Priest, Book 1
Author(s): Mark Dawson
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


May 2020 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The House in the Woods: Atticus Priest, Book 1
Author(s): Mark Dawson
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

March 2020 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The House in the Woods (Atticus Priest Book 1)
Author(s): Mark Dawson
Publisher: Unputdownable
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU