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Darkness Falls

(2002)
(The first book in the Clara Pascal series)
A novel by

 
 
Clara Pascal had everything. A high-flying barrister and devoted mother, she was envied and admired by her peers. Now, robbed of everything that gives her life meaning, she lies chained to the stone wall of a dark cellar - without food, without warmth, without sleep, without even the most basic communication, for her kidnapper will not even tell her what he wants from her. As Clara passes from fear to anger to despair in her dark prison, Detective Inspector Steve Lawson leads the Cheshire police team working to find her. Is her abduction the work of a random maniac? A released criminal taking his revenge on the lawyer who sent him to jail? An obsessed stalker? Is it a last, spectacular bid for freedom by Casavettes, the ruthless drugs baron she was prosecuting? Even her husband is not above suspicion.

Genre: Mystery

Praise for this book

"Just what British crime writing is crying out for - a compassionate, grass roots British novel with the pace, energy and impeccable research of an American thriller." - Mo Hayder

"Darkness Falls is a model of what the modern suspense thriller should be - tense, scary, page-turning and stomach-churning - because we care most of all about what happens to the characters. Set aside a day - you won't be able to put it down once it has you in its grip." - Val McDermid


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Used availability for Margaret Murphy's Darkness Falls

Hardback Editions

December 2012 : UK Hardback
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Title: Darkness Falls
Author(s): Margaret Murphy
ISBN: 1-4719-0642-6 / 978-1-4719-0642-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co (Digital)
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May 2004 : UK Hardback
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Title: Darkness Falls
Author(s): Margaret Murphy
ISBN: 0-7531-6981-9 / 978-0-7531-6981-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Large Print Books
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June 2004 : USA Hardback
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Title: Darkness Falls
Author(s): Margaret Murphy
ISBN: 0-312-32851-6 / 978-0-312-32851-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Minotaur Books
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April 2002 : UK Hardback
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Title: Darkness Falls
Author(s): Margaret Murphy
ISBN: 0-340-82052-7 / 978-0-340-82052-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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Paperback Editions

April 2020 : UK Paperback
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Title: DARKNESS FALLS an absolutely gripping psychological thriller (Clara Pascal)
Author(s): MARGARET MURPHY
ISBN: 1-78931-394-5 / 978-1-78931-394-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Joffe Books
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December 2005 : USA Paperback
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Title: Darkness Falls
Author(s): Margaret Murphy
ISBN: 0-8439-5649-6 / 978-0-8439-5649-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Leisure Books
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April 2005 : UK Paperback
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Title: Darkness Falls
Author(s): Margaret Murphy
ISBN: 0-7531-6982-7 / 978-0-7531-6982-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ulverscroft Large Print
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August 2002 : UK Paperback
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Title: Darkness Falls
Author(s): Margaret Murphy
ISBN: 0-340-82053-5 / 978-0-340-82053-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder Paperbacks
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April 2002 : UK Paperback
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Title: Darkness Falls
Author(s): Margaret Murphy
ISBN: 0-340-82529-4 / 978-0-340-82529-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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Audio Editions

March 2003 : UK Audio Cassette
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Title: Darkness Falls
Author(s): Margaret Murphy
ISBN: 0-7540-0987-4 / 978-0-7540-0987-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Audio Books
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Kindle Editions

April 2020 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: DARKNESS FALLS an absolutely gripping psychological thriller (Clara Pascal Book 1)
Author(s): MARGARET MURPHY
Publisher: JOFFE BOOKS crime thrillers, mystery and suspense fiction
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU