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Death Rope

Mark Abbott is dead. His sister refuses to believe it was suicide, but only Detective Sergeant Geraldine Steel will listen.

Mark Abbott is dead. His sister refuses to believe it was suicide but only Geraldine will listen. When other members of Mark's family disappear, the police start to take notice.
With three dead bodies and few leads, Geraldine is under pressure. Taking a risk, she finds herself confronted by an adversary deadlier than any she has faced before... her boss Ian is close, but will he arrive in time to save her, or is this the end for Geraldine Steel?

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'Brilliant and chilling... a cracker of a read!'

'The story keeps you guessing until the end. I would highly recommend this series.'

'I was totally pulled in from page one to the last page ... I am now off to get the rest of the Geraldine Steel series.'

'As the investigation reached its conclusion, Death Rope became a tense race against time and I was gripping the edge of my seat reading on to find out what happened.'

Leigh Russell

Leigh Russell is the author of internationally bestselling Geraldine Steel series: CUT SHORT, ROAD CLOSED, DEAD END, DEATH BED, STOP DEAD, FATAL ACT, KILLER PLAN, MURDER RING, DEADLY ALIBI and CLASS MURDER. The series has sold over a million copies worldwide. CUT SHORT was shortlisted for the Crime Writers' Association (CWA) John Creasey New Blood Dagger Award, and Leigh has been longlisted for the CWA Dagger in the Library Award. Her books have been #1 on Amazon Kindle and iTunes with STOP DEAD and MURDER RING selected as finalists for The People's Book Prize. Leigh is chair of the CWA's Debut Dagger Award judging panel and a Royal Literary Fellow. Leigh studied at the University of Kent, gaining a Master's degree in English and American Literature. She is married with two daughters and a granddaughter, and lives in London.