In the Woods: Dublin Murder Squad: 1. Winner of the Edgar, Anthony, Barry, Macavity and the IVCA Clarion awards (Dublin Murder Squad)

by Tana French

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When he was twelve years old, Adam Ryan went playing in the woods one day with his two best friends. He never saw them again. Their bodies were never found, and Adam himself was discovered with his back pressed against an oak tree and his shoes filled with blood. He had no memory of what had happened. Twenty years on, Rob Ryan -- the child who came back -- is a detective in the Dublin police force. He's changed his name. No one knows about his past. Then a little girl's body is found at the site of the old tragedy and Rob is drawn back into the mystery. Knowing that he would be thrown off the case if his past were revealed, Rob takes a fateful decision to keep quiet but hope that he might also solve the twenty-year-old mystery of the woods.
  • ISBN10 0340924748
  • ISBN13 9780340924747
  • Publish Date 8 March 2007
  • Publish Status Out of Print
  • Out of Print 8 November 2007
  • Publish Country GB
  • Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
  • Imprint Hodder & Stoughton Ltd
  • Format Hardcover
  • Pages 496
  • Language English