Dead End
by Sally Spencer

The discovery of a body on a local allotment site re-opens an unresolved cold case for Monika Paniatowski and her team.

He was going to have to terminate Monika, he decided. It was a pity, but there it was.

The body has lain buried for years, and has no face and no fingertips. Monika Paniatowski’s team have no real leads, but when they discuss the case at her hospital bedside – where she lies paralysed – Monika begins to see possible links with a case she closed four years earlier.

Are the two cases connected? Did the first murder make the second almost inevitable? She doesn’t know, but she does know that she is being watched by an old enemy who will kill her if he decides there is ever any chance of her sharing her thoughts and information with her team.


“Brings a creepy new note to Spencer’s long-running series”

Kirkus Reviews

“The dynamics of the police team are fun to watch”

Publishers Weekly

“Paniatowski’s diverse, quirky, and talented team elevates this one to beyond the rank and file of British procedurals”


Sally Spencer

Sally Spencer worked as a teacher both in England and Iran – where she witnessed the fall of the Shah. She now lives on the Costa Blanca with her partner, one rescue cat, two rescue dogs and innumerable fruit trees. Having once been an almost fanatical mahjong player, she is now obsessed with duplicate bridge.As well as the Jennie Redhead mysteries, Spencer is also the author of the successful DCI Monika Paniatowski series, the Chief Inspector Woodend mysteries and the Inspector Blackstone series.

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Dead End by Sally Spencer is available in the following formats

Hardback97807278887473rd June 2019145 X 223mm240$28.99
Hardback978072788874728th February 2019145 X 223mm240£20.99
Ebook97814483021231st April 2019N/A208$6.99
Ebook97814483021231st April 2019N/A208£4.99
Hardback - Large Print978072789224931st October 2019145 X 230mm368$36.95
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