Quick and the Dead
by Susan Moody

“Aficionados of British crime fiction can’t get enough, and this fresh mystery will satisfy their cravings” Library Journal Starred Review

Introducing outspoken female sleuth Alex Quick in the first of a brand-new mystery series

When her business partner, acclaimed art historian and university professor Dr Helena Drummond, disappears, Alexandra Quick is consumed by guilt. Shortly before she vanished, Helena had complained of being menaced by a stalker, and Alex had dismissed her fears as groundless. Now Alex, a former police detective, is determined to use her finely-honed investigative skills to find out what’s happened to her friend and colleague.

But the more she uncovers, the more Alex realizes how little she really knew Dr Helena Drummond. As it becomes increasingly clear that the woman she thought she knew so well has been keeping a great many secrets from her, Alex must decide: is Helena a victim … or is she a killer?


Moody does a good job creating sympathetic characters

Publishers Weekly

Aficionados of British crime fiction can’t get enough, and this fresh mystery will satisfy their cravings

Library Journal Starred Review

With a plucky, smart heroine; taut suspense; and an inventive plot, this first in a series will please a wide range of mystery buffs


Susan Moody

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Quick and the Dead by Susan Moody is available in the following formats

Hardback97807278858831st June 2016145 X 225mm240$28.99
Hardback978072788588329th January 2016145 X 225mm240£21.99
Ebook97817801075161st May 2016N/A240$10.99
Ebook97817801075161st May 2016N/A240£8.99
Hardback - Large Print978072789491530th December 2016144 X 222mm368$36.95
Hardback - Large Print978072789491528th October 2016144 X 222mm368£23.99
Paperback97818475169161st February 2017140 X 215mm224$17.95
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