The Trespasser: A Novel
- Publish Date: 2016-10-04
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: Tana French
New York Times bestselling author Tana French is ârequired reading for anyone who appreciates tough, unflinching intelligence and ingenious plottingâ (The New York Times). She âinspires cultic devotion in readers . . . (The New Yorker) and is âthe most important crime novelist to emerge in the past 10 yearsâ (Washington Post).
âAtmospheric and unputdownable.â âÂ PeopleÂ
An Amazon Best Book of the Year
In bestselling Tana Frenchâs newest âtour de force,â* being on the Murder squad is nothing like Detective Antoinette Conway dreamed it would be. Her partner, Stephen Moran, is the only person who seems glad sheâs there. The rest of her working life is a stream of thankless cases, vicious pranks, and harassment. Antoinette is savagely tough, but sheâs getting close to the breaking point.
Their new case looks like yet another by-the-numbers loversâ quarrel gone bad. Aislinn Murray is blond, pretty, groomed to a shine, and dead in her catalogue-perfect living room, next to a table set for a romantic dinner. Thereâs nothing unusual about herâexcept that Antoinetteâs seen her somewhere before.
And that her death wonât stay in its neat by-numbers box. Other detectives are trying to push Antoinette and Steve into arresting Aislinnâs boyfriend, fast. Thereâs a shadowy figure at the end of Antoinette's road. Aislinn's friend is hinting that she knew Aislinn was in danger. And everything they find out about Aislinn takes her further from the glossy, passive doll she seemed to be.
Antoinette knows the harassment has turned her paranoid, but she canât tell just how far gone she is. Is this case another step in the campaign to force her off the squad, or are there darker currents flowing beneath its polished surface?