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The Dark Palace

The Dark Palace

by R. N. Morris

Publisher Creme de la Crime

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About the book

April, 1914. Against his better judgement, Detective Inspector Silas Quinn is attending the premiere of the new motion picture by notorious Austrian film-maker Konrad Waechter. But the glamorous event is interrupted by the piercing screams of a young woman in the street outside. She has been viciously mutilated in a horrific attack which eerily echoes a macabre act of violence in Waechter's film. As he questions those who attended the premiere, Quinn's jaundiced view of the fledgling film industry as a business based on illusion and pretence, where no one is what they seem, appears to be justified. But when members of London's Establishment start to receive bizarre hand-delivered parcels containing the strangest of contents, the investigation takes a disturbing twist.

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About the Author

R. N. Morris

R. N. Morris is the author of the acclaimed historical novel Fortune's Hand.

He also wrote The Silas Quinn series of historical crime novels, set in London in 1914: Summon Up The Blood, The Mannequin House, The Dark Palace, The Red Hand of Fury, The White Feather Killer and The Music Box Enigma.

Before that he wrote four novels set in St Petersburg in the nineteenth century, featuring Porfiry Petrovich, the investigating magistrate from Dostoevsky’s great novel, Crime and Punishment: A Gentle Axe, A Vengeful Longing (shortlisted for the CWA Duncan Lawrie Gold Dagger Award ), A Razor Wrapped in Silk and The Cleansing Flames (nominated for the CWA Ellis Peters Historical Novel Dagger).

He has written a dystopian novel called PSYCHOTOPIA. “AMERICAN PSYCHO meets READY PLAYER ONE, this terrifying glimpse into the heart of darkness gripped me by the throat and never let go.” Sunday Times/USA Today bestselling author Cass Green.

Taking Comfort is a standalone contemporary novel, written as Roger Morris.

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