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978-1800810402

The Mysterious Case of the Alperton Angels

The Mysterious Case of the Alperton Angels

by Janice Hallett

Publisher Viper

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*** THE NEW MYSTERY PHENOMENON FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE APPEAL AND THE TWYFORD CODE ***

Open the safe deposit box. Inside you will find research material for a true crime book. You must read the documents, then make a decision. Will you destroy them? Or will you take them to the police?

Everyone knows the sad story of the Alperton Angels: the cult who brainwashed a teenage girl and convinced her that her newborn baby was the anti-Christ. Believing they had a divine mission to kill the infant, they were only stopped when the girl came to her senses and called the police. The Angels committed suicide rather than stand trial, while mother and baby disappeared into the care system.

Nearly two decades later, true-crime author Amanda Bailey is writing a book on the Angels. The Alperton baby has turned eighteen and can finally be interviewed; if Amanda can find them, it will be the true-crime scoop of the year, and will save her flagging career. But rival author Oliver Menzies is just as smart, better connected, and is also on the baby's trail.

As Amanda and Oliver are forced to collaborate, they realise that what everyone thinks they know about the Angels is wrong. The truth is something much darker and stranger than they'd ever imagined. And the story of the Alperton Angels is far from over..

After all, the devil is in the detail...

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About the Author

Janice Hallett

Janice Hallett (born 1969) is a British journalist, screenwriter, and author of mystery novels. Her debut, The Appeal, is the UK's second bestselling fiction debut of 2021 and won for her the 2022 CWA New Blood Dagger.

She studied screenwriting at Royal Holloway, University of London and English language at University College London. In 2011, she co-wrote Retreat, a 2011 British horror-thriller film. She worked as a journalist for the Department for International Development. She also worked at Cosmetics International.

Hallett's 2022 book, The Twyford Code, was listed as one of the "Best books of 2022: Crime fiction" by the Financial Times.

In 2023, the Japanese edition of The Appeal, translated by Ran Yamada, was nominated for the Mystery Writers of Japan Award for Mystery Fiction in Translation.

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