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Step Into a Cold Case with the Immersive New Mystery Book Murder in the Family

Can you solve this gripping mystery before you reach the last page?

murder in the family

Whether you pore through mystery book after mystery book or flip through true crime reads deep into the night, we've all been there. We've all finished a sordid tale of murder and lies and thought “I would have solved it sooner.” Well, now you have your chance.

Cara Hunter—a crime novelist who has made quite the name for herself in the UK—makes her American debut with a mystery that immerses readers into the case like nothing else before. Written in the style of a teleplay for a true crime documentary series, readers are given the evidence in the form of images, text messages, emails, maps, newspaper clippings, social media discussions, testimonies, and witness interviews. Six experts in the docuseries are trying to piece together the truth, but can you get there first?

In December of 2003, 10-year-old Guy Howard's stepfather, Luke Ryder, was found murdered in the garden of their suburban home. At the time of the murder, Guy's mom and two sisters were home, but all of them insist they never saw anything suspicious. The nation became obsessed with this high-profile case, and as the police dug deep, the media covered every angle. Yet no suspect was ever charged.

20 years later, Guy is a filmmaker determined to solve this close-to-home cold case. The seven-episode series Infamous has just hit streaming services, and aims to re-examine the case through the lens of advancements in forensics. There are shocking discoveries to be found, and some people on the case may know more than they're pretending…

This engaging read pulls you into the story and keeps you guessing until the last page. Buy Murder in the Family now to join the growing craze!