Insidious Intent by Val McDermidInsidious Intent


‘When charred human remains are discovered in the driver’s seat of a burning car, DCI Carol Jordan and psychological profiler Tony Hill are brought in to investigate…’

In the north of England, single women are beginning to disappear from weddings. A pattern soon becomes clear: Someone is crashing the festivities and luring the women away – only to leave the victims’ bodies in their own burned-out cars in remote locations. Meanwhile, Detective Sergeant Paula McIntyre and her partner Elinor must deal with a cruel cyber-blackmailer targeting their teenage ward, Torin.

Series: Tony Hill & Carol Jordan Series
UK Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Literary agent: Gregory & Company
Publishing date UK: 24 Aug. 2017

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Number one bestseller, Val McDermid returns with her pulse-pounding, suspenseful new novel featuring two of the most distinctive and iconic characters in crime fiction: Tony Hill and Carol Jordan.


Insidious Intent is slated for release on 24th August 2017 and is hugely anticipated!


Insidious Intent is awaiting it’s first reviews

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