The Sentence Is Death

By: Anthony Horowitz

“You shouldn’t be here. It’s too late . . . “ <br>

These, heard over the phone, were the last recorded words of successful celebrity-divorce lawyer Richard Pryce, found bludgeoned to death in his bachelor pad with a bottle of wine—a 1982 Chateau Lafite worth £3,000, to be precise.<br>

Odd, considering he didn’t drink. Why this bottle? And why those words? And why was a three-digit number painted on the wall by the killer? And, most importantly, which of the man’s many, many enemies did the deed?<br>

Baffled, the police are forced to bring in Private Investigator Daniel Hawthorne and his sidekick, the author Anthony, who’s really getting rather good at this murder investigation business. <br>

But as Hawthorne takes on the case with characteristic relish, it becomes clear that he, too, has secrets to hide. As our reluctant narrator becomes ever more embroiled in the case, he realizes that these secrets must be exposed—even at the risk of death . . .

ISBN: 9780062676832

JLG Release: Sep 2019


Sensitive Areas: Mild sexual themes, Racial insensitivity, Strong language, Violence, Homophobia
Topics: Mystery and detective stories , Amateur sleuths , Crime , Psychological thrillers , Murder investigations , Divorce lawyers

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Book Details

ISBN

9780062676832

First Release

September 2019

Genre

Fic

Dewey Classification

[Fic]

Trim Size

9" x 6"

Page Count

384

Accelerated Reader

Level 0; Points: 0;

Scholastic Reading Counts

Level 0; Points: 0;

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Format

Print Book

Edition

Hardcover edition

Publisher

Harper (Adult)

Potentially Sensitive Areas

Mild sexual themes, Racial insensitivity, Strong language, Violence, Homophobia

Topics

Mystery and detective stories, Amateur sleuths, Crime, Psychological thrillers, Murder investigations, Divorce lawyers,

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