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THE GRIPPING NEW CRIME THRILLER BY KAREN TAYLOR

Karen Taylor

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IN THE PRESS

This origin story for DI Brandon Hammett moves at a tremendous pace along a twisting and dark path. Karen Taylor proves once again that she is a master of gothic storytelling, using Cornish traditions and history to give a unique backdrop to her police procedurals. Five stars from me.

JUDI DAYKIN

AUTHOR OF THE DS SARA HIRST NOVELS

A dark and sinister hunt for a serial killer had me hooked from the first page.

DREDA SAY MITCHELL MBE

AUTHOR AND BROADCASTER

Superb! You must not miss this. 

For anyone who wants a great read, not just crime thriller readers. I gave Fairest Creatures, by Karen Taylor, five stars, as if there was any doubt

J.L. DIXON

JOHN'S BOOKSHELF

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BIO

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Karen is a UEA alumni crime writer whose novel Fairest Creatures was longlisted for the 2020 Crime Writers' Association Debut Dagger. The book features DI Brandon Hammett, a Texan detective with Cornish roots. Based in Penzance, Fairest Creatures covers the reappearance after 23 years of the Sleeping Beauty Serial killer, a murderer who macabrely 'immortalises' his beautiful victims. 

The prequel, Dark Arts, is out now.

Born in London, Karen is also a journalist and editor with wide ranging experience, covering anything from business to lifestyle.

An avid reader and film goer, Karen is loving the chance to create stories in the dramatic cinematic setting of Cornwall.

 

She spends her time between Penzance and London.

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Dark Arts, the Prequel to CWA Debut Dagger Longlisted Fairest Creatures, is out now.

 

Available on Amazon in digital and paperback, and at independent bookshops, including The Edge of The World Bookshop in Penzance 01736 365607 and Books on the Rise, Richmond upon Thames 020 8948 1427  

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