Sleep Baby Sleep (Pieter Voss #4)
|Series:||Detective Pieter Vos|
A Detective Vos thriller by the bestselling author of The Killing Annie Schrijver is just twenty-two-years-old. She works in the picturesque Albert Cuyp flower market where her father has a stall. Brimming with personality, she's always been popular with the customers. But then she goes missing, only to be found barely alive, tied to a stone angel in agraveyard, surrounded by a ring of fire. Her body contains traces of a drug which connect the police to a previous case: the Sleeping Beauty murders. But Annie seems to have been the lucky one, as a body is found nearby, freshly tattooed with three words: Sleep Baby Sleep. It is summer and Amsterdam is full of tourists drunk or high on all that it has to offer. The drum of music from a make-shift DJ booth near the zoo is deafening, and empty frites cones and beer cans litter the streets. But the atmosphere has sinister undercurrents as a killer is at work in a city where crime pays and tensions run high. Detective Pieter Vos knows that if he is to outwit the murderer, he will need to employ everything he has to avert a greater tragedy.
Sleep Baby Sleep is the fourth title in David Hewson's gripping Amsterdam detective series, featuring Brigadier Pieter Vos
Dark and atmospheric with breathless pacing -- Linwood Barclay Literary gold Daily Telegraph When Hewson hits his stride it feels like you're being treated to a masterclass in crime writing. If you have a penchant for Euro-crime procedurals, The House of Dolls is an essential new series Crime Fiction Lover 'David Hewson has a superb sense of pace and place, his characters feel real, and he writes a page-turner detective story like no other' Choice Magazine
Former Sunday Times journalist David Hewson is well known for his crime-thriller fiction set in European cities. He is the author of the highly acclaimed The Killing novels set in Denmark and the Detective Nic Costa series set in Italy. The Killing trilogy is based on the BAFTA award-winning Danish TV series created by Soren Sveistrup and produced by DR, the Danish Broadcasting Corporation. Hewson's ability to capture the sense of place and atmosphere in his fiction comes from spending considerable research time in the cities in which the books are set: Copenhagen, Rome, Venice and now Amsterdam. Sleep Baby Sleep is the fourth title to feature Detective Pieter Vos, following The House of Dolls, The Wrong Girl and Little Sister.