The Silkworm (Mass Market Paperbound)

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Private investigator Cormoran Strike returns in a new mystery from Robert Galbraith, author of the #1 international bestseller "The Cuckoo's Calling."
When novelist Owen Quine goes missing, his wife calls in private detective Cormoran Strike. At first, Mrs. Quine just thinks her husband has gone off by himself for a few days--as he has done before--and she wants Strike to find him and bring him home.
But as Strike investigates, it becomes clear that there is more to Quine's disappearance than his wife realizes. The novelist has just completed a manuscript featuring poisonous pen-portraits of almost everyone he knows. If the novel were to be published, it would ruin lives--meaning that there are a lot of people who might want him silenced.
When Quine is found brutally murdered under bizarre circumstances, it becomes a race against time to understand the motivation of a ruthless killer, a killer unlike any Strike has encountered before...
A compulsively readable crime novel with twists at every turn, THE SILKWORM is the second in the highly acclaimed series featuring Cormoran Strike and his determined young assistant, Robin Ellacott.

About the Author


Robert Galbraith is a pseudonym for J.K. Rowling, bestselling author of the Harry Potter series and "The Casual Vacancy. Career of Evil" is the third book in the highly acclaimed Cormoran Strike crime fiction series. "The Cuckoo's Calling" was published in 2013 and "The Silkworm" in 2014.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780316351980
ISBN-10: 0316351989
Publisher: Mulholland Books
Publication Date: December 22nd, 2015
Pages: 672
Language: English
Series: Cormoran Strike Novels