Val McDermid is a world-class crime writer whose books have sold millions worldwide. Now joining the Atlantic Monthly Press list for the first time, she is back with a chilling, high-velocity thriller featuring her immensely popular creations, clinical psychologist Dr. Tony Hill and detective Carol Jordan. Tony Hill has had a good run. He and detective Carol Jordan have put away scores of dangerous criminals at a rate that colleagues envy. But there is one serial killer who has shaped and defined their careers, and whose evil surpasses all others: Jacko Vance, ex-celebrity and sociopath whose brilliance and utter lack of remorse have never left Tony's mind in the ten years since his imprisonment. Now Jacko has escaped from prison-even more twisted and cunning than before, he is focused on wreaking revenge on Tony and Carol for his years spent in prison. Tony and Carol don't know when Jacko will strike, or where. All they know is that Jacko will cause them to feel fear like they've never known. A chilling, utterly gripping tour de force, The Retribution is the ideal introduction or re-introduction to the world of Tony Hill and Carol Jordan. It is an unforgettable read.
New York : Atlantic Monthly Press ; [Berkeley, Calif.] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, c2011.
402 p. ;,24 cm.
Originally published: London : Little, Brown, 2011.
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Statement of Responsibility:
Hill, Tony, Doctor (Fictitious character) Fiction.
Jordan, Carol, Detective Chief Inspector (Fictitious character) Fiction.
Clinical psychologists Fiction.
Serial murderers Fiction.
Hill, Tony, Doctor (Fictitious character)
Jordan, Carol, Detective Chief Inspector (Fictitious character)