The Birdwatcher by William Shaw

The Birdwatcher

byWilliam Shaw

Hardcover | June 27, 2017

not yet rated|write a review

Pricing and Purchase Info

$30.98 online 
$34.00
Earn 155 plum® points

In stock online

Ships free on orders over $25

Available in stores

about

Police Sergeant William South has a good reason to shy away from murder investigations: he is a murderer himself.
**Longlisted for the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year
A methodical, diligent, and exceptionally bright detective, South is an avid birdwatcher and trusted figure in his small town on the rugged Kentish coast. He also lives with the deeply buried secret that, as a child in Northern Ireland, he may have killed a man. When a fellow birdwatcher is found murdered in his remote home, South's world flips.
The culprit seems to be a drifter from South's childhood; the victim was the only person connecting South to his early crime; and a troubled, vivacious new female sergeant has been relocated from London and assigned to work with South. As our hero investigates, he must work ever-harder to keep his own connections to the victim, and his past, a secret.
The Birdwatcheris British crime fiction at its finest; a stirring portrait of flawed, vulnerable investigators; a meticulously constructed mystery; and a primal story of fear, loyalty and vengeance.

About The Author

William Shawis an award-winning pop culture journalist, who has written regularly for the UK'sObserverandIndependent, as well as theNew York Times. His previous novels areShe's Leaving Home,The Kings of London, andA Song for the Brokenhearted. Shaw lives in Sussex, England.
A Song For The Brokenhearted
A Song For The Brokenhearted

by William Shaw

$28.69$31.50

In stock online

Available in stores

Moral Issues In Business
Moral Issues In Business

by Spiro Panagiotou

$126.74$143.95

Ships within 1-2 weeks

Not available in stores

Shop this author

Details & Specs

Title:The BirdwatcherFormat:HardcoverDimensions:336 pages, 9.5 × 6.25 × 1.25 inPublished:June 27, 2017Publisher:Little, Brown And CompanyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0316316245

ISBN - 13:9780316316248

Nearby Stores

We found 0 nearby stores

Customer Reviews of The Birdwatcher

Reviews

Extra Content

Editorial Reviews

"A gripping plot, atmospheric setting, highly believable characters, and dialogue you can imagine real people saying, make this a contender for thriller of the year. "-The Sun [UK]