The Silkworm (Cormoran Strike #2)

Publisher details

Author
Robert Galbraith
Publisher
Hachette
Genres
Crime Fiction, Fiction, Thriller
Released
19 July, 2014
ISBN
9780751549263

The Silkworm (Cormoran Strike #2)

Buy now

Retail partners

Synopsis

When novelist Owen Quine goes missing, his wife calls in private detective Cormoran Strike. At first, she just thinks he 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 realises. The novelist has just completed a manuscript featuring poisonous pen-portraits of almost everyone he knows. If the novel were published it would ruin lives - so there are a lot of people who might want to silence him. And when Quine is found brutally murdered in bizarre circumstances, it becomes a race against time to understand the motivation of a ruthless killer, a killer unlike any he has encountered before...
Robert Galbraith
About the author

Robert Galbraith

Books by Robert Galbraith

Related articles

Podcast: Tricia Stringer on Exploring Female Friendship in Fiction

Podcast

25 October 2021

Podcast: Tricia Stringer on Exploring Female Friendship in Fiction

    Podcast: Karen Herbert on How Redundancy Lead Her to Writing The River Mouth

    Podcast

    21 October 2021

    Podcast: Karen Herbert on How Redundancy Lead Her to Writing The River Mouth

      Live Book Event: Tania Blanchard, Author of Echoes of War

      News | Events & Festivals

      20 October 2021

      Live Book Event: Tania Blanchard, Author of Echoes of War

        Dyslexia Awareness Month: Telling Stories with My Dyslexic Sons

        News | Book Life

        20 October 2021

        Dyslexia Awareness Month: Telling Stories with My Dyslexic Sons

          Podcast: Caroline Overington on How She Turned Lockdown into a Bestselling Thriller

          Podcast

          18 October 2021

          Podcast: Caroline Overington on How She Turned Lockdown into a Bestselling Thriller

            Better Reading BE: Books That Have Helped Us Recently

            BE

            14 October 2021

            Better Reading BE: Books That Have Helped Us Recently

              Podcast: John Safran on the Smoking Epidemic and the Rise of Vaping

              Podcast

              14 October 2021

              Podcast: John Safran on the Smoking Epidemic and the Rise of Vaping

                Live Book Event: Caroline Overington, Author of The Cuckoo's Cry

                News | Events & Festivals

                14 October 2021

                Live Book Event: Caroline Overington, Author of The Cuckoo's Cry

                  You Can Now Buy Books Through the Better Reading Website

                  News

                  13 October 2021

                  You Can Now Buy Books Through the Better Reading Website

                    Podcast: Judy Nunn on Writing, Theatre and Showbusiness

                    Podcast

                    11 October 2021

                    Podcast: Judy Nunn on Writing, Theatre and Showbusiness

                      COMMENTS

                      Leave a Reply

                      Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *