Death in a Desert Land


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Washington Square Press
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5.2 X 8.1 X 1.4 inches | 0.6 pounds

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About the Author

Andrew Wilson is an award-winning journalist and author. His work has appeared in a wide variety of publications including the Guardian, the Washington Post, the Sunday Times, and the Smithsonian Magazine. He is the author of four acclaimed biographies, a book about the survivors of the Titanic, and the novels, The Lying Tongue, A Talent for Murder, A Different Kind of Evil, Death in a Desert Land.


Praise for A Talent for Murder

"[A] twisty thriller...Wilson fully realizes the potential of this ominous setup."--Publishers Weekly
"The queen of crime is the central character in this audacious mystery, which reinvents the story of her mysterious disappearance with thrilling results."--The Guardian
Praise for A Different Kind of Evil

"Stellar...a crafty whodunit worthy of the queen of mystery herself."--Publishers Weekly
"Mystery fans who love Golden Age crime will enjoy watching Dame Agatha herself track the truth in a puzzle of someone else's making...Readers can rejoice in the twisty plot and the curiously complex characters."--Booklist
Praise for Death in a Desert Land

"A heart of darkness beats within this sparkling series. Fizzy with charm yet edged with menace, Andrew Wilson's Christie novels do Dame Agatha proud. Perfect for fans of Ruth Ware and Jacqueline Winspear."--A.J. Finn, internationally bestselling author of The Woman in the Window
"An exceptionally intricate mystery...with so much ingenuity lavished on the hyperextended finale that everyone will find something to treasure before the curtain comes down."--Kirkus
"[An] ingenious third whodunit... Wilson cleverly riffs on one of Christie's own novels en route to a crafty and satisfying solution. Wilson strikes gold again."--Publishers Weekly
"Beautifully written. Both lyrical and compelling. I felt as though I was walking by Agatha Christie's side"--Jane Corry, author of My Husband's Wife
"Fiendishly well-plotted, hugely entertaining."

--Lucy Foley, bestselling author of The Hunting Party
"The quick pace of the plot, the severe environment and general mood of the circumstances...creates a dramatic tension that quickly builds to a satisfying conclusion"--Shelf Awareness