By Robert Galbraith
A outstanding debut secret in a vintage vein: Detective Cormoran Strike investigates a supermodel's suicide.
After wasting his leg to a land mine in Afghanistan, Cormoran Strike is only scraping through as a personal investigator. Strike is right down to one customer, and collectors are calling. He has additionally simply damaged up along with his longtime female friend and resides in his office.
Then John Bristow walks via his door with an grand tale: His sister, thelegendary stick insect Lula Landry, recognized to her pals because the Cuckoo, famously fell to her dying a number of months previous. The police governed it a suicide, yet John refuses to think that. The case plunges Strike into the realm of multimillionaire beauties, rock-star boyfriends, and determined designers, and it introduces him to each number of excitement, enticement, seduction, and myth recognized to man.
You might imagine you recognize detectives, yet you've by no means met one rather like Strike. you might imagine you recognize in regards to the filthy rich and recognized, yet you've by no means noticeable them below an research like this.
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