This is a weekly event hosted by Marcia of The Printed Page every Wednesday.

Marcia says:

I love beautiful, and interesting, cover art so every Wednesday I post my 'Cover Attraction' for the week along with a synopsis of the book. Everyone is welcome to stop by and, if they'd like, post a link to their favorite weekly book cover.

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My find this week is Still Waters by Nigel McCrery.

ISBN-13: 9780307388704
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Published: July 2009

Razor-sharp and mesmerizingly eerie— with one of the most clever and ruthless villains to appear in ages— Still Waters is a stunning start to an exciting new crime series.

DCI Mark Lapslie is called in when the decayed body of an elderly woman is unearthed. The body provides few clues, beyond the fact that the murderer had a deadly knowledge of household plants. The dearth of evidence is not Lapslie’s only problem. He’s just returned to the force after a year trying to overcome the worst symptoms of his synesthesia, a neurological condition that causes him to “taste” sound. The murder appears to be the work of a serial killer who could strike again at any moment, so Lapslie has to find a way to make his synasethsia work for him, not against him. Otherwise the next life taken could be his own.

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8 Responses
  1. Anonymous Says:

    Very different. I love the overall feel of the cover. The synopsis is good too, I like reading about serial killers :)

  2. Melody Says:

    Violet - Love the b/w design! The synopsis sounds good too, isn't it? ;)

  3. Beth F Says:

    Interesting. That cover doesn't do much for me, but the book sounds like a good one.

  4. Ana S. Says:

    I'm not sure if the series is for me, but I definitely love the cover.

  5. The Bookworm Says:

    I like that cover, the black and white is great. The book sounds interesting.

  6. I can see why you like this cover, Melody. The book sounds good too!

  7. Iliana Says:

    I really like that cover and best of all, I like the book's premise. I am putting this one on my list!

  8. Anonymous Says:

    Sounds very eclectic. It might be my cup of tea. :)

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