It’s Always Watching…
A distressed young woman arrives at the police station station claiming her friend has been abducted, and that the man threatened to return and “claim her next.” Detectives Carrigan and Miller are drawn into a terrifying new world of cyberstalkingwhere the threat of online intimidation, hacking, and control is ever-present, and disturbing contemporary themes and dark psychology are explored with Stav Sherez’s customary skill.
Under scrutiny themselves, and with old foes and enmities re-surfacing, how long will Carrigan and Miller have to find out the truth behind what these two women have been subjected to?
An all-too-plausible entry into a terrifying new world just reaching the public mindin which a computer can turn against its owner with the push of a button The Intrusions shows how easy it can be to become an unwilling victim to the new generation of stalkers.
About the Author
Stav Sherez is the author of The Devil's Playground (2004) (shortlisted for the CWA John Creasey Dagger) and The Black Monastery (2009), and won the Theakstons Crime Novel of the Year Award for The Intrusions, the third novel of the Carrigan & Miller series after A Dark Redemption (2012) and Eleven Days (2013). He has written for the Daily Telegraph and The Catholic Herald amongst others. He lives and works in London.
What People are Saying About This
" A Silence of the Lambs for the internet age." - Ian Rankin
"Stav Sherez is a master storyteller and a brilliant stylist … and Geneva Miller is fast becoming my favourite fictional female detective since Prime Suspect's Jane Tennison." - Erin Kelly
"Brilliant, chilling, satisfying and beautifully written. His best yet." - Mark Edwards
"Sherez is a fantastic writer... A gripping read from start to finish." - Alex Marwood
"Absolutely brilliant and so cutting edge. The Intrusions enthralls and alarms in equal measure." - Mick Herron
"The best yet of a great series, totally gripping and scary as hell." - Claire McGowan
"A great read. Gritty and soulful and bleakly beautiful." - David Mark
"A brilliant, bruising thriller - nobody writes the unseen London like Sherez. Another triumph!" - Eva Dolan
"Sherez writes consistently high quality crime novels... The Intrusions is his best book to date." - Sarah Ward
"Carrigan and Miller are back and about time. What’s more The Intrusions is the best of series so far – Stav Sherez has constructed an intelligent and gripping story set in a strange and disturbing version of London. There are reasons why Sherez is so highly regarded among crime writers – and they’re all on display here."- William Ryan
"Typically great ... Brilliantly written, fascinating on technology and with a real emotional punch."- Chris Ewan
"Bloody brilliant, I couldn't put it down.'- Martyn Waites