The Binding Room

A Novel

by Nadine Matheson

On Sale: 07/12/2022

The Binding Room

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The Binding Room

A Novel

by Nadine Matheson

On Sale: 07/12/2022


About the Book

**A BOOK RIOT Best Mystery, Thriller, and True Crime Book In July**

“Matheson’s voice is exciting, urgent… and, now more than ever, vital.”—A.J. Finn, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Woman in the Window

Detective Anjelica Henley confronts a series of ritualistic murders in this heart-pounding thriller about race, power and the corrupt institutions that threaten us

When Detective Anjelica Henley is called to investigate the murder of a popular preacher in his own church, she discovers a second victim, tortured and tied to a bed in an upstairs room. He is alive, but barely, and his body shows signs of a dark religious ritual.

With a revolving list of suspects and the media spotlight firmly on her, Henley is left with more questions than answers as she attempts to untangle both crimes. But when another body appears, the case takes on a new urgency. Unless she can apprehend the killer, the next victim may just be Henley herself.

Both fans of The Jigsaw Man and readers coming to Matheson's work for the first time will get swept away in this heart-pounding thriller. Drawing on her experiences as a criminal attorney, Nadine Matheson deftly explores issues of race, class and justice through an action-packed story that will hold you captive until the last terrifying page.

Critical Praise

Praise for Nadine Matheson:

"Amongst the very best debut thrillers I’ve read this past decade."—A.J. Finn, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Woman in the Window  

"Expertly depicted...[a] heartpounding work of suspense."—Booklist

"Matheson has a keen instinct for keeping the pages turning."—New York Times Book Review

Fiendishly clever."—Crime Reads

"A taut and addictive thriller."—POPSUGAR

"Buckle up, readers!  From the first scene, Nadine Matheson takes us on a heart-pounding roller coaster ride. From the aftermath of a grizzly crime to the hunt for a mad genius, The Jigsaw Man will take your breath away again and again. In DI Henley, Matheson has given us a smart, modern heroine. I hope this is only the first of many adventures for her."—Tami Hoag, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Boy

"I love a good cat and mouse between a detective and a killer, and Nadine Matheson’s thriller debut The Jigsaw Man fits the bill. The relationship between DI Anjelica Henley and Peter Olivier is perfectly creepy—not to mention Olivier's freaky copycat slaughtering his way through London. From the shocking opening to the explosive ending, I couldn’t look away. The chilling storyline, intense characters, vivid prose, and unflinching crime scenes make Matheson the heir apparent to Mo Hayder and Thomas Harris. Smashing!"—J.T. Ellison, New York Times bestselling author

“Nadine Matheson knows how to grab her reader’s attention from the opening page and doesn’t let go.The Jigsaw Manis smart, deftly plotted, and expertly paced, filled with characters you’ll love, and others who’ll make your skin crawl (and leave the lights on!). With a tale that’s dark, devious and deliciously twisted, Matheson brings a fresh new voice to crime fiction that I can’t wait to hear more from.”—Hannah Mary McKinnon, author of The Neighbors

"Crime fiction has a significant new star."—Sarah Hilary, author of Someone Else’s Skin

"The Jigsaw Man is so tense and dark. It has a real Silence of the Lambs vibe, and Peter Olivier is my new Hannibal Lecter. Brilliant."—Lisa Hall, author of Between You and Me

"Elegantly grim and irresistibly gruesome. And I could not turn the pages fast enough. The talented Nadine Matheson skillfully balances complex characters with a relentless story--this is a page-turner of the highest order.  Not since Silence of the Lambs has there been such an excruciatingly chilling villain playing high-stakes cat-and-mouse with such a tenacious and relatable sleuth. Standing ovation for The Jigsaw Man!"—Hank Phillippi Ryan, USA Today bestselling author of The Murder List
“A thrilling story that starts out strong and never lets up.”—Red Carpet Crash
“[A] complex mystery with plenty of twists.”—Novels Alive -

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9781335427472
  • ISBN 10: 1335427473
  • Imprint: Hanover Square Press
  • On Sale: 07/12/2022
  • Pages: 512
  • List Price:24.99 CAD
  • BISAC1 : FICTION / Thrillers / Crime
  • BISAC2 : FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Women Sleuths
  • BISAC3 : FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Police Procedural

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