Kill the Angel

Kill the Angel

A high-speed train from Milan draws into the station in Rome, and an horrific discovery in one carriage rocks the city. Preliminary investigations are put in the hands of Deputy Police Commissioner Colomba Caselli.

The police receive a message claiming responsibility for the act and announcing more murders to come, and they duly turn their attention to a small terrorist group of Islamic extremists. But investigator Dante Torre does not believe this angle. For him, this feels like a smokescreen concealing the actions of a killer who has a far more terrible motivation to continue.

The trail leads to Berlin and Venice, where the waters of the Venetian Lagoon will turn blood red ...

Praise for Kill the Father:
'Absolutely electrifying' Jeffery Deaver
'A thriller of the highest order. Highly recommended' Christopher Reich
'A mind-bending, stunningly original page-turner' Jonathan Kellerman
‘Absolutely electrifying’ Jeffery Deaver
‘Absorbing, disturbing, clever, bizarre, original and brutal’ The Times
‘Never loses its grip' Daily Mail
'An intelligent thriller… very entertaining' Jake Kerridge, Sunday Express
'[a] fascinatingly complex thriller' i newspaper ?
Sandrone Dazieri’s intricate character-based thriller is undoubtedly a gripping read…a deliciously dark journey which provides a genuinely satisfying conclusion’ Crime Scene?
‘Ingenious’ John Verdon?
‘Don’t be surprised if Kill the Father becomes the next Big Thing in international crime fiction’ Booklist?
  • Simon & Schuster UK | 
  • 400 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781471170379 | 
  • March 2018
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AU$ 29.99
NZ$ 35.00


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About the Author

Sandrone Dazieri
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Sandrone Dazieri

Sandrone Dazieri is the bestselling author of numerous novels and screenplays. Kill the Father, the first novel in his series featuring Colomba Caselli and Dante Torre, was an international bestseller and received spectacular praise for its highly unconventional detective duo. Kill the Angel is the much-anticipated follow up.Visit him at or follow him on Twitter @SandroneDazieri.