• Cruel Acts

  • Maeve Kerrigan, Book 8
  • By: Jane Casey
  • Narrated by: Caroline Lennon
  • Length: 12 hrs and 28 mins
  • 4.4 out of 5 stars (262 ratings)

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Cruel Acts

By: Jane Casey
Narrated by: Caroline Lennon
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Publisher's summary

The Sunday Times best seller and winner of the Irish Independent crime fiction book of the year!


A year ago, Leo Stone was convicted of murdering two women and sentenced to life in prison. Now he’s been freed on a technicality, and he’s protesting his innocence.

Not guilty?

DS Maeve Kerrigan and DI Josh Derwent are determined to put Stone back behind bars where he belongs, but the more Maeve digs, the less convinced she is that he did it. The wrong decision could be deadly...then another woman disappears in similar circumstances. Is there a copycat killer, or have they been wrong about Stone from the start?

©2019 Jane Casey (P)2019 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Critic reviews

"Cruel Acts is magnificent. I've loved all Jane Casey's books but this is definitely her best one. I could not stop reading it! Utter brilliance." (Marian Keyes)

"You'll be checking the locks and looking over your shoulder after reading this one: Cruel Acts is clever, classy crime fiction with a conscience. I couldn't put it down." (Erin Kelly, best-selling author of He Said/She Said)

"Jane Casey's brilliant storytelling pulled me straight into Maeve Kerrigan's world, leaving me breathless and wanting more. Brava!" (Fiona Barton, best-selling author of The Widow)

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