The Word is Murder by Anthony Horowitz

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Read The Word is Murder Online Free - A wealthy woman strangled six hours after she’s arranged her own funeral.

A very private detective uncovering secrets but hiding his own.

A reluctant author drawn into a story he can’t control.

What do they have in common?

Unexpected death, an unsolved mystery and a trail of bloody clues lie at the heart of Anthony Horowitz's page-turning new thriller.

SPREAD THE WORD. THE WORD IS MURDER.



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ISBN : 1780896840
Edition Language : English
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Susan rated it ★★★★★

August 10, 2017

Having greatly enjoyed, “Magpie Murders,” I was thrilled to receive, “The Word is Murder,” to review. Author Anthony Horowitz has shown that he is adept at writing many different genres of books, but it is clear that he was certainly meant to be writing anything but this particular novel. For, yo...


Liz rated it ★★★★★

August 23, 2017

The Word is Murder is eccentric and totally brilliant – like reading an Agatha Christie novel if Agatha Christie placed herself at the centre of the action and engaged with Sherlock Holmes. It is a long term reader’s dream novel almost quite literally. In this case Mr Horowitz does just that, tel...


Elaine rated it ★★★★★

August 26, 2017

This is a quirky, highly original first person narrative starring the author in an Agatha Christie type role whilst working, somewhat reluctantly, with a Morse/Sherlock Holmes kind of private investigator called Hawthorne! The investigation is into the murder of Diana Cowper which happened just s...


Melanie rated it ★★★★☆

August 30, 2017

3.5 stars. I had been looking forward to the new novel by Horowitz, with his past three novels, he has firmly established himself as a favourite of mine. So imagine how much my heart sank when I started reading, realising that this was a first person narrative of faux-non-fiction of himself being...


Sid rated it ★★★★☆

August 31, 2017

I enjoyed The Word Is Murder, although I did have reservations about it. It has a structure which I would expect to dislike: Anthony Horowitz casts himself in a central role in what purports to be a true-crime story, but is, of course, completely fictional. This leads to a lot of knowing stuff ab...


Leah rated it ★★★☆☆

September 13, 2017

A quirk too far... One spring morning, Diana Cowper, a healthy woman in her sixties, calls into a local undertaker's and arranges her own funeral. Nothing too uncommon about this, especially since she is a widow and her only son has moved to the States to pursue his successful acting career. But i...


Thebooktrail rated it ★★★★★

July 14, 2017

Visit the locations in the novel The Word is Murder What a fascinating book! A story about a well known writer (Mr Horowitz himself) writing how he is approached by an ex detective for a story, and then what happens as the story and research start to reveal itself.. I've never read a book that is e...


Quintin rated it ★★★☆☆

September 17, 2017

Anthony Horowitz blends fiction with non-fiction as he inserts himself into his own mystery novel as the first-person narrator. As a real world author, he fuses his real life experiences and interactions with his fictional characters. It is a rather clever device, but Horowitz dismally fails with...


Lubinka rated it ★★★★☆

September 21, 2017

I didn't really fancy his Alex Rider series, but this one was actually quite captivating, so much so, that I'll add Magpie Murders to my to-read pile. I really enjoyed the unusual premise on which the whole story was based, thought it was rather fun to get a glimpse into the writing process and t...


Diane rated it ★★★★★

September 23, 2017

Everyone, let me tell you, this man can write. I listened to this one, and the narration was soooo good. I read his last novel, "The Magpie Murders", and stated it was my best read for 2017. Well ... this one, The Word is Murder" matches it as one of my favourites. It's brilliant!





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