"McDermid is as smooth a practitioner of crime fiction as anyone out there....She's the best we've got." --New York Times Book Review Scottish writer Val McDermid is one of the most respected authors at the scene of the crime, and Fever of the Bone offers a bravura display of her exceptional storytelling talents. Criminal profiler Tony Hill and his ally Detective Chief Inspector Carol Jordan are back in this terrifying psychological thriller, tracking down a brutal killer who's targeting a group of young people through a social networking site. A winner of the Gold Dagger Award, a Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and an Edgar® Award nominee--a New York Times Notable author whose writing Entertainment Weekly calls, "smooth, confident, deeply satisfying,"--Val McDermid is a crime fiction force of nature. And Fever of the Bone is among her best.