The Silkworm Robert Galbraith

The Silkworm

Author: Robert Galbraith
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Book Title
The Silkworm
Author
Robert Galbraith
ISBN
9780316206891
In this "wonderfully entertaining" mystery (Harlan Coben, The New York Times Book Review), private investigator Cormoran Strike must track down a missing writer -- and a sinister killer bent on destruction. When novelist Owen Quine goes missing, his wife calls in private detective Cormoran Strike. At first, Mrs. Quine just thinks her husband has gone off by himself for a few days -- as he has done before -- and she wants Strike to find him and bring him home.But as Strike investigates, he discovers that Quine's disappearance is no coincidence. The novelist has just completed a manuscript featuring poisonous pen-portraits of almost everyone he knows. If the novel were published, it would ruin lives -- meaning that almost everyone in his life would have motives to silence him.When Quine is found brutally murdered under bizarre circumstances, Strike must race against time to understand the motivation of a ruthless killer, a killer unlike any he has encountered before . . .A compulsively readable crime novel with twists at every turn, The Silkworm is the second in J. K. Rowling's highly acclaimed series featuring Cormoran Strike and his determined young assistant, Robin Ellacott.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Robert GalbraithPublisher: Mulholland BooksPublished: 06/02/2015ISBN: 9780316206891Pages: 464Weight: 0.90lbsSize: 8.10h x 5.30w x 1.30dReview Citations: New York Times Book Review 07/05/2015 pg. 28People Weekly 07/20/2015 pg. 40Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 171692 / SilkwormReading Level: 6.9 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 25
In this "wonderfully entertaining" mystery (Harlan Coben, The New York Times Book Review), private investigator Cormoran Strike must track down a missing writer -- and a sinister killer bent on destruction.

When novelist Owen Quine goes missing, his wife calls in private detective Cormoran Strike. At first, Mrs. Quine just thinks her husband has gone off by himself for a few days -- as he has done before -- and she wants Strike to find him and bring him home.
But as Strike investigates, he discovers that Quine's disappearance is no coincidence. The novelist has just completed a manuscript featuring poisonous pen-portraits of almost everyone he knows. If the novel were published, it would ruin lives -- meaning that almost everyone in his life would have motives to silence him.
When Quine is found brutally murdered under bizarre circumstances, Strike must race against time to understand the motivation of a ruthless killer, a killer unlike any he has encountered before . . .
A compulsively readable crime novel with twists at every turn, The Silkworm is the second in J. K. Rowling's highly acclaimed series featuring Cormoran Strike and his determined young assistant, Robin Ellacott.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Robert Galbraith
Publisher: Mulholland Books
Published: 06/02/2015
ISBN: 9780316206891
Pages: 464
Weight: 0.90lbs
Size: 8.10h x 5.30w x 1.30d

Review Citations: New York Times Book Review 07/05/2015 pg. 28
People Weekly 07/20/2015 pg. 40

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 171692 / Silkworm
Reading Level: 6.9 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 25
In this "wonderfully entertaining" mystery (Harlan Coben, The New York Times Book Review), private investigator Cormoran Strike must track down a missing writer -- and a sinister killer bent on destruction.

When novelist Owen Quine goes missing, his wife calls in private detective Cormoran Strike. At first, Mrs. Quine just thinks her husband has gone off by himself for a few days -- as he has done before -- and she wants Strike to find him and bring him home.
But as Strike investigates, he discovers that Quine's disappearance is no coincidence. The novelist has just completed a manuscript featuring poisonous pen-portraits of almost everyone he knows. If the novel were published, it would ruin lives -- meaning that almost everyone in his life would have motives to silence him.
When Quine is found brutally murdered under bizarre circumstances, Strike must race against time to understand the motivation of a ruthless killer, a killer unlike any he has encountered before . . .
A compulsively readable crime novel with twists at every turn, The Silkworm is the second in J. K. Rowling's highly acclaimed series featuring Cormoran Strike and his determined young assistant, Robin Ellacott.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Robert Galbraith
Publisher: Mulholland Books
Published: 06/02/2015
ISBN: 9780316206891
Pages: 464
Weight: 0.90lbs
Size: 8.10h x 5.30w x 1.30d

Review Citations: New York Times Book Review 07/05/2015 pg. 28
People Weekly 07/20/2015 pg. 40

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 171692 / Silkworm
Reading Level: 6.9 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 25