The day Finn Maguire discovers his dad bludgeoned to death in a pool of blood, his dreary life is turned upside down. Prime suspect in his father’s murder, Finn must race against time to clear his name and find out who hated his dad enough to kill him.
Scouring the sordid, brutal London underworld for answers, exposing dark family secrets, and facing danger at every turn, Finn is about to learn that it’s the people you trust who can hit you the hardest. . .
Crusher is this year’s most talked-about debut thriller.
About Niall Leonard
NIALL LEONARD is a drama and comedy screenwriter born in Northern Ireland and living in West London with his wife, bestselling author E L James, and their two children. Among his many television credits, he has created episodes of Wire in the Blood, Silent Witness, Ballykissangel, and Hornblower. He has also led seminars and workshops on screenwriting and script editing for the BBC, the Northern Ireland Film Council, and the Irish Playwrights and Screenwriters Guild, and has lectured on the creative process at the University of Reading. Leonard's debut young adult novel, Crusher, is the companion to Incinerator and was an Edgar Award finalist for Best Young Adult Novel.
An Edgar Award finalist for Best Young Adult Novel
" A hard-hitting adventure . . . travels at a gripping pace."--Publishers Weekly
"Many twists and turns that keep readers guessing."--School Library Journal
NOMINEE Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Young Adult Novel