He collects his victims. But he doesn’t keep them safe.
Elspeth, Meggy and Xavier are locked in a flat. They don’t know where they are, and they don’t know why they’re there. They only know that the shadow man has taken them, and he won’t let them go.
Desperate to escape, the three of them must find a way out of their living hell, even if it means uncovering a very dark truth.
Because the shadow man isn’t a nightmare. He’s all too real.
And he’s watching.
‘Dig your teeth into this captivating crime thriller from one of the best in the business’
‘The Shadow Man is a terrifying police-procedural packed with suspense and a killer from your worst nightmares. A truly unique protagonist pitted against a chilling killer, it was hard to put this book down until the very end. I can’t wait to read more from this series.’
‘So chilling and so terrifying in places. With a dark, compelling plot and brilliantly drawn characters, you will be hooked from the first page…’
‘This is a brilliant rollercoaster of a read, plus the bonus of a glorious Edinburgh setting and a pair of detectives we’ll all want to see more of.’
‘A gripping thriller with one of the creepiest and most fascinating villains I’ve ever read!’
‘Helen Fields knocks it out of the park with The Shadow Man, from the creep-you-out opening to the last staggering page, this one just refuses to let go. Simply brilliant.’
‘A pulse pounding, fascinating, psychological procedural.’
‘Atmospheric writing, breath-taking pace and fascinating characters. I loved it.’
Suzy K Quinn
‘A captivating crime thriller’
‘this taut and chilling plot unfurls at a furious rate and will have you captivated from start to finish. The writing is flawless and the characterisation is intricate.’
Irish Sunday Independent
‘A superb standalone novel. The Shadow Man is not only a great police procedural, but also pushes the genre to the limits with a truly unique serial killer.’
Matt Pechey, Mystery & Suspense
‘Dark, disturbing but brilliantly written, this novel keeps the reader guessing until the very end’
Hollie Bruce, Press & Journal Aberdeen