Published under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith, international best seller J. K. Rowling stunned the world with her debut crime novel
When a troubled model falls to her death from a snow-covered Mayfair balcony, it is assumed that she has committed suicide. However, her brother has his doubts, and calls in private investigator Cormoran Strike to look into the case.
Strike is a war veteran - wounded both physically and psychologically - and his life is in disarray. The case gives him a financial lifeline, but it comes at a personal cost: the more he delves into the young model's complex world, the darker things get - and the closer he gets to terrible danger…
‘The Cuckoo's Calling reminds me why I fell in love with crime fiction in the first place’ VAL MCDERMID
‘Her crime debut beguilingly shows that she can renounce magic and yet be magical’ SUNDAY TIMES