This is book number 3 in the DI Fawley series series.
From Cara Hunter, author of the New York Times bestseller Murder in the Family, comes book three of her DI Adam Fawley series, one of Britain’s most enduringly popular and mega-selling crime series. Fawley investigates a ghastly house fire on Christmas Day launches an investigation that shocks a community.
It's one of the most disturbing cases DI Adam Fawley has ever worked.
It's Christmas in Oxford, and firefighters have pulled two children from the smoking ruin of their home. The mystery deepens when it becomes clear that the parents are nowhere to be found. Why were the children left in the house alone? Why is neither parent answering their phone? Were they kidnapped? Murdered? From the start, DI Fawley—still reeling from his own personal tragedy—knows that this house fire is the scene of a crime, not an accident.
Then new evidence comes to light and confirms the team’s worst suspicions. The blaze was arson. Who would have torched a seemingly happy family’s home on Christmas?
As DI Fawley and his team of detectives sift through the evidence, old tensions and new problems in the family are slowly revealed. Something terribly out of the ordinary has happened, and the truth slowly begins to reveal itself...
A gripping and provocative tale of arson, murder, and family intrigue, No Way Out is everything you’d expect from one of Britain’s queens of crime, Cara Hunter.
Cara Hunter is the author of instant New York Times bestselling thriller Murder in the Family as well as the Sunday Times bestselling crime novels featuring DI Adam Fawley and his Oxford-based police team. Of those novels, Close to Home was shortlisted for Crime Book of the Year in the British Book Awards 2019 and No Way Out was selected by the Sunday Times as one of the 100 best crime novels since 1945. Cara’s books have sold more than a million copies worldwide. She lives in Oxford, on a street not unlike those featured in her books.
“Twist follows twist at a breathtaking pace.” — Daily Mail (UK)
“Confirms her place in the front rank of British crime writers.” — Sunday Times (UK)
“Your next riveting, twisty read!" — Shari Lapena, New York Times bestselling author of The Couple Next Door
“Utterly compelling.” — Nicci French
“Kept me guessing to the end—and I love the final reveal.” — Fiona Barton
“I was hooked from beginning to end.” — Claire Douglas
“Cara Hunter's No Way Out [confirms] her place in the front rank of British crime writers.” — Ian Rankin, bestselling author of A Heart Full of Headstones
"Cancel everything. You're not going anywhere until you finish this." — Emily Koch, author of If I Die Before I Wake
"A cracking detective novel that pulsates with authenticity." — Michelle Francis, author of The Girlfriend