'Every generation has its iconic detective - Holmes, Poirot and Morse - but Cross is emerging as the one for now. Treasure him.' DAILY MAIL
'DS George Cross shot to the top of my favourites when I first encountered him. The Teacher shows him at his best.' MARI HANNAH
'George Cross is becoming one of my favourite detectives.' ELLY GRIFFITHS
He's a victim. But is he innocent?
In a village in South West England, an elderly man is found dead in his home. The angle of his neck says he fell down the stairs. The stab wound on his body tells a different story.
In the weeks before his murder, Alistair Moreton changed. He usually kept himself to himself, but people swear there was someone in the house when they checked on him, that there was a reason he wouldn't let them inside.
Moreton made people's lives a misery, from his neighbours to his ex-pupils. While DS George Cross's list of suspects is long, every victim deserves justice.
But in all of Alistair's years, there was something important he never learned:
If you go through life making enemies, don't be surprised when they teach you a lesson.
Perfect for fans of MW Craven, Peter James and Joy Ellis, The Teacher is part of the DS George Cross thriller series, which can be read in any order.
'Starts with a bang and then continues to deliver all the way to the thrilling end.' IMRAN MAHMOOD
'George Cross is in a class of his own.' SIMON TOYNE
'A must-read series.' THE TIMES
'George Cross is a superb creation... The Teacher also offers an insightful examination of whether guilt for past deeds has a half-life.' DOM NOLAN
Why readers love George Cross . . .
'The fact that Cross has been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder makes him just as intriguing as the murder mystery' The Times
'I am insanely in love with George Cross.' Stephen Fry
'A compelling, suspenseful police procedural with an intimate, positive insight into living on the autistic spectrum' Woman