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Best crime novels of the past decade

The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith

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A crime novel by J. K. Rowling, published under the pseudonym 'Robert Galbraith', The Cuckoo's Calling sees private investigator Cormoran Strike being called upon to investigate the death of a supermodel, who fell from a Mayfair balcony.

Although the police conclude that she committed suicide, her brother has doubts and asks Strike to investigate, plunging the private investigator into a world of seduction, pleasure and delusion, which gets darker and darker by the minute.

Rowling's first acclaimed crime novel, The Cuckoo's Calling is a brilliantly crafted mystery that explores emotional intelligence and friendship.