Red queen

Juan Gómez-Jurado


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“This is the Spanish version of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo with associated wit and style. Antonia Scott is a genius detective with a tragic past. She been coached and "programmed" by a secretive Spanish Police team to be the best possible crime solver. Forced to work with Jon Gutierrez , an overweight gay and sluggish detective they set out to capture a twisted serial killer. It's fun, fast-paced and has a twist on many a page.”
Red Queen
Review by Patrick Neale

Red Queen is the launch of Juan Gómez-Jurado’s internationally bestselling serial killer thriller trilogy which has become a literary phenomenon in Spain.

ISBN: 9781529093674 Category:


Now an Amazon Prime Original series, Red Queen is the first in Juan Gómez-Jurado’s internationally bestselling thriller series, translated by Nick Caistor. Winner of the Cognac Prize 2022 with more than two million copies sold in Spain alone.

Sunday Times – Best Thriller Books of the Year

‘A Spanish spin on The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo . . . A female Sherlock Holmes’ – The Times

You’ve never met anyone like her . . .

Antonia Scott is special. Very special. She is not a policewoman or a lawyer. She has never wielded a weapon or carried a badge, and yet, she has solved dozens of crimes.

But it’s been a while since Antonia left her attic in Madrid. The things she has lost are much more important to her than the things awaiting her outside.

She also doesn’t receive visitors. That’s why she really, really doesn’t like it when she hears unknown footsteps coming up the stairs.

Whoever it is, Antonia is sure that they are coming to look for her.

And she likes that even less . . .

Praise for Red Queen:

‘Fizzes with energy . . . echoes of Lisbeth Salander, but the crackling interplay . . . adds an extra layer of originality… sparkling’ – Best Books of 2023, Financial Times

‘Often compared with Lisbeth Salander . . . Antonia Scott looks destined to leave every bit as lasting an impression.’ – Daily Mail

‘One of the most extravagantly entertaining novels I’ve ever read. It’s an electrifying serial-killer thriller . . . I loved every word.’ – A.J. Finn, bestselling author of The Woman in the Window

Additional information

Weight 0.284 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 13 × 3.3 cm










1st paperback ed


863.7 (edition:23)


General – Trade / Code: K

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