The Cuckoo's Calling is by Robert Galbraith. The first book in the Cormoran Strike series. Cormoran Strike is hard boiled detective. He lost a leg in Afghanistan and his relationship with his girlfriend has finally ended. He is living in his office, which he is about to lose due to debt. On the day his life seems to be falling apart, he finds himself with a new temporary secretary he can't afford and a new client who is rich. His new client is the half-brother of a famous supermodel who recently fell to her death from the balcony of her flat. The police believe the death to be suicide, her half-brother does not, and he wants Strike to prove it. A gripping crime novel for those who love the genre. Oh, and by the way, Robert Galbraith is the pen name of J.K. Rowling. This is her first crime novel and if you are thinking Harry Potter - DON'T.
Ratings: Adult - 9 out of 10 - P (profanity) - V (violence) - AC (mature thematic content).