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Lynda La Plante - Author

Lynda La Plante bestowed John Moores University with a creative writing scholarship in her hometown of Liverpool and is an honorary member of the British Film Institute. The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has also awarded Lynda with the Dennis Potter Writers Award.

She was awarded a CBE in the 2008 Queen's Birthday Honours List (for services to Literature, Drama and to Charity), and was presented with the prestigious TV Spielfilm Award for her television adaptation of her novel Above Suspicion at the International Film and Television Festival Conference in Cologne. In 2009 Lynda was inducted into the Crime Thriller Awards Hall of Fame . Her novels have all been international bestsellers.


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Featured Books, with extracts, by Lynda La Plante

Wrongful Death
Lynda La Plante
June 2014 Book of the Month. An old case of suicide is reopened in the light of new information, albeit from a dubious source. Anna Travis, La Plante’s popular series character, is joined...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/06/2014
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The Escape
Lynda La Plante
Bestselling author Lynda La Plante's tells a the tale of a daring escape from jail in this new novel for Quick Reads.
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/02/2014
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The Little One (Quick Reads)
Lynda La Plante
A World Book Day 2012 Quick Read. This spooky tale from bestselling author Lynda La Plante will make you want to sleep with the light on.
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/02/2012
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Blood Line
Lynda La Plante
Under the watchful eye of DCS James Langton, DCI Anna Travis takes charge of an investigation for the first time. But is it purely a missing person's case - or a full blown murder enquiry? An ominous pool of blood...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/06/2011
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Silent Scream
Lynda La Plante
CWA Hall of Fame Dagger 2009. Lynda la Plante is on great form with this cracking read about a murdered British movie star whose life was very different from the one she portrayed to the world. Alongside trying to solve the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/06/2010
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Blind Fury
Lynda La Plante
Anna Travis is back with another chilling case. The story has a slight nod to the Hannibal/ Clarice set up but has all the originality of a great Lynda la Plante.
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/06/2010
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Clean Cut
Lynda La Plante
June 2008 Book of the Month. A welcome return to detectives Travis and Langton. This is turning in to an excellent series with great characterisation and plot lines. Do read Lynda’s letter to our readers...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/06/2008
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Above Suspicion
Lynda La Plante
Now this is really good. Lynda’s last few novels have been a bit tepid and I’ve forgiven her, knowing she can deliver, after all Bella Mafia was stunning. Well at last she has, it’s UK based, it has a terrific...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/07/2005
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Lynda La Plante
Five years earlier, a 13-year-old girl disappeared in broad daylight on a busy London street. DCS James Langton headed the investigation and left no stone unturned. The fact that case was not solved has haunted him ever since. The enquiry...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/08/2013
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Wrongful Death
Lynda La Plante
Duty to the job or personal ambition? Anna Travis must decide where her loyalties lie ...Six months ago, London nightclub owner Josh Reynolds was found dead from a single gunshot wound to the head, the gun held in his right...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/09/2013
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Lynda La Plante
'Please don't let anything bad have happened to her, please don't let anything have happened to my baby…' Marcus and Lena Fulford are the envy of their friends. Wealthy, attractive and successful, the couple, with their strikingly beautiful teenage daughter...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/06/2014
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