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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

Tennison by Lynda La Plante
Tennison
Lynda La Plante
Maxim Jakubowski's October 2015 Book of the Month. DCI Jane Tennison is of course endurably associated with Helen Mirren who embodied the tough as nails and endearing character in the successful TV...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/09/2015
Lovereading Price: £16.00
Wrongful Death 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...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/06/2014
Lovereading Price: £6.39
The Escape by Lynda La Plante
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
Lovereading Price: £0.80
The Little One  (Quick Reads) by Lynda La Plante
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
Lovereading Price: £6.40
Blood Line by Lynda La Plante
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
Lovereading Price: £15.19
Silent Scream by Lynda La Plante
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...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/06/2010
Lovereading Price: £6.39
Blind Fury by Lynda La Plante
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
Lovereading Price: £15.19
Clean Cut by Lynda La Plante
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...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/06/2008
Lovereading Price: £5.59
Above Suspicion by Lynda La Plante
Above Suspicion
Lynda La Plante
Now this is really good. Lyndaâs last few novels have been a bit tepid and Iâve forgiven her, knowing she can deliver, after all Bella Mafia was stunning. Well at last she has, itâs UK based, it has a terrific...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/07/2005
Lovereading Price: £5.59
Backlash by Lynda La Plante
Backlash
Lynda La Plante
The chilling new thriller from the No. 1 bestselling mistress of suspense. It is late at night on a notorious council estate in east London. A van - garishly painted with a grinning clown's face on the side - is...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/08/2013
Lovereading Price: £6.39
Wrongful Death by Lynda La Plante
Wrongful Death
Lynda La Plante
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 by an overbearing, self-opinionated FBI agent, Jessie Dewar, and the case becomes complicated....
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/09/2013
Lovereading Price: £15.19
Twisted by Lynda La Plante
Twisted
Lynda La Plante
The exciting new standalone thriller from the No. 1 bestselling mistress of suspense
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/06/2014
Lovereading Price: £15.19
Twisted by Lynda La Plante
Twisted
Lynda La Plante
The exciting new standalone thriller from the No. 1 bestselling mistress of suspense
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/06/2015
Lovereading Price: £6.39
Tennison by Lynda La Plante
Tennison
Lynda La Plante
DCI Jane Tennison is of course endurably associated with Helen Mirren who embodied the tough as nails and endearing character in the successful TV series. La Plante's talent in showing a brand new side to her in this prequel about...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/06/2016
Lovereading Price: £6.39

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