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The Escape

by Lynda La Plante

Crime / Mystery eBooks of the Month Thriller and Suspense

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Bestselling author Lynda La Plante's tells a the tale of a daring escape from jail in this new novel for Quick Reads.

The Escape Synopsis

Is a change of identity all it takes to leave prison? Colin Burrows is desperate. Recently sent to prison for burglary, he knows that his four year sentence means that he will miss the birth of his first child. With his wife's due date fast approaching, he had hoped that the prison authorities would allow him to be present for the birth, but they have said no. Sharing a cell with Colin is Barry Marsden. Unlike most of the inmates, Barry actually likes prison life. He has come from a very difficult family and been in and out of a series of foster homes. In prison, he has three meals a day and he has discovered a talent for drawing. So he is upset that he will have to leave on parole soon. Sad to see his cellmate looking depressed, Barry hatches a plan to get Colin out of jail for the birth. It's a plan so crazy that either it will fail and get both men in deeper trouble, or it might just work.

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ISBN: 9781471132285
Publication date: 03/02/2014
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781471132285
Publication date: 3rd February 2014
Author: Lynda La Plante
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
Format: Paperback
Genres: Crime / Mystery, eBook Favourites, Thriller / Suspense,
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About Lynda La Plante

Lynda La Plante's fourteen novels, including the Prime Suspect series, have all been international bestsellers.  She is an honorary fellow of the British Film Institute and a member of the UK Crime Writers Awards Hall of Fame. She was awarded a CBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours list in 2008 and in 2009 was inducted into the Crime Thriller Awards Hall of Fame. Her novels have all been international bestsellers. She runs her own television production company and lives in London and Easthampton, New York. Author photo © Monte Farber

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