Wrongful Death

by Lynda La Plante

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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 by an overbearing, self-opinionated FBI agent, Jessie Dewar, and the case becomes complicated. Then they have to ditch it to go on a pre-planned FBI training course in America! Naturally Travis returns to do what she does best and uncovers a network of incest, theft and poisoning, duplicity and more in another thoroughly satisfying read. A superb book.

 

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Wrongful Death Synopsis

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 hand. His death was quickly determined to be a suicide, the investigation was closed ...a case done and dusted. Until now. A young man, awaiting trial for armed robbery has informed his guards that Reynolds was murdered, and that he has information to share with the police. DCS James Langton tasks DCI Anna Travis to review the case. As soon as she wraps up the investigation, Langton tells Anna she can join him for training at the FBI Academy in Virginia, USA. Meanwhile, Senior FBI Agent, Jessie Dewar, crime scene expert, is seconded to Anna's team as part of her research. Dewar's brash manner soon ruffles feathers among the MET, and what should have been a simple case of tying up loose ends becomes a political nightmare as the competence of the original investigation team is questioned. Anna's trip to America is approaching, but now that the situation at the MET has become so volatile, can she trust Dewar to finish the job in her absence?

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ISBN: 9781471125843
Publication date: 05/06/2014
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781471125829
Publication date: 12/09/2013
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781471125843
Publication date: 5th June 2014
Author: Lynda La Plante
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 512 pages
Genres: Books of the Month, Crime / Mystery, eBook Favourites, Thriller / Suspense,
Categories: Thriller / suspense,

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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