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Gagged and Bound by Natasha Cooper

Gagged and Bound

Crime / Mystery   
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Interplay between two cases makes for an exciting read and the continuing personal storyline of the characters adds depth to this gripping and fascinating whodunit and why. Itâs London based, swinging from gangland grit to the high echelons of the House of Lords, wonderful contrast in a very fine novel. Itâs actually the seventh story to feature barrister Trish Maguire and carries a strong message about corruption in the authorities. Natasha gets better with each book, she is well worth investigation. Do try her.

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Persons Unknown, the second book in Susie Steiner's crime thriller series, is now out in paperback and to mark the publication we are giving away paperback copies of both Missing, Presumed and Persons Unknown to THREE lucky winners!

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Gagged and Bound by Natasha Cooper

Distinguished biographer Beatrice Bowman is being sued for libel by a new member of the House of Lords for implicating him in a thirty-year-old terrorist outrage. At the other end of the legal spectrum, a family of South London villains gags and suffocates those who try to expose their secrets. And Inspector Caro Lyalt has to decide what to do with information from a whistle-blower that could ruin a colleague's career - or her own. Caught in the middle of it all is barrister Trish Maguire.

About the Author

Natasha Cooper

An ex-publisher, past Chair of the Crime Writers' Association, journalist, broadcaster and lifelong Londoner, Natasha Cooper is the author of, among many others, KEEP ME ALIVE, PREY TO ALL and OUT OF THE DARK. In 2002 she was shortlisted for the Dagger in the Library.

Maxim Jakubowski's view on KAREN TAYLOR...

British author Natasha Cooper introduces this new character, a forensic psychologist, in NO ESCAPE. Dark psychological tones and tortured relationships define the feisty character who proves a worthy addition to the ranks of complex heroines with a dark past, as she comes to probe the mind of a psychopath in an Isle of Wight prison. Cooper previously wrote the Trish Maguire series, with a female lawyer at the helm, also worth looking out for.

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Publication date

21st August 2006


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