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Twisted by Lynda La Plante
  

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The exciting new standalone thriller from the No. 1 bestselling mistress of suspense

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The Good Book Guide logo The Good Book Guide Review. La Plante created iconic female policewoman Jane Tennison in the TV series Prime Suspect, as well as that other memorable policewoman, DI Anna Travis. She also has her own production company, and has overseen her TV work. However, La Plante’s real métier remains the powerfully wrought crime novel, at which she has few peers. Twisted proves to be among her best work with her customary strongly delineated characters and powerful plotting.
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Synopsis

Twisted by Lynda La Plante

Marcus and Lena Fulford are the envy of their friends. Wealthy, attractive and successful, the couple, with their strikingly beautiful teenage daughter Amy, seem settled and content. But appearances mask a strained relationship almost at breaking point. Marcus's latest business venture has failed, draining Lena, the major breadwinner, dry. Putting Amy into weekly boarding school and striving to get her own career back on its feet, Lena remains alone in the luxurious family house as her marriage heads towards as amicable a divorce as she and Marcus can muster, and joint custody of their only child. So when Amy arranges a sleepover with a school friend one weekend, neither parent sees the need to be in touch with her. It is only when Amy is reported missing from school and her friend's mother reveals that, instead of staying with them, Amy was visiting her father - a fact vehemently denied by Marcus - that Lena contacts the police. DI Victor Reid, in charge of the case, fears the worst - abduction or murder. A family under constant police and press scrutiny, a father who has seemingly lied about his alibi for the weekend, a mother whose perfect world is crumbling beneath her feet, a detective under pressure from his impatient superiors to deliver a result, the length of time that Amy has been missing gathering speed...all conspire to make Lynda La Plante's latest thriller her most tense and terrifying yet.

About the Author

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.

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Book Info

Publication date

1st June 2015

Author

Lynda La Plante

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Publisher

Simon & Schuster Ltd

Format

Paperback
512 pages

Categories

Thriller / Suspense
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ISBN

9781471125898

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