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Now this is really good. Lyndaâ€™s last few novels have been a bit tepid and Iâ€™ve forgiven her, knowing she can deliver, after all Bella Mafia was stunning. Well at last she has, itâ€™s UK based, it has a terrific female detective, its suspenseful and hopefully the beginning of a series. Great.
Comparison: Carol Oâ€™Connell, Faye Kellerman, Sara Paretsky.
Similar this month: Ruth Rendell, Margaret Murphy.
Young Anna Travis has been assigned to her first murder case - a series of killings that has shocked even the most hardened of detectives. They started eight years ago - now the body count is up to six. The method of killing is identical, the backgrounds of the girls identical - all drug-users and prostitutes. Then a seventh body is found. The modus operandi is the same - but the victim is a young student with the 'face of an angel'. The profile of the murderer has changed dramatically.
Determined to earn the respect of her male colleagues, Anna stumbles on a vital piece of information which links one man to the killings, a much-loved actor on the brink of international stardom. His arrest would create a media frenzy. But if he were found innocent, his wouldn't be the only career over - Anna's hard fought for reputation would be destroyed once and for all ...
Closing date: 11/10/2018
Publication date: 04/07/2005
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
|Publication date:||4th July 2005|
|Author:||Lynda La Plante|
|Publisher:||Simon & Schuster Ltd|
|Genres:||Crime / Mystery, eBook Favourites,|
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 FarberMore About Lynda La Plante