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You'd Better Believe It by Bill James
  

You'd Better Believe It

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Ian Rankin is one of the UK’s bestselling British crime writers. Aficionados admire the gritty, socially committed toughness of his books, along with their vividly realised sense of place. And these are exactly the qualities that may be found in the work of the veteran Bill James, whose astonishing consistency over many years is a continuing cause for admiration. And, like Rankin, James has few equals when it comes to memorable, highly individual dialogue. Fans of Rankin’s Rebus novels – including Resurrection Men – will relish Bill James’ Harpur and Iles novels: start with You'd Better Believe It.

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You'd Better Believe It by Bill James

Harpur's domain is a small seaport city south of London. It's not unusual for the big-town criminals to consider such a spot as easy prey. At such times a policeman must rely keenly upon his colleagues, to be sure, and also upon his retinue of narks. This time it's a Lloyd's Bank branch that's the target. When the heist is postponed, a policeman is killed. One nark, then another, is murdered. As Harpur becomes driven to his limit, he must bypass regulations and settle things once and for all with a vicious crook named Holly. But not necessarily on his own terms.

About the Author

Bill James

Bill James lives in his native South Wales. He is married with four children and is the author of a critical work on Anthony Powell as well as many thrillers and crime novels.

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Book Info

Publication date

6th September 2012

Author

Bill James

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Publisher

The Murder Room an imprint of Orion Publishing Co (Digital)

Format

Electronic book text

Categories

Crime / Mystery
Thriller / Suspense
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ISBN

9781471902901

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