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Twenty Twelve by Helen Black


Twenty Twelve by Helen Black

As the UK struggles with a hopeless war in the Middle East, the worst recession in a hundred years and a fraud scandal which has rocked the government to its core, the Prime Minister is determined to host an unrivalled summer of sporting achievement at the London Olympics to propel the country into a new era.Joe Moran, MP for Primrose Hill and keen long distance runner and sports fan, is among the many around the world eagerly anticipating the games and is delighted when he is asked to become minister for Sports and Heritage, heavily involved in the plans for the opening ceremony.It beats the tedium of life in Westminster as even meetings are less boring when the subject matter is sport.Less boring that is, until the first bomb explodes... and MI5 uncover a plot to kill thousands of people while the world watches on television.


Unexpected and moving ... A Place of Safety is written with sympathy and humour. * EuroCrime * A fantastic first novel [A Place of Safety]. * Jane Elliott * A dark and gripping read that will have you on the edge of your seat. * Closer magazine *

About the Author

Helen grew up in Pontefract, West Yorkshire. At 18 she went to Hull university and left three years later with a tattoo on her shoulder and a law degree. She became a lawyer in Peckham and soon had a loyal following of teenagers needing legal advice and bus fares.She ended up working in Luton, working predominantly for children going through the care system.Helen is married to a long-suffering lawyer and is the mother of young twins which take up 90% of her waking hours.

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Publication date

20th December 2004


Helen Black

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Robinson Publishing an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group


320 pages


Crime & mystery



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