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Murder Mile - Lynda La Plante

Paperback Published: 15th August 2018
ISBN: 9781785764677
Number Of Pages: 384

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Four brutal murders, a city living in fear, a killer on the streets...Prime Suspect's Jane Tennison returns in the 4th book in the bestselling Tennison series, from the doyenne of crime fiction.

February, 1979, 'The Winter of Discontent'. Economic chaos has led to widespread strikes across Britain.

Jane Tennison, now a Detective Sergeant, has been posted to Peckham CID, one of London's toughest areas. As the rubbish on the streets begins to pile up, so does the murder count: two bodies in as many days.

There are no suspects and the manner of death is different in each case. The only link between the two victims is the location of the bodies, found within a short distance of each other near Rye Lane in Peckham. Three days later another murder occurs in the same area. Press headlines scream that a serial killer is loose on Murder Mile and that police incompetence is hampering the investigation.

Jane is under immense pressure to catch the killer before they strike again. Working long hours with little sleep, what she uncovers leaves her doubting her own mind.

Classic Lynda, a fabulous read * Martina Cole on HIDDEN KILLERS *
La Plante excels in her ability to pick out the surprising but plausible details that give her portrayal of everyday life in a police station a rare ring of authenticity * Sunday Telegraph *
An absorbingly twisty plot * Guardian on HIDDEN KILLERS *
The pace is breathless and the plot is satisfyingly full of twists and turns * Independent on Sunday on HIDDEN KILLERS *
The iconic detective's early years in the police force * The Bookseller *
Don't miss the latest Jane Tennison thriller * Best magazine *
Queen of crime drama, Lynda La Plante, is back with a brand new thriller that will leave you gripped! * Yours magazine *
I would highly recommend Good Friday. It is well written, the characters are well crafted, easy to picture and easy to hear through the authentic dialogue. It's a very accessible, readable police procedural with a well controlled story line. It's dramatic and exciting and well worth a read! * Bibliomaniac *
Lynda's created a wonderful world, that tastefully mixes reality with fiction, in a fast moving plot that will keep you up reading late into the night. * Sarah Withers Blog *
I would highly recommend this fast paced page turner. It has left me eager to read more! * Bookish Bits *
I for one am certainly waiting with baited breath to read what is next in store for Jane. This is one of those series that I will be recommending for a long time to come! * P Turners Book Blog *

ISBN: 9781785764677
ISBN-10: 1785764675
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 384
Published: 15th August 2018
Publisher: Zaffre Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.3  x 2.7
Weight (kg): 0.43

Lynda La Plante


About the Author


Lynda La Plante bestowed John Moores University with a creative writing scholarship in her hometown of Liverpool and is an honorary member of the British Film Institute. The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has also awarded Lynda with the Dennis Potter Writers Award.

She was awarded a CBE in the 2008 Queen's Birthday Honours List (for services to Literature, Drama and to Charity), and was presented with the prestigious TV Spielfilm Award for her television adaptation of her novel Above Suspicion at the International Film and Television Festival Conference in Cologne. In 2009 Lynda was inducted into the Crime Thriller Awards Hall of Fame . Her novels have all been international bestsellers.

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