The brilliant new crime thriller from the BAFTA-winning writer behind the TV series PRIME SUSPECT and author of WIDOWS, now a major motion picture
When WPC Jane Tennison is promoted to the role of Detective Constable in London’s Bow Street CID, she is immediately conflicted. While her more experienced colleagues move on swiftly from one criminal case to another, Jane is often left doubting their methods and findings. As she becomes inextricably involved in a multiple rape case, Jane must put her life at risk in her search for answers.
Will she toe the line, or endanger her position by seeking the truth?
A number one bestselling author, Lynda La Plante was inaugurated into the Crime Writing Hall of Fame in 2009 and received, at the 2014 Harrogate Crime Festival, the Theakstons award for Outstanding Contribution to Crime Fiction. The Tennison series has been made into a new prime-time ITV series called Prime Suspect 1973.
Praise for the Jane Tennison series: 'Classic Lynda, a fabulous read' MARTINA COLE 'La Plante excels in her ability to pick out details that give her portrayal of life in a police station a rare ring of authenticity' SUNDAY TELEGRAPH 'An absorbingly twisty plot' GUARDIAN 'Enthralling' HEAT 'Vintage La Plante' INDEPENDENT 'A terrific, gutsy back story for the heroine of TV's Prime Suspect' WOMAN & HOME
Lynda La Plante's many 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. She runs her own television production company and lives in London and Easthampton, New York. Visit her website at LaplanteBooks.com.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK (October 20, 2016)
Length: 512 pages
Raves and Reviews
‘Classic Lynda, a fabulous read’
– Martina Cole
‘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’
‘A rollicking period piece’
– Mail on Sunday
‘The pace is breathless and the plot is satisfyingly full of twists and turns’
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