Above Suspicion (Paperback)Lynda La Plante (author)
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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 foundinnocent, his wouldn't be the only career over - Anna's hard fought for reputation would be destroyed once and for all ...
'Lynda La Plante practically invented the thriller. Above Suspicion blew me away - it grabs you and doesn't let go until the last page' KARIN SLAUGHTER
'La Plante is building up an interesting body of writing that is underrated... Anna proves a resourceful and believable heroine and heralds the launch of a major new character' GUARDIAN
'The prime suspect here is an adored actor, poised to hit the big time. Could he really be behind a string of grisly murders? It's up to Anna Travis, La Plante's gutsy new heroine, to find out' MAIL ON SUNDAY
'Like Jane Tennison, Anna Travis has to work a world which is still rampantly chauvinistic... it is a novel to read about the complexity of relationships, as well as for its compelling plot' DAILY EXPRESS
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
Number of pages: 528
Weight: 364 g
Dimensions: 198 x 130 x 36 mm
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