Carnal Acts (Paperback)Sam Alexander (author)
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DI Joni Pax, a London homicide detective wounded in a disastrous raid, has been transferrred to the newly formed Police Force of North East England. Her boss, DCI Hector Rutherford is recently back at work after cancer treatment. Between them they are responsible for major crime in rural Northumberland and County Durham. Joni, the daughter of a black American and a white hippy, is a loner struggling to regain her self confidence. Heck is happily married, but his illness has left him fearful. Based in Corham, a town with Roman, medieval and industrial heritage, Paz and Rutherford investigate a murder at a brothel run by the Albanian mafia. In a series of breathtaking plot twists, the author demonstrates the corruption that underpins the beautiful northern English countryside as well as hinting at a mysterious world beyond the horizon. Carnal Acts explores abuse of many kinds sexual, psychological, economic taking the police procedural to places it has never been before.
Publisher: Arcadia Books
Number of pages: 423
Weight: 460 g
Dimensions: 215 x 135 x 32 mm
'[An] exciting, gritty thriller. . . Although lurid and graphic, the book is an enthralling tale, rather than an exploitative one.'* Publishers Weekly *
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