Tenacity: the gripping debut thriller (Lieutenant Dani Lewis series book 1) (Paperback)J. S. Law (author)
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Tenacity has been recently republished in ebook as The Dark Beneath.
The debut novel from J.S. Law, featuring new series lead Lieutenant Danielle Lewis, has been heralded as 'addictively readable' by Patricia Cornwell, 'pacey, claustrophobic and utterly thrilling' by Eva Dolan and 'breathlessly plotted' by Emlyn Rees.
Two hundred metres below the surface,
she will have nowhere to run and nowhere to hide.
A sailor hangs himself on board a naval submarine. Although ruled a suicide Lieutenant Danielle Lewis, the Navy's finest Special Branch investigator, knows the sailor's wife was found brutally murdered only days before.
Now Dan must enter the cramped confines of HMS Tenacity to interrogate the tight-knit, male crew and determine if there's a link.
Standing alone in the face of extreme hostility and with a possible killer on board, Dan soon realises that she may have to choose between the truth and her own survival.
The pressure is rising and Dan's time is running out...
Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
Number of pages: 416
Weight: 296 g
Dimensions: 197 x 130 x 16 mm
An impressive debut. . . Law knows what he's writing about, and it shows. The sexist antagonism of the men coupled with the cramped conditions make for gripping, entertaining reading * The Times *
J. S. Law is a powerful new voice, and his heroine Dan Lewis lives up to the title, Tenacity. She is fearless and doesn't quit in the faces of all odds. The murky world of submarines and murder make Tenacity addictively readable, and memories of it linger like dreams -- Patricia Cornwell
If Law manages to hold his course into nuclear noir, this series could go for as long as the atom-powered Tenacity * The Sun *
Tense, claustrophobic, and totally absorbing, this book should be on every thriller reader's radar - or should that be sonar? Absolutely superb -- Matt Hilton
A gripping read ... I don't remember being this captivated by a debut novel since Lee Child published Killing Floor ... A stand out read ... 5/5 is a given * www.grabthisbook.net *
A brilliant debut. Breathlessly plotted. Deeply disturbing -- Emlyn Rees
Pacey, claustrophobic and utterly thrilling -- Eva Dolan
A taut, tense thriller with a fantastic female lead. . . J.S. Law is one to watch -- SJI Holliday
The descriptions are vivid, the atmosphere frighteningly authentic * Shots magazine *
I recommend watching out for this exciting debut author, a former submariner who knows his subaqueous stuff and has delivered a narrative that will make anyone breathless -- William Sutton * www.william-sutton.co.uk *
Outstanding. . . Dark and intense * Crime Review *
I would certainly recommend you dive in * Crimesquad *
If you want a thriller that truly works on every level then Tenacity is for you * www.lizlovesbooks.com *
Gritty, super-charged with tension and claustrophobically atmospheric, Tenacity is a real page-turner of a read. . . Highly recommended * www.crimethrillergirl.com *
Tenacity is absolutely brutal in its intensity and is quite easily one of the best debut thrillers of 2015 * www.bookaddictshaun.co.uk *
A searing thriller. . . The claustrophobic drama which unfolds is breathtaking. . . A must read for fans of psychological crime thrillers * www.neverimitate.wordpress.com *
Impressive and memorable * Literary Review *
Gripping from the very beginning. . . Cleverly constructed, dramatic and tense, it leaves you feeling shocked yet wanting more * www.eurocrime.blogspot.co.uk *
In his debut novel, J.S. Law has crafted a thrilling suspense . . . Law ends Tenacity with a perfect segue into a sequel. It can't come too soon -- Marilyn Dahl
I was gripped from the nail-biting opening chapter right through to the end * Promoting Crime Fiction *
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