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Bantam Books, 1992 - Fiction - 235 pages
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From the acclaimed author of Backhand. When their daughter, who had driven race cars, is killed in what the police deem an accident on an icy stretch of road, Dierdre Jackson's parents call in P.I. Anna Lee. Anna finds motives and murder as she probes the unsavory world of the London film industry, where Dierdre saw glamour--and found death.

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User Review  - bcquinnsmom - LibraryThing

Dupe is the first book of a series featuring private investigator Anna Lee. Anna was a cop, then realized that she was going nowhere (this was in the 80s, mind you) with her career, and she got a job ... Read full review

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User Review  - MuseofIre - LibraryThing

Cataloging my books in LibraryThing has gotten me started rereading some stuff from the back of my shelves. Cody's Anna Lee is a great heroine, tough, unsentimental, dogged in the face of the sexism and classism of Thatcher's Britain. Even minor characters come alive on the page. Read full review

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Liza Cody was born in London on April 11, 1944. She is an English crime fiction writer. She is the author of the popular Anna Lee series, which introduced the professional female private detective to British mystery fiction. Cody is also the author of the Bucket Nut Trilogy which features professional wrestler Eva Wylie. Cody has also written the novels Rift, Gimme More, Ballad of a Dead Nobody, and Miss Terry. Cody's awards have included the John Creasey Memorial Prize and the CWA Silver Dagger in the UK as well as an Anthony Award in the U.S. and a Marlowe in Germany. Most of Cody's work is set in London.

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