Blood Line

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Harper Collins, Oct 23, 2012 - Fiction - 384 pages
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Still reeling from the death of her fiancÚ, Detective Anna Travis has thrown herself into her new role as detective chief inspector in the city’s murder squad. When a familiar court employee comes to the station, pleading for Anna’s help in locating his missing son, she directs him to the team in Missing Persons. But after weeks with no leads, Detective Chief Superintendent James Langton, Anna’s former lover turned friend, urges her to take the case. She agrees to take charge of the investigation—only her second as DCI—under his watchful eye. But is it purely a missing person case—or a full-blown murder inquiry? An ominous pool of blood and no victim lead Anna on a desperate hunt for a man who has disappeared without a trace. As Anna becomes obsessed with seemingly irrelevant details, James fears that she is losing control. They still have no body, and Anna is under increasing pressure to make an arrest.

 

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If you're looking for a good old-fashioned police procedural of the British kind Blood Line is the book for you. Pure and perfect escapism with a great plot full of sketchy (and downright scary ... Read full review

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I read my first Lynda La Plante books earlier this year when I devoured the first three books in the Prime Suspect series featuring Jane Tennison. At the end of that review I made a note to check out ... Read full review

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Lynda La Plante’s fifteen novels, including the Prime Suspect series, have all been international bestsellers. She was named a Commander of the order of the British Empire (CBE) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list in 2008. Lynda La Plante is the writer and producer of the British and American TV adaptations of the Prime Suspect series, as well as the current TV series Above Suspicion, based on her Anna Travis novels. She runs her own television production company and lives in London, England, and Easthampton, New York.

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